• Withdrawal of notification of a concentration (Case M.10561 - Cintra / Abertis / Itinere / BIP & Drive)
  • Commission clears acquisition of Lotos Wholesale Business by AOC (M.10697) - Midday Express
  • Romania  - The Competition Council has cleared the takeover of MVVH and its subsidiaries by Duplicata SAS and Euralis Alimentaire Holding SAS
  • Romania - The Competition Council has completed unannounced inspections of the 10 banks participating in the setting the ROBID/ROBOR reference rates
  • Spain - CNMC endorses the creation of the Authority for the Defense of the Financial Customer
  • UK - CMA served an initial enforcement order on Eville & Jones (Group) Limited and Vorenta Limited
  • UK - An in-depth CMA investigation has provisionally found that Cérélia’s purchase of Jus-Rol could leave UK retailers and shoppers facing higher prices and lower quality products


  • Agenda for: Trade Policy Committee (Full Members) - 11 November 2022
  • Agenda for: Trade Policy Committee (Services & Investment) - 9 November 2022
  • Agenda for: Trade Policy Committee (Generalised System of Preferences (GSP)) - 7 November 2022
  • Notice of initiation of an expiry review of the anti-dumping measures applicable to imports of certain open mesh fabrics of glass fibres originating in the People’s Republic of China (CN codes ex 7019 63 00, ex 7019 64 00, ex 7019 65 00, ex 7019 66 00 and ex 7019 69 90)
  • Proposal for a Council Decision on the position to be taken on behalf of the European Union in the EPA Committee established under the Interim Agreement in view of an Economic Partnership Agreement between the European Community and its Member States, of the one part, and the Central Africa Party, of the other part as regards the establishment of the EPA Subcommittee on Agriculture and Rural Development - See the Annex
  • Answer given by Mr Reynders to a MEP written question - Lack of action by national supervisory authorities in reviewing international agreements


  • Agenda for: Working Party on Competitiveness and Growth
  • Commission Implementing Decision (EU) 2022/2110 of 11 October 2022 establishing the best available techniques (BAT) conclusions, under Directive 2010/75/EU of the European Parliament and of the Council on industrial emissions, for the ferrous metals processing industry


  • EBA publishes assessment on the application of the supporting factor to infrastructure lending 



  • Answer given by the Council to a MEP written question - Hungary’s efforts towards energy independence


  • Agenda for: Working Party on International Environment Issues (UNECE Espoo) - 9 November 2022
  • 14th Meeting of the Conference of the Contracting Parties to the Ramsar Convention on Wetlands (Ramsar COP 14) (Geneva, 5-13 November 2022) - First EU coordination
  • Agenda for: Meeting of EP ENVI Committee from 7 & 8 November 2022
    - Draft report / Draft recommendation by MEP Jessica Polfjärd - Proposal for a Regulation of the European Parliament and of the Council on substances that deplete the ozone layer and repealing Regulation (EC) No 1005/2009
    - Draft report / Draft recommendation by MEP Bas Eickhout - Proposal for a Regulation of the European Parliament and of the Council on fluorinated greenhouse gases, amending Directive (EU) 2019/1937 and repealing Regulation (EU) No 517/201
  • COP27: EU calls on all Parties to take concrete steps to limit global warming to 1.5°C and respect the Paris Agreement - IP/22/6524 & QaA




  • Draft opinion by MEP Sergey Lagodinsky - 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)
  • Answer given by the Council to a MEP written question - Setting up a working group on ‘EU cyber intelligence services’
  • ENISA report - Volatile geopolitics shake the trends of the 2022 Cybersecurity threat landscape 


  • Draft opinion by Samira Rafaela - Proposal for a Directive of the European Parliament and of the Council on Corporate Sustainability Due Diligence and amending Directive (EU) 2019/1937
  • Analysis of the Child Guarantee National Action Plans - Trends in Member States and support for refugees - See the Study for the EP EMPL Committee
  • Minutes 8th Expert group on firearms export coordination - 23 September 2022


  • Agenda for: Eurogroup, 7 November 2022
  • Agenda for: Economic & Financial Affairs Council, 8 November 2022
  • Commission and European Central Bank hold high-level conference on digital euro - Midday Express
  • EU Cohesion Policy: over €66 million for cross-border cooperation with Ukraine on health, environment and administrative capacity - Midday Express
  • ECB - Governing Council statement on macroprudential policies
  • Lecture by Christine Lagarde: Monetary policy in a high inflation environment: commitment and clarity
  • Speech by Luis de Guindos: The euro area economy and the energy transition at Energy Prospectives
  • Keynote speech by Fabio Panetta: Mind the step: calibrating monetary policy in a volatile environment at the ECB Money Market Conference
  • The effects of climate change on the natural rate of interest: a critical survey - ECB Working Paper Series No.2744
  • Dawn of the (half) dead: the twisted world of zombie identification - ECB Working Paper Series No.2743
  • Cold hard (digital) cash: the economics of central bank digital currency - ECB Research Bulletin No.100
  • The ECB Survey of Monetary Analysts (SMA), October 2022, Aggregated Results 


  • Joint press statement EU - Western Balkans Ministerial Forum on Justice and Home Affairs (Tirana, 3-4 November 2022)
  • Berlin Process Summit: EU announces €1 billion energy support package for the Western Balkans and welcomes new agreements to strengthen the Common Regional Market - IP/22/6478 &  Statement by President von der Leyen