• Non-opposition to a notified concentration (Case M.11144 - Colt Technology Services Group / Lumen Emea Business)
  • Commission to assess the proposed acquisition of Autotalks by Qualcomm - Midday Express
  • Commission clears acquisition of BPS by Advent and Warburg Pincus (M.11168) - Midday Express
  • Denmark - Competition considered that Mærsk and its Damco unit broke Danish rules by not notifying merger with Pilot Air Freight
  • Germany - In a decision of 26 June 2023, the Bundeskartellamt ordered Deutsche Bahn to change certain practices and contractual clauses vis-à-vis digital mobility platforms - B9-144/19
  • Greece - the Competition Commission was notified of a concentration whereby the company 'SwitzGroup Europe Limited' acquires sole control over the company Ioniki Sfloliata
  • Ireland - The Competition and Consumer Protection Commission publishes its 2022 Annual Report
  • UK - The CMA has cleared the anticipated acquisition by Severn Trent Plc of Andigestion Limited
  • UK - Notice of extension of inquiry period under section 39(4) of the Enterprise Act 2002 related to the anticipated acquisition by Adobe Inc. of Figma, Inc.
  • UK - The CMA has accepted undertakings in lieu of reference to a Phase 2 investigation offered by Bestway Panacea Holdings Ltd in relation to its completed acquisition of Lexon UK Holdings Ltd and Asurex Ltd


  • Authorisation for State aid pursuant to Articles 107 and 108 of the TFEU - Cases where the Commission raises no objections
  • Answer given by EVP Vestager to a MEP written question - Austrian energy cost subsidy for rail freight transport


  • Agenda for: 119th Meeting of the Customs Code Committee - General Legislation Section joint with 92nd ECCG - 19 September 2023
  • Minutes of: 118th Meeting of the Customs Code Committee - General Legislation Section joint with 91st ECCG - 19 June 2023
  • EBB welcomes anti-circumvention investigation on Biodiesel imports from Indonesia and transshipped via China and the UK
  • WTO - Ukraine formally accepts Agreement on Fisheries Subsidies


  • Work in Progress - ITRE Committee as updated on 17 August 2023
  • Answer given by Mr Breton to a MEP written question - Reducing microplastic emissions in the EU
  • Answer given by Mr Breton to a MEP written question - Uranium content of phosphate fertilisers and labelling requirements



  • EU importers face low fine for failing to report emissions in trial phase - World’s first carbon border tax will feature penalties of up to €50 a tonne before it enters fully into force - Financial Times
  • Letter: EU carbon border tax smacks of neocolonialism From Ruth Teitelbaum - Financial Times



  • Commission Delegated Regulation (EU) 2023/1640 of 5 June 2023 on the methodology to determine the share of biofuel and biogas for transport, produced from biomass being processed with fossil fuels in a common process
  • Draft update of Estonia’s National Energy and Climate Plan for 2030 - Approved by the Government of the Republic of Estonia on 10.8.2023
  • The impact of industry transition on a CO2-neutral European energy system - See the METIS 3, study S5
  • Putin fails again as Europe’s gas storage hits 90 percent - The EU has met its gas storage targets more than three months ahead of schedule. But that might not mean lower prices - 


  • Data on COVID-19 vaccination in the EU/EEA - ECDC
  • Epidemiological update: Diphtheria cases in Europe - ECDC
  • ECDC - Leptospirosis - Annual Epidemiological Report for 2021
  • ECDC - Severe Acute Respiratory Infections (SARI) Reporting Protocol Version 3.8
  • ECDC classifies XBB.1.5-like lineages with the amino acid change F456L as variants of interest following an increase in SARS-CoV-2 transmission in EU/EEA countries and abroad


  • ECB - Challenges for monetary policy in a rapidly changing world
  • ECB - Euro area investment fund statistics: second quarter of 2023
  • ECB - Euro area financial vehicle corporation statistics: second quarter of 2023
  • Same same but different: credit risk provisioning under IFRS 9 - ECB Working Paper Series - No.2841
  • Know your (holding) limits: CBDC, financial stability and central bank reliance - ECB Occasional Paper Series - No.326


  • The EU is doing more — lots more - Contrary to some expectations, the forces of change in Europe have been centripetal rather than centrifugal - Financial Times