• ECDC - COVID-19 Aviation Health Safety Protocol: Operational guidelines for the management of air passengers and aviation personnel in relation to the COVID-19 pandemic
  • EASA and ECDC take first steps to relax COVID-19 measures for air travel


  • Commission approves €698 million Italian scheme to support the tourism sector in the context of coronavirus pandemic (SA.102136) - IP/22/2803
  • Commission approves €380 million Italian scheme to support the tourism and spa sectors in the context of the coronavirus pandemic (SA.102137) - Midday Express
  • Commission approves €5 million Irish scheme to support Helicopter Emergency Medical Services in the context of the coronavirus pandemic (SA.102557) - Midday Express
  • Commission will phase out State aid COVID Temporary Framework - Statement/22/2980


  • The Court of Justice sets out the criteria for defining a dominant position in connection with exclusionary practices on the basis of anticompetitive effects of the conduct of an incumbent operator in the context of the liberalisation of the electricity market (See CPR No.84/2022 - Judgment of the Court of Justice in Case C-377/20, Servizio Elettrico Nazionale and Others)
  • Opinion of Advocate General Emiliou of 12 May 2022 in Case C‑883/19 P, HSBC Holdings plc, HSBC Bank plc, HSBC Continental Europe, formerly HSBC France Vs. European Commission
    Re: Appeal - Competition - Article 101 TFEU - Manipulation of the Euribor interbank reference rates - Exchange of confidential information - Restriction ‘by object’ - Single and continuous infringement - Settlement - Hybrid procedure - Presumption of innocence - Right to good administration - Duty of impartiality
  • Prior notification of a concentration (Case M.10616 - CAF / Coradia Polyvalent Business / Talent 3 Business /)
  • Prior notification of a concentration (Case M.10579 - PON Holdings / Autohaus Adelbert Moll / Flexxdrive)
  • Prior notification of a concentration (Case M.10736 - Itochu / Isuzu Motors / JV)
  • Commission clears creation of a joint venture by Interparking Servizi and Ospedale San Raffaele (M.10674) - Midday Express
  • Commission clears creation of a joint venture by HSBC and Temasek (M.10571) - Midday Express
  • Commission clears creation of joint venture by Selfinvest and LLG (M.10710) - Midday Express
  • Commission clears acquisition of Inetum by Bain Capital (M.10661) - Midday Express
  • Commission clears acquisition of VSEA by Valeo (M.10682) - Midday Express
  • Speech by Maria João Melícias "What are the most efficient enforcement tools for preventing and combatting anti-competitive agreements? "
  • UK - CMA - Cartels exploiting cost-of-living crisis will face action, warns CMA
  • UK - CMA - Phase 2 referral of the proposed acquisition of the Perpetuus Group by Shanghai Kington Technologies and others


  • ESA approves financial support for Norwegian businesses negatively impacted by the war in Ukraine


  • Judgment of the Court of 12 May 2022 in Case C-260/20 P, European Commission Vs. Hansol Paper Co. Ltd
    Re: Appeal - Dumping- Implementing regulation (EU) 2017/763 - Imports of certain lightweight thermal paper originating in the Republic of Korea - Definitive anti-dumping duty - Calculation of the dumping margin - Calculation of the injury margin - Determination of injury
  • Agenda for: Meeting of the Trade Policy Committee (Deputies) of 13 May 2022
  • Communication in accordance with Article 34 (7)(a)(iii) of Regulation (EU) No 952/2013 of the European Parliament and of the Council, on decisions relating to binding information issued by the customs authorities of the Member States concerning the classification of goods in the customs nomenclature
  • Notice of initiation of an expiry review of the anti-dumping measures applicable to imports of certain seamless pipes and tubes of iron (other than cast iron) or steel (other than stainless steel), of circular cross-section, of an external diameter exceeding 406,4 mm, originating in the People’s Republic of China


  • Agenda for: 3rd meeting of the High Level Roundtable on the Chemicals Strategy of 18 May 2022
  • Proposal for a Regulation of the European Parliament and of the Council on foreign subsidies distorting the internal market - See the first 4-column table


  • Consumer protection: Commission adopts stronger consumer rules for online financial services - IP/22/2979 & Proposal 
  • EBA sees progress in the implementation of the supervisory review and evaluation process and of the supervisory priorities for 2021 but flags some areas for improvement
  • Commission Delegated Regulation (EU) /... amending the regulatory technical standards laid down in Delegated Regulation (EU) No 183/2014 as regards the specification of the calculation of specific and general credit risk adjustments


