Ceci est une version HTML d'une pièce jointe de la demande d'accès à l'information 'All documents for BREXIT negotiations, prepared from UK citizens for the EU authorities'.

Ref. Ares(2018)5836631 - 15/11/2018
Ref. Ares(2018)6497338 - 17/12/2018
RE: access to documents request - All documents for BREXIT negotiations, 
prepared from UK citizens for the EU authorities - Gestdem 2018/5989 
Dear Sir, 
Thank you for your reply to our clarification request dated 06/11/2018. We hereby acknowledge 
receipt of your application for access to documents, which was registered under reference 
number GestDem 2018/5989. 
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 27/11/2018. 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 
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 AsktheEU.org website is responsible and 
accountable for the processing of your personal data via that website, and not the European 
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Similarly, the third party publishes on that website any reply that the Commission will send to 
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In that case, the European Commission will send all future electronic correspondence addressed 
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Yours faithfully, 

European Commission 
SG C.1  
-----Original Message----- 
From: Klaus Zinser <xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx@xxxxxxxx.xxx>  
Sent: Tuesday, November 6, 2018 8:17 PM 
To: SG ACCES DOCUMENTS <xxxxxxxxxx@xx.xxxxxx.xx> 
Subject: RE: access to documents request - All documents for BREXIT negotiations, prepared 
from UK citizens for the EU authorities 
Dear Secretariat General of the European Commission, 
Dear Mr. Remis, as it seems so difficult, please provide a list of all EU commission employees 
with British nationality working for the EU commission.  
Based on this i will request all documents where these people have participated.  
Yours faithfully, 
Klaus Zinser 
-----Original Message----- 
Dear Mr Zinser, 
 Subject:       Your application for access to documents 
 We refer to your e-mail dated 16/10/2018 in which you make a request for  access to documents. 
 The description given in your application does not enable us to identify  concrete documents 
which would correspond to your request. 

 Your request “all documents for Brexit negotiations where UK citizens in  the EU authorities 
have access”. 
 First of all, we would like to inform you that the document management  systems of the 
Commission have no search tools based on the nationalities  of the persons who have access to a 
 We therefore invite you, pursuant to Article 6(2) of Regulation (EC) No 
 1049/2001 regarding public access to documents, to provide us with more  detailed information 
on the documents which you seek to obtain, such as  references, dates or periods during which 
the documents would have been  produced, persons or bodies who drafted the documents etc. 
 The 15 working days the time limit for handling your application will  start running when we 
receive the requested clarifications. 
 Thank you in advance for your understanding. 
 Yours faithfully, 
 Carlos Remis 
 Berl. 05/315 
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