Europe Daily News, November 21, 2022 | Perspectives & Events


  • PPre-notification of a concentration (Case M.10853 – ISG / EEP / BSG)
  • PPre-notification of a merger (Case M.10580 – SE AG / SEC / SEPG)
  • PPre-notification of a concentration (Case M.10930 – Ppost / BGL / BCEE / BIL / BDL / i-HUB)
  • PPre-notification of a concentration (Case M.10955 – Kirk / LFI / ATP / Ferrosan Medical Devices)
  • NOpposition to a notified concentration (Case M.10640 – Safran / MBDA / Compagnie Industrielle des Lasers Cilas)
  • CCommission clears acquisition of joint control of Olam Agri by Olam Group and SALIC (M.10790) – Midday Express
  • RReference for a preliminary ruling from the Commissione tributaria regional per il Friuli Venezia Giulia (Italy) lodged on 23 August 2022 – Ferriere Nord SpA and Others Vs Autorità Garante della Concorrenza e del Mercato, Agenzia delle Entrate – Riscossione – Case C-560/22
    Subject: Article 5-bis of Legislative Decree n. 1 of January 24, 2012 (modified by the Conversion Law n. 27 of March 24, 2012) – which includes paragraphs 7-ter and 7-quater to Article 10 of Law n. 287 /1990 added; Articles 101, 102 and 103 TFEU; Council Regulation (EC) No. 1/2003; Directive (EU) 2019/1
  • AAustria – Facade construction cartel: Cartel court imposes fine on NFS Bau GmbH
  • BElgium – Notice MEDE-CC-22/0041: Arçelik A.Ş / Asogem NV
  • france – Unannounced controls were carried out in the area of ​​​​cow’s milk supply


  • CCommission approves amendment to the 2022-2027 regional aid map for Austria (SA.104081) – Mittags-Express
  • CCommission approves €1.1 billion Austrian scheme to help companies facing increased energy costs in connection with Russia’s war in Ukraine (SA.104439) – IP/22/6994


  • AGenda for: Trade Policy Committee (alternate members) / Attachés – 22 November 2022
  • AGenda for: Trade Policy Committee (Experts – Services and Investments) – 23 November 2022
  • COmission of Implementing Regulation (EU) 2022/2268 of 18 November 2022 ending the “new exporter” review of Implementing Regulation (EU) 2019/1379 imposing a definitive anti-dumping duty on imports of bicycles originating in the People’s Republic of China after a transitional review pursuant to Article 11(4) of Regulation (EU) 2016/1036 of the European Parliament and of the Council and ending registration of imports (CN codes 8712 00 30 and ex 8712 00 70)
  • WTO, Pacific Islands reaffirm collaboration on work on fisheries subsidies and key issues – remarks by DDG Angela Ellard
  • WTO – DDG González: Timely and high-quality market information is key to transparency and food security
  • RRegional consultations on WCO modernization with the AMS region


  • IIntellectual property rights and distributed ledger technology with a focus on art NFTs and tokenized artworks – see EP study




  • RReference for a preliminary ruling from the Consiglio di Stato (Italy) of 19 August 2022 – Autorità di Regolazione per Energia Reti e Ambiente (ARERA) Vs. Fallimento Esperia SpA, Gestore dei Servizi Energetici SpA – GSE – Case C-558/22
    Re: Article 18 TFEU, Articles 28 and 30 TFEU, Article 110 TFEU, Article 34 TFEU, Articles 107 and 108 TFEU, Directive 2009/28/EC
  • AAnswer from Ms Simson to a written question from the MEP – Rising electricity costs
  • AMs Simson’s reply to a written question from the MEP – An energy crisis nightmare threatens the EU
  • AAnswer given by Mrs Simson to a written question from the EP – Short-term measures to combat rising energy prices
  • EU falters in international anti-fossil fuel talks – Energy Charter Treaty reform postponed amid member states’ rebellion – Financial Times


