• Non-opposition to a notified concentration (Case M.10999 - Sabic AN / ETG World / EIHL)
  • Prior notification of a concentration (Case M.11091 - Platinum Equity Group / Diversey Holdings)
  • Prior notification of a concentration (Case M.10994 - Liberty Global / Fluvius / Netco)
  • Commission clears acquisition of Beta Pura by RLBNW and ASM (M.11068) - Midday Express
  • Commission clears acquisition of intu MK by HSBC Bank and AXA (M.11027) - Midday Express
  • Text of conditional approval decision of D’Ieteren’s acquisition of PHE issued by EU Commission
  • MEPs want competition policy to remain consistent with EU’s policy objectives - see the Draft Report by MEP René Repasi
  • Czech Republic - The Office for the Protection of Competition has authorised by its first-instance final decision a merger of competitors, as a result of which SUDOP Consulting and Information Technology a.s. will acquire the possibility to exclusively control Impromat-Computer s.r.o.
  • Czech Republic - The Office for the Protection of Competition has accepted commitments from the Makro and Metro chains that will lead to the immediate remedy of the market failure
  • Cyprus - Notification of a concentration regarding the acquisition of the share capital of Hawaii Hotels Limited by Fattal Limassol Limited
  • Microsoft agrees to stop bundling Teams with Office - Tech giant makes concession in an attempt to avoid formal EU antitrust investigation and follows complaint by rival Slack - Financial Times


  • Answer given by Ms Vestager to a MEP written question - State aid relaxation: conditions for companies receiving State aid


  • Agenda for: 18th meeting of the Customs Project Group on the Digitalisation of Cultural Goods - 26 and 27 April 2023
  • Commission Delegated Regulation (EU) 2023/858 of 23 February 2023 amending Regulation (EU) 2018/196 of the European Parliament and of the Council on additional customs duties on imports of certain products originating in the United States of America
  • Answer given by Mr Gentiloni to a MEP written question - Written Question E-002831/2022 on trade with illegal Israeli settlements
  • Answer given by EVP Dombrovskis to a MEP written question - Ban on the import of deforestation-linked goods and its impact on free trade agreements
  • Eurostat - EU chemical and pharmaceutical trade: robust growth
  • Eurostat - Trade in medicinal & pharma products: new peak in 2022
  • DDG González: A stronger WTO is good for people, planet and prosperity
  • WTO - New data reveals regional variations in digitally delivered services trade


  • Galileo Programme: OHB System’s action against award of transition satellite contract to Thales Alenia Space Italia and Airbus Defence & Space dismissed (See CPR N°.66/2023 - Judgment of the General Court in Case T-54/21, OHB System Vs. Commission)
  • Minutes 8th meeting of the Task Force on-board fuel consumption and payload measurement - Subgroup of Motor Vehicles working group – E01295 - 24 January 2023
  • Public consultation - Noise emissions from motorcycles – update of requirements - Delegated regulation - Feedback period: 24 April 2023 - 22 May 2023
  • Public consultation - Construction products – reaction-to-fire performance of wood panelling and cladding (amendment) - Delegated regulation - Feedback period: 24 April 2023 - 22 May 2023 


  • ESAs call for vigilance in the face of mounting financial risks
  • ESMA - Over 140,000 EEA issuers and instruments rated by CRAs
  • EIOPA and ECB call for increased uptake of climate catastrophe insurance


  • Council Conclusions on the 2023 Annual Sustainable Growth Survey and Joint Employment Report, approved by the Council at its meeting held on 13 March 2023
  • Draft Report by MEP Monika Vana on the proposal for a decision of the European Parliament and of the Council on the mobilisation of the European Globalisation Adjustment Fund for Displaced Workers -EGF/2023/000 TA 2023 - Technical assistance at the initiative of the Commission




  • Regulation (EU) 2023/857 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 19 April 2023 amending Regulation (EU) 2018/842 on binding annual greenhouse gas emission reductions by Member States from 2021 to 2030 contributing to climate action to meet commitments under the Paris Agreement, and Regulation (EU) 2018/1999
  • Council and Parliament agree to decarbonise the aviation sector - See the EP Statement
  • European Green Deal: new law agreed to cut aviation emissions by promoting sustainable aviation fuels - IP/23/2389
  • Promoting a more sustainable, competitive and resilient Europe and boosting rural areas: Council approves conclusions on the opportunities of the bioeconomy
  • Public consultation - Environmental management & performance – recognising parts of Ecoprofit, the Austrian environmental management scheme - Implementing decision - Feedback period: 24 April 2023 - 22 May 2023


