• Answer given by Mr Gentiloni to a MEP written question - COVID-19: made in China, financed by the US


  • Commission approves Italian scheme to support companies active in road passenger transport by bus affected by the coronavirus pandemic (SA.101992)  - Midday Express
  • Commission approves €7.5 million Croatian scheme to support the maritime, transport and transport infrastructure sectors affected by the coronavirus pandemic
    (SA.101061) - Midday Express


  • Report on the European instrument for Temporary Support to mitigate Unemployment Risks in an Emergency (SURE) following the COVID-19 outbreak pursuant to Article 14 of Council Regulation (EU) 2020/672 - SURE at 18 months: third bi-annual report
  • REACT-EU: €107.3 million to support recovery in France, Germany and the Netherlands - Midday Express


  • Non-opposition to a notified concentration (Case M.10597 - SMS / Altor Fund Manager / Kaefer Holding / Kaefer Isoliertechnik)
  • Competition: EU and China meet during 23rd Competition Week to discuss competition policy priorities - Midday Express
  • Commission clears acquisition of Duvenbeck Group by Waterland Private Equity (M.10632) - Midday Express
  • Commission clears acquisition of joint control of AHH by Waverly and TPG (M.10665) - Midday Express
  • Germany - Merger project in the agricultural trade sector: Bundeskartellamt approves BAT's joint control of Rudolf Peters
  • Italy - Acquisition by Angelini Holding S.p.A. of sole control over Fameccanica Data S.p.A. - C12439
  • Italy - Acquisition by Industeel Belgium S.A. of sole control of Centro Servizi Metalli S.p.A. - C12438



  • Agenda for: Trade Policy Committee (Generalised System of Preferences (GSP)) of 30 March 2022
  • Agenda for: Customs 2027 Programme - CPG/008 - CLEN - Proficiency Test on Polymers and Products of Chapter 39 of 10 May 2022
  • Minutes of : Customs 2027 Programme - CPG/008 - CLEN -  Progress meeting of the SAMANCTA Group of 16 February 2022
  • EU and certain Member states - Certain measures concerning palm oil and oil palm crop-based biofuels - Malaysia - Second Written Submission by the EU - WT/DS600 
  • EU-Japan trade bounces back to pre-pandemic levels


  • Action brought on 3 February 2022 - Novasol Vs. ECHA (Case T-70/22)
    Re: annulment, on the basis of Article 263 of the TFEU, ECHA’s decision SME D (2021)8531-DC, of 25 November 2021, in which it found that the applicant cannot be recognised as an SME and is not eligible for the reduced fees for a medium-sized enterprise, as claimed at the time of the submissions
  • Agenda for: Meeting of EP IMCO Committee of 28 March 2022
  • Proposal for a Regulation of the European Parliament and of the Council on foreign subsidies distorting the internal market - See Amendments, Compromise amendments & Draft opinion
  • Eurobarometer: EU SMEs working towards sustainability 


  • Proposal for a Regulation of the European Parliament and of the Council on a pilot regime for market infrastructures based on distributed ledger technology - Outcome of the EP's first reading (Brussels, 23 to 24 March 2022)
  • ESAs issue updated supervisory statement on the application of the Sustainable Finance Disclosure Regulation
  • ESMA publishes its Final Report on the EU carbon market


  • Council Directive amending Directives 2008/118/EC and (EU) 2020/262 as regards tax-free shops situated in the French terminal of the Channel Tunnel


  • Agenda for: Committee for the Common Organisation of the Agricultural Markets - Arable crops & Olive oil of 01 April 2022
  • Fisheries: Commission activates crisis measures to financially support fishery and aquaculture sectors - IP/22/2003QaA & Decision
  • InvestEU Blue Economy: Commission and EIB to mobilise €500 million with new equity fund for maritime economy



