COMPETITION

  • Non-opposition to a notified concentration (Case M.9556 — Triton/Grupo Fertiberia)
  • Non-opposition to a notified concentration (Case M.9451 — Mall Group/Československá obchodní banka/MallPay)
  • Non-opposition to a notified concentration (Case M.9550 — PT Baskhara Utama Sedaya/CPPIB/PT Lintas Marga Sedaya)
  • Prior notification of a concentration (Case M.9597 — Cinven/Stichting Barentz Beheer/Barentz)
  • Prior notification of a concentration (Case M.9579 — ENI/HitecVision/Norwegian Upstream Assets of Exxonmobil)
  • Prior notification of a concentration (Case M.9599 — Cobepa/Socotec)
  • Prior notification of a concentration (Case M.9568 — Marcegaglia Plates/Evraz Palini Bertoli)
  • Commission opens investigation into possible collusion by two French retailers in a purchasing alliance - IP/19/6216
  • Commission clears acquisition of the Transmission Operator for the Walney offshore wind farm by DTC, IRCP and Chubu - M.9543
  • Commission approves the acquisition of joint control over L2 terminal in the port of Liverpool by PPG and TIL - M.9450

STATE AID

  • Commission opens in-depth investigation into public support for chemical company PCC's plant in Poland - (SA.38330) - IP/19/6209 -
  • State Aid Weekly e-News - No.36/19 - Covers from 25 to 31 October 2019

TRADE & CUSTOMS

  • Agenda for: Meeting of the Customs Expert Group, Tariff and Statistical Nomenclature, Heads of Tariff Section of 29 November 2019
  • Agenda for: 16th meeting of the Customs Expert Group - Data Integration and Harmonization section - joint with Trade Contact Group (TCG) of 22 November 2019
  • Agenda for: Meeting of the Customs Expert Group, Tariff and Statistical Nomenclature Section, HS/WCO Coordination Sector of 20 November 2019
  • Agenda for: Trade Policy Committee (Services and Investment) of 06 November 2019
  • Agenda for: Trade Policy Committee (Steel, textiles and other industrial sectors) of 06 November 2019
  • Minutes of the Customs Code Committee - General Customs Legislation of 23 September 2019
  • Explanatory Notes to the Combined Nomenclature of the European Union (9503 00 70)
  • Commission Implementing Regulation (EU) 2019/1811 of 23 October 2019 concerning the classification of certain goods in the Combined Nomenclature (8428 90 90)
  • Commission Implementing Regulation (EU) 2019/1812 of 23 October 2019 concerning the classification of certain goods in the Combined Nomenclature (7013 99 00)
  • Commission Implementing Regulation (EU) 2019/1776 of 9 October 2019 amending Annex I to Council Regulation (EEC) No 2658/87 on the tariff and statistical nomenclature and on the Common Customs Tariff

INTERNAL MARKET, INDUSTRY & GENERAL

  • Summary of European Commission Decisions on authorisations for the placing on the market for the use and/or for use of substances listed in Annex XIV to Regulation (EC) No 1907/2006 of the European Parliament and of the Council concerning the REACH:
  • Agenda for the REACH Commuittee of20 November 2019

FINANCIAL SERVICES

TAXATION

  • Agenda for: Group on the Future of VAT of 11 November 2019
  • Transmission and exchange of VAT-relevant payment data (See the Presidency Note)
    a) Amendments to the Directive on the common system of VAT as regards requirements for payment service providers
    b) Amendments to the Regulation on administrative cooperation in the field of VAT as regards measures to combat VAT fraud General approach

ENERGY

ENVIRONMENT & CLIMATE CHANGE

  • Agenda for: Working Party on International Environment Issues - Desertification of 18 November 2019
  • EU invests in better drinking water and wastewater systems in Croatia - Midday Express
  • Climate change: Significant drop in EU emissions in 2018 but further effort needed to reach 2030 target - See EEA Statement

HEALTH, FOOD & PRODUCT SAFETY

  • Agenda for: Scientific Committee for Health, Environmental and Emerging Risks of 02 October 2019

DIGITAL SINGLE MARKET & INFORMATION SOCIETY

DATA PRIVACY

  • Agenda for: Working Party on information exchange and data protection of 11 November 2019
  • The Romanian Supervisory Authority fines Artmark Holding SRL - see EDPB Statement
  • The Polish supervisory authority imposed first administrative fine on a public entity  - see EDPB Statement
  • The Romanian Supervisory Authority fines Raiffeisen Bank S.A. and Vreau Credit S.R.L. - see EDPB Statement

AREA OF FREEDOM, SECURITY & JUSTICE

  • Twentieth Progress Report towards an effective and genuine Security Union

ECB, EURO & ECONOMY

FUTURE OF EUROPE & BREXIT

  • European Council Decision (EU) 2019/1810 taken in agreement with the United Kingdom of 29 October 2019 extending the period under Article 50(3)TEU

EXTERNAL RELATIONS