• Prior notification of a concentration (Case M.11085 - Frasers / GO Sport)
  • Prior notification of a concentration (Case M.11076 - Totalenergies / Total Eren)
  • Prior notification of a concentration (Case M.11064 - Macquarie / Ivanohe / RHP Partners Manager GP / JV)
  • Non-opposition to a notified concentration (Case M.11040 - PGGM / DIF / EQT / Saur)
  • Commission clears acquisition of Photomath by Google (M.10796) - IP/23/1927
  • EVP Vestager in the US to reinforce competition and digital policy cooperation and kick off the Clean Energy Incentives Dialogue - Midday Express
  • Germany - Bundeskartellamt - List of Notified Merger Projects
  • Germany - Bundeskartellamt - Examination of Microsoft’s significance for competition across markets
  • Nextcloud complaint precedes investigation into Microsoft market dominance by German antitrust authorities
  • German antitrust watchdog probes Microsoft’s market power - Berlin is at the vanguard of European attempts to restrict the dominance of Big Tech - Financial Times
  • Romania - Competition Council examines the transaction by which C.E.I. - Costruzione Emiliana Ingranaggi S.p.A., Italy, intends to acquire Mec Diesel S.p.A., Italy, and its subsidiaries
  • UK - Shoppers urged to call out online rip-offs as CMA unveils ‘red lines’
  • UK - The CMA has published an open letter to online businesses regarding the use of urgency claims and price reduction claims


  • The action against the Commission’s decision approving the aid granted by Romania to the airline Blue Air in the context of the Covid-19 pandemic is dismissed in its entirety (See CPR Nº 53/2023 - Judgment of the General Court in Case T-142/21, Wizz Air Hungary v Commission (Blue Air; COVID-19 and rescue aid)
  • Intel, Raytheon, other big companies push back on EU subsidy rules - Companies warn new disclosure requirements could disrupt deals, halt public tenders - Wall Street Journal


  • Judgment of the General Court of 29 March 2023 in Case T‑500/17 RENV, Hubei Xinyegang Special Tube Co. Ltd, Vs. European Commission, supported by ArcelorMittal Tubular Products Roman SA, Válcovny trub Chomutov a.s., Vallourec Deutschland GmbH
    Re: Dumping - Imports of certain seamless pipes and tubes of iron (excluding cast iron) or steel (excluding stainless steel), of circular cross-section and of an external diameter exceeding 406.4 mm, originating in China - Imposition of a definitive anti-dumping duty - Causal link - Article 3(6) and (7) of Regulation (EU) 2016/1036 - Manifest error of assessment
  • Communication in accordance with Article 34 (7)(a)(iii) of Regulation (EU) No 952/2013 of the European Parliament and of the Council, on decisions relating to binding information issued by the customs authorities of the Member States concerning the classification of goods in the customs nomenclature
  • WTO - Insights into Global Trade, by Jean-Marie Paugam, Deputy Director-General
  • WTO - China - Enforcement of intellectual property rights - Constitution of the Panel established at the request of the European Union - Note by the Secretariat
  • WTO - Committee on Sanitary and Phytosanitary Measures - EU import tolerances for certain pesticides to achieve environmental outcomes in third countries - Specific trade concern 534 - Submission by the United States
  • WTO - Committee on Sanitary and Phytosanitary Measures - EU MRLS and pesticide policies : EU MRLs for alpha-cypermethrin, buprofezin, chlorothalonil, chlorpyrifos, chlorpyrifos-methyl, diflubenzuron, ethoxysulfuron, glufosinate, imazalil, ioxynil, iprodione, mancozeb, molinate - Specific trade concern 448 - Submission by the United States 
  • WTO - Committee on Sanitary and Phytosanitary Measures - EU review of legislation on veterinary medicinal products - Specific trade concern 446 - Submission by the United States
  • EU agrees trade defence tool against China - Anti-coercion mechanism allows bloc to retaliate when one of its members is pressured with import bans - Financial Times
  • Ukraine grain glut hits agribusiness in neighbouring countries - Romanian and Polish farmers criticise ‘derisory’ EU compensation and politicians call for higher offer - Financial Times


  • Agenda for: Working Party on Competitiveness & Growth (Industry) - 29 March 2023
  • Commission proposes more transparency and less red tape for companies to improve business environment in the EU IP/23/1930, QaA, the Proposal & Annex
  • Anwser given to Mr Breton to a MEP written question - A stable supply chain for the steel industry in the European Union


