• Initiation of proceedings (Case M.10325 - Kronospan / Pfleiderer Polska)
  • Non-opposition to a notified concentration (Case M.10603 - Carlyle / Altadia)
  • Non-opposition to a notified concentration (Case M.10632 - Waterland / Duvenbeck)
  • Non-opposition to a notified concentration (Case M.10607 - Lone-Star Funds / SPX Flow)
  • Non-opposition to a notified concentration (Case M.10657 - Samsung Biologics / Samsung Bioepis)
  • Prior notification of a concentration (Case M.10716 - PLD / NBIM / Target Asset Bleiswijk)
  • Commission approves Parker's acquisition of Meggitt, subject to conditions (M.10506) - IP/22/2404
  • Commission clears acquisition of joint control of Command Alkon by HeidelbergCement and Thoma Bravo (M.10529) - Midday Express
  • Croatia - State Commission for the Supervision of Public Procurement Procedures and Croatian Competition Agency sign a memorandum of agreement
  • Germany - Annual report of the Market Transparency Unit for Fuels – Bundeskartellamt launches ad-hoc examination of the mineral oil sector
  • Italy - A541 - Caronte & Tourist fined almost €4m for excessive prices for ferries across the Strait of Messina
  • Spain - CNMC clears seven mergers in March
  • UK - CMA - Suspected anti-competitive behaviour in relation to the sale of Leicester City FC-branded products and merchandise


  • Commission notice on current State aid recovery interest rates and reference/discount rates applicable as from 1 May 2022
  • Commission approves €15.1 million Slovak scheme to support development of forest management plans (SA.102015) - Midday Express
  • Commission authorises €500 million Luxembourg scheme to compensate energy intensive companies for indirect emission costs (SA.63709) - Midday Express
  • Answer given by Ms Vestager to a MEP written question - Support for the agricultural sector to counter the effects of the crisis sparked by the increase in energy prices in the EU


  • Agenda for: Meeting of the EP INTA Committee of 25 April 2022
  • Minutes of the 230th meeting of the Customs Code Committee - Tariff and Statistical Nomenclature (Sub-section Agriculture /Chemistry) of 14-15 March 2022
  • Council Decision (EU) 2022/598 of 5 April 2022 on the position to be taken on behalf of the European Union within the Joint Committee established by the Agreement on the European Economic Area as regards the amendment of Protocol 4 on rules of origin to that Agreement, and repealing Decision (EU) 2020/2058
  • Corrigendum to Commission Implementing Regulation (EU) 2022/558 of 6 April 2022 imposing a definitive anti-dumping duty and definitively collecting the provisional duty imposed on imports of certain graphite electrode systems originating in the People’s Republic of China (Official Journal of the European Union L 108 of 7 April 2022)
  • Commission Implementing Regulation (EU) /... terminating the ‘new exporter’ reviews of Commission Implementing Regulation (EU) 2017/2230 imposing a definitive anti-dumping duty on imports of trichloroisocyanuric acid originating in the People’s Republic of China, for three Chinese exporting producers, imposing the duty with regard to these producers’ imports and terminating the registration of these imports
  • Commission Implementing Decision (EU) / terminating the partial interim review of anti-dumping measures applicable to imports of certain hot-rolled flat products of iron, non-alloy or other alloy steel originating in Russia
  • WTO - Committee on Technical Barriers to Trade - Notification - Notification -  European Union - General product safety - G/TBT/N/EU/885
  • WTO Secretariat note examines impact of the crisis in Ukraine on global trade and development
  • EU wakes up, moves on FTA with India -



  • Financial Markets: Commission consults on money market funds rules (see the full text of the MMF Regulation) - Midday Express
  • EBA publishes final draft technical standards on the risk retention requirements for securitisations


  • Public consultation - Excise duty on alcohol and alcoholic beverages - evaluation of excise duty rates and tax structures - Evaluation - Feedback period: 11 April 2022 - 04 July 2022
  • Answer given by Ms Urpilainen to a MEP written question - EU development aid to non-cooperative tax jurisdictions 



  • Minutes of: Meeting of the Expert Group on the European Food Security Crisis Preparedness and Response Mechanism (EFSCM) - 23 March 2022 
    - Safeguarding food security and reinforcing the resilience of food systems - Presentation
    - EFSCM 3. Setting the scene - 1st regular meeting of the expert group - Presentation 
  • Answer given by Mr Wojciechowski to a MEP written question - Security of food supplies


