EU CORONAVIRUS RESPONSE

HEALTH

  • Answer given by Ms Kyriakides to a MEP written question - Assessment of EU Member States' health data laws in light of the GDPR and ECDC
  • Answer given by Ms Kyriakides to a MEP written question - Analysis of previous models of vaccination against COVID-19 in EU countries
  • Answer given by Ms Kyriakides to a MEP written question - Coronavirus mutations and revision of contracts with producers
  • Answer given by Ms Kyriakides to a MEP written question - Commission position on compulsory COVID-19 vaccination
  • Answer given by Ms Kyriakides to a MEP written question - Delays to the EU vaccination campaign
  • Answer given by Ms Kyriakides to a MEP written question - Supplies of Covid-19 vaccines

STATE AID

  • Commission approves €1.5 million Estonian scheme to support operators of experience centres and operators of buildings used for events affected by the coronavirus outbreak (SA.63122) - Midday Express
  • Commission approves Estonian €10.6 million scheme to support companies active in cultural and sport sectors in context of coronavirus outbreak (SA.63164) - Midday Express
  • Commission approves €30 million Greek guarantee scheme to support SMEs active in the construction sector affected by coronavirus outbreak (SA.62835) - Midday Express
  • Commission approves €25 million Italian scheme to support audio-visual production companies affected by coronavirus outbreak (SA.63138) - Midday Express
  • Commission approves €385 million Dutch scheme to support organisers of events affected by coronavirus outbreak (SA.62743)  - Midday Express
  • Commission approves prolongation of market conform Italian guarantee scheme for non-performing loans (SA.62880)  - Midday Express

DIGITAL

ECONOMY

  • EU Cohesion Policy: more than 453 million euros for France and Slovakia to cope with the social and economic impact of the coronavirus crisis - Midday Express

EXTERNAL RELATIONS

TRANSPORT & TRAVEL

  • COVID-19: Council updates recommendation on free movement restrictions 

COMPETITION

  • Prior notification of a concentration (Case M.10352 - CNP/UniCredit/Aviva Life/Aviva S.p.A.)
  • Prior notification of a concentration (Case M.10288 - DH 13/RFR Immo4/Bürogebäude)
  • Prior notification of a concentration (Case M.10273 - ArcelorMittal/Liberty Steel France)
  • Prior notification of a concentration (Case M.10312 - Astorg Asset Management/Solina)
  • Prior notification of a concentration (Case M.10303 - Astorg/Bridgepoint/Fenergo)
  • Prior notification of a concentration (Case M.10289 - PSP/Aviva/10 Station Road)
  • Commission clears acquisition of joint control of PSA Breakbulk and Coil Terminal by PSA and Felbermayr (M.10203) - Midday Express
  • Commission clears acquisition of joint control of Yanmar Credit by SMFL and Yanmar (M.10275) - Midday Express
  • Commission clears acquisition of joint control of Corsearch by Astorg and Cobep (M.10281) - Midday Express 
  • Commission clears acquisition of Kotkamills by Mayr-Melnhof (M.10122) - Midday Express
  • Cyprus - Notification of a concentration concerning the acquisition of eOne Music Group of Hasbro Inc., by The Blackstone Group Inc., via SESAC Holdings Inc.,
  • France - Opening of a public consultation on the revision of the Notice on Fines
  • Germany - Bundeskartellamt/Facebook: Courtesy translation of Decision KVR 69/19 rendered by the Bundesgerichtshof on 23/06/2020 provided by the Bundeskartellamt
  • Greece - Unannounced inspections of the HCC in the sector of Wholesale and Retail Markets of Telecommunications and Teleconferencing Equipment
  • Romania - The Competition Council approved the taking over of Cicor Technologies LTD by OEP Capital Advisors  L.P.

STATE AID

  • Decision to close the formal investigation procedure after withdrawal by Member State - State aid - Poland (Articles 107 to 109 of the TFEU - Commission notice pursuant to Article 108(2) of the TFEU - Withdrawal of notification - State aid SA.51502 - (2019/C)/(2018/N) - Poland - Reductions from a capacity mechanism levy for EIUs
  • State aid - Portugal - State aid SA.62043 C/2021 (ex 2021/N) - Portugal - Restructuring aid for SATA - Invitation to submit comments pursuant to Article 108(2) of the TFEU
  • Authorisation for State aid pursuant to Articles 107 and 108 of the TFEU - Cases where the Commission raises no objections
  • Commission approves €200 million extension of Spanish scheme to support access to high-speed broadband services in underserved areas with funds from the Recovery and Resilience Fund (RRF) (SA.62696) - Midday Express
  • State aid: 2020 Scoreboard shows increase in Member State aid expenditure in 2019, focusing on support to objectives of common European interest - Midday Express
  • Commission approves French scheme for maritime passenger transport companies in international competition (SA.59537) - Midday Express

