This regular alert covers key regulatory EU developments related to the COVID-19 situation. It does not purport to provide an exhaustive overview of developments and contains no analysis or opinion.


Competition & State Aid

  • European Commission comments on the future of competition policy
  • European Commission expresses caution in curtailing State aid and extends Poland's scheme for the resolution of certain smaller banks
  • European Commission approves new and amended Member State measures to support the economy

Trade / Export Controls

  • European Commission publishes first Report on Implementation and Enforcement of EU Trade Agreements
  • European Commission publishes EU Aid for Trade –Progress Report 2021

Medicines and Medical Devices

  • European Council publishes G20 Rome Leaders' Declaration
  • EMA reviews certain potential medical conditions and COVID-19 vaccines
  • European Parliament and Council reach provisional agreement on proposed Regulation on a Reinforced Role for the EMA in Crisis Preparedness and Management

Cybersecurity, Privacy & Data Protection

  • European Council publishes G20 Rome Leaders' Declaration
  • President of EU General Court rejects interim measure to suspend application of Regulation on EU Digital COVID-19 Certificates
  • ENISA publishes 2021 Threat Landscape Report

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