• Non-opposition to a notified concentration (Case M.9227 - Rockwell/Schlumberger/JV)
  • Prior notification of a concentration (Case M.9428 - Triton/Royal Reesink Group)
  • Commission clears the creation of a joint venture between Apollo and Ares (M.9400) - Midday Express
  • Competition: European Commission publishes 2018 Report on Competition Policy (Annex)
  • France - Extension of industry sector collective agreements: towards better anticipation of potential effects on competition - 11 July 2019 (See full text of Opinion 19-A-13)


  • Appeal brought on 29 May 2019 by the European Commission against the judgment of 19 March 2019 in Case T-98/16, T-196/16 and T-198/16, Italy and Others Vs. Commission - (Case C-425/19 P)
  • Appeal brought on 6 May 2019 by the European Commission against the judgment of the General Court of 26 February 2019 in Case T-865/16, Fútbol Club Barcelona Vs. Commission (Case C-362/19 P)
  • Action brought on 13 May 2019 - Achema and Lifosa v Commission (Case T-300/19)
    Re: annulment of Commission decision in State aid case SA.45765 (2018/NN) - Lithuania - Support to power plants producing electricity from renewable energy sources;


  • Agenda & Working Document for: Economic Tariff Questions Group of 15 & 16 July 2019
  • Minutes of the CLEN - SAMANCTA Project group meeting in Riga of 15 May 2019 
  • Commission Implementing Regulation (EU) 2019/1198 of 12 July 2019 imposing a definitive anti-dumping duty on imports of ceramic tableware and kitchenware originating in the People's Republic of China following an expiry review pursuant to Article 11(2) of Regulation (EU) No 2016/1036
  • Commission Implementing Decision (EU) 2019/1203 of 12 July 2019 determining that a temporary suspension of the preferential customs duty is not appropriate for imports of bananas originating in Guatemala
  • EU-Mercosur trade agreement: The Agreement in Principle and its texts
  • EU-CETA trade agreement: meeting of bilateral dialogue on forest products - joint report
  • Imports of hormone-free beef: EU-US agreement confirmed
  • Customs - New form of declaration for low-value consignments
  • EU-Philippine FTA still on the table - (Inquirer Business)
  • EU-Vietnam trade deal prompts concern in Thailand (
  • WTO issues second compliance panel report regarding Thai measures on imported cigarettes (DS371)
  • Belarus reaffirms intent to complete WTO accession by next Ministerial Conference


  • Agenda for: Meeting of the Coreper (Part.2) of 16 July 2019
  • Juncker Plan: €800 million for innovative small and medium-sized businesses in eleven countries - Midday Express


  • ESMA amends enforcement decisions for Nordic banks following appeal
  • ESMA fines Regis-TR S.A. €56,000 for data access failures
  • ESMA publishes responses to its Consultation on indices and recognised exchanges under the CRR
  • ESMA addresses derivatives trading obligation concerns following entry into force of EMIR Refit
  • ESMA consults on disclosure guidelines under the Prospectus Regulation
  • ESMA updates its Q&As relating to the Prospectus Regulation
  • ESMA - MiFID II/MiFIR review report on the development in prices for pre- and post-trade data and on the consolidated tape for equity instruments
  • ESMA launches consultation on cost of market data and consolidated tape
  • ESMA updates the ESEF Reporting Manual
  • French financial regulator wants more flexible market rules - France positions itself as a stronger voice in post-Brexit decision-making - Financial Times



  • Action brought on 2 May 2019 - Germany Vs. ACER - Case T-283/19
    Re: Annulment of certain provisions of ACER's Decision No.2/2019 and Annexes
  • Recommendation for a Decision authorising the entering into negotiations on the modernisation of the Energy Charter Treaty - Council Decision - Decision of the Representatives of the Governments of the Member States that are parties to the Energy Charter Treaty - Negotiating Directives Adoption Statements


  • Agenda for: Working Party on International Environment Issues - Desertification of 30 July 2019
  • Minutes of the 23rd FLEGT/EUTR Expert Group meeting of 30 April 2019


  • Rapid Alert System - Weekly Report - Report 28 ( Published on: 12/07/2019)
  • Minutes of the Expert Group Meeting on Clinical Trials of 03 June 2019
  • Minutes of the Subgroup on electronic cigarettes established by the Expert Group on Tobacco Policy. 4th meeting (7 May 2019)
  • Questions and answers (version 15) - Safety features for medicinal products for human use


  • Proposal for a Regulation of the European Parliament and of the Council concerning the respect for private life and the protection of personal data in electronic communications and repealing Directive 2002/58/EC (Regulation on Privacy and Electronic Communications) - Presidency revised text
  • EDPB releases opinion on lead supervisory authority competence (See Opinion No.8/2019)


  • Council Regulation (EU, Euratom) 2019/1197 of 9 July 2019 on measures concerning the implementation and financing of the general budget of the Union in 2019 in relation to the withdrawal of the United Kingdom from the Union


  • Von der Leyen’s route to power - The German nominee needs at least 374 votes to be approved as European Commission president - Financial Times
  • Europe’s centrists should be wary of Ursula von der Leyen - A weak commission president might suit the far-right but could not long command a majority - Financial Times
  • The axis of illiberalism that threatens Europe - The EU can and must do more to counter Russia and the far-right - Financial Times


  • Decisions & Resolutions of the 109th session of the ACP Council of Ministers held in Brussels, Belgium, from 21 to 22 May 2019
  • Declaration by the High Representative on behalf of the EU on the Intermediate-Range Nuclear Forces Treaty
  • Outcome of proceedings of the Nicolaidis Group meeting 16 July 2019 - EU Action Plan on Women, Peace and Security (WPS) 2019-2024
  • European Union presents EU progress on Sustainable Development Goals at UN High Level Political Forum in New York - Midday Express