• Advocate General Rantos: The FIFA-UEFA rules under which any new competition is subject to prior approval are compatible with EU competition law (See Nº 205/2022 - Opinion of the Advocate General in the case C-333/21, European Superleague Company)
  • Advocate General Rantos proposes that the judgment of the General Court which had confirmed the anticompetitive nature of rules of the International Skating Union should be set aside (See Nº 204/2022 - Opinion of the Advocate General in the case C-124/21, International Skating Union v Commission)
  • Prior notification of a concentration (Case M.10903 - Circle K / Schibsted / Eleton Mobility)
  • Non-opposition to a notified concentration (Case M.10349 - Amazon / MGM)
  • Non-opposition to a notified concentration (Case M.10619 - Snam / ENI / JV)
  • Non-opposition to a notified concentration (Case M.10800 - Ahlsell / Sanistal)
  • Non-opposition to a notified concentration (Case M.10931 - Opentext / Micro Focus)
  • Non-opposition to a notified concentration (Case M.10897 - Predica / Vauban / Telefonica / Bluevia )
  • Non-opposition to a notified concentration (Case M.10943 - Enel / CVC Capital Partners / Gridspertise)
  • Non-opposition to a notified concentration (Case M.10955 - Kirk / LFI / ATP / Ferrosan Medical Devices)
  • Commission Regulation (EU) 2022/2455 of 8 December 2022 amending Regulation (EU) No 1217/2010 on the application of Article 101(3) of the TFEU to certain categories of research and development agreements
  • Commission Regulation (EU) 2022/2456 of 8 December 2022 amending Regulation (EU) No 1218/2010 on the application of Article 101(3) of the TFEU Union to certain categories of specialisation agreements
  • Commission clears acquisition of joint control of Universal Investment by CPPIB and Montagu (M.10940)  - Midday Express
  • Commission clears creation of joint venture by ZF, Hella, NGK and Clarios (M.10932) - Midday Express
  • Commission clears acquisition of certain entities of Outokumpu Oyj by Marcegaglia Steel (M.10890) - Midday Express
  • Commission clears creation of joint venture by Tokyu, Fujitsu, Marubeni and Orix (M.10980) - Midday Express
  • Bulgaria - CPC has addressed a Statement of objections to an alleged anticompetitive agreement on the domestic electric appliances market
  • France - Agrifood: The Autorité de la concurrence opens an in-depth examination into the creation of a joint venture by the Euralis and Maïsadour groups
  • Germany - Bundeskartellamt - Warsteiner and Karlsberg may establish joint purchasing company
  • Switzerland - COMCO updates rules on vertical agreements


  • EFTA Surveillance Authority’s notice on state aid recovery interest rates and reference/discount rates for the EFTA States applicable as from 1 September 2022
  • State aid – Decision to raise no objections
  • State aid – Decision recording the acceptance of appropriate measures pursuant to Article 1(1) of Part I and Article 19(1) of Part II of Protocol 3 to the Surveillance and Court Agreement proposed in the context of the adoption of new Guidelines on State aid to promote risk finance investments
  • Commission adopts new rules for agriculture, forestry and fishery and aquaculture sectors - IP/22/7670
  • Commission approves €1.8 billion German scheme to roll out high power charging infrastructure for electric vehicles (SA.104749) - IP/22/7668
  • Commission approves €1.2 billion Irish scheme to support companies in the context of Russia's war against Ukraine (SA.104761) - IP/22/7567 
  • Commission approves amendments to Spanish scheme to support companies in context of Russia's war against Ukraine (SA.104884) Midday Express
  • Commission approves €2 million Lithuanian scheme to support the horticultural sector in the context of Russia's war against Ukraine (SA.104975)  - Midday Express
  • Commission approves €14.3 million Croatian support measure to compensate Zagreb International Airport for the damage suffered due to the coronavirus pandemic (SA.102197) - Midday Express
  • Commission approves prolongation of Dutch scheme to support agricultural and forestry sectors (SA.104064) - Midday Express
  • Commission approves €12 million Dutch scheme to support fishery sector in the context of Brexit (SA.102403) - Midday Express
  • Commission approves €13.5 million German scheme to support fishery sector in the context of Brexit (SA.103313) - Midday Express
  • Commission approves prolongation of Swedish scheme to promote sustainable biofuels in the transport sector (SA.102347) - Midday Express
  • Commission authorises the reintroduction of a French aid scheme to partially compensate sports clubs and event organisers for the damage suffered as a result of the coronavirus pandemic (SA.102804) - Midday Express


  • Commission Implementing Regulation (EU) 2022/2457 of 14 December 2022 amending Implementing Regulation (EU) 2017/1993 imposing a definitive anti-dumping duty on imports of certain open mesh fabrics of glass fibres originating in the People’s Republic of China as extended to imports of certain open mesh fabrics of glass fibres consigned from India, Indonesia, Malaysia, Taiwan and Thailand, whether declared as originating in these countries or not


