EU CORONAVIRUS RESPONSE

  • EU seeks to improve cross-border co-ordination as Covid-19 cases rise - Ambassadors to discuss how to avoid go-it-alone approach seen earlier in the crisis - Financial Times

    HEALTH
  • Europe’s fractured contact tracing linked to post-holiday Covid-19 surge - Experts forecast another virus peak due to holidaymakers’ ‘return contagion’ - Financial Times

EXTERNAL RELATIONS

  • EU and Germany join efforts to support the African Union's response to coronavirus - IP/20/1514

COMPETITION

STATE AID

TRADE & CUSTOMS

  • Agenda for: 4th meeting Customs 2020 Project Group on INF "Special Procedures" of 22 September 2020
  • Rules of Origin - Value limits expressed in Euro and corresponding amounts in national currencies for Vietnam has been published
  • Answer given by Mr Hogan to a MEP written question - A fair minerals supply chain for EU imports of metals other than 3TG
  • Answer given by Executive VP Dombrovskis to a MEP written question - Violation of international trade agreements seriously jeopardising the EU's economic interests
  • Draft opinion Report on the implementation of the EU Association Agreement with the Republic of Moldova - AMENDMENTS 1 - 20
  • WTO - European Union - Cost Adjustment Methodologies and Certain Anti-Dumping Measures on Imports from Russia - (Second complaint) - Notification of an appeal by the European Union unde rArticle 16.4 and Article 17.1 of the DSU and under rule 20 (1) of the working procedures for appellate review

INTERNAL MARKET & INDUSTRY

FINANCIAL SERVICES

  • Draft - Commission delegated Regulation (EU) …/... amending Delegated Regulation (EU) No 876/2013 supplementing Regulation (EU) No 648/2012 of the European Parliament and of the Council as regards changes to the composition, functioning and management of colleges for central counterparties
  • François-Louis Michaud starts today as new EBA Executive Director
  • EBA issues Opinion regarding the European Commission’s intention to amend the EBA’s final draft RTS on economic downturn
  • EBA publishes its 2019 Annual Report on resolution colleges
  • ESMA publishes list of thresholds for shareholder identification

ENERGY

  • ACER assesses that most long-term contracts for gas transportation in Europe will expire in the next ten years

ENVIRONMENT & CLIMATE CHANGE

  • Proposal for a Council Decision on the conclusion of the Voluntary Partnership Agreement between the European Union and the Republic of Honduras on forest law enforcement, governance and trade in timber products to the European Union
  • Commission calls for ideas on new EU missions to address climate change, fight cancerbuild green cities and make oceans and soils healthier

HEALTH, FOOD & PRODUCT SAFETY

  • Draft - Commission Directive (EU) .../… of XXX amending Annex II to Directive 2009/48/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council as regards the labelling of allergenic fragrances in toys
  • EFSA launches ‘Stop African swine fever’ campaign in south-east Europe
  • Parliament lit up in gold to support children fighting cancer - See the EP Statement

TRANSPORT & MOBILITY

  • Agenda for: EP TRAN Committee of 02 & 03 September 2020

DATA PRIVACY

  • Have a GDPR complaint? Skip the regulator and take it to court - Politico.eu

AREA OF FREEDOM, SECURITY & JUSTICE

€URO, ECB & ECONOMY

  • Interview of ECB's Isabel Schnabel with Reuters
  • Economic Dialogue and Exchange of Views with the President of the Council (ECOFIN) - In-Depth Analysis for the EP ECON Committee
  • Macro-Financial Assistance to EU Member - States State of Play - August 2020 - In-Depth Analysis for the EP ECON Committee