Meetings of Cabinet members of President Ursula von der Leyen with organisations

Paula Castro made this access to documents request to Secretariat General of the European Commission

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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 meetings of Cabinet members of President Ursula von der Leyen with organisations:

1. Meeting with Insurance Europe (Insurance Europe)on 02/09/2021 regarding "i) Revision of Solvency II ii) sustainable finance and related disclosure requirements iii) PRIIPs and retail investors needs."

2. Meeting with BUSINESSEUROPE on 18/05/2021 regarding "Taxonomy Delegated Act (Art 8)"

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,

Paula Castro (Spanish citizen)
1 Long Ln
London - UK

SG ACCES DOCUMENTS, Secretariat General of the European Commission

Dear Madam,

We hereby acknowledge receipt of your application for access to documents,
which was registered on 18/10/2021 under reference number GESTDEM

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European Parliament, Council and Commission documents, your application
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Dear Madam,


We refer to your e-mail of 18 October 2021 in which you make a request for
access to documents, registered on the same day 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 10 November 2021.


An extended time limit is needed as your applications potentially concern
a large number of documents and require a thorough analysis.


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 01 December


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


Yours faithfully,



SG D-3, Secretariat General of the European Commission

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SG D-3, Secretariat General of the European Commission

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Dear Paula,

Apologies for the one-day delay.

Kind regards

Elisabeth Werner, Secretariat General of the European Commission

Dear Mrs Castro,


We apologise for the delay taken in replying and for any inconvenience
this may cause. We would like to inform you that we are currently
finalising the reply to your above-mentioned request, which requires
thorough searches and thorough analysis of several documents. The reply
should reach you shortly.


We thank you for your patience and understanding.


Yours sincerely,