COMPETITION

  • Commission clears acquisition of Kathrein's antenna and filter assets by Ericsson (M.9332) - Midday Express
  • Commission clears acquisition of Hirose Plant by Denso Corporation (M.9330) - Midday Express
  • Denmark: ”Team DS a.m.b.a., Denmark, accepts fine (€ 174,300) for price coordination and information exchange”
  • The Netherlands: Further investigation needed into merger between providers of nursing home care in city of Den Helder 
  • UK CMA: Report in the completed acquisition by Tobii AB of Smartbox Assistive Technology Limited and Sensory Software International Ltd. (See the Appendices and glossary)

TRADE & CUSTOMS

  • WTO - Committee on Safeguards - Proposed adjustments by the EU to the definitive safeguard measure on imports of certain steel products - Request for consultations under the article 12.30 of the Agreement on Safeguards - Turkey
  • US and Japan in race to finalise partial trade deal - Agreement could come next month with Tokyo looking to secure immunity from car tariffs - Financial Times

FINANCIAL SERVICES

  • EBA publishes phase 2 of its technical package on reporting framework 2.9

ENERGY

  • Commission Recommendation of 18.6.2019 on the draft integrated National Energy and Climate Plan of Germany covering the period 2021-2030

ENVIRONMENT & CLIMATE CHANGE

  • A Clean Planet for all: A European strategic long-term vision for a prosperous, modern, competitive and climate neutral economy - Transport aspects - Policy debate

AREA OF FREEDOM, SECURITY & JUSTICE

  • Agenda for: Schengen Committee of 05 September 2019
  • EU migrants must not be Brexit bargaining chips - Ending free movement under a no-deal exit risks a repeat of the Windrush scandal - Financial Times

ECB, EURO & ECONOMY

FUTURE OF EUROPE & BREXIT

  • UK officials will stop attending most EU meetings from 1 September
  • £9 million announced to get ports and local areas ready for Brexit
  • Exporters face auto-enrolment for no-deal customs - HMRC moves to ensure businesses have correct paperwork in event of hard Brexit - Financial Times
  • Romanian Prime Minister Viorica Dăncilă met with the President-elect of the European Commission Ursula von der Leyen

FOREIGN AFFAIRS

  • Ebola: EU announces new funds to strengthen preparedness in Burundi