  • Agenda for: Employment, Social Policy, Health & Consumer Affairs Council (Health) of 29 March 2022
  • Agenda for: Working Group on MDCG- NBO (Notified Bodies Oversight) of 29 March 2022
  • Minutes of the Commission Expert group on clinical trials of 14 December 2021
  • Commission Recommendation (EU) 2022/495 of 25 March 2022 on monitoring the presence of furan and alkylfurans in food
  • European Health Union: HERA call for representatives of civil society and industry to join its Civil Society Forum and Joint Industrial Cooperation Forum
  • Public consultation for the targeted revision of the Cosmetic Products Regulation
  • EU rapid alert system for dangerous non-food products - Report-2022-12
  • EMA - Meeting highlights from the Committee for Medicinal Products for Human Use (CHMP) of 21-24 March 2022
  • EMA - New gene therapy to treat adult patients with multiple myeloma



  • Proposal for a for a Regulation of the European Parliament and of the Council on roaming on public mobile communications networks within the Union (recast) - Outcome of the EP's first reading (Brussels, 23-24 March 2022)
  • Remarks by Executive Vice-President Vestager for the political agreement on the Digital Markets Act
  • Digital Markets Act: landmark Big Tech regulation agreed in boost to consumer choice - See Beuc Statement


  • Agenda for: Horizontal Group on Cyber Issues of 29 March 2022
  • Request for a preliminary ruling from the Verwaltungsgerichtshof (Austria) lodged on 14 January 2022 - Datenschutzbehörde (Austria) (Case C-33/22)
    Re: Regulation (EU) 2016/679, processing of personal data, free movement of data, Article 2(2), Article 51(1) Article 77(1) of the GDPR, meaning of recital 16 of the GDPR
  • European Commission and United States Joint Statement on Trans-Atlantic Data Privacy Framework - IP/22/2087 & FactSheet
  • Answer given by Mr Breton to a MEP written question - Consumer control over personal vehicle data must be central in European legislation
  • ENISA report demonstrates how pseudonymisation can be deployed in practice to further promote the protection of health data during processing


  • Call for evidence: Pre-trial detention – EU recommendation on rights and conditions - Recommendation - Feedback period/ 25 March 2022 - 22 April 2022


  • Commission presents report on results of public survey on the EU's economic governance framework - Midday Express
  • Draft Minutes of the Council of the European Union (Economic & Financial Affairs) of 15 March 2022
  • ECB clarifies common approach to policy choices offered by European banking rules
  • ECB Guide on options and discretions available in Union law - Consolidated version
  • ECB Survey of Monetary Analysts (SMA), April 2022


  • European Council meeting (24 and 25 March 2022) - Conclusions
  • Agenda for: Meeting of the Coreper (Part.1 - see list of Documents & Part.2 - see list of Documents) of 30 March and 01 April 2022
  • Future of Europe: first debate on Conference proposals wraps up - IP/22/2143


  • Agenda for: Meeting of the Conventional Arms Exports subgroup (COARM) of the Working Party on Non-Proliferation and Arms Exports of 06 April 2022
  • Agenda for: Meeting of the Conventional Arms Exports subgroup (CONOP) of the Working Party on Non-Proliferation and Arms Exports of 05 April 2022
  • Qatar: High Representative Josep Borrell in Doha to enhance bilateral and regional ties and engage on the new global security landscape
  • Kuwait: High Representative Josep Borrell discussed bilateral partnership and regional consequences of Russia’s war in Ukraine
  • DPRK: Declaration by the High Representative on behalf of the EU on the intercontinental ballistic missile (ICBM) launch
  • Saudi Arabia: Statement by the Spokesperson on the latest Houthi attacks
  • Myanmar: Joint Statement on Armed Forces Day


  • Commission urges Member States to act on ‘golden passports' and ‘golden residence permits' schemes, and to take immediate steps in the context of the Russian invasion of Ukraine - IP/22/1731
  • Stand Up for Ukraine: European Commission and Government of Canada team up with Global Citizen to mobilise support for refugees - IP/22/2112
  • Statement of Eurojust President Mr Ladislav Hamran following visit of EU Ministers of Justice on Ukraine
  • Eurojust supports joint investigation team into alleged core international crimes in Ukraine