Dear Internal Market, Industry, Entrepreneurship and SMEs,

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:

For the period between 26 April 2018 to date:

- a list of all lobby meetings held by this DG with Facebook or its intermediaries. The list should include: date, individuals attending and organisational affiliation, as well as the issues discussed;
- all minutes and other reports of these meetings;
- all correspondence, including attachements (i.e. any emails, correspondence or telephone call notes) between this DG (including the Commissioner and the Cabinet) and Facebook or any intermediaries representing its interests; and
- all documents prepared for the purpose of the meeting and/or exchanged during the course of the meeting.

Please don’t hesitate to contact me if you have any doubts or question in regards to this confirmatory application.

Thank you in advance.

Yours faithfully,

Luisa Izuzquiza
Corporate Europe Observatory (CEO)
Rue d’Édimbourg 26
1050 Bruxelles

Internal Market, Industry, Entrepreneurship and SMEs

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Dear Ms Izuzquiza,

Thank you for your email dated 07/03/2019. We hereby acknowledge receipt
of your application for access to documents, which was registered on
11/03/2019 under reference number GestDem 2019/1400.

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
01/04/2019. 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
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Yours sincerely,

DG GROW – Access to documents team

European Commission
Directorate-General for Internal Market, Industry, Entrepreneurship and
SMEs
DG GROW/03 – Strategic Planning and Delivery Unit

 

Internal Market, Industry, Entrepreneurship and SMEs

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Dear Ms IZUZQUIZA,

 

We refer to your e-mail dated 07/03/2019 in which you make a request for
access to documents, registered on 11/03/2019 under the above mentioned
reference number.

Your application is currently being handled. However, 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 01/04/2019.

 

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 25/04/2019.

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

 

Yours sincerely,

 

DG GROW – Access to documents team

European Commission
Directorate-General for Internal Market, Industry, Entrepreneurship and
SMEs
DG GROW/03 – Strategic Planning and Delivery Unit

 

Internal Market, Industry, Entrepreneurship and SMEs

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Dear Ms IZUZQUIZA,

 

We refer to your e-mail dated 07/03/2019 in which you make a request for
access to documents, registered on 11/03/2019 under the above mentioned
reference number.

The reply to your request could not be finalised today. Therefore, we are
not in a position to complete the handling of your application within the
extended time limit of 15 working days, which expires today (25/04/2019).
Please be reassured that we are doing our best to be able to send you the
reply as soon as possible.

 

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

 

Kind regards,

 

DG GROW – Access to documents team

European Commission
Directorate-General for Internal Market, Industry, Entrepreneurship and
SMEs
DG GROW/03 – Strategic Planning and Delivery Unit