• Order of the President of the First President of the General Court of 8 March 2023 in Case T‑671/19, Qualcomm, Inc., Vs. European Commission, supported by Nvidia Cor
    Re: Confidentiality – Challenge by the intervener
  • Non-opposition to a notified concentration (Case M.10998 - Magna International / Minth Group / Huainan Magna Minth Exteriors Systems JV)
  • Non-opposition to a notified concentration (Case M.11011 - EQT / Trescal)
  • Commission clears acquisition of Borealis Nitro by Agrofert (M.10834) - IP/23/1609
  • Broadcom has received an extension of 10 working days in an EU review of its plan to buy virtualization software specialist VMware - See Case M.10806
  • Commission Decision in Case M.10759 - GIP | Meridiam | Veolia (Hazardous Waste Business) published
  • Germany - Bundeskartellamt - List of Notified Merger Projects
  • Ireland - CCPC publishes detailed determination on decision to block Uniphar’s proposed acquisition of NaviCorp
  • Italy - AGCM published its weekly bulletin - 13 March 2023
  • Spain - CNMC cleared eight mergers in February
  • Spain - The CNMC investigates the power generation company Luminora and its parent company Soltec for a possible abuse of a dominant position
  • UK - Guidance - Procedural Officer: raising procedural issues in CMA cases
  • UK - CMA investigation finds Asda’s purchase of 132 petrol stations and attached grocery stores from the Co-op could mean higher prices or less choice for motorists or shoppers in 13 areas
  • UK - The CMA appointed the following Panel group members to the review of merger undertakings given by British Sky Broadcasting Group plc in 2001: Kirstin Baker, Paul Hughes and Jo Armstrong


  • Minutes & Working Documents - Economic Tariff Questions Group (Round 2023-07) - 19 January 2023
  • Answer given by EVP Dombrovskis to a MEP written question - Extension of the Kunming-Montreal agreement on biodiversity in trade agreements
  • WTO - Members share experiences on environmental regulations, standards for climate and plastics - (TBT Committee Meeting on 07-10 March 2023)
  • Brussels seeks new controls to limit China acquiring high-tech - EU plans mirror discussion in the US on outbound FDI screening - Financial Times


  • Agenda for: Working Party on Competitiveness & Growth (Industry) - 16 March 2023
  • Agenda for: Working Party on Competitiveness & Growth (Internal Market) - 17 March 2023 
  • Opinion by MEP Samira Rafaela (EMPL) and by MEP René Repasi (ECON) on the proposal for a directive of the European Parliament and of the Council on Corporate Sustainability Due Diligence and amending Directive (EU) 2019/1937
  • Germany’s ‘unreliable’ coalition hamstrings EU decisions - Berlin’s U-turn on combustion engines and foot-dragging on aid to Ukraine cause exasperation in other capitals - Financial Times


  • Agenda for: Meeting of the Expert Group on Organic Production - 16 March 2023
  • Agenda for: 4th Meeting of the Expert Group on the European Food Security Crisis Preparedness and Response Mechanism - 17 March 2023
  • Agenda for: Meeting of the Expert Group Milk Market Observatory - 28 March 2023
  • Agenda for: Meeting of the Expert Group on the Implementation of the CAP SPR - 27 March 2023
  • Minutes of: Meeting of the Expert Group EU Meat Market Observatory - 02 March 2023
  • Market situation in particular following the invasion of Ukraine - Information from the Commission - Exchange of views


  • Main results - Employment, Social Policy, Health & Consumer Affairs Council - 13 & 14 March 2023


  • Agenda for: Working Party on Energy - 16 March 2023
  • Commission proposes reform of the EU electricity market design to boost renewables, better protect consumers and enhance industrial competitiveness - IP/23/1591, QaA, FactSheet & Opening remarks by Commissioner Simson
    - Proposal for an amending Regulation to improve the Union's electricity market design
    - Proposal for an amending Regulation to improve the Union's protection against market manipulation in the wholesale energy market
    - Staff Working Document on the electricity market design reform
    - Recommendation and Staff Working Document on storage
  • The Energy Community Secretariat supports North Macedonia in its energy and climate transition


