Planning & Meetings

The study has started in early Septemnder 2018 and is exptected to run until May 2019. The table below gives an indicative timeline.

Date Event/plan
3 September 2018 Start to the study
11 September 2018 Launch website
20 December  2018

Stakeholder meeting for registered stakeholders (note: spaces are limited and only a representative selection of stakeholders will be admitted)

For more info see main menu on "Register for Meeting"

Note: this date is only preliminary and it will be confirmed in the upcoming weeks.

April 2019 Publication of reviewed Task 1 to 5 reports and draft Task 6 and 7 reports for comments, see documents section.
2nd of May 2019

2nd Stakeholder meeting, for more information and registration please see main menu Register for Meeting.

Meeting agenda

24th of May Deadline for stakeholder comments and position papers, see documents.
end of July Final task 1- 7 report
13th of June

The EC has launched an open public consultation on a potential regulatory intervention related to this study, see:

EC website with policy process information related to this study

EC open public consultation

20th of December 2019 Final Task 1 to 7 reports are published
5th of November 2019 Provisional date for a third stakeholder meeting in Brussels

Those who have registered through this website will be informed of website updates, meetings and availability of (draft) documents.

* Any stakeholder meeting is subject to confirmation of room availability at the European Commission. Please do not make your travel arrangement before receiving the final agenda about 4 weeks prior to the meeting.