COMPETITION

  • Prior notification of a concentration (Case M.9589 - Fedrigoni/Ritrama Group)
  • Prior notification of a concentration (Case M.9645 - Platinum Equity Group/Cision)
  • Non-opposition to a notified concentration (Case M.9611 - Pavilion Energy/Iberdrola Group (European LNG Asset Portfolio))
  • Non-opposition to a notified concentration (Case M.9540 - Permira/Cambrex)
  • Ombudsman finds no maladministration in Commission’s refusal to grant access to documents relating to a merger procedure - see Decision in case 2077/2019/FP
  • Belgium - Notification - CONC-CC-19-0043: Equistone Partners Europe Limited / Amadys NV
  • CMA publishes interim order in JD Sports Fashion / Footasylum Phase II merger investigation
  • CMA final decision in review of Part 6 of Retail Banking Market Investigation Order 2017
  • Portugal - AdC Board adopts non-opposition decision in merger 53/2019 - Bavarian Nordic / GSK Assets
  • Slovakia - AMO SR approved a concentration of entrepreneurs Soria, a.s., Fabri Capital, a.s., Autopolis, a.s., and LP Motors, s.r.o.
  • Slovakia - Cartels: AMO SR conducted an unannounced inspection of an entrepreneur operating in the sector of provision of services in the field of public procurement

TRADE & CUSTOMS

  •  Agenda for: Trade Policy Committee of 11 December 2019
  • Agenda for: Customs Union Working Party of 09 December 2019
  • 2nd Ghana-EU EPA Committee - Joint Communiqué - 29 November 2019
  • Globalisation: how the EU’s trade policy helps to promote human rights - See EP Statement
  • WTO panel issues report on Indonesian complaint against Australian paper duties
  • WTO: Dynamic services markets need well-functioning regulatory frameworks — DG Azevêdo

INTERNAL MARKET, INDUSTRY & GENERAL

  • Agenda for: Meeting of the Expert Group Internal Market for Products (IMP)
  •  Commission awards more than €278 million to help start-ups and SMEs market their innovations
  • Investment Plan supports innovation in steel sector with €150 million EIB loan to Salzgitter
  • Decisions adopted by the European Commission by written proceure on 05 December 2019

FINANCIAL SERVICES

  • Clearing houses: Council adopts position on recovery and resolution
  • ESMA publishes proposals on CRAs internal control functions
  • ESMA updates AIFMD Q&A
  • ESMA appoints Robert Ophèle as the Acting Chair of its CCP Supervisory Committee
  • ESMA has updated its Questions and Answers on the Prospectus Regulation with two new Q&As.

ENERGY

  • Main Results of the TTE Council Meeting(Energy) of 04 December 2019 - see the full outcome
  • Speech by Commissioner Simson at the Energy Council Press Conference
  • ACER publishes its analysis on Tariff Network Code implementation for gas in France

ENVIRONMENT & CLIMATE CHANGE

HEALTH, FOOD & PRODUCT SAFETY

DATA PRIVACY & CYBERSECURITY

  • Minutes of the Sixteenth EDPB Plenary Session of 02 & 03 December 2019
  • Fine against hospital due to data protection deficits in patient management

ECB, EURO & ECONOMY

  • Main Results of the Eurogroup of 04 December 2019

EXTERNAL RELATIONS

  • The EU adopted €297 million in concrete actions for refugees and local communities in Jordan and Lebanon