Vestager meeting with Kratsios

Samuel Stolton made this access to documents request to Competition

Automatic anti-spam measures are in place for this older request. Please let us know if a further response is expected or if you are having trouble responding.

The request was successful.

Dear DG Competition,

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:

- Detailed minutes of the exchange between US Chief Information Officer Michael Kratsios and Commissioner Vestager during their meeting in Lisbon in early November 2019. Should detailed minutes be unavailable I would ask that a written summary of the meeting be made available.

- All correspondence (i.e. any emails, correspondence, telephone call notes, and/or text messages including WhatsApp exchanges) between the offices of Commissioner Vestager and Mr Kratsios conducted either previous to the meeting or subsequent to it.

I would thank you for proceeding in a spirit of due diligence and cooperation.

Yours faithfully,
Samuel Stolton
International Press Centre
Boulevard Charlemagne 1, 1041 Bruxelles


2 Attachments

Dear Sir,


Thank you for your e-mail dated 07/01/2020. We hereby acknowledge receipt
of your application for access to documents, which was registered on
07/01/2020 under reference number GestDem 2020/0111.


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
28/01/2020. In case this time limit needs to be extended, you will be
informed in due course.


You have lodged your application via the website. Please note
that this is 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 European Commission. For further information
on your rights, please refer to the third party’s privacy policy.


We understand that the third party running that website usually publishes
the content of applicants’ correspondence with the European Commission on
that website. This includes the personal data that you may have
communicated to the European Commission (e.g. your private postal


Similarly, the third party publishes on that website any reply that the
Commission will send to the email address of the applicants generated by
the website.


If you do not wish your correspondence with the European Commission to be
published on the website, you can provide us with an
alternative, private e-mail address for further correspondence. In that
case, the European Commission will send all future electronic
correspondence addressed to you only to that private address.



Yours faithfully,





Access to Documents team

DG Competition-European Commission

MADOU-12-85      B-1049 Brussels/Belgium
email: [2][email address]




show quoted sections


5 Attachments

Dear Sir,

Subject:       Your application for access to documents – Ref GestDem No

Please find attached a scan of the reply to your request for access to

The paper version of the reply will be sent to you shortly by registered

Please note that the documents for which) access has been granted are
transmitted by e-mail only (see attachments).


European Commission


Unit R1 – Document management