  • Judgment of the General Court of 29 March 2023 in Case T‑868/19, Nouryon Industrial Chemicals BV, e Knoell NL BV, Grillo-Werke AG, PCC Trade & Services GmbH Vs. European Commission supported by Kingdom of Denmark, by Kingdom of the Netherlands, by Kingdom of Sweden, and by European Chemicals Agency (ECHA)
    Re: REACH - Evaluation of registration dossiers and compliance check of information provided by registrants - Request for further studies for the purposes of the registration dossier for dimethyl ether - Pre-natal developmental toxicity study - Extended one-generation reproductive toxicity study - Dose-range finding study - Article 51(7) of Regulation (EC) No 1907/2006 - Animal testing - Article 25 of Regulation No 1907/2006 - Manifest error of assessment - Proportionality


  • Council Decision (EU) 2023/.... of amending Decision (EU) 2019/1754 on the accession of the EU to the Geneva Act of the Lisbon Agreement on Appellations of Origin and Geographical Indications


  • Agenda for: Att. Financial Services (Financial Services) (ESAP) - 04 April 2023
  • Proposal for a Directive of the European Parliament and of the Council amending Directives 2011/61/EU and 2009/65/EC as regards delegation arrangements, liquidity risk management, supervisory reporting, provision of depositary and custody services and loan origination by alternative investment funds - Initial positions of the three Institutions prior to commencement of trilogues
  • European Commission issues €6 billion of NextGenerationEU green bonds in fourth syndicated transaction for 2023 - IP/23/1926
  • EBA consults on amendments to Guidelines on risk-based AML/CFT supervision to include crypto-asset service providers
  • ESMA issues its 2022 Corporate Reporting Enforcement and Regulatory Activities Report
  • ESMA consults on position calculations for Trade Repositories


  • Agenda for: Working Party on Energy - 30 March 2023
  • Main Results: Council of the European Union (TTE - Energy) - 28 March 2023, remarks by Commissioner Simson
    - Member states
     agree to extend voluntary 15% gas demand reduction target
    - Gas package: member states set
     their position on future gas and hydrogen market


  • Fit for 55’: Council adopts decision on market stability reserve
  • 'Fit for 55': Council adopts regulations on effort sharing and land use and forestry sector
  • 'Fit for 55’: Council adopts regulation on CO2 emissions for new cars and vans - see the Note & Statements
  • Agenda for: Working Party on International Environment Issues (Global) - 5 April 2023
  • Agenda for: Meeting of the EU ECOLABEL Regulatory Committee - 31 March 2023
  • Anwser given by Ms Ferreira to a MEP written question - Sewage canal poses risk of ecological disaster


  • Agenda - 3rd Live Webinar of the Thematic Network DisQo: Anti-discrimination & health equity - Time for action! (30 March 2023, 11.00-12.30 CET)
  • 2022 VES annual report - Vigilance Expert Subgroup (VES) of the National Competent Authorities (NCA) for Substances of Human Origin Expert Group
  • SCHEER - Request for an update of the guidelines on the benefit-risk assessment of the presence of phthalates in certain medical devices covering phthalates
  • Q&A on practical aspects related to the implementation of Regulation (EU) 2023/607 - Extension of the MDR transitional period and removal of the “sell off” periods
  • EFSA - Scientific Opinion - Safety evaluation of the food enzyme lysozyme from hens' eggs



  • ENISA releases a tool to help SMEs assess the level of their cybersecurity maturity
  • TechDispatch #1/2023 - Central Bank Digital Currency - EDPS
  • French SA fines Cityscoot 125 000€



  • ECB - Consolidated financial statement of the Eurosystem as at 24 March 2023
  • The legal and institutional feasibility of an EU Climate and Energy Security Fund - Occasional Paper Series No.313
  • The valuation haircuts applied to eligible marketable assets for ECB credit operations - Occasional Paper Series No.312


  • Possible items for College agendas from 5 April to 28 June 2023


  • Rationale for the EU text proposals based on the Zero Draft
  • HR/VP Josep Borrell inaugurates the Latin American and Caribbean Cyber-Competence Centre (LAC4)
  • EU Statement – UN General Assembly: Interactive Dialogue on Missing Persons in the Syrian Arab Republic
  • Remarks by President Charles Michel following his meeting with President of the Republic of Moldova Maia Sandu