• Non-opposition to a notified concentration (Case M.11195 - ICI 3 / HCS Group)
  • Non-opposition to a notified concentration (Case M.11111 - UBS / Credit Suisse)
  • Non-opposition to a notified concentration (Case M.11185 - Permira / Gruppo Florence)
  • Non-opposition to a notified concentration (Case M.11171 - Apollo Management / Arconic)
  • Prior notification of a concentration (Case M.11037 - KKCG / Rockaway  / JV)
  • Prior notification of a concentration (Case M.11199 - INGKA / Morsano / Mopet)
  • Prior notification of a concentration (Case M.11122 - EPCG / JTCP / Tymon / CMI)
  • Prior notification of a concentration (Case M.11149 - Asahi Kasei / Mitsui Chemicals / JV)
  • Greece - Unannounced inspections at the premises of undertakings active in markets for products for babies and toddlers
  • Sweden - Antitrust authority said that a fine of 15 million euros, which its Italian counterpart recently imposed on Roxtec - a supplier of industrial-cable modules - follows cooperation between the two authorities


  • Authorisation for State aid pursuant to Articles 107 and 108 of the TFEU - Cases where the Commission raises no objections
  • Commission approves €132 million Dutch scheme to promote energy saving investments in glasshouse horticulture (SA.106646) - Midday Express
  • Commission approves €20 million Slovak scheme to support the food, beverage and feed mixtures production sectors in the context of Russia's war against Ukraine (SA.109113) - Midday Express


  • Draft Agenda of EP INTA Committee meeting - 18-19 September 2023
  • Minutes of the Meeting of the Customs Union Performance Expert Group - 06 June 2023
  • Draft report / Draft recommendation - Proposal for a Regulation of the European Parliament and of the Council amending Regulation (EU) No 978/2012 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 25 October 2012 applying a scheme of generalised tariff preferences and repealing Council Regulation (EC) No 732/2008
  • Report by MEP Norbert LINS on the Agreement in the form of an Exchange of Letters between the EU and the People`s Republic of China pursuant to Article XXVIII of the GATT 1994 relating to the modification of concessions on all the tariff rate quotas included in the EU Schedule CLXXV as a consequence of the United Kingdom's withdrawal from the EU 


  • Draft Council Conclusions on the European Court of Auditors’ special report No 15/2023: “The EU’s industrial policy on batteries: New strategic impetus needed”
  • InvestEU: European Investment Fund and Arbevel sign portfolio guarantee of up to €72 million to support SMEs and lower mid-caps companies - IP/23/4403
  • Space Research: €166 million for 54 projects selected under Horizon Europe to boost innovation in space - Midday Express


  • Report by MEP Nicola Beer on the proposal for a regulation of the European Parliament and of the Council establishing a framework for ensuring a secure and sustainable supply of critical raw materials and amending Regulations (EU) 168/2013, (EU) 2018/858, 2018/1724 and (EU) 2019/1020
  • Answer given by Mr Breton to a MEP written question - List of strategic materials
  • Critical raw materials act - At a Glance


  • Agenda for: Att. & Exp. Financial Services and Banking Union (Retail Investment Package) - 04 & 05 October 2023
  • Answer given by Ms McGuinness to a MEP written question - Obligations of credit acquisition and management companies
  • Answer given by Ms McGuinness to a MEP written question - Impacts of the EU taxonomy for sustainable activities on the defence industry


  • Judgment of the Court of 7 September 2023 in Case C‑323/22, KRI SpA, legal successor of SI.LO.NE. – Sistema logistico nord-est Srl, Vs. Agenzia delle Dogane e dei Monopoli
    Re: Reference for a preliminary ruling - Free movement of goods - Excise duties - Directive 92/12/EEC – Article 6(1)(a) - Chargeability of excise duty - Irregular departure from a suspension arrangement - Unlawful act solely attributable to a third party - Falsification of the accompanying administrative document - Article 14(1) - Exemption for losses occurring under the suspension arrangement - Fortuitous events or force majeure - Liability of the authorised warehousekeeper
  • Judgment of the Court of 7 September 2023 in Case C-453/22, Michael Schütte Vs. Finanzamt Brilon
    Re: Reference for a preliminary ruling - Common system of VAT - Directive 2006/112/EC - Principle of VAT neutrality - Principle of effectiveness - VAT rate set too high on a purchase invoice - Reimbursement of the overpaid tax - Direct action against the tax authorities – Effect of the risk of a double reimbursement of the same VAT
  • Opinion of Advocate General Kokott of 7 September 2023 Case C-433/22, Autoridade Tributária e Aduaneira Vs. HPA - Construções SA
    Re: Reference for a preliminary ruling - VAT - Directive 2006/112/EC - Temporary possibility of a reduced rate on labour-intensive services - Reduced rate for the renovation of private dwellings - Concept of 'private dwelling' - Limits of a selective reduced rate - Principle of democracy and discretion of the legislature - Principle of fiscal neutrality
  • Tax transparency rules for crypto-asset transactions (DAC8) - See the EP Briefing



  • Draft opinion by MEP Sunčana Glavak on the Proposal for a directive of the European Parliament and of the Council on common rules promoting the repair of goods and amending Regulation (EU) 2017/2394, Directives (EU) 2019/771 and (EU) 2020/1828 - Amendments 158 - 160
  • Revision of EU air quality legislation: Setting a zero pollution objective for air - See the EP Briefing
  • Pollutants in EU waters: Update of chemical substances listed for control - See the EP Briefing
  • Curbing chemical pollution in EU waters - See EP Statement



  • Answer given by Mr Reynders to a MEP written question - Israel data-adequacy decision
  • The ENISA announces the creation of the “SecureSME Tool”. A practical and user-friendly tool facilitating SMEs to navigate to ENISA’s tips, guidelines and recommendation
  • French lawmaker challenges transatlantic data deal before EU court - MP Philippe Latombe launches the latest round of legal fighting. 


  • Draft Report by MEP Klemen GROŠELJ on the security and defence implications of China’s influence on critical infrastructure in the European Union 
  • Council will sign agreement with Albania on Frontex cooperation


  • NextGenerationEU: Commission receives first payment request from Ireland for €323.8 million under the Recovery and Resilience Facility - Midday Express
  • NextGenerationEU: Romania submits a request to amend its recovery and resilience plan and add a REPowerEU chapter - Midday Express


  • Ahead of SOTEU, the Commission highlights its main actions of the past year - Midday Express
  • State of the Union address, European Parliament, 2023
  • Length of the election campaign and the electoral silence period in European Parliament elections - See the EP Briefing
  • Climate regulation is driving support for populism, says EU parliament chief - Roberta Metsola calls for ‘proportionality test’ of new policies to slow growth of Euroscepticism ahead of elections - Financial Times


  • Council Implementing Regulation (EU) 2023/1715 of 8 September 2023 implementing Regulation (EU) 2020/1998 concerning restrictive measures against serious human rights violations and abuses
  • Council Decision (CFSP) 2023/1716 of 8 September 2023 amending Decision (CFSP) 2020/1999 concerning restrictive measures against serious human rights violations and abuses
  • Draft Report by MEP David McALLISTER on the implementation of the common foreign and security policy – annual report 2023 Deadline for tabling amendments : 25-09-2023 
  • Statement by Commissioner for Crisis Management Janez Lenarčič on the International Day to Protect Education from Attack
  • The 2023 G20 Summit: A deepening rift heralding an uncertain future - See the EP Briefing
  • Remarks by President Charles Michel before the G20 summit in New Delhi


  • Latest on Russia’s war on Ukraine [What Think Tanks are thinking] - See the EP Briefing