COMPETITION

  • Judgment of the General Court of 12 March 2020 in Case T-531/18, LL-CARPENTER s. r. o. Vs. European Commission
    Re: Competition - Agreements, decisions and concerted practices - Motor vehicle market in the Czech Republic - Decision rejecting a complaint - Article 7 of Regulation (EC) No 773/2004 - Article 13(2) of Regulation (EC) No 1/2003 - Obligation to state reasons
  • Non-opposition to a notified concentration (Case M.9647 - GHT Mobility/Stadtwerke Düsseldorf/CleverShuttle Düsseldorf)
  • Non-opposition to a notified concentration (Case M.9733 - ENGIE/Mirova/Predica/JV)
  • Prior notification of a concentration (Case M.9679 - United Group/Bulgarian Telecommunications Company)
  • Commission clears the acquisition of Compagnie des Fromages et Richemont by Savencia (M.9690) - Midday Express
  • Commission clears the acquisition of joint control of four Fairmont Hotels by Parks Bottom, OMERS and Accor (M.9684) - Midday Express
  • Commission clears the acquisition of Asteelflash by ASE (M.9731) - Midday Express
  • Answer given by Ms Vestager to a MEP written question - Retroactive legislation resulting in the removal of administrators serving on the Greek Competition Commission

STATE AID

  • The General Court annuls the Commission’s decision on aid measures implemented in favour of the Spanish football clubs Valencia CF et Elche CF  (See CPR No.30/2020 - Judgment in Case Judgments in Cases T-732/16; Valencia Club de Fútbol Vs. Commission and T-901/16, Elche Club de Fútbol Vs. Commission)
  • Italy is ordered to pay pecuniary penalties for failing to recover aid unlawfully granted to the hotel industry in Sardinia (See CPR No.29/2020 - Judgment in Case C-576/18 - Commission Vs. Italy)
  • Commission Decision (EU) 2020/394 of 7 October 2019 concerning the measures SA.39119 (2016/C) (ex 2015/NN) (ex 2014/CP) implemented by the Hellenic Republic in the form of interest subsidies and guarantees linked to the fires of 200

TRADE & CUSTOMS

  • Judgment of the General Court of 12 March 2020 in Case T‑835/17, Eurofer, European Steel Association, Vs. European Commission; HBIS Group Serbia Iron & Steel LLC Belgrad
    Re: Dumping - Imports of hot-rolled flat products of iron, non-alloy or other alloy steel originating in Brazil, Iran, Russia, Serbia and Ukraine - Termination of the proceedings against imports originating in Serbia - Determination of injury - Cumulative assessment of the effects of imports from more than one country - Article 3(4) of Regulation (EU) 2016/1036 - Termination without measures - Article 9(2) of Regulation 2016/1036 - Final disclosure of the essential facts and considerations on the basis of which it is intended to recommend the imposition of definitive measures or the termination of an investigation or proceedings without the imposition of measures - Article 20(2) of Regulation 2016/1036
  • Agenda for: 11th meeting Project Group UCC DA/IA Data Annexes Revision for Harmonisation of Customs Data Requirements of 31 March 2020
  • Minutes of the UCC Customs Decisions System Project Group of 11 &12 February 2020
  • Notice of the impending expiry of certain anti-dumping measures (Seamless pipes and tubes of iron or steel; The P.R. of China; Anti-dumping; Regulation (EU) 2015/2272; 9.12.2020)
  • Answer given by Mr Wojciechowski to a MEP written question - Threat posed to Italian arborio rice by rice produced in Myanmar

INTERNAL MARKET & INDUSTRY

FINANCIAL SERVICES

  • ESMA recommends action by financial market participants for COVID-19 impact

TAXATION

ENVIRONMENT & CLIMATE CHANGE

  • Answer given by Executive VP Timmermans to a MEP written question - Statistics on CO2 emissions and sustainable investment
  • Answer given by Executive VP Timmermans to a MEP written question - EU commitments made in advance of the UN Climate Change Conference (COP26) in Glasgow
  • Answer given by Executive VP Timmermans to a MEP written question - Arcelor Mittal and the ETS

HEALTH, FOOD & PRODUCT SAFETY

  • Minutes of the SCHEER WG on anaerobic biodegradation of LAS of 25 November 2019
  • Minutes of the SCCS - Meeting of the Working Group on Methodologies of 28 November 2019

DIGITAL SINGLE MARKET & INFORMATION SOCIETY

DATA PRIVACY & CYBERSECURITY

  • Minutes of Multistakeholder expert group to support the application of Regulation (EU) 2016/679 of 18 December 2019
  • The Swedish Data Protection Authority imposes administrative fine on Google
  • Fines proposed for two municipalities by the Danish Data Protection Agency

TRANSPORT & MOBILITY

  • An air passenger who is compensated for the cancellation of a flight and who has agreed to travel on an alternative flight is entitled to compensation for a delay in the re-routing flight (See CPR No.31/2020 - Judgment in Case C-832/18 - A and Others Vs. Finnair Oyj)
  • Position of the Council at first reading with a view to the adoption of a Regulation of the European Parliament and of the Council on electronic freight transport information
  • Statement by Presidents Charles Michel and Ursula von der Leyen on US travel ban related to COVID-19

AREA OF FREEDOM, SECURITY & JUSTICE

ECB, EURO & ECONOMY

  • Long-term budget: EU needs proper funding to tackle crises, say MEPs

EXTERNAL RELATIONS

  • Declaration by the High Representative on behalf of the EU on the alignment of certain third countries concerning restrictive measures in respect of actions undermining or threatening the territorial integrity, sovereignty and independence of Ukraine
  • Declaration by the High Representative on behalf of the European Union on the political situation in Guinea-Bissau