• Non-opposition to a notified concentration (Case M.11028 - The Hanwha Group / Daewoo Shipbuilding Marine Engineering)
  • Non-opposition to a notified concentration (Case M.10997 - NB / Ardian / Mediolanum / Neopharmed)
  • Prior notification of a concentration (Case M.11027 - HSBC / Axa / Intu Milton Keynes)
  • Withdrawal of notification of a concentration (Case M.11085 - Frasers / GO Sport)
  • Commission clears acquisition of Savory Solutions Group by PAI Partners (M.11050Midday Express
  • Commission clears acquisition of certain Scopelec assets by ICG (M.10996Midday Express
  • Belgium - The Competition Authority approves the acquisition by Sligro-MFS Belgium of a number of Metro Cash & Carry outlet
  • Germany - Bundeskartellamt - Apple also subject to provisions for large digital companies under Section 19a GWB
  • Italy - AGCM: probe started for abuse of economic dependence by Meta towards SIAE


  • EFTA Surveillance Authority - State aid - Decision to raise no objections, p.12,13 & 14
  • Commission approves €2 billion Austrian support to Wien Energie in the context of Russia's war against Ukraine (SA.105348) - IP/23/2103
  • Commission approves €3.5 billion French scheme to support small companies in the context of Russia's war against Ukraine (SA.106481) - IP/23/1688
  • Commission approves €70 million Dutch scheme to support the greenhouse horticulture sector in the context of Russia's war against Ukraine (SA.106250) Midday Express
  • Commission approves Italian support to compensate Sardinian airport ground-handling service providers for damage suffered due to the coronavirus pandemic (SA.104639) Midday Express


  • Agenda for: Meeting of the Dual Use Goods Working Party - 13 April 2023
  • Agenda for: 2023 EU-Canada CETA Civil Society Forum Programme - 25 & 26 April 2023
  • Agenda for: Working group of the Customs Union Performance (e-commerce) -25 26 April 2023
  • Commission Implementing Regulation (EU) 2023/737 of 4 April 2023 re-imposing a definitive anti-dumping duty on imports of certain pneumatic tyres, new or retreaded, of rubber, of a kind used for buses or lorries, with a load index exceeding 121 originating in the People’s Republic of China following the judgment of the General Court in joined cases T-30/19 and T-72/19
  • Commission Implementing Regulation (EU) 2023/738 of 4 April 2023 re-imposing a definitive countervailing duty on imports of certain pneumatic tyres, new or retreaded, of rubber, of a kind used for buses or lorries, with a load index exceeding 121 originating in the People's Republic of China following the judgment of the General Court in joined cases T-30/19 and T-72/19
  • Third country companies concerned over impact of unfair foreign subsidy regulation - See the Joint Statement
  • WTO - Committee on Customs Valuation - Notification under article 22 of Agreement on Implementation of Article VII of the GATT1994 - Replies from the European Union to questions from China regarding document G/VAL/N/1/EU/1 - European Union
  • EU trade deal with South America delayed by row over environmental rules - Financial Times
  • Waging war on trade will be costly - The US risks reversing nine decades of hugely successful policy that lifted tens of millions out of poverty - Financial Times
  • WTO - Members briefed on informal dispute settlement reform talks


  • Agenda for: Working Party on Company Law - 19 April 2023
  • Work in Progress for the EP ITRE Committee as of 04 April 2023
  • Mario Monti at the EESC: "Tell the European Council to care more about the integrity of the single market"
  • Commission Implementing Decision (EU) 2023/740 of 4 April 2023 on harmonised standards for toys drafted in support of Directive 2009/48/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council
  • MSCA Seal of Excellence: Commission supports high quality Postdoctoral Fellowships proposals


  • Agenda for: 59th meeting of the Committee for Socio-economic Analysis - 6-9 June and 13-14 June 2023
  • Agenda for: 9th Meeting of the Committee for Risk Assessment Working Group on Harmonised Classification and Labelling (RAC-65 CLHWG) - 24 to 27 April 2023
  • Minutes of the 64th Meeting of the Committee for Risk Assessment (RAC-64) 13 to 16 March 2023
  • WTO - Committee on Technical Barriers to Trade - Notification - United Kingdom - Hazardous chemical substances - Proposed Great Britain (GB) mandatory classification and labelling of 98 hazardous chemical substances;



  • EBA launches call for papers for its 2023 Policy Research Workshop


  • Commission Implementing Regulation (EU) 2023/739 of 4 April 2023 providing for an emergency support measure for the cereal and oilseed sectors in Bulgaria, Poland and Romania 
  • “Save bees and farmers!”: One million signatures in European Citizens' Initiative signals EU co-legislators to keep environmental ambition - IP/23/2084 & Communication


  • EU rules for renewable hydrogen: Delegated regulations on a methodology for renewable fuels of non-biological origin - See the EP Briefing
  • RED III trilogue deal maintains role of sustainable biodiesel in EU climate objectives - See EEB Statement
  • SMEunited’s views on the Revision of the Packaging and Packaging Waste Directive


  • Answer given by Ms Kyriakides to a MEP written question - Handling poultry
  • EMA - New features further strengthen Priority Medicines scheme (PRIME



  • Summary of the Opinion of the EDPS on the proposal for a Regulation of the European Parliament and of the Council on European statistics on population and housing
  • Report & Working Document from the Commission on the first review of the functioning of the adequacy decision for Japan
  • EDPB adopted letter to EU institutions on data sharing for AML/CFT purposes
  • UK - ICO fines TikTok £12.7 million for misusing children’s data - Financial Times



  • Judicial cooperation: Commission proposes rules on the transfer of criminal proceedings between Member States - IP/23/2107QaA & The Proposal
  • Commission launches public consultation on the digitalisation of travel documents and facilitation of travel - Midday Express
  • International Roma Day: Statement by Vice-President Jourová, Commissioner Dalli and Commissioner Várhelyi
  • Criminal Networks in EU Ports: Risks and challenges for Law Enforcement - Focus on the misappropriation of container reference codes in the ports of Antwerp, Hamburg and Rotterdam – See Europol Report
  • Funding the EU’s external migration policy: ‘Same old’ or potential for sustainable collaboration? - See EPC Discussion Paper



  • Agenda for: Meeting of the Non-Proliferation and Disarmament subgroup (CONOP) of the Working Party on Non-Proliferation and Arms Exports - 18 April 2023
  • Montenegro: Joint Statement by High Representative Josep Borrell and Commissioner for Neighbourhood and Enlargement Olivér Várhelyi on the Presidential elections
  • US: Press remarks by High Representative Josep Borrell after meeting with Secretary of State Antony Blinken
  • NATO: Press remarks by High Representative Josep Borrell upon arrival at Ministerial Meeting in Brussels
  • Franco-German cooperation will be crucial for the future of European security - See CEPS Paper


  • Answer given by MS McGuinness to a MEP written question - Use of Ceuta for Russian trade
  • The art of vassalisation: How Russia’s war on Ukraine has transformed transatlantic relations- see ECFR Policy Briefing