EU CORONAVIRUS RESPONSES

HEALTH

  • Data for the maps in support of the Council Recommendation on a coordinated approach to the restriction of free movement in response to the COVID-19 pandemic in the EU/EEA

STATE AID

  • Commission approves €3 million Slovenian scheme to support the MICE sector in the context of coronavirus outbreak (SA.64238) - Midday Express

TRANSPORT

  • Coronavirus: EU supports Member States with transport of essential supplies - IP/21/3963 

COMPETITION

  • Non-opposition to a notified concentration (Case M.10047 - Schwarz Group/SUEZ Waste Management Companies)
  • Non-opposition to a notified concentration (Case M.10373 - Primonial/Samsung/Target)
  • Prior notification of a concentration (Case M.10367 - Platinum Equity Group/Grupo Urbaser)
  • Commission clears acquisition of joint control of NGM by MEF4, CDC et 3i (M.10283) - Midday Express
  • Commission clears acquisition of a newly created joint venture by Proximus and Eurofiber (M.10070) - Midday Express
  • Commission clears acquisition of joint control over Techco JV by DBS, JPMC, and Temasek (M.10299) - Midday Express
  • Answer given by Ms Vestager to a MEP written question - Towards a performance audit of the Commission’s Directorate-General for Competition 
  • Portugal - Competition Authority issues Statement of Objections to private hospitals and their business association for anticompetitive agreement

STATE AID

  • Authorisation for State aid pursuant to Articles 107 and 108 of the TFEU - Cases where the Commission raises no objections
  • Communication from the Commission - Commission Notice on the enforcement of State aid rules by national courts
  • Commission approves 2022-2027 regional aid map for Czechia - IP/21/3982
  • Commission approves €14.3 million Dutch aid to support a carbon capture and use facility (SA.61295) - Midday Express
  • Commission approves €19 million Spanish scheme for supporting professional operators investing in protection facilities against vector insects (SA.63699) - Midday Express
  • Answer given by Ms Vestager to a MEP written question - Cost of the actions against Apple and Amazon
  • Answer given by Ms Vestager to a MEP written question - Approval of the aid measures for goods transport provided for in Article 214 of Italian Government Decree Law 34/2020 (converted into Law 77/2020)

TRADE & CUSTOMS

  • Anti-dumping proceeding concerning imports of certain hot-rolled flat products of iron, non-alloy steel originating in Turkey – Cover Note
  • Anti-dumping proceeding concerning imports of certain corrosion-resistant steels originating in Turkey – Cover Note
  • Draft Second Report by MEP Daniel Caspary on the proposal for a regulation of the European Parliament and of the Council on the access of third-country goods and services to the Union’s internal market in public procurement and procedures supporting negotiations on access of Union goods and services to the public procurement markets of third countries
  • Draft - Commission Implementing Regulation (EU) …/... of XXX derogating from the rules on the proof of origin provided for in Implementing Regulation (EU) 2020/761 and applicable to certain import tariff quotas for poultry meat and amending Implementing Regulation (EU) 2020/761 with regard to the quantities of cheese available for export licences to the USA
  • Council Decision (EU) 2021/1234 of 13 July 2021 on the conclusion of the Agreement between the European Union and the Kingdom of Thailand pursuant to Article XXVIII of the General Agreement on Tariffs and Trade (GATT) 1994 relating to the modification of concessions on all the tariff-rate quotas included in the EU Schedule CLXXV as a consequence of the United Kingdom’s withdrawal from the European Union
  • Agreement between the European Union and the Kingdom of Thailand pursuant to Article XXVIII of the General Agreement on Tariffs and Trade (GATT) 1994 relating to the modification of concessions on all the tariff-rate quotas included in the EU Schedule CLXXV as a consequence of the United Kingdom’s withdrawal from the European Union
  • Answer given by EVP Dombrovskis to a MEP written question - US trade retaliation against Spain, Italy and Austria for digital services taxes: the so-called Google Tax
  • Answer given by Mr Wojciechowski to a MEP written question - Moroccan competition for EU tomatoes
  • WTO - Informal Trade Policy Review Body meeting - Trade Monitoring Report - Remarks by DG Okonjo-Iweala
  • WTO report: Full trade recovery at risk without equitable vaccine roll-out

INTERNAL MARKET & INDUSTRY

  • Commission Delegated Regulation (EU) 2021/1243 of 19 April 2021 supplementing Regulation (EU) 2019/2144 of the European Parliament and of the Council by laying down detailed rules concerning the alcohol interlock installation facilitation in motor vehicles and amending Annex II to that Regulation

FINANCIAL SERVICES

  • Regulation (EU) 2021/1230 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 14 July 2021 on cross-border payments in the Union (codification)
  • ESMA - Summary of conclusions Board of Supervisors - 20 May 2021
  • ESMA - SoC Management Board - 19 May 202

ENERGY

  • France delays EDF reforms after failure to agree terms with Brussels - State-owned utility postpones overhaul aimed at giving it firepower to invest in nuclear and renewables – Financial Times 

TRANSPORT

  • Minutes of the 15th Meeting of the Expert Group on Urban Mobility, 15 June 2021
  • Commission Implementing Regulation (EU) 2021/1228 of 16 July 2021 amending Implementing Regulation (EU) 2016/799 as regards the requirements for the construction, testing, installation, operation and repair of smart tachographs and their components
  • Commission communication concerning the procedure laid down by Article 1, paragraph 4 of Council Directive 96/67/EC
  • Second plenary meeting of the sub-group on social matters related to aircrews - 29 June 2021

AREA OF FREEDOM, SECURITY & JUSTICE

  • Regulation (EU) 2021/1232 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 14 July 2021 on a temporary derogation from certain provisions of Directive 2002/58/EC as regards the use of technologies by providers of number-independent interpersonal communications services for the processing of personal and other data for the purpose of combating online child sexual abuse 

FUTURE OF EUROPE

EXTERNAL RELATIONS

  • Council Implementing Regulation (EU) 2021/1241 of 29 July 2021 implementing Article 21(2) of Regulation (EU) 2016/44 concerning restrictive measures in view of the situation in Libya and repealing Regulation (EU) No 204/2011
  • Council Decision (CFSP) 2021/1251 of 29 July 2021 amending Decision (CFSP) 2015/1333 concerning restrictive measures in view of the situation in Libya (See Notice 1 & Notice 2)
  • Council Implementing Regulation (EU) 2021/1242 of 29 July 2021 implementing Regulation (EU) No 267/2012 concerning restrictive measures against Iran
  • Council Decision (CFSP) 2021/1252 of 29 July 2021 amending Decision 2010/413/CFSP concerning restrictive measures against Iran (See Notice 1 & Notice 2)
  • Global Education Summit: Team Europe pledges leading contribution of €1.7 billion to the Global Partnership for Education - IP/21/3906 
  • Cuba: Declaration by the High Representative on behalf of the European Union on recent events
  • Statement by president Charles Michel on the political situation in Georgia