  • European Health Union: Commission proposes pharmaceuticals reform for more accessible, affordable and innovative medicines - IP/23/1843
    - FaQ: Council Recommendation on stepping up EU actions to combat AMR in a One Health approach
    - FaQ: Revision of the Pharmaceutical legislation
  • Answer given by Ms Gabriel to a MEP written question - Pushing for organs-on-chips and reconstructed skin models to replace animal testing
  • ECDC - Estimated incidence of bloodstream infections with three key pathogens in the EU/EEA in 2019
  • ECDC - Hepatitis A - Annual Epidemiological Report on Communicable Diseases in Europe - 2017
  • ECDC - Twelfth external quality assessment scheme for Salmonella typing
  • Novartis chief criticises EU move to control pharma licensing in emergencies - Vas Narasimhan warns giving Brussels power over drug manufacturing during crises will hit investment - Financial Times


  • Digital Services Act: Commission designates first set of Very Large Online Platforms and Search Engines - IP/23/2413
  • Public consultation - Delegated Regulation on data access provided for in the Digital Services Act - Delegated regulation - Feedback period: 25 April 2023 - 23 May 2023
  • Answer given by Mr Breton to a MEP written question - Payment by the FBI to Twitter and the US intelligence community’s influence in connection with censoring the Hunter Biden laptop story 


  • Judgment of the General Court of 26 April 2023 in Case T-557/20, Single Resolution Board (SRB), Vs. European Data Protection Supervisor (EDPS)
    Protection of personal data - Procedure for granting compensation to shareholders and creditors following the resolution of a bank - Decision of the EDPS in which it found that the SRB failed to fulfil its obligations concerning the processing of personal data - Article 15(1)(d) of Regulation (EU) 2018/1725 - Concept of personal data - Article 3(1) of Regulation 2018/1725 - Right of access to the file
  • Agenda for: Horizontal Working Party on Cyber issues - 26 April 2023
  • EDPS contribution in the context of the Commission initiative to further specify procedural rules relating to the enforcement of the GDPR
  • EDPS - The  Annual Report 2022 gives an insight into the EDPS’ activities to create a tomorrow that can effectively tackle the challenges of today
  • BEREC invites stakeholders to online workshop on Data Act



  • Meetings of the Conference of the Parties to the Basel, Rotterdam and Stockholm Conventions (Geneva, Switzerland, 1 - 12 May 2023) - First EU coordination
  • Summary of fourth meeting of the Expert Group on B2B data sharing and cloud computing contracts - 7 and 8 February 2023
  • Commissioner Reynders in Malta for a country visit to discuss the 2022 Rule of Law Report - Midday Express
  • Answer given by Mr Reynders to a MEP written question - Rule of law and independent authorities
  • Answer given by Mr Reynders to a MEP written question - Foreign financing of NGOs in the EU
  • Speech by President von der Leyen at the Roma Week 2023, via video message


  • Agenda for: Meeting of the Eurogroup, 28 April 2023
  • Informal meeting of EU economy and finance ministers and central bank governors, 28-29 April 2023
  • Commission proposes new economic governance rules fit for the future - IP/23/2393, QaA, Factsheet, the Legislative proposals and Remarks by EVP Dombrovskis
  • European Commission successfully completes its fifth syndicated transaction for 2023 by raising €7 billion - IP/23/2424
  • ECB - Consolidated financial statement of the Eurosystem as at 21 April 2023
  • Digitalisation and the economy - ECB Working Paper Series - No.2809
  • Brussels set to rebuff German calls for tougher debt-reduction targets - Draft legislation to revamp bloc’s budget rules aims for a balance between fiscal hawks and officials in Paris and Rome - Financial Times


  • Revised Agenda of: Meeting of the Coreper (Part.2) - 28 April 2023
  • Minutes of the Meeting of the Coreper - 05 April 2023
  • Reforming the Union's electoral system: EU and national parliamentarians discuss proposals
  • Plan for EU ethics body falls short of parliament’s demands, critics warn - Commission to set common standards but leave existing institutions in charge of policing behaviour, insiders say -Financial Times


  • Democratic Republic of Congo: EU allocates over €32 million in additional humanitarian funding - IP/23/2449
  • Answer given by HR/VP Borrell to a MEP written question - China’s unofficial police stations
  • Answer given by HR/VP Borrell to a MEP written question - Security of critical infrastructure
  • China’s ‘wolf warrior’ envoy threatens Xi Jinping’s plan to woo EU - Challenge to sovereignty of ex-Soviet states undermines efforts to portray Beijing as peacemaker in Ukraine - Financial Times


  • Answer given by Ms Johansson to a MEP written question - Arms trafficking risk - supply of weapons to Ukraine
  • Answer given by HR/VP Borrell to a MEP written question - EU strategy in response to prolonged conflict in Ukraine
  • Answer given by HR/VP Borrell to a MEP written question - US role in the attack on the Nord Stream 1 and 2 gas pipelines: support for investigations and ‘robust response’