COMPETITION

  • Non-opposition to a notified concentration (Case M.9640 — BCP/CD&R Fund X/BrandSafway)
  • Non-opposition to a notified concentration (Case M.9477 — STEAG/OYAK/SET)
  • Request for a preliminary ruling from the Najvyšší súd Slovenskej republiky (Slovakia) lodged on 26 November 2019 — Slovak Telekom a.s. Vs. Protimonopolný úrad Slovenskej republiky (Case C-857/19)
  • Germany - Bundeskartellamt - List of Notified Merger Projects
  • UK - CMA further update on competition investigation into supply of groundworks products to the construction industry
  • Secretary of State adopts initial enforcement order in DMGT / JPI Media Publications merger
  • Tech companies face German competition clampdown - Watchdog would get more power to intervene over market dominance and treatment of data - Financial Times
  • UK competition regulator to pursue US tech giants - Financial Times

STATE AID

  • State aid: Commission approves €200 million investment scheme for processing and marketing of agricultural products in Ireland (SA.55469) - Midday Express
  • Answer given by Mr Hogan to a MEP written question - Trainose SA

TRADE & CUSTOMS

  • Agenda for: Trade Policy Committee (Deputy Members) of 07 February 2020
  • Agenda for: Project Group UCC DA/IA Data Annexes Revision for Harmonisation of Customs Data Requirements of 26 February 2020
  • Public Consultation - Ex post evaluation of the EU-Georgia and the EU-Moldova DCFTA Agreements - Feedback period: 03 February 2020 - 02 March 2020
  • Answer given by Mr Hogan to a MEP written question - Economic partnership agreement between the EU and the ACP Pacific island states
  • Answer given by Mr Hogan to a MEP written question - Citrus fruit imports from South Africa in 2019
  • Post-Brexit EU-UK trade deal based on CETA would be bad news - See the CEO Statement
  • Publication of latest agri-food trade figures: EU agri-food exports on the rise
  • Applications for the EU Cities for Fair and Ethical Trade award now open
  • South Africa's trades with the UK continues unchanged as the UK leaves the EU - Business Report
  • UK government must come clean on EU trade strategy - Business and the public need to understand the economic impact - Financial Times

INTERNAL MARKET & INDUSTRY

FINANCIAL SERVICES

  • ESMA has today launched a consultation on the MiFIR pre-trade transparency regime for systematic internalisers (SI) active in non-equity instruments
  • ESMA publishes its final Report on product intervention requirements under MiFIR
  • ESMA consults on MiFIR transparency regime for equity instruments

ENERGY

  • ACER decision on strengthening rules governing electricity market coupling
  • Primary and final energy consumption still 5% and 3% above their 2020 targets - Stat 26/2020

ENVIRONMENT CLIMATE CHANGE

  • Minutes of the 3rd meeting Meeting of the Mission Board Horizon Europe Mission for Adaptation to Climate Change, including Societal Transformation of 10 December 2019
  • Answer given by Mr Sinkevicius to a MEP written question - The EEA’s state of water report: coastal waters, lakes, rivers and wetlands
  • Answer given by Mr Sinkevicius to a MEP written question - Pollution of nature reserves in Europe due to excess nitrogen deposition -

HEALTH, FOOD & PRODUCTS SAFETY

TRANSPORT & MOBILITY

  • Commissioner Valean's Speech: 'EU strategy for mobility and transport: measures needed by 2030 and beyond'
  • Working Documents at the Agenda of : 5th session of the Group of Experts on the Smart Tachograph of 22 January 2020

DIGITAL SINGLE MARKET

DATA PRIVACY & CYBERSECURITY

  • Agenda for: Meeting Horizontal Working Party on cyber issues of 06 February 2020
  • The second ENISA Cyber Threat Intelligence conference organised with the support of the European Commission took place on 30 and 31 January in Brussels

FUTURE OF EUROPE

  • Revised Agenda for: Meeting of the Coreper (Part.1 & Part.2) of 05 & 07 February 2020

ECB, EURO & ECONOMY

EXTERNAL RELATIONS

  • Answer given by Vàrhelyi to a MEP written question - Accession negotiations with Albania and North Macedonia
  • EU opens way for members to halt enlargement talks - Draft plan sets stage for battle over North Macedonia and Albania - Financial Times
  • Europe and the US must stand together on China - Financial Times