• Opinion of Advocate General Kokott of 22 September 2022 in Case C‑312/21, Tráficos Manuel Ferrer SL, Ignacio Vs. Daimler AG
    Re: Reference for a preliminary ruling - Competition - Antitrust law - Private enforcement - ‘Truck cartel’ - Article 101 TFEU - Principle of effectiveness - Directive 2014/104/EU - National rules on the allocation of the costs of the proceedings - Information asymmetries - Impossibility or unreasonable difficulties in quantifying harm - Estimation of the amount of harm
  • Commission clears acquisition of sole control of Interpane by AGC Glass Europe (M.10864) - Midday Express
  • Belgium - Competition Authority imposes interim measures to remedy the disregard of the competition rules applicable to the development of a standard for Cloud applications
  • Portugal - The AdC issued a non-opposition decision to the merger 38/2022 - Porto Mobilidade / AMP
  • Portugal - The AdC issued a non-opposition decision to the merger 34/2022 - Grupo Salvador Caetano / Estabelecimentos Comerciais
  • UK - CMA launched its merger inquiries in the anticipated acquisition by GIC (Realty) Private Limited and Greystar Real Estate Partners, LLC of Student Roost via Roost Bidco Limited
  • Big tech groups face probe by UK regulator over cloud services - Ofcom will assess whether Amazon, Microsoft and Google are limiting innovation and growth - Financial Times


  • Commission approves €96 million Italian scheme to support companies in Lombardy in the context of Russia's invasion of Ukraine (SA.103947) - Midday Express
  • ESA approves aid for Norwegian projects participating in a European hydrogen value-chain initiative


  • Agenda for: Working Party on Trade Questions - 27 September 2022
  • Agenda - Specialised Committee on Participation in Union Programmes (SCPUP) established by the EU-UK Trade and Cooperation Agreement
  • Proposal for a Council Decision on the position to be taken on behalf of the European Union in the Joint Committee established by the Agreement between the European Community, of the one part, and the Government of Denmark and the Home Government of the Faroe Islands, of the other part, as regards the adoption of the Rules of Procedure of the EC/Faroe Islands Joint Committee
  • Decision No 1/2022 of the EU-Switzerland Joint Committee of 6 September 2022 amending Tables III and IV of Protocol 2 to the Agreement between the European Economic Community and the Swiss Confederation of 22 July 1972, as amended
  • WTO - Agency heads call for urgent action to address global food security crisis



  • Judgment of the Court of 22 September 2022 in Case C-330/21, The Escape Center BVBA Vs. Belgische Staat
    Re: Reference for a preliminary ruling - Taxation - VAT - Directive 2006/112/EC - Article 98 - Member States' option to apply a reduced rate of VAT to certain supplies of goods and services - Annex III, point 14 - Concept of 'right to use sports facilities' - Sports halls - Individual or group coaching 


  • Council of the EU (Agriculture and Fisheries) - 26 September 2022
    - Rising carnivore populations in Europe: Challenges for agriculture and rural areas - Note from the Austrian delegation, supported by Croatia, Finland, Hungary, Latvia, Romania and Slovakia
    - Future for European eel stock and those depending on it - Information from the Commission
    - Agricultural aspects of the revision of the Industrial Emission Directive


  • Draft Report by MEP Markus Pieper (ITRE Committee) on the Proposal for a Directive of the European Parliament and of the Council amending Directive (EU) 2018/2001 on the promotion of the use of energy from renewable sources, Directive 2010/31/EU on the energy performance of buildings and Directive 2012/27/EU on energy efficiency (COM(2022)0222 - C9-0184/2022 - 2022/0160(COD)) 
  • ACER consults on revision of methodology for automatic increase of maximum electricity price in case of demand spikes


  • Opinion of Advocate General Kokott of 22 September 2022 in Case C‑375/21, Sdruzhenie ‘Za Zemyata - dostap do pravosadie’ and Others
    Re: Reference for a preliminary ruling - Directive 2010/75/EU - Industrial emissions - Integrated prevention and reduction of pollution - Setting of less strict emission limit values - Compliance with environmental quality standards - Obligations of the competent authority - Directive 2008/50/EC - Ambient air quality - Air quality limit values for the protection of human health - Exceedance - Air quality plan
  • Agenda for: Working Party on International Environmental Issues (Global) - 27 September 2022
  • Agenda for: Meeting of the Committee established under Article 24 of Regulation (EU) No 517/2014 on fluorinated greenhouse gases - 4 October 2022
  • Proposal for a Directive of the European Parliament and of the Council amending Directive 2003/87/EC establishing a system for greenhouse gas emission allowance trading within the Union, Decision (EU) 2015/1814 concerning the establishment and operation of a market stability reserve for the Union greenhouse gas emission trading scheme and Regulation (EU) 2015/757 - Four-column document
  • Joint letter to European policymakers on CO2 standards for cars and vans - see ePURE Statement


