Dear Financial Stability, Financial Services and Capital Markets Union,

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 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 contribution of Blockchain for Europe to the consultation on Digital economy and society from 02-06-2020 to 08-09-2020.

Yours faithfully,

Esther Menhard
Schönhauser Allee 6/7
10119 Berlin

SG ACCES DOCUMENTS, Financial Stability, Financial Services and Capital Markets Union

Dear Madam,

Thank you for your e-mail of 21/06/2022. We hereby acknowledge receipt of
your application for access to documents, which was registered on
21/06/2022 under reference number GESTDEM 2022/3552.

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 12/07/2022. In case this time limit needs to
be extended, you will be informed in due course.

You have lodged your application via a private third-party 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 that the private third party running the website
is responsible and accountable for the processing of your personal data
via that website, and not the Commission.
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We understand that the third party running the website
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Commission on that website. This includes the personal data that you may
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Yours faithfully,

Access to documents team (cr)

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Dear Ms Menhard,


We refer to your request for access to documents, registered under the
abovementioned reference number.


Your application is currently being handled. However, we are not in a
position to complete the handling of your application within the time
limit of 15 working days, which expires today.


An extended time limit is needed as different services need to be


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 is 3 August 2022.


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


Yours sincerely,


DG CONNECT Access to Documents Team



European Commission


BU25 – Avenue de Beaulieu 25

B-1160 Brussels/Belgium



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By email only

Dear Ms Menhard,

Please find attached document Ares(2022)5359085 regarding "Your access to documents request - GestDem 2022/3552" sent by Mr Martin Schauer, Head of Unit 'Compliance & Planning' on 25/07/2022.

Best regards,

European Commission
Rue de la Loi, 51
B-1049 Brussels/Belgium