COMPETITION

  • Prior notification of a concentration (Case M.10883 - Blackstone / Rivean / ESDEC Solar Group)
  • Prior notification of a concentration (Case M.10902 - FEV Consulting / Mitsubishi Corporation / JV)
  • Prior notification of a concentration (Case M.10852 - 3D Systems / Dussur / JV)
  • Commission clears acquisition of TSH by APG, CMGO and Raffles (M.10858) - Midday Express
  • Commission clears creation of joint venture by P2X Europe and Navigator (M.10869) - Midday Express
  • Commission clears the acquisition of Wishcard by Oakley, EMZ, IK and M. Schütt (M.10879) - Midday Express
  • Commission clears acquisition of Renault Korea Motors by Renault and Geely Automobile (M.10872) - Midday Express
  • Commission clears the acquisition of certain subsidiaries of VME by F2i and the acquisition of EVMG by F2i and GVM (M.10869) - Midday Express
  • Croatia - CCA approves Nets CEE/PBZ Card merger
  • Germany - Decision now published: Meta’s paramount significance for competition across markets (Decision of 2 May 2022)
  • Greece - HCC Decision no.746/2021 on the compliance of the company "ARGOS SA Press Distribution Agency" with condition II.3 of the HCC Decision no. 687/2019, pursuant to article 25 par. 5 of Greek Law 3959/2011
  • Malta - The Office for Competition approves Acquisition of D-Square Ltd’s Injection Moulding business by Thermoplastics Ltd.
  • UK - The CMA launched its merger inquiry in the anticipated acquisition by Baker Hughes Nederland Holdings B.V. of Oz MidCo AS (Altus Intervention).
  • UK - CMA considers remedy to address concerns in foam merger 

TRADE & CUSTOMS

  • Council Decision on the position to be taken on behalf of the European Union within the EU-CTC Joint Committee established by the Convention of 20 May 1987 on common transit procedure as regards amendments to that Convention
  • Draft Decision of the EU-CTC Joint Committee amending the Convention of 20 May 1987 on a common transit procedure
  • The protection of the Union and its Member States from economic coercion by third countries - See the Draft report by Bernd Lange, adopted Opinion & Amendments
  • Laying down rules for the exercise of the Union's rights in the implementation and enforcement of the Agreement on the withdrawal of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland from the European Union and the European Atomic Energy Community and of 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 - See the Draft Report & Amendments
  • WTO - Committee on Technical Barriers to Trade - Notification - European Union - Captan (pesticide active substance)
  • EFTA States and the Gulf Cooperation Council hold a Joint Committee Meeting
  • WTO, FIFA team up to use trade and football as drivers of economic and social development

INTERNAL MARKET & INDUSTRY

  • Agenda for: Council of the EU (Competitiveness (Internal Market, Industry, Research and Space)) - 29 September 2022
  • Agenda for: Working Party on Competitiveness and Growth (Internal Market - Ecodesign) - 04 October 2022
  • New liability rules on products and AI to protect consumers and foster innovation - IP/22/5807, Q&A: AI Liability Directive and on Product Liability Directive
    - Proposal for a Directive on adapting non contractual civil liability rules to artificial intelligence
    - Proposal: Revision of the Product Liability Directive
  • Commission Implementing Decision (EU) / amending Implementing Decision (EU) 2019/1616 as regards harmonised standards for metallic industrial piping, portable fire extinguishers, non-destructive testing, pipe fittings, industrial valves, water-tube boilers, GRP tanks and vessels, expansion joints and valves for the refrigerating systems and heat pumps
  • Commission Implementing Decision (EU) / on harmonised standards for equipment and protective systems intended for use in potentially explosive atmospheres drafted in support of Directive 2014/34/EU of the European Parliament and of the Council
  • Answer given by Mr Breton to a MEP written question - Effectiveness of the new mandatory Intelligent Speed Assistance (ISA) system in the new general vehicle safety rules
  • Answer given by Mr Breton to a MEP written question - Clarification of Annex II of Directive 76/211/EEC on prepackaged products

FINANCIAL SERVICES

  • Minutes of the Meeting of the CEG of the European Securities Committee - 12 July 2022
  • Financial markets: Commission adopts two additional equivalence decisions for non-EU jurisdictions  - Midday Express
  • EBA publishes Guidelines on transferability to support the resolvability assessment for transfer strategies
  • ESMA publishes a statement reminding firms to consider inflation and inflation risk when applying relevant MiFID II requirements in the interest of investor protection
  • ESMA has published its Report on the distributed ledger technology pilot regime (DLT Pilot) 

EMPLOYMENT & SOCIAL POLICY

  • Minimum income: more effective support needed to fight poverty and promote employment - IP/22/5706 & QaA
  • Commission acts to better protect people from asbestos and ensure an asbestos-free future - IP/22/5679, QaA & Statement by EVP Dombrovskis and Commissioner Schmit
  • European Citizens' Initiative: Commission decides to register a new initiative on learning disabilities - IP/22/5785

