• Commission approves €52.3 million Italian measure to support Leonardo S.p.A in developing smart aerostructure factory model (SA.104370) - Midday Express


  • Opinion of Advocate General Emiliou of 7 September 2023 in Case C‑517/22, PEurobolt BV, Fabory Nederland BV, ASF Fischer BV Vs. European Commission, Stafa Group BV
    Re: Appeal – Dumping – Extension of the anti-dumping duty imposed on imports of certain iron or steel fasteners originating in China to imports consigned from Malaysia – Re-imposition of a definitive anti-dumping duty – Validity of Implementing Regulation (EU) 2020/611 - Legal basis - Articles 13 and 14 of Regulation (EU) 2016/1036 - Validity of Regulation (EC) No 91/2009 – Judgment of the Court in APEX
  • Notice of the impending expiry of certain anti-dumping measures (Aluminium foil in rolls - P.R. of China - Anti-dumping duty - Regulation (EU) 2019/915 - 6.6.2024)
  • Commission Delegated Regulation (EU) 2023/1697 of 19 June 2023 on the implementation of the Union’s international obligations, as referred to in Article 15(2) of Regulation (EU) No 1380/2013 of the European Parliament and of the Council, under the Trade and Cooperation Agreement between the European Union and the European Atomic Energy Community, of the one part, and the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, of the other part, as regards piked dogfish
  • Commission Implementing Regulation (EU) 2023/1700 of 6 September 2023 amending Annexes V and XIV to Implementing Regulation (EU) 2021/404 as regards the entries for Canada, Chile, the United Kingdom and the United States in the lists of third countries authorised for the entry into the Union of consignments of poultry, germinal products of poultry and fresh meat of poultry and game birds
  • Commission Implementing Regulation (EU) 2023/1701 of 6 September 2023 fixing the import duties applicable to certain types of husked rice from 7 September 2023
  • Press remarks by Executive Vice-President Dombrovskis and Commissioner Schmitt
  • New WTO report underscores role of trade in meeting SDGs, bolstering economic recovery 


  • Operational costs of the postal sector regulatory authority: a contribution obligation may be imposed on market participants, excluding any State funding (See CPR No 136/2023 Judgment of the Court of Justice in Case C-226/22, Nexive Commerce and Others - Freedom of establishment)
  • EU-UK relations: Commission and UK reach political agreement on UK participation in Horizon Europe and Copernicus - IP/23/4374, QaA & Joint Statement


  • Agenda for: Att. & Exp. Financial Services and Banking Union (Financial Services) (ESG ratings) - 21 September 2021
  • ESMA updates the European Single Electronic Format Reporting Manual
  • Banks and investors step up opposition to EU derivatives plans - Trade bodies call on bloc to scrap initiative to move clearing deals out of London - Financial Times


  • Agenda for: Working Party on Forestry - 22 September 2023
  • Working Party Innovation in Agriculture - Meeting of 11-12 September 2023 – Presidency Flash


  • CEER - Guidelines of Good Practice for Trustworthy Information on Green Offers are published!
  • CEER - Energy Retail and Consumer Protection 2023 Market Monitoring Report is published!
  • CEER - July-August Newsletter


  • Agenda for: Working Party on International Environment Issues (Int. Chemicals/Synergies) - 12 September 2023
  • Anti-worm drug used by farmers on livestock detected in Scottish red foxes, Vulpes vulpes - Issue 608
  • Benefits of organic fertiliser and crop rotation for beetles and soil-dwelling creatures - Issue 608
  • Coppicing deciduous woodland promotes diversity of spider species - Issue 608


  • Agenda for: Working Party on Public Health - 11 September 2023
  • Speech by President von der Leyen at the third Summit of First Ladies and Gentlemen dedicated to mental health


  • The action brought by the European Data Protection Supervisor (EDPS) against the amended Europol Regulation is inadmissible (See CPR No 134/2023 - Judgment of the Court of Justice in Case C-216/21, EDPS Vs. Parliament and Council) 


  • The Directive on privacy and electronic communications precludes the use, in connection with administrative investigations into corruption in the public sector, of data collected for the purpose of combating serious crime (See CPR No 135/2023 - Judgment of the Court of Justice in Case C-162/22, Lietuvos Respublikos generalinė prokuratūra)


  • Agenda for: Working Party on Company Law - 13 September 2023
  • Media Freedom Act: protecting editorial decisions from political interference - See EP Statement
  • Critical Infrastructure: Commission proposes a Blueprint to improve response to disruptive cross-border incidents - IP/234350, see the Recommendation
  • Rule of law in Romania: the promotion of judges to a higher court, based on an assessment, by members of that court, of their work and conduct, is compatible with EU law (See CPR No 137/2023 - Judgment of the Court of Justice in Case C-216/21, Asociaţia "Forumul Judecătorilor din România")


  • Executive Vice-President and Commissioner Valdis Dombrovskis travels to Lithuania for the European Semester - Midday Express
  • European Investment Bank must take more risk, says Vestager - Financial Times 


  • Sanctions: Commission publishes "guidance" to help European operators assess sanctions circumvention risks - Midday Express


  • Judgment of the General Court of 6 September 2023 in Case T‑526/21, Mikail Safarbekovich Gutseriev Vs. Council of the European Union
    Re: CFSP - Restrictive measures adopted in view of the situation in Belarus - Freezing of funds - Restrictions on admission to the territory of the Member States - Inclusion and retention of the applicant’s name on the lists of persons, entities and bodies concerned - Error of assessment - Right to property - Right to conduct a business - Right to respect for reputation - Rights of the defence
  • Return operations: the action for damages brought by a number of Syrian refugees against Frontex after they were returned from Greece to Türkiye is dismissed
    (See CPR No 133/2023 - Judgment of the General Court in Case T-600/21, WS and Others Vs. Frontex)
  • War in Ukraine: the General Court dismisses the actions brought by Mr Dmitry Alexandrovich Pumpyanskiy and Ms Galina Evgenyevna Pumpyanskaya against the restrictive measures adopted by the Council (See CPR No 132/2023 - Judgments of the General Court in Cases T-270/22, T-272/22, Pumpyanskiy Vs. Council)
  • EU plays for time on plans to use Russian frozen assets to rebuild Ukraine - Staggered approach to how to make Russia help pay for destruction in Ukraine comes in the face of lingering doubts from Germany and France -
  • Most EU countries oppose Polish-led calls to keep Ukraine grain curbs - Ambassadors from 22 of the EU’s 27 member countries were critical or skeptical of push by 5 eastern countries to prolong import ban -