COMPETITION

  • Prior notification of a concentration (Case M.9402 - Patrizia/KGAL/HIH/CVV/KW/RW/ Control.IT)
  • Prior notification of a concentration (Case M.9398 - Centerbridge Partners/AmTrust Corporate Member)
  • Non-opposition to a notified concentration (Case M.9382 - Toyota Financial Services /Mazda Motor Corporation/SMM Auto Finance)
  • Initiation of proceedings (Case M.9064 - Telia Company/Bonnier Broadcasting Holding)
  • Commission clears acquisition of DNA by Telenor (M.9370) - Midday Express
  • CMA launched its merger inquiry into the acquisition by Connect Bidco Limited of Inmarsat plc.

TRADE & CUSTOMS

  • Agenda for: Trade Policy Committee (Deputy Members) of 19 July 2019
  • WTO - Trade Policy Review: North Macedonia on 15 and 17 July 2019.

INTERNAL MARKET, INDUSTRY & GENERAL

FINANCIAL SERVICES

TAXATION

  • Minutes of the 95th SCAC meeting of 30 April 2019

EMPLOYMENT, COHESION & SOCIAL POLICY

  • The Economy of Wellbeing - Draft Council Conclusions
  • Common Provisions Regulation (Articles) - Council partial mandate (consolidated version) - See the Annexes
  • The Agenda for Cohesion Policy in 2019-2024: Key issues for the REGI Committee - Study - Research for REGI Committee

ENERGY

ENVIRONMENT & CLIMATE CHANGE

DATA PRIVACY

  • During its July Plenary Session, the EDPB adopted the following documents:
    - Guidelines on Video Surveillance
    - EDPB-EDPS joint reply to the LIBE Committee on the implications of the US CLOUD Act
    - Art.64 GDPR Opinion on Standard Contractual Clauses for processors under Art.28.8 GDPR by DK SA
    - Art. 64 GDPR Opinion on Accreditation Criteria for monitoring bodies of Codes of Conduct by AT SA
    - Art. 64 GDPR Opinion on the competence of a supervisory authority in case of a change in circumstances relating to the main or single establishment
    - EDPB-EDPS Joint Opinion on the eHDSI
    - DPIA List Cyprus
    - Art. 64 GDPR Opinions on Art 35.5 lists (DPIA exemption) submitted to the Board by: France; Spain; Czech Republic
    - Recommendation on EDPS list pursuant to Art. 39.4 Regulation 2018/1725 (DPIA list)

TRANSPORT & MOBILITY

ECB EURO ECONOMY

  • ECB - Private sector working group recommends legal action plan for transition from EONIA to €STR
  • May 2019 - Euro area international trade in goods surplus €23.0 bn - €7.8 bn surplus for EU28 (Stat/19/4209)

FUTURE OF EUROPE & BREXIT

  • Opening Statement in the European Parliament Plenary Session by Ursula von der Leyen, Candidate for President of the European Commission
  • UK Committee will question Secretary of State on no-deal preparations ahead of October deadline on 17 July 2019
  • British Leadership rivals take Brexit position that sets up clash with EU - Wall Street Journal

FOREIGN AFFAIRS

  • Agenda of the EU-Canada summit, Montreal, Canada, 17-18 July 2019
  • Declaration by the High Representative, Federica Mogherini, on behalf of the EU on the occasion of the Day of International Criminal Justice, 17 July 2019
  • EU priorities at the United Nations and the 74th United Nations General Assembly adopted
  • North Korea: EU renews its autonomous sanctions on individuals and entities
  • Turkish drilling activities in the Eastern Mediterranean: Council adopts conclusions
  • Iraq: Council adopts conclusions
  • Answer given by HR/VP Mogherini to a MEP written question - VP/HR - Delegations in third countries and post-Brexit trade
  • Europe rallies to save Iran nuclear deal - Wall Street Journal