COMPETITION

  • Action brought on 1 October 2019 – Qualcomm Vs. Commission - (Case T-671/19)
    Re: annulment of Decision C(2019) 5361 final of the Commission, annulment or in the alternative, reduce substantially the amount of the fine;
  • Non-opposition to a notified concentration (Case M.9713 — EQT/Recover)
  • Prior notification of a concentration (Case M.9788 — JAB/Jacobs Douwe Egberts)
  • Commission clears acquisition of joint control over INWIT by Telecom Italia and Vodafone, subject to conditions - (M.9674)
  • Commission aclears acquisition of joint control over Rubis Terminal by ISQ et Rubis (M.9740) - Midday Express
  • Commission clears acquisition of six hydropower plants in Portugal by ENGIE, Mirova and Prédica (M.9733) - Midday Express
  • Commission clears acquisition of certain recycling assets of Sims Metal Management by TSR Recycling (M.9649) - Midday Express

STATE AID

  • Action brought on 20 January 2020 — Datenlotsen Informationssysteme Vs. Commission - (Case T-34/20)
    Re: annulment of the European Commission’s decision on the measure SA.34402 - 2015/C (ex 2015/NN) implemented by Germany for Hochschul-Informations-System GmbH
  • State Aid Weekly e-News - No.09/20 - Covers from 28 February to 5 March 2020

TRADE & CUSTOMS

  • Corrigendum to Commission Delegated Regulation (EU) 2019/2199 of 17 October 2019 amending Council Regulation (EC) No 428/2009 setting up a Community regime for the control of exports, transfer, brokering and transit of dual-use items
  • EU Exporter Guide for alternatives to Methyl Bromide Treatment for exporting certain plant products to Canada
  • Report of the 27th round of negotiations on the EU-China Comprehensive Agreement on Investment

INTERNAL MARKET & INDUSTRY

FINANCIAL SERVICES

  • Sustainable Finance: Commission welcomes expert group reports on EU taxonomy and the EU Green Bond Standard  - Midday Express
  • Interim report of the High Level Forum on the Capital Markets Union
  • ESMA has updated its public register with the latest set of double volume cap (DVC) data under the MiFID II
  • EBA launches call for expression of interest for its new Banking Stakeholders Group (BSG)
  • EBA launches consultation to update methodology to identify G-SIIs

TAXATION

  • Agenda for: Code of Conduct Group (Business Taxation) - Subgroups on internal and external issues of 20 March 2020
  • Agenda for: Working Party on Tax Questions (Direct Taxation - CCTB) of 13 March 2020

ENERGY

  • Agenda for: Working Party on Energy of 10 March 2020
  • Answer given by Ms Ferreira to a MEP written question - ERDF investment in Polish LNG terminal

ENVIRONMENT & CLIMATE CHANGE

  • 8th Round of Mutual Evaluations - 'The practical implementation and operation of European policies on preventing and combating Environmental Crime' - Follow-up to the Report on France

HEALTH, FOOD & PRODUCT SAFETY

  • Agenda for: 86th meeting of the Pharmaceutical Committee of 12 March 2020
  • 15th session of the Commission for Phytosanitary Measures (CPM 15): Ministerial Declaration on International Plant Health and International Plant Protection Convention (IPPC) Strategic Framework 2020-2030 - Endorsement

DIGITAL SINGLE MARKET & INFORMATION SOCIETY

  • Agenda for: Horizontal Working Party on cyber issues of 11 March 2020
  • Minutes of the 6th meeting of the Expert Group on Electronic Identification and Remote Know-Your-Customer Processes of 5 November 2019
  • Proposal for a Regulation of the European Parliament and of the Council concerning the respect for private life and the protection of personal data in electronic communications and repealing Directive 2002/58/EC (Regulation on Privacy and Electronic Communications) - Consolidated text 

AREA OF FREEDOM, SECURITY & JUSTICE

  • 14th UN Congress on Crime Prevention and Criminal Justice (Kyoto, Japan, April 2020) - Outcome of discussions in the meeting of the Friends of the Presidency (COPEN) on 4 March 2020 
  • €7.9 million of illegal products seized in a hit against medicine traffickers - see Europol Statement
  • European Public Prosecutor discusses cooperation with Eurojust
  • Drug trafficking ring taken down in Norway and Germany - Eurojust

FUTURE OF EUROPE

  • Agenda for: Meeting of the Coreper (Part.1 & Part.2) of 11 & 12 March 2020
  • "Move fast, build to last: Europe's new generation" - op-ed by Ursula von der Leyen, President of the European Commission

EXTERNAL RELATIONS

  • Provisional Agenda for:Council of the European Union (Foreign Affairs) of 23 March 2020
  • Declaration of the High Representative on behalf of the EU on the start of the criminal trial on the downing of flight MH17
  • EU paves the way for a stronger, more ambitious partnership with Africa - see the Joint Communication and  the Q&A
  • EU to host 4th Brussels Conference on Supporting the Future of Syria and the Region