• Prior notification of a concentration (Case M.11081 - Marcegaglia Carbon Steel / SIA Severstal Distribution)
  • Non-opposition to a notified concentration (Case M.11053 - Group Credit Agricole / Michelin / Watea)
  • Commission carries out unannounced inspections in the energy drinks sector - IP/23/1802
  • Belgium - Amicus curiae - Tunstall - French-speaking Business Court of Brussels - 20 March 2023
  • France - The Autorité de la concurrence clears the acquisition of Bricolex shops owner Le Chamois by Gifi group, subject to conditions
  • Italy - The AGCM with the help of the Special Antitrust Unit of the Guardia di Finanza, carried out an inspection at the Italian headquarters of TikTok
  • Poland - UOKiK has imposed nearly PLN 2.5 million fine for Merida Polska
  • Slovak Republic - Opinion on the media statements on the activities of the PMU SR in connection with the determination of maximum prices of products by retail chains
  • Slovak Republic - The Antimonopoly Office carried out unannounced inspections of three entrepreneurs in the field of healthcare hazardous waste management
  • The Netherlands - ACM warns suppliers that restrict the freedom of retailers to set their own retail prices
  • UK - CMA: Microsoft / Activision Blizzard: Microsoft’s supplemental response to the notice of possible remedies (21 March 2023)
  • UK - CMA: Anticipated acquisition by Broadcom Inc. of VMware, Inc. - Decision on relevant merger situation and substantial lessening of competition
  • UK - The CMA has accepted undertakings in lieu of reference to a Phase 2 investigation offered by Portman Healthcare (Group) Limited and Dentex Healthcare Group Limited.


  • Agenda for: Meeting of the Trade Policy Committee (Services & Investment) - 29 March 2023
  • Agenda for: 16th Project Group Meeting on the Digitalisation of Cultural Goods - 26 & 27 April 2023
  • Agenda for: 2nd EU Singapore TSD Public Stakeholders Forum - 23 March 2023
  • Council Decision (EU) 2023/663 of 20 March 2023 establishing the position to be taken on behalf of the European Union within the WTO Committee on Government Procurement on the accession of the Republic of North Macedonia to the WTO Revised Agreement on Government Procurement
  • MEPs of the EP INTA Committee support extension of trade liberalisation measures with Kyiv - see the Recommendation 
  • WTO - Items proposed for consideration at the next meeting of Dispute Settlement Body - 31 March 2023
  • WTO - Committee on Technical Barriers to Trade - Notification - United Kingdom - Plastic plates etc. and polystyrene containers (G/TBT/N/GBR/57)
  • Austrian agriculture minister says ‘no’ to Mercosur deal amid industry pressure - See the Note from the Austrian delegation


  • InvestEU: €60 million in guarantees to promote sustainability, innovation and digitization of small businesses in Italy - Midday Express
  • InvestEU: €200 million in new loans for Finnish companies to accelerate the digital and green transition - IP/23/1817


  • ECHA seeks input on proposed PFAS restriction - 22 March 2023 


  • Conclusions on the EU's priorities for an effective Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) to ensure a sustainable future and food security for all


  • Education in Emergencies: EU and UNICEF call for increased commitments to invest in safe and quality education for children in crisis - IP/23/1810
  • Tripartite Social Summit, 22 March 2023


  • ACER Workshop on the ACER Decisions on proposals for a harmonised cross-zonal electricity capacity allocation methodology and RCCs tasks of sizing and procurement - 19 April 2023


  • Judgment of the General Court of 22 March 2023 in Cases T-825/19 and T-826/19, Tazzetti SpA (T-825/19), Tazzetti SA (T-826/19) Vs. European Commission
    Re: Environment - Regulation (EU) No 517/2014 - Fluorinated greenhouse gases - Electronic register of hydrofluorocarbon placing on the market allowances - Undertakings having the same beneficial owner - Single producer or importer - Act adversely affecting the applicant - Legal interest in bringing proceedings - Admissibility - Application for adjustment of the application - Inadmissibility - Plea of illegality - Interpretation of an implementing regulation in conformity with the basic regulation - Commission's implementing power
  • Agenda for: Working Party on International Environment Issues (UNECE CLRTAP) - 29 March 2023
  • Report from the Commission on the implementation of Regulation (EC) No 1013/2006 on shipments of waste Generation, treatment and transboundary shipment of hazardous waste and other waste in the Member States of the European Union and the United Kingdom 2016- 2019
  • Consumer protection: enabling sustainable choices and ending greenwashing - IP/23/1692QaAFactSheet & the Proposal
  • Right to repair: Commission introduces new consumer rights for easy and attractive repairs - IP/23/1794QaA & the Proposal
  • European Citizens' Initiative: Commission decides to register initiative that calls for better protection of horses - IP/23/1801, see the Proposal
  • MEPs support stricter sanctions for environmental crimes
  • DigitalEurope position paper on the proposed Packaging and Packaging Waste Regulation
  • Online sales of unsustainable products will dodge EU environmental rules, warn NGOs and industry
  • Brussels makes e-fuels offer to resolve spat with Germany - Sale of vehicles running solely on such fuels would be permitted after EU combustion engine ban - Financial Times



