Ref. Ares(2022)780831 - 02/02/2022
DIRECTORATE-GENERAL FOR INTERNAL MARKET, INDUSTRY, ENTREPRENEURSHIP
Ms Lora Verheecke
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By email: ask+request-10448-
Your application for access to documents – GESTDEM 2022/0107
We refer to your e-mail of 05 January 2022 in which you make a request for access to
documents, registered on 07 January 2022 under the above-mentioned reference number.
You request access to: “All documents—including but not limited to correspondence
(including email and letters) containing substantive discussion relevant to the meeting
topic, attendance lists, agendas, background papers, transcripts, recordings, minutes,
notes, and meeting conclusions—relating to the meeting between Joan Canton and
Europe Jacques Delors on 17th December 2021
We regret to inform you that the Directorate-General for Internal Market, Industry,
Entrepreneurship and SMES (DG GROW) does not hold any documents that would
correspond to the description given in your application.
As specified in Article 2(3) of Regulation (EC) No 1049/2001, the right of access as
defined in that regulation applies only to existing documents in the possession of the
Given that no such documents, corresponding to the description given in your
application, are held by DG GROW, DG GROW is not in a position to fulfil your
In accordance with Article 7(2) of Regulation (EC) No 1049/2001, you are entitled to
make a confirmatory application requesting the Commission to review this position.
Commission européenne/Europese Commissie, 1049 Bruxelles/Brussel, BELGIQUE/BELGIË - Tel. +32 22991111
Such a confirmatory application should be addressed within 15 working days upon
receipt of this letter to the Secretariat-General of the Commission at the following
Transparency, Document Management & Access to Documents (SG.C.1)
or by email to: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Electronically signed on 02/02/2022 17:26 (UTC+01) in accordance with article 11 of Commission Decision C(2020) 4482