• Non-opposition to a notified concentration (Case M.8102  - Valeo / FTE Group)
  • Non-opposition to a notified concentration (Case M.10940 - CPPIB / Montagu / Universal Investment / JV)
  • Non-opposition to a notified concentration (Case M.10927 - Action Logement / AG2R La Mondiale/ BNP Paribas / JV)
  • Prior notification of a concentration (Case M.10976 - CNP Group / Sienna Group / ECT Group)
  • Prior notification of a concentration (Case M.11019 - Premereni / Suas Clean Energy / JVs)
  • Prior notification of a concentration (Case M.10149 - Korean Air Lines / Asiana Airlines)
  • Cyprus - The Commission for the Protection of Competition has decided to launch a full investigation of the merger regarding a transfer of business of L.G.S. Handling Ltd and Swissport Cyprus Ltd to their joint venture S & L Airport Services Ltd
  • Germany - The Bundeskartellamt has cleared the plan of Wienerberger AG, Vienna, Austria, to acquire all shares in Terreal Holding S.A.S, Suresnes, France
  • Italy - PS11600-PS12007 - After Antitrust moral suasion intervention, Epson and Lexmark clarify limits on use of non-genuine printer cartridges
  • Slovakia - Council of AMO SR upheld a more than one million fine imposed on undertaking CHEMES, a.s. Humenné for abusing a dominant position
  • Slovenia - The Agency issued a decision finding that Mlin Korosec d.o.o., Mlinopek d.d. Murska Sobota, Mlinotest d.d., Panvita d.o.o. and Žito d.o.o. had infringed Article 6 of the CPCM-1 and Article 101 of the TFEU (17.01.2023)
  • Spain - The CNMC fines Xfera Móviles, a subsidiary of Másmóvil, 1.5 million euros for executing an acquisition before notifying it (18.01.2023)
  • Spain - The CNMC clears KKR's acquisition of IVI, subject to commitments (18.01.2023)
  • UK - The CMA has launched of its  merger inquiry of the anticipated acquisition by UnitedHealth Group Incorporated, via Bordeaux UK Holdings II Limited, of EMIS Group Plc.
  • UK - Following an in-depth review, the CMA has found Cérélia’s purchase of Jus-Rol could leave UK retailers and shoppers facing higher prices and lower quality products


  • Authorisation for State aid pursuant to Articles 107 and 108 of the TFEU - Cases where the Commission raises no objections
  • Spain - CNMC Annual State Aid Report 2022: Public aid doubled in the year of the pandemic


  • Commission Implementing Regulation (EU) /... accepting a request for new exporting producer treatment with regard to the definitive anti-dumping measures imposed on imports of ceramic tableware and kitchenware originating in the People’s Republic of China and amending Commission Implementing Regulation (EU) 2019/1198
  • Council Decision (EU) 2023/142 of 17 January 2023 on the position to be taken on behalf of the European Union in the Committee on Trade and Sustainable Development established under the Agreement between the European Union and Japan for an Economic Partnership as regards the establishment of a list of individuals who are willing and able to serve as experts and the adoption of the rules of procedure for the panel of experts
  • Answer given by EVP Dombrovskis to a MEP written question - Protecting the interests of European ceramic tile producers
  • Answer given by EVP Dombrovskis to a MEP written question - Manufacturing of steel cans for food products – problematic relations with China
  • USTR - Readout of Ambassador Tai’s Meeting with United Kingdom Secretary of State for International Trade Kemi Badenoch
  • ‘You’re hurting my country’: Manchin faces Europe’s wrath - The West Virginia senator is pushing Europeans to stop worrying and love the Inflation Reduction Act -
  • France’s Macron and Spain’s Sánchez show united front on European response to US subsidies - A joint statement calls for Europe to adopt ‘quick, flexible and efficient’ solutions. -


  • Agenda for: Meeting of the EP ITRE Committee - 23 & 24 January 2023
  • Agenda for: Meeting of the EP IMCO Committee - 23 & 24 January 2023
  • Commission Delegated Regulation (EU) 2023/137 of 10 October 2022 amending Regulation (EC) No 1893/2006 of the European Parliament and of the Council establishing the statistical classification of economic activities NACE Revision 2
  • First meeting of the High-Level Forum picks out strategic standardisation needs to support the digital and green transition - Midday Express
  • SMEs: Commission launches consultations on the revision of the Late Payment Directive - Midday Express
  • Commission defines high-value datasets to be made available for re-use - QaA - Midday Express
  • Twenty-one industry representatives call on EU to be realistic about corporate due diligence - See the Joint Business Statement 
  • SME participation, resources and standards uptake discussed at first High-Level Forum on Standardisation - See SMEunited Statement
  • Supply chains resilience: Experts recommend diversifying energy sources, attracting critical investment and bolstering international cooperation - See Digital Europe Report