AGRICULTURE & FISHERIES

  • Minutes of the Meeting of the Committee for the Common Organisation of the Agricultural Markets: Horizontal Questions - 15 September 2022
  • European Maritime, Fisheries and Aquaculture Fund 2021-2027: Commission adopts €38.3 million programme for Cyprus - Midday Express
  • Member states slam Commission’s plans to slash pesticide use - Euractiv.com

ENERGY

  • Third meeting of the Specialised Committee on Energy under the EU-UK Trade and Cooperation Agreement - 28 September 2022
  • Declaration by the High Representative on behalf of the European Union on leaks in the Nord Stream gas pipelines
  • European natural gas imports - See Bruegel Policy Paper

ENVIRONMENT & CLIMATE CHANGE

  • Agenda for: Working Party on International Environment Issues (Whaling) - 03 October 2022 & (Biodiversity) - 05 October 2022
  • Minutes of: Meeting of the CEG on Waste (PPWD) - 21 June 2022
  • Minutes of: Meeting of the Habitats Committee - 20 September 2022
  • Council Decision (EU) 2022/1660 of 20 September 2022 on the position to be taken, on behalf of the European Union, within the Joint Committee established by the Agreement between the European Union and the Swiss Confederation on the linking of their greenhouse gas emissions trading systems, as regards the amendment of Annexes III and IV to the Agreement
  • Answer given by Mr Sinkevičius to a MEP written question - EU chemicals strategy for sustainability -

HEALTH, FOOD & PRODUCT SAFETY

  • World Heart Day: Listen to your heart - Statement by Commissioner Stella Kyriakides
  • Fertilisers – list of animal by-products to be used without further official controls (update) - Delegated regulation - Feedback period: 26 September 2022 - 24 October 2022
  • Answer given by Ms Kyriakides to a MEP written question - Yuka and the Italian Antitrust Authority’s verdict on the unreliability of Nutriscore system: action by the Commission
  • EFSA - Plant Health Newsletter on Horizon Scanning – September 2022
  • EFSA - Pest survey card on Elsinoë australis, E. citricola and E. fawcettii
  • EFSA - Pest survey card on Pseudocercospora angolensis
  • EFSA - Reasoned Opinion Setting of an import tolerance for pyridaben in grapefruits

TRANSPORT & MOBILITY

  • Proposal for a Directive of the European Parliament and of the Council amending Directive 2010/40/EU on the framework for the deployment of Intelligent Transport Systems in the field of road transport and for interfaces with other modes of transport - See the Draft report / Draft recommendation & Amendments
  • The New EU Urban Mobility Framework - See the EP TRAN Committee Draft report 

AREA OF FREEDOM, SECURITY & JUSTICE

  • Agenda for: Meeting of the Company Law Expert Group (CLEG) and targeted stakeholders - 29 September 2022
  • Consumer protection: Commission launches public consultation
    - Consumer rights - adapting out-of-court dispute resolution to digital markets - Proposal for a directive - Feedback period: 28 September 2022 - 21 December 2022
    - Consumer protection - strengthened enforcement cooperation - Proposal for a regulation - Feedback period: 28 September 2022 - 21 December 2022
  • Answer given by President von der Leyen to a MEP written question - Enforcement of European law in practice
  • Draft Opinion by MEP Martina Dlabajovà and by MEP Tiemo Wölken on the proposal for a directive of the European Parliament and of the Council on Corporate Sustainability Due Diligence and amending Directive (EU) 2019/1937

ECB, EURO & ECONOMY

  • Global Gateway: European Commission and the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development deepen their partnership to boost private sector investment in partner countries - IP/22/5819
  • Digitalisation, institutions and governance, and growth: mechanisms and evidence - ECB Working Paper Series - No.2735
  • Consumer savings behaviour at low and negative interest rates - ECB Working Paper Series - No.2736
  • Green QE and carbon pricing: looking at potential tools to fight climate change - Research Bulletin - No.99
  • ECB boss pledges to MEPs to fight inflation and restore confidence
  • ECB - How do markets respond to war and geopolitics?

FUTURE OF EUROPE

  • Czech Presidency outlines priorities to EP committees

EXTERNAL RELATIONS

  • A compass and a concept: A guide to the EU and NATO strategic outlooks - See EPC Policy Paper
  • São Tomé e Príncipe: Statement by the Spokesperson on the legislative, regional and municipal elections - See Preliminary statement 

RUSSIAN INVASION OF UKRAINE

  • Commission launches call for displaced researchers from Ukraine - IP/22/5792 
  • Standing with Ukraine: Commission welcomes Joint Statement to provide affordable, accessible and transparent remittance services to Ukraine - IP/22/5782
  • Commissioner Várhelyi in Ukraine to discuss EU support and reforms, announces disbursement of €500 million for access to housing, education and the farming sector - Midday Express
  • Will Ukraine’s refugees go home? - The way to help Ukraine will be to assist in reconstruction and not place artificial impediments to immigration of those who have already suffered - See Bruegel Policy Paper