• Authorisation for State aid pursuant to Articles 107 and 108 of the TFEU - Cases where the Commission raises no objections


  • Agenda for: Customs Programme - CLEN preparatory meeting for the 25th CLEN Plenary Meeting - 12-13 December 2022
  • Commission Implementation Regulation (EU) /... imposing a definitive anti-dumping duty on imports of aspartame originating in the People’s Republic of China, following an expiry review pursuant to Article 11(2) of Regulation (EU) 2016/1036 of the European Parliament and of the Council
  • Commission notice concerning the application of the transitional rules of origin providing for diagonal cumulation between the applying Contracting Parties (’applying Contracting Party' means a Contracting Party to the PEM Convention that incorporates the PEM transitional rules of origin in its bilateral preferential trade agreements with another Contracting Party to the PEM Convention) in the pan-Euro-Mediterranean (PEM) zone
  • Council Decision (EU) 2022/1987 of 13 October 2022 on the signing, on behalf of the Union, of the 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
  • Council Decision (EU) 2022/1994 of 17 October 2022 on the position to be taken on behalf of the European Union within the Sub-Committee on Geographical Indications established by the
  • Comprehensive and Enhanced Partnership Agreement between the European Union and the European Atomic Energy Community and their Member States, of the one part, and the Republic of Armenia, of the other part, as regards the adoption of its rules of procedure
  • Recommendation No 1/2022 of the EU-Republic of Moldova Association Council of 22 August 2022 on the EU-Republic of Moldova Association Agenda
  • EU-Australia relations: framework agreement enters into force today


  • Draft opinion by MEP Deirdre Clune (PPE): Proposal for a Directive of the European Parliament and of the Council on Corporate Sustainability Due Diligence and amending Directive (EU) 2019/1937- at EP IMCO Committee on 26 October 2022


  • Agenda for: Working Party on on Financial Services and the Banking Union (Basel III) - 26 October 2022
  • Sanctions: Commissioner McGuinness calls high level meeting on sanctions implementation - Midday Express
  • Communication from the Commission on guidelines for a best-execution process for sales of non-performing loans on secondary markets
  • Answer given by Ms McGuinness to a MEP written question - Use of peat-based products in connection with the taxonomy


  • Judgment of the Court of 20 October 2022 in Case C-295/21, Allianz Benelux SA Vs. Belgian State, SPF Finances
    Re: Reference for a preliminary ruling - Common system of taxation applicable to parent companies and subsidiaries of different Member States - Directive 90/435/EEC - Article 4(1) - Exemption in respect of a parent company of dividends paid by its subsidiary - Carryover of excess definitively taxed income to subsequent tax years - Absorption of a company with excess definitively taxed income by another company - National legislation restricting the transfer of those surpluses to the absorbing company


  • Answer given by Mr Wojciechowski to a MEP written question - Getting farmers involved in the efforts to reduce nitrates by 2030  


  • European Council conclusions on energy and economy - 20 October 2022
  • Commission and International Energy Agency promote measures to support SMEs in the energy crisis - Commissioner Simson's remarks - Midday Express
  • Draft opinion & Amendments by MEP Maria Grapini (S-D): Proposal for a Directive of the European Parliament and of the Council on common rules for the internal markets in renewable and natural gases and in hydrogen (recast) - at EP IMCO Committee on 26 October 2022
  • Spain and France ditch contentious gas pipeline for undersea project - Financial Times
  • Germany concedes move to cap gas prices as EU wrestles with energy crisis - Financial Times
  • European gas: low prices do not spell the end of the crisis - The real test for Europe lies further ahead than this coming winter - Financial Times


  • Agenda for: Working Party on the Environment - 25 October 2022 
  • Parliament calls on all countries to step up their 2030 climate targets before COP27, to limit global warming in line with the Paris agreement - see the EP resolution


  • Commission Regulation (EU) / amending Regulation (EC) No 1881/2006 as regards maximum levels of dioxins and dioxin-like PCBs in certain foodstuffs


  • Draft opinion by MEP Adam Bielan (ECR): Proposal for a Regulation of the European Parliament and of the Council on harmonised rules on fair access to and use of data (Data Act)
  • EDPB - The French SA fines Clearview AI EUR 20 million


  • MEPs call on EU governments to combat LGBTIQ+ hatred and crimes - see the EP resolution
  • Malta - Daphne Caruana Galizia murder: accountability and reforms “deficient”, MEPs say - see the EP resolution
  • The European Parliament agreed not to accept travel documents that Russia has issued in the areas it illegally occupies in Ukraine and Georgia - see the EP resolution
  • Draft report / Draft recommendation by MEP Biljana Borzan (S-D): Proposal for a directive of the European Parliament and of the Council amending Directives 2005/29/EC and 2011/83/EU as regards empowering consumers for the green transition through better protection against unfair practices and better information - at EP IMCO Committee on 26 October 2022


  • EU Cohesion Policy: €2.5 billion for a just climate transition in Germany - IP/22/6275
  • EU Cohesion Policy: €4.6 billion for Latvia to support a green and fair economy and society in 2021-2027 - IP/22/6249
  • NextGenerationEU: Commission receives payment request from Slovenia for €49.6 million under the Recovery and Resilience Facility - Midday Express


  • Main Results of the European Council meeting - 20 & 21 October 2022 - Remarks by President Charles Michel and by President von der Leyen
  • Metsola calls for forceful response to energy crisis, inflation, war in Ukraine - see the full speech


  • Q&A EU Monitoring Capacity to Armenia
  • European Union Consolidated list of Travel Bans as updated on 18 October 2022
  • Burkina Faso: MEPs demand immediate return to constitutional order - see the EP resolution
  • Vice-President Maroš Šefčovič visits Iceland to highlight unique cooperation with EEA EFTA states - Midday Express
  • Latin America: HR/VP Borrell to visit Uruguay and Argentina and co-chair the CELAC-EU Ministerial - Midday Express
  • Draft opinion & Amendments 1-19 by MEP Andreas Schieder: Implementation report on the Agreement on the withdrawal of the UK from the EU - at EP AFET Committee on 25 October 2022


  • Ukraine: EU sanctions three individuals and one entity in relation to the use of Iranian drones in Russian aggression See: Regulation (EU) 2022/1985 & Decision (CFSP) 2022/1986
  • Rail: Commission initiates feasibility study to better connect Ukrainian and Moldovan railway networks with EU - Midday Express