• Prior notification of a concentration (Case M.10789 - Goldman Sachs / Sojitz / JV) 
  • Commission clears acquisition of FutureLife by Hartenberg Holding and CVC (M.10635) - Midday Express
  • Belgium - Competition Authority has opened a formal investigation into possible distortions of competition in the roll-out of fiber networks in Flanders
  • Cyprus - Notification of a concentration concerning the acquisition by CVC Capital Partners SICAV-FIS S.A., of the share capital of The Quality Group GmbH via Asterix AcquiCo GmbH
  • Germany - The Bundeskartellamt has initiated a proceeding against Google Germany GmbH, Hamburg and Alphabet Inc., Mountain View, USA
  • Greece - Competition Guide for Associations of Undertakings


  • Opinion of Advocate General Rantos of 21 June 2022 in Case C‑284/21 P, European Commission Vs. Anthony Braesch, Trinity Investments DAC, Bybrook Capital Master Fund LP, Bybrook Capital Hazelton Master Fund LP, Bybrook Capital Badminton Fund LP
    Re: Appeal – State aid – Restructuring aid – Banking sector – Preliminary examination phase – Decision declaring the aid compatible with the internal market – Admissibility – Fourth paragraph of Article 263 TFEU – Locus standi – Article 108(2) TFEU – Concept of ‘party concerned’ - Regulation (EU) 2015/1589 – Article 1(h) – Concept of ‘interested party’
  • Commission approves €1.14 billion Hungarian scheme to support companies in context of Russia's invasion of Ukraine (SA.103089) - IP/22/3751
  • Commission approves prolongation of Finnish State aid measure to support Finnair in the context of the coronavirus pandemic (SA.103101) - Midday Express
  • Commission approves €20 million Cypriot VAT deferral scheme to support businesses affected by the coronavirus pandemic (SA.102435) - Midday Express
  • Commission approves €11.2 million Irish scheme to support producers of tillage and protein crops in the context of Russia's invasion of Ukraine (SA.102990) - Midday Express
  • Commission approves €45.9 million Portuguese scheme to support companies active in the sector of road freight transport for hire or reward in the context of Russia's invasion of Ukraine (SA.103207) - Midday Express
  • Commission approves €374 million Italian scheme to compensate rail freight transport companies for the damage suffered due to the coronavirus pandemic (SA.63174) - IP/22/3893


  • The WTO is on life support - but the world still needs it - If the global trade body did not exist it would have to be reinvented - Financial Times



  • Proposal for a Directive of the European Parliament and of the Council amending Directives 2011/61/EU and 2009/65/EC as regards delegation arrangements, liquidity risk management, supervisory reporting, provision of depositary and custody services and loan origination by alternative investment funds



  • EU job-seeking aid worth €1.5 million for dismissed workers in Greece
  • EU job-search aid worth €17.7 million for 1 580 dismissed Air France workers




  • Answer given by Ms McGuinness to a MEP written question - Impact of the Russian aggression in Ukraine on energy and commodities markets -
  • Answer given by Ms Simson to a MEP written question - Immediate need for coordinated natural gas extraction in the EU
  • Answer given by Ms Simson to a MEP written question - Hungary’s efforts towards energy independence
  • Proposal for a Directive of the European Parliament and of the Council on energy efficiency
  • EU warns against fossil fuel ‘backsliding’ as coal replaces Russian gas - Ursula von der Leyen says focus should remain on investment in renewables as countries try to avert energy crisis – Financial Times


  • Answer given by Ms Kyriakides to a MEP written question - Food labelling
  • EFSA - Scientific Opinion: Pest categorisation of Platypus apicalis  and of Tetraleurodes perseae
  • EFSA - Scientific Opinion: Follow‐up of the re‐evaluation of glycerol (E 422) as a food additive
  • EFSA - Scientific Opinion: Safety evaluation of the food enzyme rennet containing chymosin and pepsin A from calf abomasum
  • EFSA - Scientific Opinion: Assessment of GM soybean A5547‐127 for renewal authorisation under Regulation (EC) No 1829/2003 (application EFSA‐GMO‐RX‐020)
  • EFSA - Scientific Opinion: Safety assessment of the process Kalex Films and on Greiner Packaging based on Starlinger deCON technology, used to recycle post‐consumer PET into food contact materials


  • EU Consumer protection: TikTok commits to align with EU rules to better protect consumers - IP/22/3823
  • Commission joins forces with Member States to launch a Collaborative Cloud for Europe's cultural heritage - IP/22/3855


  • Answer given by Mr Hahn to a MEP written question - The Commission’s deal with UK firm British Telecom and the protection of EU data 


  • The Court considers that respect for fundamental rights requires that the powers provided for by the PNR Directive be limited to what is strictly necessary (See CPR Nº 105/2022 - Judgment of the Court of Justice in Case C-817/19, Ligue des droits humains) 
  • Council Conclusions on Addressing the external dimension of a constantly evolving terrorist and violent extremist threat
  • Council pushes for further actions to protect journalists and media professionals


  • Recommendation of the members of the Council representing Member States whose currency is the euro of 17 June 2022 to the Council on the adoption by Croatia of the euro on 1 January 2023
  • Eurogroup President Donohoe's report to the President of the Euro Summit of 24 June 2022
  • MEPs focus on inflation and economic divergence with ECB President Lagarde
  • ECB - Euro area monthly balance of payments: April 2022


  • Council approves conclusions on a strategic partnership with the Gulf  
  • Opening speech by President von der Leyen at the European Development Days
  • EU-New Zealand: Council clears the path for the conclusion of a partnership agreement
  • Joint press statement - 9th Association Council meeting between Egypt and the European Union 
    - Relations with Egypt - EU's position for the Association Council's 9th meeting (Luxembourg, 19 June 2022)
  • EU fight against terrorism: one group and three individuals added to the EU sanctions list over terrorism - See Regulation & Decision  
  • Declaration of the European Union and its Member States on upholding and promoting respect for international law, including the principles of the Charter of the United Nations


  • Crimea and the city of Sevastopol: EU extends sanctions over Russia's illegal annexation by one year - See Council Decision (CFSP) 2022/962
  • Ukrainian driving documents: Commission proposes to temporarily ease requirements
  • Why EU enlargement debate remains fraught ahead of summit - EU leaders will consider proposals for a ‘wider Europe’ - Financial Times
  • Admitting Ukraine would advance France’s dream of a more assertive EU - Emmanuel Macron’s visit to Kyiv ought to mark a shift in French thinking on enlargement - Financial Times