• Commission clears acquisition of River Ridge by Equitix and Cube (M.11055)  - Midday Express
  • Commission clears acquisition of joint control of AWB by Schüco, Metallinvest and RSFB (M.10917) - Midday Express
  • Cyprus - Notification of a concentration concerning the acquisition by Hellenic Healthcare Holding Single Member S.A. of the share capital of Gialletto Ltd, via Lemgo Ltd
  • France - Takeover of Smartbox by Wonderbox: The Autorité de la concurrence opens an in-depth review
  • Spain - The CNMC approves the acquisition of Terminal Ferry de Barcelona (TFB) by the Grimaldi group subject to commitments


  • Appeal brought on 2 March 2023 by Falke KGaA against the judgment of the General Court of 21 December 2022 in Case T-306/21, Falke KGaA Vs. European Commission (Case C-127/23 P)
    Re: interpretation of Article 107(1) TFEU; Article 107(3)(b) TFEU; COVID-19 pandemic; Temporary Framework; cost-intensive and irreversible restructuring; retail production sectors
  • Appeal brought on 2 March 2023 by E. Breuninger GmbH & Co. against the judgment of the General Court of 21 December 2022 in Case T-260/21, E. Breuninger GmbH & Co. Vs. European Commission (Case C-124/23 P)
    Re: State aid - Framework system to grant support for uncovered fixed costs in the context of the COVID-19 pandemic - Decision not to raise any objections - Temporary Framework for State aid measures - Individual examination of the aid scheme notified - Measure aimed at remedying a serious disturbance in the economy of a Member State - Proportionality - State aid SA.59289


  • Agenda for: Trade Policy Committee (Full Members / Attachés) - 10 May 2023
  • Agenda for: Trade Policy Committee (Deputy Members / Attachés) - 04 May 2023
  • Minutes of 242nd meeting of the Customs Code Committee - Tariff & Statistical Nomenclature Section (Sub-Section CN Sector) - 28 March 2023
  • Action brought on 6 March 2023 - Ege İhracatçıları Birliği and Others Vs. Commission (Case T-122/23)
    Re: Annulment of Commission Implementing Regulation (EU) 2022/2390 of 7 December 2022 amending the definitive countervailing duty imposed on imports of certain rainbow trout originating in Türkiye
  • Proposal for a Regulation of the European Parliament and of the Council on temporary trade-liberalisation measures supplementing trade concessions applicable to Moldovan products under the Association Agreement between the European Union and the European Atomic Energy Community and their Member States, of the one part, and the Republic of Moldova, of the other part
  • Commission adopts exceptional and temporary preventive measures on limited imports from Ukraine - IP/23/2562 - See Commission Implementing Regulation (EU) 2023/903
  • Decision No 78/2023 of the Joint Committee established under the Agreement on Mutual Recognition between the European Community and the United States of America of 20 April 2023 related to the listing of Conformity Assessment Bodies under the Sectoral Annex for Electromagnetic Compatibility
  • Overview of economic partnership agreements
  • Report of the 15th round of negotiations for a trade agreement between the European Union and Australia - 24-28 April 2023
  • Information on imports of products from Ukraine into the EU subject to trade liberalisation measures, in line with the requirements under Article 6 of Regulation(EU) 2022/870
  • WTO - United States - Anti-Dumping and Countervailing Duties on Ripe Olives from Spain - Recourse to article 21.5 of the DSU by the European Union - Request for consultations
  • WTO - Committee on Regional Trade Agreements - Factual presentation - Trade and cooperation agreement between the European Union (EU) and the United Kingdom (UK) - Goods and services - Report by the Secretariat - Revision
  • WTO - Working Party on State Trading Enterprises - State trading - Replies to questions from the European Union regarding Thailand's new and full notification (palm oil/palm kernel oil products, garlic, and maize) 
  • WTO - Botswana President: Inclusive, sustainable trade will allow Africa to realize full potential
  • WTO - DDG Paugam: Global cooperation is vital to combat plastic pollution
  • WTO - Canada formally accepts Agreement on Fisheries Subsidies


  • Agenda for: Working Party on Intellectual Property - 16 and 17 May 2023
  • Agenda for: Working Party on Competitiveness & Growth (Internal Market - Ecodesign Regulation) - 3 May 2023
  • Speech by President von der Leyen at the groundbreaking ceremony for a new plant of Infineon Technologies AG
  • Council and Parliament strike provisional deal to protect geographical indications for craft and industrial products
  • InvestEU: EIF and BBVA sign €200 million guarantee agreement to support startups with innovative and sustainable investment plans - IP/23/2584
  • Defence: €500 million and new measures to urgently boost EU defence industry capacities in ammunition production - IP/23/2569, QaA, FactSheet and the Proposal
  • Answer given by Mr Breton to a MEP written question - Certification of USB-C accessories and EU legislation on the common charger


  • Action brought on 3 March 2023 - UZ Vs. Commission and ECHA (Case T-121/23)
    Re: annul decision of the European Commission (grow.f.1(2022)9602146) dated 21 December 2022, and the appended report from ECHA, concerning the denial of a request by Concawe, acting on behalf of its members (including the applicant), to reconsider the listing of the substance phenanthrene as a Substance of Very High Concern
  • Chemicals: The EU acts to protect people and the environment from the negative effects of lead in in PVC - Midday Express
  • PFAS restriction proposal - first Q&As from info session - 03 May 2023


  • ESMA recognises four new Third Country CCPs
  • EBA makes supervisory reporting requirements easier to navigate 




  • Decrease of data roaming fees between the Western Balkans and the EU - Midday Express


  • Agenda for: Horizontal Working Party on Cyber issues - 03 May 2023
  • Action brought on 9 March 2023 - Meta Platforms Ireland Vs. European Data Protection Board (Case T-128/23
    Re: annul the EDPB’s Binding Decision 4/2022 on the dispute submitted by the Irish SA on Meta Platforms Ireland Limited and its Instagram service (Art. 65 GDPR)
  • Action brought on 9 March 2023 - Meta Platforms Ireland Vs. European Data Protection Board (Case T-129/23)
    Re: annul the EDPB’s Binding Decision 3/2022 on the dispute submitted by the Irish SA on Meta Platforms Ireland Limited and its Facebook service (Art. 65 GDPR)


  • Agenda for: Working Party on Transport - Intermodal Questions & Networks - 08 May 2023
  • Commission Decision (EU) 2023/899 of 15 July 2019 on amendments to Annex B to the Agreement between the European Union and the Government of the Federative Republic of Brazil on civil aviation safety


  • Commissioner Reynders in Cyprus for a country visit to discuss the 2022 Rule of Law Report - Midday Express



  • Press statement by President von der Leyen with Czech President Pavel
  • Poland and Germany: the feud at the heart of Europe - The west is trying to present a united front against Putin. But that is being undermined by tensions between Warsaw and Berlin - Financial Times


  • Agenda for: Council of the European Union (Foreign Affairs/Development) - 04 May 2023
  • Council Implementing Regulation (EU) 2023/886 of 28 April 2023 implementing Regulation (EU) No 401/2013 concerning restrictive measures in view of the situation in Myanmar/Burma
  • Council Decision (CFSP) 2023/887 of 28 April 2023 amending Decision 2013/184/CFSP concerning restrictive measures in view of the situation in Myanmar/Burma

  • Russian spy network smuggles sensitive EU tech despite sanctions - Covert FSB procurement chain acquires goods for war in Ukraine even after operatives were apprehended last year - Financial Times