• Answer given by Ms Kyriakides to a MEP written question - Use of medicines to treat COVID-19 and the risk of antimicrobial resistance 
  • Answer given by Ms Kyriakides to a MEP written question - Authorisation of medicines by the Commission 


  • Commission approves Italian ‘umbrella' scheme to support companies affected by the coronavirus pandemic (SA.101025) - Midday Express


  • REACT-EU: €136 million to support six Polish regions in the fight against the coronavirus pandemic and to support their digital and green transition - IP/22/366


  • COVID-19: Council removes Argentina, Australia and Canada from the list of countries for which travel restrictions should be lifted - See Council Recommendation (EU) 2022/66


  • Non-opposition to a notified concentration (Case M.10450 - CDP / Macquarie / Open Fiber)
  • Prior notification of a concentration (Case M.10509 - Mira / OTPP / PGGM / BCI / Omers / Aimco / Puget)
  • Prior notification of a concentration (Case M.10590 - PAI Partners / OTPP / Veonet)
  • Commission clears acquisition of joint control of Peel Ports by PG, GIP, APG and AS (M.10535) - Midday Express
  • PTT Global Chemical's Allnex buyout clearance decision published by EU regulator (See M.10432)
  • Vinci's Dinsa II purchase clearance decision published by EU (See M.10314)
  • Denmark - Nightclubs are fined for market sharing agreement
  • Germany - Achieving sustainability in a competitive environment - Bundeskartellamt concludes examination of sector initiatives
  • Iceland - ICA directs recommendations to authorities regarding Isavia and the competitive environment at Keflavik Airport
  • Norway - Decision in Foodora case: exclusivity agreements with restaurants not allowed
  • Romania - The Competition Council approved the taking over of Life Line-Medical Center S.R.L. by Unirea Medical Center S.R.L.
  • Romania - The Competition Council examines the entry of Unilink SA into the shareholding of Safety Insurance Broker SA
  • UK - Corporate report - Register of breaches of the CMA's markets and merger remedies


  • Commission authorises rescue aid in the form of a €20 million loan from the French State to Air Austral (SA.100758) - Midday Express
  • Answer given by EVP Vestager to a MEP written question - Follow-up question on Decision E2/2005 regarding State aid measures


  • Notice of initiation of an expiry review of the anti-dumping measures applicable to imports of sodium gluconate (ex 2918 16 00) originating in the People’s Republic of China
  • Commission Implementing Regulation (EU) 2022/64 of 17 January 2022 amending Implementing Regulations (EU) 2020/761 and (EU) 2020/1988 as regards the management system of some tariff quotas and the quantities that may be imported under certain
  • Agenda for: 2022 EU-Canada CETA Civil Society Forum of 07 & 08 February 2022
  • Agenda for EP INTA Committee of 24 & 25 January 2022
  • Commission extends anti-dumping duties on grain-oriented flat rolled products of silicon-electrical steel (GOES)
  • WTO - Items proposed for consideration at the next meeting of Dispute Settlement Body of 25 January 2022
  • WTO - Comoros discusses accession, post-accession technical assistance with development partners


  • Agenda for : Working Party on Competitiveness & Growth (High Level) of 03 February 2022
    - Lunchtime debate: Fit for 55 and the competitiveness of industry 
    - Preventing new obstacles in the services single market: the recent Proportionality Test Directive
  • Higher education: making EU's universities ready for the future through deeper transnational cooperation - IP/22/365
  • New European Bauhaus: applications open for the 2022 Prizes - IP/21/347 & QaA
  • Four hazardous chemicals added to the Candidate List - ECHA/NR/22/01
  • New advice for determining dose levels in toxicity testing - ECHA/NR/22/02
  • List of authorisation Decisions adopted on the basis of Article 64(8) of Regulation (EC) No 1907/2006 (REACH)
    - CSR - REACH Authorisation decisions - 
    OPnEO - LETI; - Chromium trioxide - SRG Global IBI-Uses 1-2; - Chromium trioxide - Eaton;  - Chromium trioxide - Volta; CT-SD - U.S. Steel Kosice


