• Prior notification of a concentration (Case M.10738 - Lear / IG Bauerhin)
  • Commission clears acquisition of Fitzroy by Itochu and AMCI (M.11004) - Midday Express
  • Commission clears acquisition of April S.A.S by KKR & Co. Inc. (M.11020) - Midday Express
  • Commission clears acquisition of joint control of Polytech Group by Verdane Capital 2020 and FSN Capital VI (M.11041) - Midday Express
  • Belgium - The Belgian Competition Authority opens an ex officio investigation into a possible abuse of dominance by Proximus in the context of the takeover of edpnet, in application of the Towercast case law
  • Cyprus - Notification of a concentration concerning the acquisition of the share capital of NMT Holding Stena Logistics Holding A.B.
  • Italy - Undertakings submitted by Alphabet Inc., Google LLC, Google Ireland Limited and Google Italy S.r.l. as part of the A552 investigation - Google-Obstacles To Data Portability
  • UK - CMA: Construction firms fined nearly £60 million for breaking competition law by bid


  • State aid - Decision to raise no objections 2023/C 107/05 & 2023/C 107/06
  • Communication from the Commission Guidelines for State aid in the fishery and aquaculture sector
  • Answer given by EVP Vestager to a MEP written question - Foreign Subsidies Regulation and the US Inflation Reduction Act
  • Commission approves €1 billion Finnish scheme to support companies in the context of Russia's war against Ukraine (SA.106260) - IP/23/1826


  • Agenda for: Working Party on Trade Questions - 28 March 2023
  • Notice from the Commission concerning the list of products which at importation into the European Union are free of customs duties by means of application of the MFN tariff and which can be subject to cumulation in the framework of certain Economic Partnership Agreements between the European Union and ACP countries
  • Answer given by HR/VP Borrell to a MEP written question - Generalised Scheme of Preferences Plus (GSP+) and new blasphemy law in Pakistan
  • WTO - DG Okonjo-Iweala: Trade finance is lifeblood for African small businesses


  • Fire safety in establishments open to the public: Member States may not impose additional requirements on pressure equipment bearing the CE marking for the purposes of making that equipment available on the national market (See CPR Nº 52/2023 - Judgment of the Court of Justice in Case C-653/21, Syndicat Uniclima)
  • Agenda for: Working Party on Competitiveness and Growth (Internal Market - Ecodesign) - 27 March 2023
  • Proposal for a Regulation of the European Parliament and of the Council on geographical indication protection for craft and industrial products and amending Regulations (EU) 2017/1001 and (EU) 2019/1753 of the European Parliament and of the Council and Council Decision (EU) 2019/1754 - Four-column document
  • Enterprise Europe Network: 15 years of support to small businesses to go across-EU and international - Midday Express




  • Judgment of the Court of 23 March 2023 in Case C-412/21; Dual Prod SRL Vs. Direcţia Generală Regională a Finanţelor Publice Cluj-Napoca - Comisia regională pentru autorizarea operatorilor de produse supuse accizelor armonizate
    Re: Reference for a preliminary ruling - Excise duties - Directive 2008/118/EC - Article 16(1) - Authorisation to act as a tax warehouse for products subject to excise duty - Successive suspension measures - Criminal nature - Articles 48 and 50 of the Charter of Fundamental Rights of the EU - Principle of the presumption of innocence - Ne bis in idem principle - Proportionality
  • Opinion of Advocate General Maciej Szpunar of 23 March 2023 Case C-180/22, Finanzamt Hamm Vs. Harry Mensing
    Re: Reference for a preliminary ruling - Taxation - VAT - Directive 2006/112/EC - Articles 311 et seq. - Special schemes applicable to works of art - Margin scheme - Taxable persons - Resellers - Supplies of works of art by the author or his successors in title - Intra-Community transactions - Taxable amount - Tax paid in connection with an intra-Community acquisition


  • Statement - Substantiation of Green Claims - A European first supported by the farming community - Copa-Cogeca
  • Joint Statement by Copa-Cogeca- Efforts for more sustainable packaging for the fruit and vegetables sector should be based on realistic, fair, and feasible targets for real environmental impact reduction -



  • ACER identifies areas for greater consistency in the energy infrastructure cost-benefit analysis methodologies


  • Agenda for: Working Party on International Environment Issues (Int. Chemicals/Synergies) - 29 March 2023
  • European Green Deal: Agreement reached on cutting maritime transport emissions by promoting sustainable fuels for shipping - IP/23/1813 & EP Statement
  • Remarks by Commissioners Reynders and Sinkevičius on measures against misleading environmental claims and on the right to repair
    - Promising EU plans to tackle greenwashing and promote repair - see Beuc Reaction
    - Retailers and wholesalers support clear rules on green claims - see Eurocommerce statement
  • World Water Day: Joint Statement by the HR /VP Josep Borrell and Commissioner Virginijus Sinkevičius
  • Statement by President von der Leyen at the UN Water Conference, via video message
  • Answer given by Mr Sinkevičius to a MEP written question - General ban on the use of cyanide mining technologies in the European Union


  • EFSA - Safety evaluation of the food enzyme asparaginase from the genetically modified Bacillus subtilis strain NZYM-CK
  • EMA has published a report summarising the mid-term achievements of its Regulatory Science Strategy (RSS) to 2025
  • Brucellosis - Annual Epidemiological Report for 2021 - ECDC Surveillance report




  • Opinion of Advocate General Medina of 23 March 2023 in Case C‑83/22; RTG Vs. Tuk Tuk Travel SL
    Re: Reference for a preliminary ruling - Article 267 TFEU - Directive (EU) 2015/2302 - Package travel and linked travel arrangements - Article 5(1) - Pre-contractual information obligations - Annex I, Parts A and B - Standard information form - Article 12(2) - Termination of a package travel contract - Unavoidable and extraordinary circumstances significantly affecting the performance of the package - COVID‑19 - Right to a full refund of any payments for the package - Request by the traveller of a partial refund - National court - Examination by the court of its own motion - Principles of national procedural law
  • Dialogue with ESA leads to simplified procedures for EEA citizens moving to Norway


  • Eurogroup President Donohoe's report to the President of the Euro Summit of 24 March 2023
  • Presentation by ECB's Philip R. Lane: Inflation and Monetary Policy
  • Speech by Fabio Panetta: Everything everywhere all at once: responding to multiple global shocks
  • The asymmetric effects of weather shocks on euro area inflation - ECB Working Paper Series No.2798
  • Liquidity support and distress resilience in bank-affiliated mutual funds - ECB Working Paper Series No.2799
  • Recovery and resilience plans: Commission must tighten checks and oversight - see EP Statement


  • Minutes of the Meeting of the Coreper - 08 & 10 March 2023


  • Azerbaijan: Statement by the Spokesperson on the new law on political parties
  • Answer given by Mr Várhelyi to a MEP written question - Suspension of EU funding for EU-Morocco green partnership - request for financial support for European households and businesses 
  • Answer given by HR of the Union for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy Borrell i Fontelles - Operation IRINI measures to combat oil and fuel smuggling 


  • Updated Ukraine Recovery and Reconstruction Needs Assessment - IP/23/1852 & Report