TRADE & CUSTOMS

  • Agenda for: 221st meeting of the Customs Code Committee Tariff and Statistical Nomenclature (Sub-Section Agriculture/Chemistry) of 28th to 30th June 2021
  • Agenda for: Trade Policy Committee (Deputy Members) of 18 June 2021
  • Notice of the impending expiry of certain anti-dumping & anti-subsidy measures (Certain graphite electrode systems - India - 11. 3.2022)
  • Draft - Commission Implementing Regulation amending Implementing Regulations (EU) 2020/761 and (EU) 2020/1988 with regard to the volumes of certain TRQs
  • Commission Implementing Regulation (EU) 2021/939 of 10 June 2021 imposing a provisional anti-dumping duty on imports of mono ethylene glycol originating in the United States of America and the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia
  • Commission Implementing Regulation (EU) 2021/940 of 10 June 2021 imposing a provisional anti-dumping duty on imports of birch plywood originating in Russia
  • Regulation (EU) 2021/821 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 20 May 2021 setting up a Union regime for the control of exports, brokering, technical assistance, transit and transfer of dual-use items (recast) - Statement by the Commission
  • Answer given by Mr Wojciechowski to a MEP written question - Correcting the ineffective entry price system for Moroccan tomato imports

INTERNAL MARKET & INDUSTRY‎

  • Agenda for: REACH Committee meeting of 24-25 June 2021
  • Council approves conclusions on an EU renovation wave – See the Council Statement 
  • Commission and industry invest €22 billion in new European Partnerships to deliver solutions to major societal challenges - IP/21/2943, Q&A

FINANCIAL SERVICES

  • EU sanctions: Commission publishes specific provisions concerning Syria, Libya, the Central African Republic and Ukraine - Midday Express
  • EBA publishes report on the data provided by PSPs on their readiness to apply strong customer authentication for e-commerce card-based payment transactions
  • EBA publishes final revised Guidelines on major incident reporting under PSD2

TAXATION

  • Commission Implementing Decision (EU) 2021/942 of 10 June 2021 laying down rules for the application of Council Directive 2006/112/EC as regards the establishment of the list of third countries with which the Union has concluded an agreement on mutual assistance similar in scope to Council Directive 2010/24/EU and Council Regulation (EU) No 904/2010

EMPLOYMENT & SOCIAL POLICY

  • Child Labour: Statement by the European Commission and the High Representative on the World Day against Child Labour
  • Talent Partnerships: Commission launches new initiative to address EU skills shortages and improve migration cooperation with partner countries – IP/21/2921

AGRICULTURE & FISHERIES

ENERGY

  • Council Regulation (Euratom) 2021/948 of 27 May 2021 establishing a European Instrument for International Nuclear Safety Cooperation complementing the Neighbourhood, Development and International Cooperation Instrument – Global Europe on the basis of the Treaty establishing the European Atomic Energy Community, and repealing Regulation (Euratom) No 237/2014
  • Building trans-European energy infrastructure: ACER finds that more than half of the projects are on time, but observes several delays and some potentially non-robust Projects of Common Interest (PCIs)

ENVIRONMENT & CLIMATE CHANGE

  • 8th Round of Mutual Evaluations - - 'The practical implementation and operation of European policies on preventing and combating Environmental Crime' - Follow-up to the Report on Romania

HEALTH, FOOD PRODUCT & SAFETY

TRANSPORT & MOBILITY

DIGITAL & INFORMATION SOCIETY

AREA OF FREEDOM, SECURITY & JUSTICE

  • Interinstitutional Agreement of 20 May 2021 between the European Parliament, the Council of the EU and the European Commission on a mandatory transparency register -
    Political statement 
  • Council Decision (EU) 2021/929 of 6 May 2021 on the regulation of contacts between the General Secretariat of the Council and interest representatives
  • Home affairs funds: Council adopts €18 billion funds for 2021-2027

ECB, EURO & ECONOMY

  • Interview with Christine Lagarde, President of the ECB, conducted by Johanna Treeck and Florian Eder on 11 June 2021 in Frankfurt
  • Measuring price selection in microdata: it’s not there – ECB Working Paper Series No.2566 

FUTURE OF EUROPE

  • Agenda for: Meeting of the Coreper (Part.1 & Part.2) of 16 June 2021
  • 8th revised "List of meetings" taking place between 1 and 30 June 2021
  • Summary report of the 26 May 2021 meeting of the Executive Board of the Conference on the Future of Europe

EXTERNAL RELATIONS, DEVELOPMENT & COOPERATION

  • Transatlantic relations take centre stage in Brussels with EU-Canada and EU-US summits - Midday Express
  • 2021 G7 Leaders' communiqué: Our shared agenda for global action to build back better - Remarks by President Charles Michel
  • Nicaragua: Declaration by the High Representative on behalf of the European Union on the deteriorating political situation
  • EU partnerships with Middle-Income Countries: Opportunities for the development in transition agenda - Council conclusions (14 June 2021)
  • Official Development Assistance: Council approves the Annual Report to the European Council on EU Development Aid Targets
  • Central America and Mexico: EU reaffirms support with €18.5 million in humanitarian and development aid - IP/21/2929
  • European Development Days 2021: driving the global debate on green action ahead of Kunming and Glasgow Summit - IP/21/2970
  • Council adopts conclusions on enhancing the European financial architecture for development
  • Council conclusions on strengthening Team Europe's commitment to human development
  • Joint statement following the roundtable on the humanitarian emergency in Tigray, Ethiopia
  • Draft opinion by Iuliu Winkler (EP INTA Committee) - A new EU-China strategy - Amendments 1 - 105
  • Regulation (EU) 2021/947 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 9 June 2021 establishing the Neighbourhood, Development and International Cooperation Instrument – Global Europe, amending and repealing Decision No 466/2014/EU and repealing Regulation (EU) 2017/1601 and Council Regulation (EC, Euratom) No 480/2009