  • Agenda for: Environment working group – 21, 24 and 25 November 2022
  • AGenda for: Habitats Committee Meeting – November 29, 2022
  • Agenda for: Working Group on International Environmental Issues (Biodiversity) – November 25, 2022


  • EU agrees to COP27 compromise to keep Paris Agreement alive and protect those most affected by climate change – IP/22/7064
  • SStatement by President von der Leyen on the outcome of the COP27
  • SSpeech by Frans Timmermans at the closing plenary of the COP27
  • COP27: MPs react to outcome of climate talks in Egypt


  • CCease and Desist Notice – Guidance on the format and content of applications for orphan medicinal product designation and the transfer of designations from one sponsor to another
  • vVaccination: Confidence returns to pre-pandemic levels – See Report & Factsheet – Midday Express
  • CProcurement of OVID-19 vaccines – exchange of views



  • Agenda for: Horizontal Working Group on Cyber ​​Issues – 18 November 2022
  • SSummary of the opinion of the European Data Protection Supervisor on the proposal for a regulation to convert the farm accounts data network into an agricultural sustainability data network
  • SSummary of the opinion of the European Data Protection Supervisor on the signature, provisional application and conclusion of the Protocol implementing the Fisheries Partnership Agreement between the European Union and the Republic of Mauritius


  • PReparation Council meeting (TTE – Transport) on 5 December 2022
    – Draft Council conclusions on “The ongoing development of inland navigation (NAIADES III)” – Adoption


  • DDecision (EU) 2022/2278 of the European Central Bank of 8 November 2022 approving the volume of coin issuance in 2023 (ECB/2022/40)
  • EU Cohesion Policy: €37.3 billion for Spain to support its green transition and a fair and competitive economy – IP/22/6964
  • IInterview with Philip R. Lane, Member of the Executive Board of the ECB, conducted by Luke Heighton on November 16, 2022


  • Agenda for: Coreper meeting (Part.1 & Part.2) – November 23, 2022
  • KEynote speech by President von der Leyen at the International Institute for Strategic Studies Manama Dialogue


  • CCouncil Decision (CFSP) 2022/2269 of 18 November 2022 on Union support for the implementation of a project “Promoting Responsible Innovation in Artificial Intelligence for Peace and Security”
  • CCouncil Decision (CFSP) 2022/2270 of 18 November 2022 amending Decision (CFSP) 2019/2108 in support of strengthening biosecurity in Latin America in accordance with the implementation of United Nations Security Council Resolution 1540 (2004) on the non-proliferation of weapons of mass destruction and their means of delivery
  • CCouncil Decision (CFSP) 2022/2275 of 18 November 2022 in support of the development of an internationally recognized Arms and Ammunition Management Validation System (AAMVS) to prevent illicit proliferation
  • DPRK/North Korea: Statement by the High Representative on behalf of the EU on the launch of an ICBM
  • HHybrid Threats: EU completes EU Integrated Resolve 2022 exercise
  • Global Gateway: First section of upgraded 560km highway along Strategic Northern Corridor inaugurated in Kenya will boost trade in East Africa – IP/22/7028


  • uK chief executives urge Sunak to seek better EU ties – Premier will face calls to soften Brexit impact when he addresses CBI on Monday – Financial Times
  • Jeremy Hunt’s budget rules mimic EU’s – just as it deviates from them – overtakes Brussels on policy restrictions it imposes as UK Chancellor sets his own new ones – Financial Times


  • CCouncil Decision (CFSP) 2022/2276 of 18 November 2022 amending Decision (CFSP) 2019/2009 in support of Ukraine’s efforts to combat illicit trafficking in arms, ammunition and explosives, in cooperation with the OSCE
  • AAnswer by Executive Vice-President Dombrovskis to a written question from the MEP – German companies providing technological support to the Russian defense industry since the attack on Ukraine


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