• Prior notification of a concentration (Case M.10887 - Ineos / Sinopec / JV)
  • Prior notification of a concentration (Case M.10888 - Ineos / Sinopec / Ineos Styrolution Advanced Materials)
  • Prior notification of a concentration (Case M.10922 - Interparking Servizi / GKSD / JV)
  • Commission clears acquisition of Esdec by Rivean and Blackstone (M.10883) - Midday Express
  • Commission clears acquisition of Green Veracity Acquisition Holdings by LGP and CVC (M.10878) - Midday Express
  • Commission clears acquisition of joint control of GNLG by KfW and Nederlandse Gasunie (M.10909) - Midday Express
  • Commission clears acquisition of Norstella and Citeline by Hg, WCAS and Warburg Pincus (M.10845) - Midday Express
  • Portugal - New Challenges to Competition Enforcement in a Much More Online and Greener World - Margarida Matos Ros
  • The Netherlands - ACM and its Norwegian counterpart issue guidelines for the clothing sector regarding the use of a material index in marketing communications
  • UK - CMA: Morrisons' proposals provisionally clear way for McColl’s deal


  • Commission approves €150 million Finnish strategic reserve to support security of electricity supply (SA.55604) - IP/22/5787
  • Commission approves €80 million Slovenian scheme to support its economy in context of Russia's war against Ukraine (SA.104116) - Midday Express


  • Agenda for: Trade Policy Committee (Full Members) - 14 October 2022
  • Commission Implementing Regulation (EU) 2022/1924 of 10 October 2022 imposing a definitive anti-dumping duty on imports of sodium cyclamate originating in the People’s Republic of China and Indonesia following an expiry review pursuant to Article 11(2) of Regulation (EU) 2016/1036 of the European Parliament and of the Council
  • EU exports under Free Trade Agreements surpass €1 trillion - IP/22/6069
    - Report & Working Document from the Commission on Implementation and Enforcement of EU Trade Agreements
  • MEPs back new trade instrument to protect the EU from economic blackmail
  • WTO - Brazil seeks to join Agreement on Trade in Civil Aircraft
  • Members brainstorm on initiating “second wave” of WTO fisheries subsidies talks
  • WTO - Colombia initiates appeal arbitration in frozen fries dispute, discloses panel report


  • Commission Delegated Directive (EU) .../… of 5.10.2022 amending Directive 2009/43/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council as regards the updating of the list of defence-related products in line with the updated Common Military List of the European Union of 21 February 2022
  • New European Bauhaus under Cohesion Policy: €50 million call for innovative projects in cities - IP/22/6003
  • Commission kicks off work on a European Solar Photovoltaic Industry Alliance - Midday Express
  • EIT Deep Tech Talent Initiative to train one million European talents


  • 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 of concerning the REACH



  • Opinion of MEP Karima Delli on the proposal for a directive of the European Parliament and of the Council on improving working conditions in platform work
  • Draft Directive (EU) 2022/... of the European Parliament and of the Council on improving the gender balance among directors of listed companies and related measures (first reading)
    - Adoption of the Council's position at first reading and of the statement of the Council's reasons & Member States Statements
  • DiscoverEU awards 35,000 rail tickets to young people this autumn - IP/22/6047 


  • Agenda for: Council of the European Union (TTE - Energy) - List of "A items" - 25 October 2022
  • Proposal for a Directive (EU of the European Parliament and of the Council on energy efficiency (recast) - 4 column document
  • Proposal for a Directive of the European Parliament and of the Council amending Directive (EU) 2018/2001 of the European Parliament and of the Council, Regulation (EU) 2018/1999 of the European Parliament and of the Council and Directive 98/70/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council as regards the promotion of energy from renewable sources, and repealing Council Directive (EU) 2015/652 - 4 column document
  • Answer given by President von der Leyen to a MEP written question - Commission’s reasons for omitting to take into account the energy dependency rate when drafting the allocation key under the REPowerEU proposal
  • Final ACER/CEER Annual Report on the Results of Monitoring the Internal Electricity and Natural Gas Markets in 2021


  • Agenda for: Working Party on International Environment Issues (UNECE TEIA) - 19 October 2022
  • Commission's intention to open discussions on joining, on behalf of the EU, the High Ambition Coalition to End Plastic Pollution - Authorisation to negotiate
  • EU Cohesion Policy: €228 million for a just climate transition in Hauts-de-France - Midday Express
  • Shifts in distribution of bird species due to climate change may compromise ecosystem services
  • Retaining deadwood in disturbed forests reduces changes to soil fungal communities and promotes regeneration
  • E-waste: chemical processing without heat may offer efficient method of recovering metals from end-of-life products
  • EEA - Post-pandemic recovery offers European cities chance to boost shift to sustainability


  • EFSA - Scientific Opinion - Safety evaluation of the food enzyme β‐galactosidase from the non‐genetically modified Kluyveromyces lactis strain AE‐KL
  • ECDC - Leptospirosis - Annual Epidemiological Report for 2020
  • EMA - High-quality data to empower data-driven medicines regulation in the European Union


  • Minutes of the RSC Radio Spectrum Committee - Decision n° 676/2002/EC - 05 October 2022
  • Campaign to make Big Tech pay for telecoms networks gathers pace - Decade-long debate over infrastructure investment heats up in streaming era - Financial Times 


  • Minister Donohoe to represent Ireland and the Euro Area at Annual Meetings of the IMF & World Bank Group
  • Statement by President von der Leyen on the Estonian Just Transition Fund


  • Agenda for: Meeting of the Coreper (Part.1 & Part.2) - 12 & 14 October 2022


  • Colombia: EU steps up humanitarian aid by €34 million as Commissioner Lenarčič visits region - IP/22/6009
  • Commissioner Urpilainen in Barbados to launch key partnerships with the Caribbean under Global Gateway - Midday Express
  • Speech by President Charles Michel at the annual conference of EU ambassadors
  • Nicaragua: head of mission to the EU declared persona non grata


  • FAQs on assets freezes following sanctions adopted in view of Russia’s military aggression against Ukraine and Belarus' involvement in it
  • FAQs on the prohibition to access EU ports concerning sanctions adopted following Russia’s military aggression against Ukraine and Belarus' involvement in it
  • FAQs on export-related restrictions pursuant to Articles 2, 2a and 2b of Council Regulation No 833/2014 concerning restrictive measures in view of Russia's actions destabilising the situation in Ukraine
  • Statement by President Charles Michel on Russia's violent attacks against Kyiv and other cities across Ukraine
  • Press remarks by Commissioners Johansson and Schmit on the launch of the EU Talent Pool and strengthened support to provide certainty for those fleeing Russia's war of aggression against Ukraine
  • Statement by Presidentvon der Leyen on the attacks on Ukrainian cities
  • Statement by President von der Leyen with Estonian Prime Minister Kallas 
  • Answer given by Mr Gentiloni to a MEP written question - Economic consequences of the war in Ukraine
  • Answer given by VP Jourova to a MEP written question - Sanctions suspending state-owned media outlets Russia Today and Sputnik in the EU 
  • EU presses Turkey to align on Russia sanctions Premium content - Ankara is the only Nato ally not to impose restrictions on Moscow - Financial Times