  • Agenda for: Working Party on International Environment Issues (Biodiversity) - 22 March 2023
  • Proposal for a Directive of the European Parliament and of the Council amending Directive 2010/75/EU of the European Parliament and of the Council of 24 November 2010 on industrial emissions (integrated pollution prevention and control) and Council Directive 1999/31/EC of 26 April 1999 on the landfill of waste - General approach
  • Minutes of the 2nd Meeting of the Informal Expert Group on the analytical methods for the monitoring, reporting, quantification and verification of embedded emissions in goods under the scope of CBAM - 16 November 2022
  • HEAL - Letter from Europe’s environmental NGOs on the cars CO2 deal
  • Climate adaptation: The race to cool down Europe’s cities - See EPC Policy Brief
  • NGO's Joint statement on the Commission’s proposal for a Green Deal Industrial Plan for the Net-Zero Age


  • Agenda for: Standing Committee on Biocidal Products - 17 March 2023
  • Agenda for: Expert group on food hygiene and control of food of animal origin - 27 March 2023
  • Safety Gate: chemical substances top the annual list of health hazards for non-food products - IP/23/1608; Factsheet & 2022 results
  • Speech by Commissioner Kyriakides at event on the "Revision of the EU phramaceutical legislation: addressing challenges, seizing opportunities"
  • Answer given by Ms Kyriakides to a MEP written question - Ban on glyphosate
  • Answer given by Ms Kyriakides to a MEP written question - EU sovereignty in medical supplies
  • Answer given by Ms Kyriakides to a MEP written question - Tackling medication errors in the revision of EU pharmaceuticals legislation
  • Answer given by Ms Kyriakides to a MEP written question - Role of the EMA’s MSSG and the HMA in the context of the medicines shortage
  • EFSA -


  • Decision No 1/2022 of the Specialised Committee on Road Transport established by the Trade and Cooperation Agreement between the EU and the European Atomic Energy Community, of the one part, and the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, of the other part of 21 November 2022 on the technical and procedural specifications of the use of the Internal Market Information System (IMI) by the United Kingdom, the participation of the United Kingdom in the administrative cooperation under Article 6 of Section 2 of Part A of Annex 31 to the Trade and Cooperation Agreement and the amount and modalities of the financial contribution to be made by the United Kingdom to the general budget of the Union in respect of the cost generated by its use of IMI
  • Council Decision (EU) 2023/576 of 9 March 2023 on the position to be taken on behalf of the European Union in the Joint Committee established by the Agreement between the European Union and Ukraine on the carriage of freight by road as regards the adoption of the rules of procedure of the Joint Committee and the continuation of the Agreement


  • Agenda for: Horizontal Working Party on Cyber issues - 15 March 2023
  • Report by MEP Juan Fernando López Aguilar - The adequacy of the protection afforded by the EU-U.S. Data Privacy Framework -  Amendments 1 - 92


  • Implementation of Council Framework Decision 2005/214/JHA of 24 February 2005 on the application of the principle of mutual recognition to financial penalties - Information provided to the General Secretariat
  • Implementation of Council Framework Decision 2003/577/JHA of 22 July 2003 on the execution in the European Union of orders freezing property or evidence - Information provided to the General Secretariat


  • Main results of the Eurogroup - 13 March 2023, see Remarks by Eurogroup President Paschal Donohoe and by Commissioner Gentiloni
    - Taking work forward on fiscal policy coordination in the euro area, the Eurogroup agreed a statement on fiscal guidance for 2024
    - Eurogroup statements following the macroeconomic dialogue with social partners on 13 March 2023
  • Recovery fund: Council adopts update to Finland’s national plan


  • Revised Agenda for: Meeting of the Coreper (Part.2) - 15, 17 & 19 March 2023
  • Europe needs both fiscal and energy solidarity - See CER Policy brief


  • European Peace Facility: Council increases the financial ceiling to nearly €7.98 billion until 2027
  • Algeria: Press statement by HR/vp Josep Borrell after the audience with President Abdelmadjid Tebboune
  • HR/VP Josep Borrell travels to Albania and North Macedonia for the bilateral Stabilisation and Association Councils
  • Council Decision (CFSP) 2023/577 of 13 March 2023 amending Decision (CFSP) 2021/509 establishing a European Peace Facility
  • Answer given by HR/VP Borrell to a MEP written question - Acts, coercion and threats, including recent form of asymmetric espionage, by the P. R. of China (PRC) make a new cold war likely

  • Ukraine’s territorial integrity, sovereignty and independence: EU renews individual restrictive measures for six months - see Regulation (EU) 2023/571 & Decision (CFSP) 2023/572
  • Answer given by Mr Várhelyi to a MEP written question - Is the Commission doing anything to monitor the support that Member States are providing to Ukraine?