• Non-opposition to a notified concentration (Case M.10737 - HP / Poly)
  • Non-opposition to a notified concentration (Case M.10844 - Infravia / P4 / Fiberforce)
  • Non-opposition to a notified concentration (Case M.10848 - Permira / H&F / Zendesk)
  • Non-opposition to a notified concentration (Case M.10805 - MDP / HPS / Premfina / iGO4)
  • Non-opposition to a notified concentration (Case M.10856 - Oaktree / CPP Investments / Ports America)
  • Prior notification of a concentration (Case M.10640 - Safran / MBDA / Compagnie Industrielle Des Lasers Cilas)
  • Commission clears acquisition of Fedrigoni by BC Partners and Bain Capital (M.10894) - Midday Express
  • Commission clears acquisition of HIPP by NIS (M.10612) - Midday Express
  • Greece - Decision on the ex officio investigation in the market of construction of marble monuments in Α and B cemeteries in Mytilene
  • Spain - The CNMC extends its investigation to new companies for possible manipulation of tenders for the supply of basic foodstuffs to communities dependent on public bodies
  • Switzerland - COMCO has opened an investigation against a Swiss pharmaceutical company concerning a possible unlawful use of a patent to reduce competitive pressure - 15.09.2022
  • UK - The CMA gives notice of the proposal to accept final undertakings and is inviting comments on the proposed draft undertakings by 5pm on 4 October 2022 - Notice of proposal to accept Draft final undertakings
  • UK - Start of CMA Merger Investigation: Anticipated Acquisition by ALD S.A. of LP Group B.V (The Holding Company of Leaseplan Corporation N.V)


  • Appeal brought on 6 July 2022 by the Republic of Slovenia against the judgment of the General Court of 27 April 2022 in Case T-392/20, Petra Flašker Vs. European Commission (Case C-447/22 P)
    Re: misinterpreting Article 108(2) and (3) TFEU and Article 4(2) and (3) of Regulation 2015/1589; incorrect legal classification of the facts; 
  • Appeal brought on 29 July 2022 by Tirrenia di navigazione SpA against the judgment of the General Court of 18 May 2022 in Case T-593/20 Tirrenia di navigazione SpA Vs. European Commission (Case C-514/22 P)
    Re: Article 107(1) TFEU and of Article 108(2) TFEU; concept of State aid; exemption; Decision (EU) 2020/1412; 2004 Rescue and Restructuring Guidelines
  • Appeal brought on 29 July 2022 by Tirrenia di navigazione SpA against the judgment of the General Court of 18 May 2022 in Case T-601/20 Tirrenia di navigazione SpA Vs. European Commission (Case C-515/22 P)
    Re: Article 85(3) of the Rules of Procedure of the General Court, Commission Decision SA.32014, SA.32015, SA.32016 (2011/C) (ex 2011/NN); Decision (EU) 2020/1411; subsidies for PSOs granted to Adriatica are new aid


  • Agenda for: Trade Policy Committee (Deputy Members) - 23 September 2022
  • Draft Recommendation by MEP Bernd Lange on the proposal for a Council decision on the conclusion on behalf of the European Union, of an agreement on the modification of schedules of specific commitments under the General Agreement on Trade in Services to incorporate Annex 1 of the Declaration on the Conclusion of Negotiations on Services Domestic Regulation of 2 December 2021
  • Commission Implementing Regulation (EU) /... amending Annex I to Council Regulation (EEC) No 2658/87 on the tariff and statistical nomenclature and on the Common Customs Tariff
  • EU's trade defence measures protect over 460,000 European jobs - IP/22/5572 & Report
  • Answer given by Mr Hahn to a MEP written question - Action Plan to fight the illicit tobacco trade 2018-2022
  • WTO - Committee on Technical Barriers to Trade - Notification - European Union - Certificate of conformity in electronic format and read-only
  • Liz Truss admits UK trade deal with US is not on the agenda - Prime minister’s assessment leaves hole in government’s post-Brexit trade strategy - Financial Times


  • Summary of European Commission Decisions on authorisations for the placing on the market for the use and/or for use of substances listed in Annex XIV to Regulation (EC) No 1907/2006 of the European Parliament and of the Council concerning the REACH {4-(1,1,3,3-Tetra methylbutyl)phenol, ethoxylated(4-tert-OPnEO)}
  • Draft opinions by MEP Maria-Manuel Leitao-Marques & and MEP Geert Bourgeois: "Establishing a framework of measures for strengthening Europe's semiconductor ecosystem (Chips Act)"  
  • Draft Council Conclusions on the Research Infrastructures - Presidency text
  • 44th session of the WIPO Intergovernmental Committee on Intellectual Property and Genetic Resources, Traditional Knowledge and Folklore (IGC) (Geneva, 12 - 16 September 2022) - Final EU/Member States Statements
  • Speech by EVP Vestager on the Single Market Emergency Instrument
  • Answer given by Mr Breton to a MEP written question - Fertiliser production 
  • Germany: EIB supports vehicle development and international expansion of EVUM Motors
  • Single Market Emergency Instrument: chambers ask for rebalancing of priorities and more legal certainty - See Eurochambres reaction
  • Swifter and more effective EU emergency measures needed to address the energy crisis and to preserve the European steel industry - See Eurofer Statement


  • The general and indiscriminate retention of traffic data by operators providing electronic communications services for a year from the date on which they were recorded is not authorised, as a preventive measure, for the purpose of combating market abuse offences including insider dealing (See CPR Nº 157/2022 - Judgment of the Court of Justice in Joined Cases C-339/20, C-397/20; VD) 
  • EBA responds to the EU Parliament’s 2020 Discharge report


