• Agenda for: Working Party on Competition of 07 April 2022
  • Prior notification of a concentration (Case M.10666 - Brookfield/Telia Company/Telia Towers Sweden)
  • Austria - Following AFCA’s application the Cartel Court has now imposed a fine of EUR 62.35 million on PORR Group for breaching Austrian and EU antitrust rules. The decision is final
  • Germany - Bundeskartellamt - List of Notified Merger Projects
  • Ireland - CCPC opens further consultation on proposed guidelines for exercising new competition law powers
  • Italy - Fuel, investigation launched into alleged cartel among petrol stations in Livigno
  • Italy - Roxtec dominance-abuse probe in Italy to continue until year-end - see AGCM Bulletin 2022/No.12 p.5
  • Italy - Cinema associations fined in Italy for boycotting open-air theaters - see AGCM Bulletin 2022/No.12 p.7
  • Romania - The Competition Council has authorised the transaction by which Sensiblu SRL intends to acquire five pharmacies belonging to Eva Medical Farm SRL.
  • Slovak Republic - AMO SR approved the merger of undertakings NN Group N.V. and Finportal, a.s.
  • Slovak Republic - AMO SR initiated an administrative proceeding in the matter of merger of undertakings BDS Sport Group Ltd., Cyprus, A3 Sport, s.r.o., SR and A3 Sport, s.r.o., CR
  • UK - CMA - Suspected anti-competitive behaviour in relation to the pricing of Rangers FC-branded replica football kit 
  • UK - CMA is investigating the Atlantic Joint Business Agreement between American Airlines, members of International Consolidated Airlines Group (British Airways, Iberia and Aer Lingus) and Finnair under Chapter I of the CA98 (See Decision to issue interim measures (4.4.22) & Appendix)


  • Notice of initiation of an expiry review of the anti-dumping measures applicable to imports of certain hot-rolled flat products of iron, non-alloy or other alloy steel (CN codes 7208 10 00, 7208 25 00, 7208 26 00, 7208 27 00, 7208 36 00, 7208 37 00, 7208 38 00, 7208 39 00, 7208 40 00, 7208 52 10, 7208 52 99, 7208 53 10, 7208 53 90, 7208 54 00, 7211 13 00, 7211 14 00, 7211 19 00, ex 7225 19 10, 7225 30 90, ex 7225 40 60, 7225 40 90, ex 7226 19 10, 7226 91 91 and 7226 91 99) originating in the People’s Republic of China
  • Notice of initiation of an expiry review of the anti-dumping measures applicable to imports of okoumé plywood (CN code ex 4412 31 10) originating in the People’s Republic of China
  • Report of 7th round of EU-ESA EPA deepening negotiations - 28 March - 1 April 2022
  • Draft Agenda for: EP INTA Committee of 20 April 2022
  • Draft Report by MEP Anna Cavazzini and Opinion by MEP Benoît Biteau on the future of EU international investment policy - Amendments 1-167
  • WTO - Committee on Technical Barriers to Trade - Notification - European Union - Fully automated motor vehicles with regard to their automated driving system (ADS) 


  • Main results of Education, Youth, Culture and Sport Council of 04-05 April 2022 
    - Council conclusions on ‘Building a European Strategy for the Cultural and Creative Industries Ecosystem’ 
    - Council conclusions on ‘Sport and physical activity, a promising lever to transform behaviour for sustainable development’
    - Council conclusions on ‘Reinforcing intercultural exchanges through the mobility of artists and cultural and creative professionals, and through multilingualism in the digital era’



  • Agenda for: 104th Meeting of the Standing Committee on Administrative Cooperation (SCAC) of 10 May 2022
  • Agenda for: Meeting of the Committee on Excise 07 April and of  04 May 2022
  • Minutes of the 27th Meeting Administrative cooperation in the field of direct taxation of 16 March 2022


  • Situation on agricultural markets particularly following the Russian invasion of Ukraine - Member states' comments



