Comitology Newsletter #72, June 2022

The Comitology Newsletter is a 4-page summary of the most important developments in EU secondary legislation. Main news of this issue : Push the ‘pause’ button for taxonomy, Use the revocation right The Conference on the Future of Europe. Should we complain or welcome it? Delegated acts vs Implementing acts: the ESPR proposal becomes a […]

Comitology Newsletter #71, March 2022

The Comitology Newsletter is a 4-page summary of the most important developments in EU secondary legislation. Main news of this issue : What kind of European Union after the Russia-Ukraine war? CLIMATE CHANGE: Commission proposes green finance rules for gas and nuclear COURT OF JUSTICE: EU’s top court overturns annulment of emission limit standards Confusion […]

Comitology Newsletter #70, November 2021

The Comitology Newsletter is a 4-page summary of the most important developments in EU secondary legislation. Main news this month: Lobbying and public affairs: an evolving profession. New procedures and new actors require new skills CLIMATE CHANGE: First delegated act on taxonomy approaches finishing line Staying in the loop: delegated acts and Perm Reps COMITOLOGY […]

Comitology Newsletter #69, March 2021 – Taxonomy edition

The Comitology Newsletter is a 4-page summary of the most important developments in EU secondary legislation. This edition focuses on taxonomy. Main news this month: Taxonomy: what’s it all about? The Commission and Taxonomy: a respectful call to order Report of the Sustainable Finance Platform: an anaesthetised advisory committee Taxonomy delegated act: what chance of […]

Comitology Newsletter #68, January-February 2021

The Comitology Newsletter is a 4-page summary of the most important developments in EU secondary legislation. Main news this month: Taxonomy jargon, George Orwell and Newspeak Commission under pressure on taxonomy delegated act Implementing act on vaccine exports creates political storm Leading NGO calls for more transparency in secondary legislation Download the Comitology Newsletter #68 […]

Comitology Newsletter #67, November-December 2020

The Comitology Newsletter is a 4-page summary of the most important developments in EU secondary legislation. Main news this month: Reformed Transparency Register: good, but not enough Commission launches new and improved Comitology Register European Parliament adopts official position on comitology reform 2020 brings steep increase in veto activity by MEPs Download the Comitology Newsletter […]

Comitology Newsletter #66, September-October 2020

The Comitology Newsletter is a 4-page summary of the most important developments in EU secondary legislation. Main news this month: Taxonomy: the Commission refuses to provide its draft delegated act to Member States. Parliament and Council set for collision on Covid recovery fund? Controversial food additive opposed by MEPs. Green Deal, ENVI Committee adopts amendments […]

Comitology Newsletter #65, July 2020 – Expert Groups Edition

The Comitology Newsletter is a 4-page summary of the most important developments in EU secondary legislation. This edition focuses on expert groups. Main news this month: Expert groups: a source of confusion in EU governance. Expert groups: a rapidly expanding form of consultation. Expert groups are active in the upstream and downstream phases. A mixture […]

Comitology Newsletter #64, April-May 2020 – Green Deal Edition

The Comitology Newsletter Green Deal 8 pages special edition is out! Main news this month: European Green Deal: a project years in the making Green Deal legislation: what is the anticipated timeframe? Institutional battle over initative on legislation creates instability The decision-making happens in trilogues, real-life or virtual Hundreds of delegated and implementing acts expected […]

Comitology Newsletter #63, February 2020

The Comitology Newsletter is a 4-page summary of the most important developments in EU secondary legislation. Main news this month: Without audacity there will be no Green Deal. Parliament rejects RPS measure on lead in recycled PVC. Trilogues on Lisbonisation Part II get underway. Lisbonisation: the never-ending story. Rapporteur Szájer presents draft report on comitology […]