Sehr geehrte / Sehr geehrter Generaldirektion Handel,

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:

1) a list of meetings that Commissioner Malmström, members of her cabinet or representatives of DG Trade had between March 2013 and today insofar as these meetings related to the rules of origin verification procedures (ARTICLE 3.21 in chapter 3 on "Rules of origin and origin procedures") in the EU-Japan trade agreement.

2) minutes and any other reports of these meetings;

3) all correspondence, including emails, (from March 2013 till today) between the negotiating parties as well as DG Trade and DG TAXUD on the topic stated above.

Yours faithfully,

Peter von Herff
Scheurebenweg 2
67454 Hassloch
Germany

Generaldirektion Handel

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Dear Mr von Herff,

 

Thank you for your email dated 09/08/2018.  We hereby acknowledge receipt
of your application for access to documents which was registered today
under reference number GestDem 2018/4332.

 

In accordance with Regulation (EC) No 1049/2001 regarding public access to
European Parliament, Council and Commission documents, your application
will be handled within 15 working days. The time limit will expire on
03/09/2018. In case this time limit needs to be extended, you will be
informed in due course.

 

You have lodged your application via the AsktheEU.org website. Please note
that this is a private website which has no link with any institution of
the European Union. Therefore the European Commission cannot be held
accountable for any technical issues or problems linked to the use of this
system.

 

Please note also that the European Commission is not responsible for any
possible processing of personal data by the private organisation running
the AsktheEU.org website, through which you have channelled your request.
Please refer to their privacy policy.

 

Yours sincerely,

 

Access to Documents team

 

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European Commission 

DG TRADE

 

 

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Generaldirektion Handel

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Dear Mr von Herff,

 

We refer to your request for access to documents registered on 10/08/2018
under the reference number GestDem 2018/4332.

 

Your application is currently being handled. However, due to the heavy
workload on a large number of requests, 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 03/09/2018.

 

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 24/09/2018.

 

We apologise for this delay and for any inconvenience this may cause.

 

Yours sincerely,

 

Access to Documents Team

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European Commission
DG TRADE

 

 

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Dear Trade,

as the extended time limit You indicated expired on 24/09/2018, may I kindly ask about the current status of the request as it appears to be overdue?

Yours faithfully,

Peter von Herff

Generaldirektion Handel

Dear Mr von Herff,

Thank you for your email. Indeed, the reply to your request is slightly delayed and we apologise for that. The draft reply has been prepared but we are still double-checking some details with the competent services. We hope that this will be done very soon, so the letter can be sent for signature of the Director-General as soon as possible. We will keep you informed.

We apologise for the inconveniences this delay may cause and thank you for your understanding.

Yours sincerely,

Access to Documents Team

European Commission
Directorate-General for Trade
[DG TRADE request email]

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Dear Trade,

as the extended time limit You indicated expired now some two months ago on 24/09/2018, may I kindly ask about the current status of the request as it appears to be overdue? In case of difficulties with selected documents only, I would appreciate a partial release of of the list of documents as well as those which have already been cleared for release. Thank you very much!

Yours faithfully,

Peter von Herff

EC ARES NOREPLY,

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Dear Mr von Herff,

Please find attached document Ares(2018)5511402 regarding your request for access to documents reference GESTDEM 2018/4332.

With kind regards,
DG TRADE

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EC ARES NOREPLY,

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[5]Ares(2018)6415280 - Your confirmatory application for access to
documents under Regulation (EC) No 1049/2001 – GESTDEM 2018/5310

Sent by ve_sg.accessdoc (SG) <[email address]>. All responses have
to be sent to this email address.
Envoyé par ve_sg.accessdoc (SG) <[email address]>. Toutes les
réponses doivent être effectuées à cette adresse électronique.

Dear Mr von Herff,

 

I refer to your e-mail of 19 November 2018, by which you submit a
confirmatory application in accordance with Article 7(2) of Regulation
(EC) No 1049/2001 regarding public access to European Parliament, Council
and Commission documents.

 

Your confirmatory application is currently being handled. Unfortunately,
we have not yet been able to gather all the elements we need to carry out
a full analysis of your request in order to take a final decision and,
therefore, we are not in a position to reply to your confirmatory request
within the prescribed time limit expiring on 11 December 2018.

Consequently, we have to extend this period by another 15 working days in
accordance with Article 8(2) of Regulation 1049/2001. The new deadline
expires on 11 January 2019.

 

Yours sincerely,

 

Martine Fouwels

Deputy Head of Unit

 

European Commission

Secretariat General

Unit C.1 (Transparency, Document Management and Access to Documents)

 

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Generaldirektion Handel

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Dear Peter von Herff,
Please find attached a copy of the confirmatory decision taken on your
request for access to documents registered under Gestdem number 2018/5310,
adopted on 15/02/2019.
Please note that the Secretariat-General of the European Commission will
proceed with the formal notification of the decision in the coming days.
This copy is solely sent for your information and is not the formal
notification of the confirmatory decision.
 
Best regards,
 
Gitte Louise Olsen
Access to documents team
 
European Commission
Secretariat-General
Unit C1 – Transparency, Document Management &
Access to Documents
Office address CHAR 03/021
+32 2 995 63 26
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Dear Trade,

thank you very much for your efforts to identify the additional information.

Yours faithfully,

Peter von Herff