COMPETITION

  • Non-opposition to a notified concentration (Case M.9398 - Centerbridge Partners/Amtrust Corporate Member)
  • Non-opposition to a notified concentration (Case M.9469 - ISQ/Domidep)
  • Prior notification of a concentration (Case M.9458 - CBRE/Telford Homes)
  • Prior notification of a concentration (Case M.9496 - Ardian France/Staci)
  • Summary of Commission Decision of 29 April 2019 relating to a proceeding under Article 101 of the TFEU and Article 53 of the EEA Agreement (Case AT.39398 - Visa MIF)
    - Opinion of the Advisory Committee on restrictive practices and dominant positions
    - Final Report of the Hearing Officer - Case AT.39398 - Visa MIF
  • Answer given by Ms Vestager to a MEP written question - The latest data on Google's search engine EU market share on desktop and mobile devices - Google as the default search engine on Apple devices
  • Answer given by Ms Vestager to a MEP written question - The impact of the merger of Vodafone and Liberty (UPC) on the Czech Republic - Merger Case M.8864
  • Croatia - Unfair trading practices – CCA imposes HRK 350,000 fine on FRAGRARIA
  • Romania - The Competition Council analyses the taking over of GTG Companies by Carr Holdings Ltd., Fadi Rida, and Mihai Stanescu
  • Romania - The Competition Council authorized the transaction through which OMV Petrom SA outsources some activities to GSP Offshore SRL
  • UK - CMA designates TJ Morris (Home Bargains) under the Groceries (Supply Chain Practices) Market Investigation Order

STATE AID

  • Ombudsman closes complaint about Commission's handling of a state aid complaint 

TRADE & CUSTOMS

  • Agenda for: Working Party on Trade Questions of 10 September 2019
  • European Commission adopts mandate to extend interim appeal arbitration arrangement
  • Answer given by Ms Malmström to a MEP written question - Commencement of EU-US trade negotiations
  • Answer given by Ms Malmström to a MEP written question - Chinese anti-dumping tax on stainless steel
  • Finnish Minister Skinnari to the European Parliament Committee on International Trade - See the Speech 
  • EU to push Australia to clean up petrol standards as part of free trade deal - TheGuardian

INTERNAL MARKET, INDUSTRY & GENERAL

  • 2020 EU budget: Council supports continued focus on growth, innovation, security and migration
  • European citizens' initiatives: Commission registers 3 new initiatives, and finds 1 inadmissible (IP/19/5516)

FINANCIAL SERVICES

TAXATION

  • Judgment of the Court of 03 September 2019 in Case C-71/18, Skatteministeriet Vs. KPC Herning
    Re: VAT - Supply of land occupied by a building to be partly demolished in place of which a new building is to be constructed - Article 12 of Directive 2006/112/EC - Article 135(1)(j) and (k) of Directive 2006/112 - VAT exemption - Intention of the parties - Objective assessment - Concept of a ‘building’
  • Public consultation - Tax Breaks for rum produced in French overseas territories

ENVIRONMENT & CLIMATE CHANGE

DIGITAL INFORMATION SOCIETY & INFORMATION SOCIETY

  • Agenda for: H2020-ICT Committee Meeting of 10 and 11 September 2019
  • Setting the direction of our digital future — what Europe needs to get right - Vodafone sets out policy recommendations that could chart the course for Europe to become a global leader in the digital revolution - Politico.eu

TRANSPORT & MOBILITY

  • Agenda for: Working Party on Transport - Intermodal Questions and Networks of 05 September 2019
  • Agenda for: Working Party on Aviation of 09 September 2019 

AREA OF FREEDOM, SECURITY & JUSTICE

  • Minister of the Interior Ohisalo to present Finland’s Presidency themes before the European Parliament

EURO, ECB & ECONOMY

FUTURE OF EUROPE & BREXIT

  • Brexit ‘no-deal' preparedness: Final Commission call to all EU citizens and businesses to prepare for the UK's withdrawal on 31 October 2019 - (IP/19/5509 & Communication)
  • Chancellor of the Duchy of Lancaster Michael Gove, statement in the House: 3 September 2019 
  • Emergency debate on European Union Withdrawal - See the Motion submitted under Standing Order No. 24 relating to EU (Withdrawal)
  • Brussels eyes no-deal Brexit amid turmoil in London - EU officials say safeguarding the bloc’s single market is worth economic pain of a crash-out - Politico.eu / Wall street Journal
  • Johnson demanded EU allow UK to diverge from standards - Theresa May committed to a level playing field in key areas such as the environment - Financial Times
  • No Honeymoon for Von Der Leyen - See CEPS Paper

EXTERNAL RELATIONS

  • Finland urges EU to step up efforts to improve Russia ties - Move essential to boost European security, says foreign minister Pekka Haavisto - Financial Times