Prepared by assistant lawyer Sofia Kurochka.


Updated guidance for measures to support the green transition

Adopted: 4 April 2023

The European Commission published the updated State aid guiding templates to assist Member States in designing measures, which will be included in their national Recovery and Resilience Plans, in line with EU State aid rules.

See also: Press release

Amendment to the guidance on enforcement priorities

Adopted: 27 March 2023

European Commission has launched a Call for Evidence seeking feedback on the adoption of Guidelines on exclusionary abuses of dominance. In parallel, it has amended its 2008 Guidance on enforcement priorities concerning exclusionary abuses providing certain clarifications on Commission’s approach to determine whether to pursue cases of exclusionary conduct as a matter of priority.

See also: Press release



Adopted: 31 March 2023

As a result of the humanitarian exemption, certain categories of humanitarian actors, including UN programmes and non-governmental organisation participating in UN humanitarian response plans, can engage in transactions with listed individuals and entities without any prior authorisation, if the purpose is to deliver humanitarian assistance or to support other activities that support basic human needs.