  • Special Report No 02/2022 by the European Court of Auditors: Energy efficiency in enterprises: Some energy savings but weaknesses in planning and project selection - Council conclusions (11.04.2022)
  • Cover Note on the ACER and CEER Reflection on the EU Strategy to Harness the Potential of Offshore Renewable Energy for a Climate Neutral Future
  • Italy looks to demote Russia and make Algeria its top gas supplier - Getting more gas to Italy will require investment in Algeria to boost production (See ENI Statement) - 


  • Minutes of the Expert group on the implementation of the nitrates Directive of 17 March 2022
  • Conclusions of the Council and the representatives of the governments of the Member States, meeting within the Council – Fostering engagement among young people as actors of change in order to protect the environment
  • Decision (EU) 2022/591 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 6 April 2022 on a General Union Environment Action Programme to 2030


  • Minutes - 18th Meeting of the Expert Group on Tobacco Policy established under Commission Decision C(2014) 3509 - 9 February 2022)
  • Commission Implementing Regulation (EU) /... correcting the French language version of Implementing Regulation (EU) 2021/1533 imposing special conditions governing the import of feed and food originating in or dispatched from Japan following the accident at the Fukushima nuclear power station
  • Addressing Patient Access Inequalities in Europe - See Efpia Report March 2022  


  • Commission Implementing Regulation (EU) 2022/594 of 8 April 2022 amending Regulation (EC) No 474/2006 as regards the list of air carriers banned from operating or subject to operational restrictions within the Union


  • Agenda for: Horizontal Group on Cyber Issues & VTC informal meeting of members of the Horizontal Group on Cyber Issues of 19 April 2022
  • Answer given by Mr Reynders to a MEP written question - Data protection and personality rights in connection with the Winter Olympics in China (Beijing 2022)



  • EU-UK relations: European Union ensures continued supply of medicines to Northern Ireland, as well as Cyprus, Ireland and Malta - IP/22/2385


  • Agenda for: Meeting of the Coreper (Part.2) of 13 April 2022
  • Future of Europe: Conference nears finalisation of policy recommendations - IP/22/2402
  • EU launches process to slash Hungary’s funds over rule-of-law breaches - Hungary is the first country to face proceedings under the new power -


  • Main Results: Council of the European Union (Foreign Affairs) of 11 April 2022
  • Council Implementing Regulation (EU) 2022/592 of 11 April 2022 implementing Regulation (EU) No 359/2011 concerning restrictive measures directed against certain persons, entities and bodies in view of the situation in Iran
  • Council Decision (CFSP) 2022/596 of 11 April 2022 amending Decision 2011/235/CFSP concerning restrictive measures directed against certain persons and entities in view of the situation in Iran - See Notice 1 & Notice 2
  • Commission Implementing Regulation (EU) 2022/595 of 11 April 2022 amending certain Regulations concerning restrictive measures and setting out a single list for the Annexes to those Regulations containing the contact details of Member States’ competent authorities and the address for notifications to the European Commission
  • US sanctions Western Balkan figures, citing ‘threat to regional security’ - Those targeted include former leaders of North Macedonia and the short-lived State Union of Serbia and Montenegro -


  • Corrigenda to Council Regulation (EU) 2022/328 of 25 February 2022 amending Regulation (EU) No 833/2014 concerning restrictive measures in view of Russia’s actions destabilising the situation in Ukraine ( OJ L 49, 25.2.2022 )
  • Corrigenda to Council Regulation (EU) No 833/2014 of 31 July 2014 concerning restrictive measures in view of Russia’s actions destabilising the situation in Ukraine (OJ L 229, 31.7.2014)
  • Corrigendum to Council Regulation (EU) No 692/2014 of 23 June 2014 concerning restrictions on the import into the Union of goods originating in Crimea or Sevastopol, in response to the illegal annexation of Crimea and Sevastopol (OJ L 183, 24.6.2014)
  • Ukraine: EU humanitarian operation in the Republic of Moldova enhances assistance for refugees - IP/22/2396
  • Ukraine: EU countries to receive €3.5 billion in additional pre-financing for hosting refugees
  • Commissioner Sinkevičius in Romania to discuss the impact of the war in Ukraine - Midday Express
  • Answer given by HR/VP Borrell to a MEP written question - Measures against countries supporting Russia’s war of aggression
  • Answer given by HR/VP Borrell to a MEP written question - Nuclear safety in Ukraine 
  • BEREC supports joint actions by Ukrainian and EU operators to ensure affordable connectivity for Ukrainian refugees
  • Belarus is not Russia: why EU should not give up on Belarus - euobserver