  • Opinion of Advocate General Giovanni Pitruzzella of 19 January 2023 Case C-461/21, SC Cartrans Preda SRL Vs Direcția Generală Regională a Finanțelor Publice Ploiești Administrația Județeană a Finanțelor Publice Prahova
    Re: Reference for a preliminary ruling - Freedom to provide services - Articles 56 and 57 TFEU - Concept of 'service' - Recovery of VAT carried out in several Member States by a non-resident supplier - Restrictions - Tax legislation - Withholding of tax at source on remuneration, carried out by the resident recipient of a supply of services, on remuneration due to a non-resident supplier of services - Justification
  • Agenda for: Working Party on Tax Questions (Indirect Taxation - VAT) - 09 February 2023



  • ACER amended its Decision on the long-term capacity calculation methodology of the Core region


  • Agenda for: 12th meeting Deforestation Platform - 30 January 2023
  • Agenda for: Working Party on the Environment - 23 1 24 January 2023
  • Tallinn starts as 2023 European Green Capital (See the Programme) - Midday Express
  • EVP Timmermans in Brazil, Colombia and Mexico for COP28 preparations - Midday Express
  • Answer given by Mr Sinkevičius to a MEP written question - EIA and MHA exemption and regasification facilities
  • Answer given by Mr Sinkevičius to a MEP written question - Cork producer failing to comply with national and EU legislation 
  • Answer given by Mr Sinkevičius to a MEP written question - Data on the state of habitats and the support foreseen in the Nature Restoration Regulation
  • HEAL - French government announces national action plan on PFAS chemicals ahead of expected publication of EU-wide proposal for restrictions
  • EP vote is step in the right direction, but more efforts needed to ensure watertight environmental and social standards in waste shipments to third countries, says EUROFER


  • Judgment of the Court of 19 January 2023 in Joined Cases C‑495/21 and C‑496/21, L. GmbH (C‑495/21) H. Ltd (C‑496/21) Vs. Bundesrepublik Deutschland
    Re: Reference for a preliminary ruling - Medical devices - Directive 93/42/EEC - Article 1(2)(a) - Definition - Article 1(5)(c) - Scope - Medicinal products for human use - Directive 2001/83/EC - Article 1(2) - Definition of the concept of ‘medicinal product’ - Article 2(2) - Applicable legal framework - Classification as a ‘medical device’ or as a ‘medicinal product’
  • HEAL - Key demands for a health-focused reform of REACH


  • Decision (EU) 2023/136 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 18 January 2023 amending Directive 2003/87/EC as regards the notification of offsetting in respect of a global market-based measure for aircraft operators based in the Union
  • Decision No 1/2022 of the Community/Switzerland Inland Transport Committee of 21 December 2022 amending Annex 1 to the Agreement between the European Community and the Swiss Confederation on the Carriage of Goods and Passengers by Rail and Road and Decision No 2/2019 of the Committee
  • Agenda for: 16th follow-up meeting of the Expert Group on the Delegated Regulation (EU) 2017/1926 on MMTIS - 20 January 2023


  • Agenda for: Meeting of the Horizontal Working Party on Cyber issues - 20 January 2023
  • Answer given by Mr Reynders to a MEP written question - Obstacles to the transfer of pseudonymised health data
  • Answer given by Mr Reynders to a MEP written question - Ability of TikTok staff in China to access EU citizens’ data
  • Answer given by Mr Breton to a MEP written question - Protection of vital underwater internet cables after Nord Stream explosions
  • ENISA launches today the “Awareness Raising in a Box (AR-in-a-BOX)” package designed to help organisations build their own awareness raising programmes
  • Ireland - Data Protection Commission announces conclusion of inquiry into WhatsApp


  • Council Recommendation of 8 December 2022 on a Union-wide coordinated approach to strengthen the resilience of critical infrastructure


  • Commission Implementing Regulation (EU) 2023/140 of 19 January 2023 amending for the 332nd time Council Regulation (EC) No 881/2002 imposing certain specific restrictive measures directed against certain persons and entities associated with the ISIL (Da'esh) and Al-Qaida organisations


  • Serbia ‘not enthusiastic’ about EU membership anymore, says president - Serbia’s closeness to Russia is an increasing problem for its EU aspirations -


  • Ikea boss says Brexit has caused ‘chaos’ - UK business secretary also admits Britain’s departure from the EU has brought ‘challenges’ - Financial Times


  • Speech by President Charles Michel to the Verkhovna Rada in Kyiv
  • Answer given by Ms Gabriel to a MEP written question - Situation regarding Ukrainian students in the European Union