EU CORONAVIRUS RESPONSES

HEALTH

  • Draft – Commission Implementing Decision granting a conditional marketing authorisation under Regulation (EC) No 726/2004 of the European Parliament and of the Council for "COVID-19 Vaccine AstraZeneca - COVID-19 Vaccine (ChAdOx1-S [recombinant])", a medicinal product for human use 
  • Vaccine strategy: Budget MEPs quiz EU health chief Sandra Gallina
  • EU Health Policy Platform webinar - COVID-19 vaccination - What you need to know as a health professional (10 February 2021, 11.00 – 13.00 CET)
  • EMA starts rolling review of REGN-COV2 antibody combination (casirivimab / imdevimab)

MOBILITY

STATE AID

  • Commission approves €5 million Slovenian public support to compensate the Fraport Slovenija for damages caused by coronavirus outbreak (SA.59994) - Midday Express

TRADE

  • WTO - Committee on Technical Barriers to Trade - Proposals on conformity assessment procedures, transparency, and COVID-19 - 9th triennial review - Submission from the European Union
  • WTO - Committee on Trade Facilitation - Sharing experiences related to the COVID-19 crisis - Communication from the European union - Revision

COMPETITION

  • Withdrawal of notification of a concentration (Case M.10008 - Egeria/Parcom/Wood Holdingco JV)
  • Non-opposition to a notified concentration (Case M.8851 - BASF/Bayer Divestment Business)
  • Prior notification of a concentration (Case M.10116 - ION/NN/bpfBOUW/IRP JV)
  • Summary of Commission Decision of 1 October 2019 declaring a concentration compatible with the internal market and the functioning of the EEA Agreement (Case M.9076 - Novelis/Aleris )
    - Opinion of the Advisory Committee on mergers 
    - Final Report of the Hearing
  • Commission clears acquisition of joint control of Galp Gás Natural Distribuição by Allianz Capital Partners, Marubeni and Toho Gas (M.10084) - Midday Express
  • Portugal - EURODIAL notifies the acquisition of sole control over the Haemodialysis Unit of ULSBA.
  • Slovakia - AMO SR initiated an administrative proceedings in the matter of a merger of undertakings FARMA INVEST, s. r. o., KRATKY GLOBAL: Private Equity, a.s., and Slovenské farmárske, družstvo
  • Slovakia - AMO SR initiated an administrative proceedings in the matter of a merger of undertakings Union poisťovňa and Poštová poisťovňa

TRADE & CUSTOMS

  • Report - Meeting of the Sanitary and Phytosanitary Joint Management Committee - 16-19 November 2020
  • Minutes of the Customs Expert group - Tariff and Statistical Nomenclature Section HS/WCO Coordination Sector 7-12 January 2021
  • Notice amending the notice of initiation of an anti-dumping proceeding concerning imports of aluminium flat-rolled products originating in the People’s Republic of China
  • WTO - European Union and certain Member states - Certain measures concerning palm oil and oil palm crop-based biofuels - Request for consultations by Malaysia - Request to join consultations - Communication from Colombia and from Argentina
  • Commission Delegated Regulation (EU) 2021/114 of 25 September 2020 amending Annexes II and III to Regulation (EU) No 978/2012 of the European Parliament and of the Council as regards Armenia and Vietnam

INTERNAL MARKET & INDUSTRY

  • Commission Delegated Regulation (EU) 2021/115 of 27 November 2020 amending Annex I to Regulation (EU) 2019/1021 of the European Parliament and of the Council as regards perfluorooctanoic acid (PFOA), its salts and PFOA-related compounds
  • Answer given by Mr Breton to a MEP written question - Inclusion of formaldehyde in Annex XIV to Regulation (EC) No 1907/2006 (REACH) to replace it with substances harmless to human health

FINANCIAL SERVICES

  • Natural persons who are subject to an administrative investigation for insider dealing have the right to remain silent when their answers might establish their liability for an offence that is punishable by administrative sanctions of a criminal nature, or their criminal liability (See CPR Nº 11/2021 - Judgment of the Court of Justice in Case C-481/19, Consob)
  • Financial benchmarks: Council adopts new rules addressing LIBOR cessation
  • ESMA publishes Annual Report on the application of waivers and deferrals for equity instruments
  • ESMA - Summary of conclusions Management Board meeting - 15 December 2020 1 4 November 2020

TAXATION

EMPLOYMENT SOCIAL POLICY

  • Commission disburses €14 billion under SURE to nine Member States - IP/21/309

ENVIRONMENT & CLIMATE CHANGE

HEALTH, FOOD & PRODUCT SAFETY

  • Agenda of the meeting of the Standing Committee on Plants, Animals, Food and Feed - Section: "General food law" of 9 February 2021
  • Denmark joins the 1+ Million Genomes Initiative - Midday Express
  • Endorse the 2020 Thematic Networks' Joint Statements!

AREA OF FREEDOM, SECURITY & JUSTICE

FUTURE OF EUROPE

  • Agenda for: Meeting of the Coreper (Part.1 & Part.2) of 03 February 2021

EXTERNAL RELATIONS

  • The EEA EFTA Forum of local and regional authorities discuss Green Deal and minimum wages
  • Kazakhstan: Statement by the Spokesperson on the increasing pressure on human rights NGOs