• Prior notification of a concentration (Case M.11211 - Georg Fischer / Uponor )
  • Prior notification of a concentration (Case M.11198 - Teleperformance / Majorel)
  • Prior notification of a concentration (Case M.11086 - Arecelik / Whirpool Emea MDA)
  • Prior notification of a concentration (Case M.11272 - Hamburger Energiewerke / ANE)
  • Commission clears acquisition of Doppler Energie by ORLEN (M.11240) - Midday Express
  • Commission clears creation of joint venture by KKCG and Rockaway (M.11037) - Midday Express
  • Commission clears acquisition of Chacrim Directorship by AP and Fremman (M.11260) - Midday Express
  • Austria - Prohibited conduct: FCA applies to the Cartel Court to impose a fine of EUR 120,000 on Vivendi SE
  • Belgium - Notification MEDE-CC-23/0028: Carplan NV / O. Cocquyt NV
  • Cyprus - Notification of a concentration concerning the acquisition of the share capital of Aqseptence Group GmbH by Oaktree Capital Group, LLC and Brookfield Corporation via AQS BidCo GmbH
  • France - 750,000€ fine imposed on the Confédération nationale des buralistes de France for boycotting the distribution of games of chance
  • Italy - Public enquiry and consultation on hearing aid markets launched
  • UK - CMA published an Explanatory note on the Merger undertakings and orders register 


  • Commission Implementing Regulation (EU) /... amending Annex I to Council Regulation (EEC) No 2658/87 on the tariff and statistical nomenclature and on the Common Customs Tariff (CN 2024)
  • EU calls for greater market access and fair competition at EU-China High-Level Dialogue - IP/23/4609
  • EU-UK battery rules: Act now and do the right thing, EU auto chief urges Commission - see Acea Statement & Fact sheet: EU-UK rules of origin
  • EU trade chief says Tesla to face anti-subsidy probe over China exports - Valdis Dombrovskis claims ‘sufficient prima facie evidence’ to examine foreign electric-vehicle makers’ operations - Financial Times
  • Germany leads push to delay electric vehicle tariffs between EU and UK - Berlin and carmakers back UK call for three-year pause on requirement for batteries to be produced locally - Financial Times
  • EU fails big test on geopolitics of trade - Row over Ukrainian grain imports shows how the interests of member states sabotage Europe’s common goals - Financial Times
  • EU talks tough on trade in China as it looks to play defense - Brussels increasingly is willing to ramp up measures to combat what it views as China’s unfair trading practices -


  • Agenda for: Working Party on Competitiveness and Growth (Internal Market) - 02 October 2023
  • Main results of the Competitiveness Council (Internal market & industry) - 25 September 2023
  • Regulation on type-approval of motor vehicles and engines and of nsystems, components and separate technical units intended for such vehicles, with respect to their emissions and battery durability (Euro 7) - General approach



  • Commission Regulation (EU) 2023/1803 of 13 August 2023 adopting certain international accounting standards in accordance with Regulation (EC) No 1606/2002 of the European Parliament and of the Council
  • The EBA second mandatory exercise on Basel III full implementation shows a significantly reduced impact on EU banks with shortfalls nearly fully absorbed


  • Non-Paper from Commission Services - Possible need for the amendment of 5 EU agreements with neighbour countries



  • Agenda for: 8th Meeting of the RED II Committee on the Sustainability of Biofuels, Bioliquids and Biomass fuels - 11 October 2023
  • Draft Directive of the European Parliament and of the Council amending Directive (EU) 2018/2001, Regulation (EU) 2018/1999 and Directive 98/70/EC as regards the promotion of energy from renewable sources, and repealing Council Directive (EU) 2015/652 (first reading) - Adoption of the legislative act = Statements
  • Commission Delegated Regulation (EU) 2023/2048 of 4 July 2023 correcting Delegated Regulations (EU) No 626/2011, (EU) 2019/2015, (EU) 2019/2016 and (EU) 2019/2018 with regard to energy labelling requirements of air conditioners, light sources, refrigerating appliances, and refrigerating appliances with a direct sales function
  • Answer given by Ms Simson to a MEP written question - Anti-nuclear lobbying by German foundations in France and Poland
  • Eurelectric: Accelerating electrification requires infrastructure


  • Commission Delegated Regulation (EU) 2023/2049 of 14 July 2023 amending Regulation (EU) 2017/852 of the European Parliament and of the Council as regards mercury-added products subject to manufacturing, import and export prohibitions
  • Keynote speech by President von der Leyen at the Green Deal Summit


  • European Medicines Agency: Council and Parliament strike deal on a sustainable and flexible fee system
  • European Health Union: Commission welcomes political agreement on the European Medicines Agency's fees - IP/23/4588
  • EFSA - Re‐evaluation of behenic acid from mustard seeds to be used in the manufacturing of certain emulsifiers pursuant to Article 21(2) of Regulation (EU) No 1169/2011 – for permanent exemption from labelling
  • ECDC - Tuberculosis molecular surveillance status report, focussing on rifampicin and multi-drug resistance in the EU/EEA



  • Emerging technologies make it easier to phish - The European Cybersecurity Month (ECSM) campaign will focus on social engineering, a top cyber threat


  • Sustainable transport: €7 billion available for key infrastructure projects under the Connecting Europe Facility (CEF) - 
  • Remarks by Commissioner Vălean on increasing the capacities of the Solidarity Lanes and investments in transport infrastructure


  • Agenda for: JHA Counsellors (COPEN - Confiscation) - 27 September 2023
    - Proposal for a Directive on asset recovery and confiscation


  • NextGenerationEU: Commission endorses Czechia's €9.2 billion modified recovery and resilience plan, including a REPowerEU chapter - IP/23/4642 & Decision
  • NextGenerationEU: Commission receives Slovakia's third payment request for an amount of €662 million in grants under the Recovery and Resilience Facility
  • Presentation by Philip R. Lane: Monetary policy transmission in the euro area
  • Speech by Christine Lagarde at the Hearing of the EP ECON Committee
  • Speech by Isabel Schnabel: Money and inflation


  • Revised Agenda for: Meeting of the Coreper (Part.1 & Part.2) - 27 September and 2 October 2023
  • Press statement by President von der Leyen with Czech Prime Minister Fiala


  • Statement by the High Representative on behalf of the EU on the alignment of certain third countries with Council Decision (CFSP) 2023/1716 of 8 September 2023 amending Decision (CFSP) 2020/1999 concerning restrictive measures against serious human rights violations and abuses
  • Nagorno-Karabakh: EU provides €5 million in humanitarian aid - IP/23/4618
  • EEA Joint Committee incorporates 102 legal acts into the EEA Agreement


  • Ukraine: EU and Norway host high-level meeting to improve effectiveness of humanitarian aid  - Midday Express
  • Russia has proved resilience to western sanctions, says Oleg Deripaska - Metals oligarch tells FT of his ‘surprise’ at performance of economy in wake of invasion of Ukraine - Financial Times
  • Glencore traded thousands of tonnes of Russian copper through Turkey - Shipments via third countries obscure Europe’s true reliance on Russian commodities - Financial Times