Under the right of access to documents in the EU treaties, as developed in Regulation 1049/2001, I am requesting documents which contain the following information:
All documentation, including but not limited to attendance lists, agendas, background papers, minutes/notes and email correspondence about or summarising, the following meetings between:
- BundesverbandderDeutschenIndustriee.V.(BDI) and Cabinet members of Commissioner Kadri Simson on 09/11/2021
- BundesverbandderDeutschenIndustriee.V.(BDI) and Commissioner Kadri Simson on 08/07/2021
- HavenbedrijfRotterdamNV(PortofRotterdam) and Cabinet members of Commissioner Kadri Simson on 26/04/2022
- EUROGASaisbl(Eurogas) and Cabinet members of Commissioner Kadri Simson on 06/04/2022
- SnamS.p.A.(Snam) and Director-General Ditte Juul Jorgensen on 08/04/2022
Please produce the documents on a rolling basis. I would prefer that the Commission’s search and deliberations concerning particular documents not delay the production of documents the Commissions has already retrieved and decided to produce.
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Dear Mr Aitchison,
We refer to your e-mail of 27 April 2022, in which you make a request for
access to documents, registered on the 27 of April under the above
mentioned reference number. Your application is currently being handled.
However, we will not be in a position to complete the handling of your
application within the time limit of 15 working days, which expires on 19
An extended time limit is needed as the application concerns documents
held by different Services, which must be consulted.
Therefore, we have to extend the time limit with 15 working days in
accordance with Article 7(3) of Regulation (EC) No 1049/2001 regarding
public access to documents. The new time limit expires on 14 June 2022.
We apologize for this delay and for any inconvenience this may cause.
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