COMPETITION

  • Non-opposition to a notified concentration (Case M.9438 - Engie/BPCE Group/PSFV Palma del Río)
  • Commission clears acquisition of sole control over Solidus by Centerbridge (M.9468) - Midday Express
  • Belgium - Notifcation CONC-C/C-19/0025 : Lagardère Travel Retail S.A.S. / International Duty Free S.A.

TRADE & CUSTOMS

  • Answer given by Mr Hogan to a MEP written question - Agreement with Mercosur
  • Answer given by Mr Andriukaitis to a MEP written question - EU plant protection provisions forming an international trade barrier
  • WTO - Committee on Sanitary and Phytosanitary Measures - Notification - European Union - Wood packaging material - Addendum
  • WTO - Items proposed for consideration at the next meeting of Dispute Settlement Body of 10 September 2019

INTERNAL MARKET, INDUSTRY & GENERAL

FINANCIAL SERVICES

  • ESMA has published its final guidance regarding liquidity stress tests of investment funds – applicable to both AIFs and UCITS

AGRICULTURE & FISHERIES

  • Agenda for: Expert Group for Common Organisation of the Agricultural Market
    - subgroup Olive Oil Chemists of 23 September 2019
    - subgroup Horticultural Products of 17 September 2019
  • Milk, fruits and vegetables distributed to schoolchildren thanks to EU programme

ENVIRONMENT & CLIMATE CHANGE

  • Proposal for a Council Decision on the position to be taken on behalf of the European Union at the Second Ministerial Meeting of the Bonn Agreement with regard to the Bonn Agreement Strategic Action Plan (BASAP) 2019 – 2025 annexed to the Ministerial Declaration and with regard to the Ministerial Declaration - See the Annex
  • Draft - Recommendation for a Council Decision authorising the opening of negotiations on behalf of the European Union at the Thirty-First Meeting of the Contracting Parties on the amendments to the Agreement for Co-operation in Dealing with Pollution of the North Sea by Oil and Other Harmful Substances (‘Bonn Agreement’) with regard to the accession of the Kingdom of Spain to the Agreement and with regard to the extension of the scope of application of the Agreement - See the Annex

HEALTH, FOOD & PRODUCT SAFETY

  • Agenda for: Working Party on Pharmaceuticals and Medical Devices of 16 September 2019
  • Updated version - Eudralex Volume 6A: Chapter 1 - Marketing authorisations
  • Updated version - Eudralex Volume 6C: Guideline on the categorisation of Extension Applications (EA) versus Variations Applications (V)
  • Updated version - Eudralex Volume 6C: Guideline on the packaging information of veterinary medicinal products authorised by the Union

ECB, EURO & ECONOMY

  • Speech by Yves Mersch: Money and private currencies: reflections on Libra
  • Effects of labour and product market regulation on worker flows: evidence for the euro area using micro data - ECB Working Paper Serie No.2312

AREA OF FREEDOM, SECURITY & JUSTICE

  • Proposal for a Council Decision on the signing and on the conclusion (Annex), on behalf of the European Union, of the Agreement between the European Union and the Republic of Belarus on the facilitation of the issuance of visas
  • Proposal for a Council Decision on the signing, and on the conclusion (Annex) on behalf of the European Union, of the Agreement between the European Union and the Republic of Belarus on the readmission of persons residing without authorisation

FUTURE OF EUROPE & BREXIT

  • UK - Launch of largest ever government public information campaign to get public and business owners ready for Brexit
  • Britain needs a win-win deal on the Irish backstop - Intriguing dual-autonomy proposal might be one way of squaring the border circle - Financial Times
  • France to trial no-deal customs system at Calais - Plan includes 700 extra customs officers and a ‘smart border’ - Financial Times
  • The clear Brexit message from business: get a deal - CBI director-general warns that no deal is a swamp not a cliff edge - Financial Times
  • No alternative to backstop until withdrawal deal ratified: Michel Barnier - The EU’s chief Brexit negotiator also said he was ‘not optimistic’ about avoiding a no-deal outcome - Politico.eu
  • A flawed Italian coalition will need EU support - The return of Matteo Salvini to power may only be a matter of time - Financial Times

EXTERNAL RELATIONS

  • Declaration by the High Representative on behalf of the EU on the alignment of certain countries with Council Decision concerning restrictive measures in view of the situation in Venezuela
  • EU commits €9 million in humanitarian aid for the most vulnerable families in Myanmar