  • DORA Regulation - Three-column table to commence trilogues
  • Directive amending Directives 2006/43/EC, 2009/65/EC, 2009/138/EU, 2011/61/EU, EU/2013/36, 2014/65/EU, (EU) 2015/2366 and EU/2016/2341 - Three-column table to commence trilogues
  • EBA publishes a Discussion Paper on its preliminary observations on selected payment fraud data under the Payment Services Directive
  • EBA confirms the continued application of COVID-19 related reporting and disclosure requirements until further notice


  • EU drive for corporate tax deal sparks divisions Premium content - French presidency plans to advance on one part of the OECD deal, with eye on elections - Financial Times




  • Draft - Commission Regulation (EU) …/… of XXX laying down eco-design requirements for off mode, standby mode, and networked standby energy consumption of electrical and electronic household and office equipment pursuant to Directive 2009/125/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council
  • European Green Deal: Commission launches public consultation on biobased, biodegradable and compostable plastics
  • Answer given by to a MEP written question - The Glasgow Climate Pact (GCP)
  • Ceramic makers face up to dangers of EU carbon challenge - Fragmentation of the energy-hungry industry threatens its ability to respond to environmental rules - Financial Times


  • Draft - Commission Implementing Regulation (EU) …/... of XXX laying down common specifications for the groups of products without an intended medical purpose listed in Annex XVI to Regulation (EU) 2017/745 of the European Parliament and of the Council on medical devices
  • Commission Regulation (EU) 2022/63 of 14 January 2022 amending Annexes II and III to Regulation (EC) No 1333/2008 of the European Parliament and of the Council as regards the food additive titanium dioxide (E 171)


  • Answer given by Mr Breton to a MEP written question - Conflicts of interest of members of the high-level expert group on artificial intelligence
  • Answer given by Mr Breton to a MEP written question - Competition regulation by the Danish telecoms authority in connection with local and regional fibre network operators 


  • The revocation of an assurance of naturalisation must have due regard to the principle of proportionality where that revocation prevents the person concerned from recovering the citizenship of the Union (See CPR Nº 5/2022 - Judgment of the Court of Justice in Case C-118/20, Wiener Landesregierung (Révocation d'une assurance de naturalisation)
  • Despite the fact that the Court has previously held that the German legislation setting minimum rates for fees for services provided by architects and engineers (the HOAI) is contrary to the Services Directive, a national court, when hearing a dispute between private individuals, is not required, solely on the basis of EU law, to disapply that German legislation (See Nº 6/2022 - Judgment of the Court of Justice in Case C-261/20, Thelen Technopark Berlin)


  • Opinion of the ECB of January 2022 on a proposal to amend Regulation (EU) No 575/2013 on prudential requirements for credit institutions and investment firms with respect to resolution  
  • Guideline (EU) 2022/67 of the ECB of 6 January 2022 amending Guideline (EU) 2021/830 on balance sheet item statistics and interest rate statistics of monetary financial institutions
  • Main Results of the Eurogroup meeting of 17 January 2022 - See Remarks by Pascal Donohoe & Gentiloni
  • ECB Survey of Monetary Analysts (SMA), February 2022


  • Future of Europe: Conference Plenary discusses Citizens' Panels' recommendations - IP/22/393
  • Possible items for College agendas from 26 January to 27 July 2022
  • Roberta Metsola elected new President of the European Parliament


  • Afghanistan: EU supports the education, health and livelihoods of the Afghan people with €268.3 million - IP/22/382
  • Russia’s threat to invade Ukraine and Europe’s soft power - See CEPS Brief
  • China and Russia test the limits of EU power - The EU needs to respond to economic coercion or its geopolitical ambitions will be cruelly exposed - Financial Times