• Prior notification of a concentration (Case M.10800 - Ahlsell / Sanistal)
  • Prior notification of a concentration (Case M.10906 - Infravia/ Liberty Global / Telefonica / Opal)
  • Commission approves Philip Morris International's acquisition of Swedish Match, subject to conditions (M.10792) - IP/22/6372
  • Commission clears three separate acquisitions of Shanghai SECCO Petrochemical, Shanghai INEOS Sinopec HDPE (Tianjin) Limited and INEOS Styrolution Advanced Materials (Ningbo) by INEOS and Sinopec (M.10888) - Midday Express
  • Commission clears acquisition of indirect joint control of JSSI by Genstar Capital and GTCR (M.10914) - Midday Express
  • Commission clears acquisition of MTD by QuattroR and IMTC (M.10893) - Midday Express
  • Governing the gatekeepers: competition in the digital economy - Panel Discussion
  • Spain - The CNMC and the Portuguese competition authority (AdC) investigate several wood chip suppliers


  • Judgment of the Court of 26 October 2022 in Case T-668/21, Sicilia Regionale Marittima SpA - Siremar Vs. European Commission
    Re: State aid - Maritime transport - Rescue aid - Decision declaring the aid unlawful - Decision declaring the aid partly compatible and partly incompatible with the internal market and ordering its recovery - Service of general economic interest - Obligation to submit a restructuring or liquidation plan - Six-month period - Extension - Tax exemption - Advantage - Effect on trade between Member States - Harm to competition - Duration of the procedure - Legitimate expectations - Legal certainty - Principle of sound administration
  • Commission further consults Member States on prolongation and adjustment of Temporary Crisis Framework - IP/2286403


  • Commission Implementing Regulation (EU) /... concerning the classification of certain goods in the Combined Nomenclature (CN: 8544 30 00)
  • Commission Implementing Regulation (EU) /... of 25.10.2022 repealing Regulation (EEC) No 3417/88 concerning the classification of certain goods in the Combined Nomenclature (CN: 8438 80 99)
  • Protocol to the Partnership and Cooperation Agreement between the European Union and its Member States, of the one part and the Republic of Iraq, of the other part to take account of the accession of the Republic of Croatia to the European Union - see Council Decision on the signing and on the conclusion
  • Decision No 1/2022 of the EU-UK Trade Specialised Committee on Customs Cooperation and Rules of Origin of 17 October 2022 concerning the consultation procedure in case of denial of preferential tariff treatment under the Trade and Cooperation Agreement between the European Union and the European Atomic Energy Community, of the one part, and the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, of the other part
  • Council Regulation (EU) 2022/2057 of 13 October 2022 amending Regulation (EU) 2020/1706 opening and providing for the management of autonomous Union tariff quotas for certain fishery products for the 2021-2023 period
  • American businesses must stand with their European counterparts - A recession affecting the US’s largest trade and investment partner will have an impact on growth at home - Financial Times 


  • EBA report on incorporating ESG risks in the supervision of investment firms 


  • Opening remarks by Commissioner Simson at the press conference of the Energy Council, 25 October 2022
  • President von der Leyen in the Western Balkans to discuss EU support to deal with the energy crisis - Midday Express
  • Commissioner Simson visits Norway to strengthen energy partnership - Midday Express


  • Agenda for: Joint meeting of ENVI/LIBE - 27 October 2022
  • Revised Agenda for: Working Party on Environment - 27 & 28 October 2022
  • European Green Deal: Commission proposes rules for cleaner air and water - IP/22/6278
    - Q&A, Factsheet and Proposals for a revision of the List of Groundwater and Surface Water Pollutants
    - Q&A, Factsheet and Proposal for a revision of the Urban Wastewater Treatment Directive
    - Q&A, Factsheet and Proposal on a revision of Air Quality Legislation
    - Factsheet on the European Green Deal – Policies for Improving Air Quality
  • Commission and UEFA kick off second season of campaign to tackle climate change: ‘Become a fan of energy saving too' - Midday Express 
  • Answer given by Mr Sinkevicius to a MEP written question - EU Forest Strategy  for 2030 
  • Report from the Commission - Accelerating the transition to climate neutrality for Europe’s security and prosperity EU Climate Action Progress Report 2022 - Working Document
  • Report from the Commission - Quality of petrol and diesel fuel used for road transport in the European Union (Reporting year 2020)