  • Opinion of Advocate General Medina of 12 May 2022 in Case C‑250/21, Szef Krajowej Administracji Skarbowej Vs. O. Fundusz lnwestycyjny Zamknięty reprezentowany przez O S.A.
    Re: Reference for a preliminary ruling - VAT - Directive 2006/112/EC - Article 2(1)(c) - Taxation of the services for consideration - Direct link between the services supplied and the consideration received by the taxable person - Article 135(1)(b) - Exemption for the ‘granting … of credit’ - Synthetic securitisation - Sub-participation agreement
  • Judgment of the Court of 12 May 2022 in Case C-714/20, U.I. Srl v Agenzia delle dogane e dei monopoli - Ufficio delle dogane di Venezia
    Re: Reference for a preliminary ruling - Customs Union - VAT - Directive 2006/112/EC - Article 201 - Persons liable to pay tax - Import VAT - Customs Code of the Union - Regulation (EU) No 952/2013 - Article 77(3) - Joint and several liability of the indirect customs representative and the importing company - Customs duties
  • Judgment of the Court of 12 May 2022 in Case C 556/20, Schneider Electric SA, Axa SA, BNP Paribas, Engie, Orange SA, L’Air liquide, société anonyme pour l’étude et l’exploitation des procédés Georges Claude Vs. Premier ministre, Ministre de l’Economie, des Finances et de la Relance
    Re: Request for a preliminary ruling - System of advance payments and tax credits at the time of redistribution of dividends - Relationship between the Parent-Subsidiary Directive (Directive 90/435/EEC) and the fundamental freedoms - Withholding tax - Taxation of dividends paid to a parent company under Article 4 of Directive 90/435 - Provisions relating to the payment of tax credits to the recipients of dividends (Article 7(2) of Directive 90/435)


  • Compensation in respect of days of paid annual leave not taken and the corresponding holiday bonus pay granted to temporary agency workers must be at least equal to that which would be granted to them if they had been recruited directly by the user undertaking to occupy the same job for the same period of time (See CPR No.82/2022 - Judgment of the Court of Justice in Case C-426/20, Luso Temp)  


  • Member states agree on negotiating mandate for gas storage proposal
  • Commissioner Simson in Estonia to promote a just clean energy transition - Midday Express
  • Moldova takes first step towards electricity supply diversification - Energy Community
  • Secretariat’s task force coordinates delivery of 60 metric tons of critical energy equipment to Ukraine - Energy Community


  • Proposal for a Council Decision on the conclusion and on the signing, on behalf of the Union, of the Voluntary Partnership Agreement between the European Union and the Co-operative Republic of Guyana on forest law enforcement, governance and trade in timber products to the European Union
  • Making the polluter pay: Commission seeks views on EU environmental liability laws
  • Fit for 55: MEPs back CO2 emission standards for cars and vans
  • Healthy Mobility: A new approach to urban space environments - Heal 
  • MEPs opt for weak car targets in blow to affordable EVs and climate - T&E


  • Minutes of the Expert group on food hygiene and official controls of food of animal origin (E03522) of 15 February 2022
  • Commission Implementing Decision (EU) 2022/729 of 11 May 2022 amending Implementing Decision (EU) 2021/1195 as regards harmonised standards for quality management systems and for application of risk management to medical devices
  • Report from the Commission on the operation of Directive 2011/24/EU on the application of patients' rights in cross-border healthcare
  • EFSA - Scientific Opinion - Pest categorisation of High Plains wheat mosaic virus
  • EMA - Extended mandate: First meeting of Executive Steering Group on Shortages and Safety of Medicinal Products (MSSG)
  • ECDC - Epidemiological update: Hepatitis of unknown aetiology in children




  • For the purpose of identifying the law applicable to a maintenance payment, the habitual residence of its recipient is that of the place where the habitual centre of his or her life is located, particularly where it concerns a young child (See CPR No.83/2022 - Judgment of the Court of Justice in Case C-644/20, W. J. (Changement de résidence habituelle du créancier d’aliments))
  • Commissioner Gabriel will be in Sofia tomorrow to announce the EU Women Founders' Group - Midday Express


  • NextGenerationEU: European Commission raises a further €9 billion in support of Europe's recovery and resilience - IP/22/2982
  • EU cohesion policy: Commission adopts €2 billion Partnership Agreement with Finland for 2021-2027 - IP/22/2886 
  • Remarks by Commissioner Gentiloni at the press conference on the Debt-Equity Bias Reduction Allowance - DEBRA
  • An empirical study of securitisations of non-performing loans - ECB Occasional Paper Series No.292
  • ECB - Euro area securities issues statistics: March 2022 


  • Statement by Vice President Šefčovič on the Protocol on Ireland / Northern Ireland
  • First meeting of the EU-UK Parliamentary Partnership Assembly on 12 & 13 May 2022



  • FAQs on prohibition to engage with certain state-owned enterprises - Article 5aa – 11 May 2022
  • Commissioner Johansson visits the Republic of Moldova including the border with Romania to discuss the support for those fleeing the war in Ukraine - Midday Express
  • Communication from the Commission - An action plan for EU-Ukraine Solidarity Lanes to facilitate Ukraine's agricultural export and bilateral trade with the EU