External Relations & Trade
High Representative Borrell visits Berlin today, where he will meet with Members of the Bundestag Committees on European Affairs, Foreign Affairs and Defence; with Mr Norbert Röttgen, Chair of the Foreign Affairs Committee of the Bundestag; with Mr Heiko Maas, Minister of Foreign Affairs of Germany; with Ms Annegret Kramp-Karrenbauer, Minister of Defence of Germany; with Mr Wolfgang Schäuble, President of the Bundestag, and with representatives from Berlin-based think-tanks.
Justice & EU Litigation
Today, the Court of Justice, sitting in Grand Chamber, will hear the case in Wikingerhof v. Booking.com (C-59/19), a preliminary reference from the German Bundesgerichtshof (Supreme Court), on the jurisdiction of national courts in claims in which the applicant argues that the defendant abuses a dominant position. The full text of the preliminary reference is available here.
Data, Technology & IP
Wojciech Wiewiórowski delivers the opening speech in the conference “The Circle of e-Life – a Lifetime Relationship with your Data”, organized by EDPS and EDPB trainees, Brussels, Belgium.
Banking, Finance & Euro
Today, at 16h.00 at the premises of the European Stability Mechanism in Luxembourg, Dr. Carlo Monticelli presents his book “Reforming Global Economic Governance, and Usettled Order”. Further details available here.
In Berlin, Werner Hoye, President of the European Investment Bank, will participate in the Conference “Connecting the Dots: Digitalization, Finance & Sustanable Development”, organized by the German Sustainable Development Solutions Network (SDNS Germany).
Competition & State Aid
In Brussels, EVP Vestager will exchange views with the JURI Committee of the European Parliament on the issue of a Europe Fit for the Digital Age.
Today, in Brussels, Commissioner Simson attends a roundtable meeting with representatives of EU distribution system operation organizations (E.DSO, CEDEC, GEODE, Eurelectric).