  • EFSA - Safety and efficacy of a feed additive consisting of endo‐1,4‐β‐xylanase produced by Komagataella phaffii DSM 33574, and viable spores of Bacillus velezensis DSM 21836 and Bacillus licheniformis ATCC 53757 (EnzaPro) for chickens for fattening, chickens reared for laying/breeding, turkeys for fattening, turkeys reared for breeding and growing minor poultry species (BioResource International (BRI), Inc.)
  • EFSA - Assessment of the efficacy of two feed additives consisting of Enterococcus faecium ATCC 53519 and E. faecium ATCC 55593 for all animal species (FEFANA asbl)
  • EFSA - Transmission of antimicrobial resistance (AMR) during animal transport
  • EFSA - Public consultation on the Draft Guidance on the use of the Benchmark Dose approach in risk assessment
  • EFSA - Safety and efficacy of a feed additive consisting of concentrated liquid l‐lysine, l‐lysine monohydrochloride and concentrated liquid l‐lysine monohydrochloride produced by Escherichia coli NITE BP‐02917 for all animal species (Metex NoovistaGo)
  • EFSA - Safety and efficacy of feed additives consisting of essential oils from the bark and the leaves of Cinnamomum verum J. Presl (cinnamon bark oil and cinnamon leaf oil) for use in all animal species (FEFANA asbl)
  • EFSA - Theme (concept) paper ‐ Advancing Aggregate Exposure to Chemicals in EU (ExpoAdvance)
  • EFSA - Safety and efficacy of a feed additive consisting of Saccharomyces cerevisiae CNCM I‐1079 for calves, all other ruminant species and camelids for rearing and for fattening (Danstart Ferment AG)



  • MEPs to call for greater powers for Brussels to curb EU spyware use - Report based on months-long investigation likely to face opposition from member states - Financial Times


  • EU increases support for border and migration management in the Western Balkans - IP/22/6276


  • NextGenerationEU: European Commission endorses a positive preliminary assessment of Cyprus' request for €85 million disbursement under the Recovery and Resilience Facility - IP/22/6333 & QaA
  • Commission receives €708.8 million payment request from Slovakia under the Recovery and Resilience Facility - Midday Express
  • Launch of the US-EU Task Force on the Inflation Reduction Act
  • 2022 EFC Status Report on Information Requirements in EMU as adopted by the Economic and Financial Committee on 25 October 2022
  • ECB - Monetary developments in the euro area: September 2022


  • Burundi: Declaration by the High Representative on behalf of the European Union


  • Judgment of the Court of 26 October 2022 in Case T-714/20, Dmitry Vladimirovich Ovsyannikov Vs. Council of the European Union
  • Re: Common foreign and security policy - Restrictive measures taken in respect of actions compromising or threatening Ukraine - Freezing of funds - Restrictions on admission to the territory of the Member States - List of persons, entities and bodies to whom the freezing of funds and economic resources applies - Retention of the applicant's name on the list - Error of assessment
  • Statement by President von der Leyen at the joint press conference with Chancellor Scholz and Prime Minister Shmyhal of Ukraine on the occasion of the International Expert Conference on the Reconstruction of Ukraine
  • Closing remarks by President von der Leyen at the International Expert Conference on the Recovery, Reconstruction and Modernisation of Ukraine
  • Confiscating Russian sovereign assets to fund Ukraine's reconstruction: Mission impossible? - see EP Briefing