BREXIT

  • A guide to how the border with the European Union will work after the transition period – See the Policy paper: The Border Operating Model 
  • Proposal for a Decision of the European Parliament and of the Council amending Council Decision 2008/971/EC as regards the equivalence of forest reproductive material produced in the United Kingdom to such material produced in the Union – See the Annex

EU CORONAVIRUS RESPONSE

HEALTH

  • Proposal for a Council Recommendation on a common framework for the use, validation and mutual recognition of COVID-19 rapid antigen tests in the EU
  • Answer given by Ms Kyriakides to a MEP written question - Common approach to the COVID-19 pandemic
  • EMA - Update on rolling review of AstraZeneca’s COVID-19 vaccine - 30.12.2020

ECONOMY

EXTERNAL RELATIONS

  • Coronavirus: EU delivers personal protective equipment to North Macedonia and Montenegro - Midday Express

COMPETITION

  • France - The Autorité de la concurrence assesses its activity and outlines its work for 2021 - 23.12.2020
  • Germany - Bundeskartellamt - Review of 2020
  • GermanyBundeskartellamt’s 2020 market power report on the electricity generation sector - 28.12.2020
  • Germany - Bundeskartellamt - List of Notified Merger Projects
  • Spain - The CNMC clears Pigments' acquisition of Ferro with remedies
  • UK - CMA has found that Tronox’s anticipated purchase of TTI raises competition concerns in the supply of chloride slag and titanium dioxide pigment

STATE AID

  • Commission approves €1.25 billion German measure to recapitalise TUI (SA.59812) - IP/21/7
  • Answer given by Ms Vestager to a MEP written question - EUR 120 million in State aid for AEGEAN and the Greek State does not become a majority shareholder

TRADE & CUSTOMS

  • Agenda for: 68th ECCG and 102nd Customs Code Committee General Legislation of 18 January 2021
  • Minutes of the 5th Meeting of the Project Group on the Proof of Union Status system of 10 November 2020
  • 8th Meeting of the Dialogue on Trade between the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Belarus and the Directorate General for Trade of the European Commission: Joint Report of 14 July 2020
  • Answer given by Executive Vice-President Dombrovskis to a MEP written question - Suspension of EU-Turkey customs union and other protective countermeasures in response to repeated criminal acts by Turkey targeting the European Union
  • Answer given by Executive Vice-President Dombrovskis to a MEP written question - Devastating effects of free trade agreements between the EU and partner states

INTERNAL MARKET & INDUSTRY

  • Agenda for: Third meeting of the Committee on market surveillance and compliance of products of 28 January 2021
  • Answer given by Mr Breton to a MEP written question - Application for authorisation under the REACH regulation

FINANCIAL SERVICES

  • ESMA - Administrative measures and sanctions applicable in Member States to infringements of the Short Selling Regulation (SSR) 
  • ESMA - List of national competent authorities that have increased the thresholds for the notification of transactions of persons discharging managerial responsibilities and closely associated persons

ENVIRONMENT & CLIMATE CHANGE

  • Working Documents of the Competent Authorities' Expert Group on the protection of animals used for scientific purposes of 17 November 2020 

HEALTH, FOOD & PRODUCT SAFETY

DIGITAL INFORMATION SOCIETY

DATA PRIVACY & CYBERSECURITY

  • During its 42nd and 43rd plenary, the EDPB adopted the following documents.
    42nd plenary session:
    - Statement on the future ePrivacy Regulation
    43rd plenary session:
    - EDPB Strategy 2021-2023
    - EDPB Document on Terms of Reference of the EDPB Support Pool of Experts
    - Statement on the end of the Brexit transition period
    - Information note on data transfers under the GDPR after the Brexit transition period
    - Guidelines on restrictions of data subject rights under Article 23 GDPR - version for public consultation
    - Guidelines on the interplay of the Second Payment Services Directive (PSD2) and the GDPR (following public consultation)
    - Guidelines on articles 46 (2) (a) and 46 (3) (b) of Regulation 2016/679 for transfers of personal data between EEA and non-EEA public authorities and bodies (following public consultation)
    - Statement on the protection of personal data processed in relation with the prevention of money laundering and terrorist financing
    - Article 64 Opinion on the draft decision regarding Equinix’s Controller BCRs
  • Answer given by Mr Reynders to a MEP written question - Data protection in cases of persons suspected of ‘subversive or anti-establishment’ behaviour

ECB, EURO & ECONOMY

FUTURE OF EUROPE

  • Agenda for: Meeting of the Coreper (Part.1) of 8 January 2021