  • According to Advocate General Szpunar, the limit on the number of private hire vehicle licences in the Metropolitan Area of Barcelona violates the freedom of establishment (See CPR Nº 206/2022 - Opinion of the Advocate General in the Case C-50/21, Prestige and Limousine )
  • Industrial investments in research and development in the EU again on the rise - IP/22/7647 


  • Common Agricultural Policy 2023-2027: strategic plan of the Netherlands worth €4 billion approved - See More information
  • New Common Agricultural Policy (CAP): ready to start on 1 January 2023 - IP/22/7639



  • 27th meeting of the Conference of the Parties to the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change (COP27) (Sharm el-Sheikh, 6 November – 20 November 2022) = Information note from the Presidency and the Commission
  • First session of the Intergovernmental negotiating committee to develop an international legally binding instrument on plastic pollution, including in the marine environment (Punta del Este, Uruguay, 28 November – 2 December 2022) - Compilation of statements by the EU and its Member States
  • EU Cohesion Policy: €718.5 million to support seven Member States following devastating natural disasters of 2021 - IP/22/7742
  • EU Cohesion Policy: €223.8 million for a just climate transition in Portugal - IP/22/7718


  • Data protection: Commission starts process to adopt adequacy decision for safe data flows with the US - IP/22/7631 & QaA
  • Microsoft announces the phased rollout of the EU Data Boundary for the Microsoft Cloud begins January 1, 2023


  • EU and African partners launch flagship initiative to enhance sexual and reproductive health and rights - IP/22/7738
  • Health Union: HERA establishes laboratory network to strengthen health emergency preparedness and response - Midday Express
  • Pharmaceuticals: Commission proposes updated EMA fees - Midday Express
  • Skills Pact: a new partnership to promote skills in the health sector


  • Digital Rights and Principles: Presidents of the Commission, the European Parliament and the Council sign European Declaration - IP/22/7683
  • Joint statement by President von der Leyen and Prime Minister Lee on the EU-Singapore Digital Partnership


  • Advocate General Collins: Poland’s law amending rules on the organisation of its ordinary courts and on its Supreme Court infringes EU law (See Nº 201/2022 - Opinion of the Advocate General in the case C-204/21, Commission Vs. Poland)
  • Conclusions of the 32nd meeting of the Network for investigation and prosecution of genocide, crimes against humanity and war crimes (Eurojust, The Hague, 23 -24 November 2022)
  • Commissioners Reynders and Johansson reaffirm transatlantic partnership at EU-US Justice and Home Affairs Ministerial Meeting
  • Council presidency and European Parliament reach provisional agreement to improve information exchange in terrorism cases
  • Declaration on digital rights and principles: EU values and citizens at the centre of digital transformation
  • Security Union: Commission proposes action plan against trafficking in cultural goods
  • Fifth Security Union Progress Report: Strong progress on critical infrastructure, terrorism, organised crime and international cooperation
  • Judicial cooperation: Council Presidency and European Parliament agree to create a collaboration platform for joint investigation teams
  • Human Rights in crisis and conflict: EU-NGO Human Rights Forum to stop impunity starts today
  • Kosovo: Council presidency and European Parliament agree on visa free travel


  • Protecting jobs and workers: Commission makes final €6.5 billion payment under SURE, bringing total support to Member States to €98.4 billion - IP/22/7713
  • REACT-EU: €73 million for Ireland and France to support the green transition and help people fleeing the Russian invasion of Ukraine
  • Commission provides additional €500 million in exceptional macro-financial assistance to Ukraine - Midday Express
  • Commission presents Opinion on Italy's updated Draft Budgetary Plan for 2023 - IP/22/7732
  • Innovation Fund: EU invests €62 million in small-scale clean tech projects - IP/22/7667
  • EU recovery plan: Provisional agreement reached on REPowerEU


  • Speech by President von der Leyen at the EP Plenary on the preparation of the European Council meeting of 15 December 2022
  • EU institutions agree on joint priorities for 2023 and 2024 - IP/22/7733


  • Council conclusions on enlargement and stabilisation and association process


  • Indo-Pacific: EU-ASEAN Summit brings the two regions closer - Midday Express
  • Global Gateway: EU and its Member States to mobilise €10 billion for South-East Asia - IP/22/7678 & FactSheet
  • Indo-Pacific: The European Union sign Partnership and Cooperation Agreement with Thailand and Malaysia
  • Speech by President von der Leyen at the opening ceremony of the EU-ASEAN Commemorative Summit
  • Statement by President von der Leyen following the EU-ASEAN Commemorative Summit 


  • Council conclusions on the fight against impunity regarding crimes committed in connection with Russia’s war of aggression against Ukraine
  • Position (EU) No 4/2022 of the Council at first reading with a view to the adoption of a Regulation of the European Parliament and of the Council establishing an instrument for providing support to Ukraine for 2023 (macro-financial assistance +) Adopted by the Council on 10 December 2022 - Statement of the Council’s reasons
  • EU appoints David O'Sullivan as International Special Envoy for the Implementation of EU Sanctions to reinforce ongoing international action and contacts with third countries - Midday Express