Meeting between Commissioner McGuinness and BusinessEurope

Rebecca Vaughan made this access to documents request to Financial Stability, Financial Services and Capital Markets Union

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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 documentation, including but not limited to attendance lists, agendas, background papers, minutes/notes and email correspondence about or summarising, the following meeting:

1. Meeting between BusinessEurope and Commissioner Mairead McGuinness on 09/11/2021

Please produce the documents on a rolling basis. I would prefer that the Commission’s search and deliberations concerning particular documents not delay the production of documents the Commissions has already retrieved and decided to produce.

Yours faithfully,
Rebecca Vaughan
1 Long Lane
London SE1

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Dear Madam,


Thank you for your e-mail of 1 December 2021. We hereby acknowledge
receipt of your application for access to documents, which was registered
on 2 December 2021 under reference number GESTDEM 2021/7584.


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 3 January 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
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Yours faithfully,





European Commission


SG C.1

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Dear Ms Vaughan,


We refer to your e-mail of 1 December 2021 in which you make a request for
access to documents, registered under the above mentioned reference


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 03 January 2021. An extended
time limit is needed as the application requires more research than
expected. Therefore, we have to extend the time limit by 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 24/01/2022 . We apologise for this delay and
for any inconvenience this may cause.


Yours faithfully,


Fisma A2

Acces Documents Team, Financial Stability, Financial Services and Capital Markets Union

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Dear Ms Vaughan,

Please find attached a reply to your request for access to documents,
registered under the reference GestDem 2021/7584. Please note that the
enclosed information only refers to documents held by FISMA while the
replies of other services will arrive in due course.


According to the standard procedure, a reply is usually also sent to you
by registered post. Please note, however, that due to the extraordinary
health and security measures currently in force during the COVID-19
pandemics, which include the requirement for all Commission non-critical
staff to telework, we are unfortunately not in a position to follow this
procedure until further notice.


We would therefore appreciate if you could confirm receipt of the present
e-mail by replying to [1][email address] and to
[2][email address]


Yours sincerely,

Fisma B2 Secretariat



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[4]Your request for access to document - EASE 2023/5948 - Request of
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Dear Ms Vaughan,


We are writing concerning your request for access to Commission documents
registered on 11 October 2023 under case number 2023/5948.


We are not able to identify any document based on the description given in
your request.

We have verified the list of meetings with the Commissioner and with the
Commissioner’s staff and we cannot find the meeting that you list in your

We invite you to consult again the list of meetings and verify if the
information that you provide are correct. 

In line with Article 6(2) of [5]Regulation (EC) No 1049/2001 regarding
public access to documents, we invite you to send us more detailed
information on the documents you request, such as references, dates or
periods during which the documents would have been drawn up, persons or
bodies who drafted the documents etc.

The 15 working days to reply to your request will start running only when
you reply to this message. If you do not reply within 7 working days, we
will close this case in line with our detailed rules for the application
of Regulation (EC) No 1049/2001.

Best regards,




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