Helen Darbishire

Dear European Banking Authority,

Under the right of access to documents in the EU treaties, as developed in Regulation 1049/2001, I am hereby requesting access to the travel expenses of EBA’s Director, for the period 1 January 2017 to 31 December 2018 inclusive.

I am looking for documents that contain, for each of the trips, the following information:
- Place of origin and destination, and the amount spent on travel or transportation;
- Exact dates and duration of the trip;
- Amount spent on accommodation;
- Amount spent on subsistence;
- Other information, such as possible miscellaneous costs.

If the travel was by air taxi and a team of people were travelling, please also provide documents with details on the other travellers (at a minimum, names and job titles).

With respect to personal information contained in any documents that you might have, please note that the only information being sought here is the name of EBA’s Director, something which is already in the public domain. This request does not seek access to any other personal information such as bank account details. Nor am I requesting data such as the office addresses, signatures or telephone numbers of EBA staff members.

Please also note that Access Info made the same request in the past with regard to a different period. You can find it here https://www.asktheeu.org/en/request/trav...

I remain at your disposition to answer any questions or clarifications you might have related to this request.

Thank you in advance.

Yours faithfully,

Helen Darbishire
Access Info Europe
Calle Cava de San Miguel 8, 4C
28005 Madrid, Spain

EBA-LEGAL Mailbox, Europäische Bankenaufsichtsbehörde

Dear Ms Darbishire,

Thank you for your communication, which we acknowledge receipt of. We will be reverting in due course pursuant to Regulation (EU) No 1049/2001.

Regards,

Legal Unit

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EBA-LEGAL Mailbox, Europäische Bankenaufsichtsbehörde

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Dear Ms Darbishire,

We refer to your communication below of 5 July 2019 in which you lodged a request for access to documents pursuant to Regulation (EC) 1049/2001 whereby you requested access "to the travel expenses of EBA's Director, for the period 1 January 2017 to 31 December 2018 inclusive".

Within this context, please find attached a table summarising the travel expenses of the EBA Executive Director for the years of 2017 and 2018.

Please also note that the Executive Director of the EBA has not travelled by air taxi.

We trust this is to your satisfaction. The EBA strives to be transparent and open to as great an extent possible. Should you not be satisfied with our reply, you may consider your right to a confirmatory application within 15 working days from receiving this communication, pursuant to Regulation (EC) No 1049/2001.

Yours sincerely,

Joseph Mifsud

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