Access to documents request: 2021-07-20 meeting between Filomena Chirico and Fabrice Comptour and Apple Inc.
Global Witness made this access to documents request to Internal Market, Industry, Entrepreneurship and SMEs
Dear Sir or Madam,
Referring to Regulation (EC) No 1049/2001 on public access to EU documents and to the 'Aarhus Convention' I would herewith like to ask for access to the following:
All documents—including but not limited to correspondence, emails, minutes, notes (hand written or electronic), audio or video recordings, verbatim reports, operational conclusions, lines to take, briefings, and presentations—related to the meeting on 2021-07-20 between Filomena Chirico and Fabrice Comptour and Apple Inc..
In consideration of the environment and the current circumstances with the COVID pandemic I would prefer to receive documents electronically.
I would like to make clear I prefer you produce the documents on a rolling basis. At no point should the Commission's search for—or deliberations concerning—certain documents delay the production of others that the Commission has already retrieved and elected to produce.
Should my request be denied wholly or partially, please explain the denial or all deletions referring to specific exemptions in the regulation. Also I would expect the partial release of documents in case of partial exemption according to article 4.6. I reserve the right to appeal.
Please confirm having received this application. I look forward to your reply within 15 business days, according to the regulation.
If anything is unclear or would benefit from further discussion please do not hesitate to contact me by email. My address for any written correspondence necessary is Naomi Hirst, Global Witness, Rue Belliard 53, 1000, Bruxelles, Belgique.
Thank you for your assistance.
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GROW access to document
Dear GROW Access to Documents Team,
As included in my initial request, the postal address for any necessary written correspondence is:
Naomi Hirst, Global Witness, Rue Belliard 53, 1000, Bruxelles, Belgique.
Thank you for your e-mail of 08/10/2021. We hereby acknowledge receipt of your application for access to documents, which was registered on 18/10/2021 under reference number GESTDEM 2021/6230.
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 10/11/2021. In case this time limit needs to be extended, you will be informed in due course.
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Access to Documents Team
Dear Ms Hirst,
Please find enclosed the reply to your request for access to documents>
DG GROW – Access to documents team
Directorate-General for Internal Market, Industry, Entrepreneurship and
DG GROW/B1 – Planning and Briefings