• Non-opposition to a notified concentration (Case M.10822 - Ardian / TA Associates / Odealim Group)
  • Non-opposition to a notified concentration (Case M.10791 - Daimler Truck / Nextera / BFM / JV)
  • Prior notification of a concentration (Case M.10873 - Sanlam / Allianz / Sanlam Allianz Africa JV)
  • Prior notification of a concentration (Case M.10923 - Plastic Omnium / HBPO)
  • Communication from the Commission - Withdrawal of Temporary Framework for assessing antitrust issues related to business cooperation in response to situations of urgency stemming from the current COVID-19 outbreak
  • Commission Notice on informal guidance relating to novel or unresolved questions concerning Articles 101 and 102 of the TFEU that arise in individual cases (guidance letters)
  • France - The General Rapporteur of the Autorité de la concurrence indicates that unannounced inspections have been carried out in the leather goods retail sector
  • UK - The CMA launched its merger inquiry in the completed acquisition by Copart, Inc. of Green Parts Specialist Holdings Ltd (Hills Motors) - See the Commencement notice
  • UK - The CMA launched its merger inquiry in the anticipated acquisition by Mzuri Group Ltd of Shuttercraft Holdings Limited - See the Commencement notice


  • Commission approves €134 million German measure to support BASF in the production of renewable hydrogen - IP/22/5943
  • Commission approves €800 million Greek scheme to support non-household electricity consumers in context of Russia's war against Ukraine - IP/22/5890


  • Agenda for: Meeting of the Trade Policy Committee (Deputy Members) - 07 October 2022
  • Agenda for: Meeting of the Dual Use Goods Working Party - 12 October 2022
  • Framework Agreement on Partnership and Cooperation between the European Union and its member states, of the one part, and the Government of Malaysia, of the other part - See the Council Decision on the conclusion and on the signing
  • WCO/WTO Study Report on Disruptive Technologies


  • Agenda for: Working Party on Competitiveness & Growth (Industry) - 12 October 2022
  • CSR - REACH Authorisation decisions - OPnEO - Bio-Rad - Uses 1-2-3-4 - Created by GROW.F.1 - Last update: 03/10/2022


  • Agenda for: Working Party on Intellectual Property (Copyright) - 17 October 2022
  • 34th session of the WIPO Standing Committee on the Law of Patents (SCP) (Geneva, 26-30 September 2022) - Final EU/Member Sates statements



  • Taxation: Anguilla, The Bahamas and Turks and Caicos Islands added to EU list of non-cooperative jurisdictions for tax purposes
  • Initial version of the table, containing the texts of the Commission proposal, Council general approach and the position of the EP on the draft CBAM Regulation
  • Not tackling the veto on minimum tax for multinationals is simply outrageous, deplore EP S&Ds Group




  • Council agrees its position on the REPowerEU proposal, a plan to phase out the Union’s dependency on Russian fossil fuel imports
  • SEEGAS report sets out measures to mitigate gas supply risks in case of Russian gas disruption
  • 24/7 Carbon-free energy matching: shaping the future of corporate energy procurement - see Eurelectric Statement
  • Energy crisis - Breakthrough agreement reached in Council yesterday, strategic also to ensure food supplies - see Copa-Cogeca Statement
  • Orbán lashes out at German ‘bombshell’ energy package - Hungarian premier joins EU leaders upset at lack of bloc-wide solution - Financial Times
  • Warning over winter halts to German energy exports - Country’s leading grid operator says move may be necessary as ‘last resort’ to avoid local shortages - Financial Times


  • Minutes - 7th Committee Meeting on the Sustainability of Biofuels, Bioliquids and Biomass fuels - 14 September 2022
  • MEPs to G20: Increase your climate change targets before COP27 - See Compromise amendments 1-34  
  • Fit for 55: Transport MEPs want car-recharging stations every 60 km 
  • EU and US prosecutors stepping up cooperation in fight against environmental crime - see Eurojust statement
  • Only enough e-fuels to power 2% of cars on the road in 2035 - analysis - Claims that an e-fuels exemption from the EU engine ban for new cars would help decarbonise the existing car fleet do not stand up - see T&E Statement
  • Joint letter to President Ursula Von der Leyen: REACH and CLP reforms
  • Current pesticide reduction measures fail to protect vulnerable groups from pesticide pollution, new study from Italy shows - see HEAL Statement


  • Scientific Opinion on "Draft Environmental Quality Standards for Priority Substances under the Water Framework Directive"
    - Nonylphenol - Adopted on 29 September 2022 - Deadline for comments: 28 October 2022
    - Glyphosate - Adopted on 30 September 2022 - Deadline for comments: 31 October 2022
  • ECDC - Data on the daily number of new reported COVID-19 cases and deaths by EU/EEA country
  • Answer given by Ms Kyriakides to a MEP written question - New EU regulation – digital COVID certificate issued to clinical trial subjects – what is at stake with regard to EU citizens’ safety?






  • Pakistan: EU allocates €30 million in humanitarian aid as Commissioner Lenarčič visits the country - IP/22/5946
  • European Union's position for the 12th meeting of the EU-Israel Association Council held in Brussels on 3 October 2022 - See the Statement & the Informal exchange of views
  • Answer given by HR/VP Josep Borrell to a MEP written question – Latest report on Israeli settlements in the occupied West Bank
  • EU-UK talks: Flexible solutions can be found - See EPP Press Release


  • EU sanctions regimes - Timber related EU sanctions by DG FISMA's Isabelle Monfort - 28 September 2022
  • Ukraine demands more stable financial support from EU - Kyiv exasperated by Brussels’ slow pace of disbursement and anxious over funds for next year - Financial Times
  • Polymetal seeks new home as sanctions hamper operations - Anglo-Russian gold miner seeks shift of Jersey domicile to escape Moscow rules on ‘unfriendly’ jurisdictions - Financial Times