  • Report & Submissions of the 6th meeting DINA Expert group and 8th meeting NAIADES Expert group - 12 December 2022
  • Commission Delegated Regulation (EU) 2023/659 of 2 December 2022 amending Regulation (EU) No 452/2014 as regards the technical requirements and administrative procedures related to air operations of third country operators
  • Commission Delegated Regulation (EU) 2023/660 of 2 December 2022 laying down detailed rules for the list of air carriers banned from operating or subject to operational restrictions within the Union referred to in Chapter II of Regulation (EC) No 2111/2005 of the European Parliament and of the Council and repealing Regulation (EC) No 473/2006 laying down implementing rules for the Community list of air carriers which are subject to an operating ban within the Community referred to in Chapter II of Regulation (EC) No 2111/2005 of the European Parliament and of the Council
  • Commission Delegated Regulation (EU) 2023/661 of 2 December 2022 amending Regulation (EC) No 2111/2005 of the European Parliament and of the Council on the common criteria to consider the implementation or lifting of an operating ban at Union level
  • AFIR - Companies ask EU negotiators to boost vehicle charging infrastructure – See T&E Statement


  • Proposal for a Regulation of the European Parliament and of the Council laying down measures for a high common level of cybersecurity at the institutions, bodies, offices and agencies of the Union - 4-column table
  • The European Union Agency for Cybersecurity (ENISA) publishes its first cyber threat landscape report dedicated to the transport sector


  • Recommendation for a Council Decision authorising the European Commission to participate, on behalf of the European Union, in negotiations on the amendment of the Council of Europe Convention on the prevention of terrorism (CETS No. 196) or an additional protocol thereto regarding the revision of the definition of terrorist offences
  • The EP’s Committee on Legal Affairs (JURI) adopted its opinion on the Directive to combat violence against women and domestic violence - See the draft report; the amendments; and the compromise amendments (all adopted)


  • NextGenerationEU: Commission disburses first payment of €928 million to Czechia and second payment of €709 million to Slovakia under the Recovery and Resilience Facility - Midday Express
  • Opinion of the ECB of 1 February 2023 on a proposal for a regulation amending Regulations (EU) No 260/2012 and (EU) 2021/1230 as regards instant credit transfers in euro (CON/2023/4)
  • Speech by Christine Lagarde, President of the ECB, at “The ECB and Its Watchers XXIII” conference: “The path ahead“
  • Hearing of the Committee on Economic and Monetary Affairs of the European Parliament - 21 March 2023
    Introductory statement by Andrea Enria, Chair of the Supervisory Board of the ECB
    Opening remarks by Andrea Enria, Chair of the Supervisory Board of the ECB on the failure of Silicon Valley Bank and its implications for financial stability in Europe
  • ECB - Euro area monthly balance of payments: January 2023
  • Supervisory policy stimulus: evidence from the euro area dividend recommendation - ECB Working Paper Series No.2796
  • Monetary policy strategies for the euro area: optimal rules in the presence of the ELB - ECB Working Paper Series No.2797
  • Understanding the impact of COVID-19 supply disruptions on exporters in global value chains - ECB Research Bulletin No.105



  • Schuman Security and Defence Forum: Press remarks by HR/VP Borrell at the press conference
  • Global Gateway: EU - Latin America and Caribbean high-level pharmaceutical forum to promote local manufacturing
  • EFTA Council meets in Geneva for the second time in 2023 and the sixth time under Liechtenstein Chairmanship


  • Consolidated version of the FAQs on sanctions against Russia and Belarus
  • FAQs on sanctions against Russia and Belarus, with focus on the following provision: Article 5b(2) of Council Regulation (EU) No 833/2014 - (Crypto assets)
  • FAQs on sanctions against Russia and Belarus, with focus on the following legislation: Council Regulation (EU) No 269/2014; Article 5aa of Council Regulation (EU) 833/2014 - (Intellectual property rights)


  • New way forward on the Protocol on Ireland/Northern Ireland: Council greenlights main elements of the Windsor Framework