  • Request for a preliminary ruling from the Tribunal de première instance du Luxembourg (Belgium) of 21 June 2022 - SA CEZAM Vs. Belgian State (Case C-418/22)
    Re: Articles 62[(2)], 63, 167, 206, 250 and 273 of Council Directive 2006/112/EC; Article 70[(1)] of the VAT Code, Article 1 of and part V of Table G in the annex to Royal Decree No 41; infringement
  • Answer given by Mr Gentiloni to a MEP written question - Reducing VAT on food products


  • Digitalisation and changes in the world of work - Study by the EP EMPL Committee


  • "Agriculture and Fisheries" Council on 26 September 2022
    - Meeting of the Ministers of Agriculture of Estonia, Hungary, Latvia, Lithuania, Poland, Romania, Slovakia and EU Commissioner for Agriculture during the International Dairy Cooperatives Forum (8 September 2022, Białystok) - Information from the Polish delegation 
    - Permanent grassland - Information from the Lithuanian delegation on behalf of the Estonian, Latvian and Lithuanian delegations


  • Agenda for: Working Party on Energy - 22 September 2022
  • Agenda for: Energy Efficiency Directive Committee (Directive 2012/27/EU) - 21 September 2022
  • Answer given by EVP Timmermans to a MEP written question - Quality requirements for bioethanol
  • A grand bargain to steer through the European Union’s energy crisis - See Bruegel Policy Paper 


  • Agenda for: Climate Change Committee meeting - 29 September 2022
  • Agenda for: Working Party on International Environment Issues (Global) - 27 September 2022
  • Clientearth - We’ve started legal action against the classification of gas as ‘sustainable’ - Financial Times


  • Commission Regulation (EU) 2022/1616 of 15 September 2022 on recycled plastic materials and articles intended to come into contact with foods, and repealing Regulation (EC) No 282/2008
  • European Health Union: A new EU approach on cancer detection – screening more and screening better - IP/22/5562, QaA, FactSheet & Proposal for a Council Recommendation 
  • EMA and the Heads of Medicines Agencies (HMA) have issued a joint statement confirming that biosimilar medicines approved in the EU are interchangeable with their reference medicine or with an equivalent biosimilar
  • EMA - Meeting highlights from the Committee for Medicinal Products for Human Use (CHMP) 12-15 September 2022
  • EMA - New medicine to protect babies and infants from respiratory syncytial virus (RSV) infection
  • ECDC - Pilot protocol for a COVID-19 vaccine effectiveness study using health data registries


  • Agenda for: 2nd Meeting of the Destination Earth Coordination Group (DCG) - 30 September 2022
  • Request for a preliminary ruling from the Verwaltungsgerichtshof (Austria) of 10 June 2022 - Google Ireland Limited, Tik Tok Technology Limited and Meta Platforms Ireland Limited Vs. Kommunikationsbehörde Austria (Komm Austria) (Case C-376/22)
    Re: electronic commerce; Article 3(4)(a)(ii) of Directive 2000/31/EC; Article 3(5) of Directive 2000/31/EC; Article 28a(1) of Directive 2010/13/EU; video-sharing platform; Audiovisual Media Services Directive


  • According to Advocate General Rantos, a competition authority may, in exercising its powers, take account of the compatibility of a commercial practice with the General Data Protection Regulation (See CPR Nº 158/2022 - Opinion of the Advocate General in the Case C-252/21, Meta Platforms and Others (Conditions générales d’utilisation d’un réseau social) 
  • The Court of Justice confirms that EU law precludes the general and indiscriminate retention of traffic and location data, except in the case of a serious threat to national security (See CPR Nº 156/2022 - Judgment of the Court of Justice in Joined Cases C-793/19, C-794/19, SpaceNet)
  • Agenda for: Horizontal Working Party on Cyber issues - 21 September 2022
  • New EDPB opinion on certification criteria - See Opinion 25/2022
  • Hurrah for Denmark, Top Winner of the 2022 European Cybersecurity Challenge - ENISA
  • Cyber Resilience Act: a big step forward for digital resilience but too much too soon - See DigitalEurope Statement



  • EU and South Partner countries discuss the curricula on cross-Mediterranean judicial cooperation - See Eurojust Statement


  • Von der Leyen makes big promises, but will they be enough? - See EPC Policy Brief


  • Commission proposes to provide additional €550 million to Croatia and €142 to Lithuania under SURE - Midday Express
  • REACT-EU: nearly €100 million for three Spanish regions to support post-pandemic recovery, employment and health - Midday Express
  • NextGenerationEU: Commission receives payment request from Croatia for EUR 700 million under the Recovery and Resilience Facility - Midday Express
  • ECB - Euro area monthly balance of payments: July 2022
  • ECB - Enhancing private and public risk sharing - Occasional Paper Series No.306
  • COVID-19 and retirement decisions of older workers in the euro area - Economic Bulletin Issue 6, 2022
  • Does the tail wag the dog? A closer look at recent movements in the distributions of professional forecasters’ inflation expectations - Economic Bulletin Issue 6, 2022


  • Action brought on 29 July 2022 - QM Vs. Council (Case T-471/22)
    Re: Annulment of Council Decision (CFSP) 2022/849 and of Council Implementing Regulation (EU) 2022/840
  • Informal EU Foreign Ministers meeting: Remarks by the HR Josep Borrell upon arrival 


  • FaQs on import, purchase and transfer of listed goods concerning sanctions adopted following Russia’s military aggression against Ukraine
  • Declaration by the High Representative on behalf of the EU on the alignment of certain countries concerning restrictive measures in respect of actions undermining or threatening the territorial integrity, sovereignty and independence of Ukraine
  • Survive and thrive: A European plan to support Ukraine in the long war against Russia - See ECFR Policy Brief