  • Draft Report by MEP Jörgen Warborn on the proposal for a regulation of the European Parliament and of the Council on the use of renewable and low-carbon fuels in maritime transport and amending Directive 2009/16/EC
  • Draft Opinion by MEP Angel Dzhambazki on the proposal for a directive of the European Parliament and of the Council amending Directive (EU) 2018/2001 of the European Parliament and of the Council, Regulation (EU) 2018/1999 of the European Parliament and of the Council and Directive 98/70/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council as regards the promotion of energy from renewable sources, and repealing Council Directive (EU) 2015/652
  • Answer given by EVP Timmermans to a MEP written question - Communication from the Commission to Parliament and the Council on sustainable carbon cycles
  • Answer given by EVP Timmermans to a MEP written question - Impact of climate change on the removal capacity of natural carbon sinks and allocation of national targets (LULUCF)


  • SCHEER - Preliminary Opinion open for comments on "Draft Environmental Quality Standards for Priority Substances under the Water Framework Directive" - PFAS
  • Answer given by Ms Kyriakides to a MEP written question - Danger from fruit and vegetables imported from Turkey



  • Agenda for: 63rd EDPB meeting of 6 April 2022
  • Agenda for: Horizontal Group on Cyber Issues of 5 April 2022
  • The Court confirms that EU law precludes the general and indiscriminate retention of traffic and location data relating to electronic communications for the purposes of combating serious crime (See CPR No.58/22, Judgment in Case C-140/20, Commissioner of An Garda Síochána and others)
  • Minutes of the 7th meeting of the Multistakeholder expert group to support the application of Regulation (EU) 2016/679 (GDPR) of 29 October 2022
  • Answer given by Ms Reynders to a MEP written question - Possible breach of privacy in Decree-Law No 1/2022 and in e-invoicing
  • The Swedish Authority for Privacy Protection (IMY) issues an administrative fine against Klarna Bank AB after investigation


  • Commission Regulation (EU) …/… of XXX amending Regulation (EC) No 1881/2006 as regards maximum levels of delta-9-tetrahydrocannabinol (Δ9-THC) in hemp seeds and products derived therefrom
  • Access to e-evidence: Council authorises member states to sign international agreement
  • Fundamental rights: Council adopts enhanced mandate for the European Union Agency for Fundamental Rights


  • Main results of the Eurogroup of 4 April 2022, see Remarks by Paschal Donohoe and by Commissioner Gentiloni 
  • Council adopts conclusions on strategic autonomy of the European economic and financial sector
  • Remarks by EVP Dombrovskis at the ECOFIN press conference
  • ECB - Euro money market statistics: First maintenance period 2022
  • ECB - Households and non-financial corporations in the euro area: fourth quarter of 2021
  • ECB - Euro area quarterly balance of payments and international investment position: fourth quarter of 2021 


  • Council Implementing Regulation (EU) 2022/535 of 4 April 2022 implementing Regulation (EU) No 36/2012 concerning restrictive measures in view of the situation in Syria
  • Council Implementing Decision (CFSP) 2022/539 of 4 April 2022 implementing Decision 2013/255/CFSP concerning restrictive measures against Syria
  • Ukraine, climate change, and security: EU/ACP Joint Parliamentary Assembly concludes
  • EU-Kazakhstan: 19th Cooperation Committee Meeting of 31 March 2022 - See the Statement


  • FaQs on circumvention and due diligence concerning sanctions adopted following Russia’s military aggression against Ukraine and Belarus' involvement in it - 04 April 2022
  • FaQs on crypto-assets concerning sanctions adopted following Russia’s military aggression against Ukraine - 04 April 2022
  • FaQs on Article 5b of Council Regulation (EU) No 833-2014 on deposits acceptance adopted following Russia’s military aggression against Ukraine - 04 April 2022
  • FaQs on euro-denominated banknotes related matters concerning sanctions adopted following Russia’s military aggression against Ukraine - 04 April 2022
  • Press statement by President von der Leyen on the fifth round of sanctions against Russia
  • EU provides military medical equipment to Ukrainian Armed Forces under the European Peace Facility
  • EU Statement on the Russian atrocities committed in Bucha and other Ukrainian towns delivered at OSCE Special Permanent Council No.1366 in Vienna on 5 April 2022
  • Statement from European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen following her phone call with President Zelenskyy on the Commission's reactions to the atrocities in Bucha
  • Answer given by HR/VP Borrell to a MEP written question - VP/HR’s stance on the situation in Ukraine and EU-NATO cooperation