  • Agenda for: Meeting of the PAFF Committee, section Phytopharmaceuticals - Pesticide Residues - 26 & 27 September 2022


  • Regulation of the European Parliament and of the Council on a Single Market For Digital Services and amending Directive 2000/31/EC (Digital Services Act)
  • Commission Recommendation (EU) 2022/1634 of 16 September 2022 on internal safeguards for editorial independence and ownership transparency in the media sector
  • Answer given by Mr Breton to a MEP written question - Ensuring freedom of speech on very large online platforms for the defence of the fundamental right to health under the Digital Services Act
  • The Netherlands - ACM publishes draft guidelines regarding the rules for online platforms and search engines
  • Why it is time to move digital skills to the top of the EU’s agenda - see  DigitalEurope Policy Paper


  • Opinion of Advocate General Campos Sanchez-Bordona of 22 September 2022 in Case C‑34/21, Hauptpersonalrat der Lehrerinnen und Lehrer beim Hessischen Kultusministerium intervener: Minister des Hessischen Kultusministeriums als Dienststellenleiter
    Re: Reference for a preliminary ruling - Protection of personal data - Regulation (EU) 2016/679 - Processing of data in the context of employment - Article 88(1) - More specific rule - Requirements of Article 88(2) - Regional school system - Lessons live-streamed by videoconference - Absence of explicit consent from the teachers
  • EDPS takes legal action as new Europol Regulation puts rule of law and EDPS independence under threat 
  • ENISA - Developing a Strong Cybersecurity Workforce: Introducing the European Cybersecurity Skills Framework


  • The suspension, due to the Covid-19 pandemic, of the implementation of a decision to transfer an asylum seeker to the Member State responsible does not have the effect of interrupting the six-month time limit for transfer (See CPR Nº 160/2022 - Judgment of the Court of Justice in Joined Cases C-245/21, C-248/21, Bundesrepublik Deutschland (Suspension administrative de la décision de transfert))
  • Withdrawal of international protection further to a danger to national security: EU law precludes Hungarian legislation which provides that the person concerned or his or her legal representative can access the case file only after obtaining authorisation to that end, and without being provided with the grounds of the decision (See CPR Nº 161/2022 - Judgment of the Court of Justice in Case C-159/21, Országos Idegenrendeszeti Főigazgatóság and Others)
  • Eurojust and ICC Prosecutor launch practical guidelines for documenting and preserving information on international crimes
  • Europol - 20 countries spin a web for human traffickers during a hackathon


  • Minutes of the Meeting of the Coreper - 07 September 2022


  • Interview with Isabel Schnabel, Member of the Executive Board of the ECB, conducted by Florian Schmidt on 15 September 2022
  • Pricing of green bonds: drivers and dynamics of the greenium - ECB Working Paper Series No.2728
  • Deflationary financial shocks and inflationary uncertainty shocks: an SVAR Investigation Pricing of green bonds: drivers and dynamics of the greenium - ECB Working Paper Series No.2727


  • EU announces historic €715 million for the Global Fund to save millions of lives from AIDS, tuberculosis and malaria - IP/22/5650 & Statement by President von der Leyen
  • China: HR/VP Josep Borrell meets State Councillor/Foreign Minister of China Wang Yi
  • Joint Statement by President von der Leyen and Prime Minister Liz Truss
  • Answer given by HR/VP Josep Borrell to a MEP written question - Human rights concerns in Azerbaijan following the EU-Azeri gas deal
  • EFTA Council meets in Geneva for the second time under Liechtenstein’s Chairmanship


  • Informal Foreign Affairs Council: Press remarks by High Representative Josep Borrell after the extraordinary meeting in New York
  • Declaration by the High Representative on behalf of the European Union on Russia’s war of aggression against Ukraine
  • Ukraine: Statement by the Spokesperson on the sentencing of Crimean Tatar leaders by Russia
  • Decision (EU) 2022/1628 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 20 September 2022 providing exceptional macro-financial assistance to Ukraine, reinforcing the common provisioning fund by guarantees by Member States and by specific provisioning for some financial liabilities related to Ukraine guaranteed under Decision No 466/2014/EU, and amending Decision (EU) 2022/1201
  • EU plans new sanctions after Putin’s nuclear escalation threat -