Ref. Ares(2020)3865923 - 22/07/2020
DIRECTORATE-GENERAL FOR TRANSLATION
Mr Mathias Schindler
Bundestagsbüro Julia Reda, MdEP
Unter den Linden 50
By registered mail with
acknowledgment of receipt
Advance copy by email:
Your application for access to documents
GestDem No 2020/3527
We refer to your e-mail dated 8 June 2020 and the further clarifications you provided in
your e-mails of 22 June 2020 and 29 June 2020 in which you make a request registered
under the above-mentioned reference number for access to documents under Regulation
(EC) No 1049/2001 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 30 May 2001
regarding public access to European Parliament, Council and Commission documents.
You request access to:
a) meeting records (drafts, memos, invitations, appointments, cancellations) involving
Palantir officials and people representing Palantir and their interests
clarified that the only names relevant to the request should be Noam Perski, Matt Long
and Heinrich Rentmeister].
b) correspondence (including within DGT and with the European institutions)
concerning Palantir technologies and / or its products and services or the regulatory
environment of the EU that affects their products and services. This may include policy
papers, consultation input, memoranda or any other form of information.
Commission européenne, 2920 Luxembourg, LUXEMBOURG — Tel. +352 43011
Office: T2 02/B052 ‐ Tel. direct line +352 430136335
Commission européenne/Europese Commissie, 1049 Bruxelles/Brussel, BELGIQUE/BELGIË - Tel. +32 22991111
Office: G‐ ‐ 6 11/016 ‐ Tel. direct line +32 22967825 ‐ Fax +32 22969769
c) invoices, tenders, service agreements, purchases, orders, procurement documents,
offers etc. concerning products and services using Palantir Technologies.
You have clarified that we can narrow down the request to the time frame 2018 to today.
We inform you that DGT does not hold any documents that would correspond to that
In accordance with Article 7(2) of Regulation (EC) No 1049/2001, you are entitled to make
a confirmatory application requesting the Commission to review this position.
Such a confirmatory application should be addressed within 15 working days upon receipt
of this letter to the Secretariat-General of the Commission at the following address:
Transparency, Document Management & Access to Documents (SG.C.1)
or by email to: firstname.lastname@example.org
Electronically signed on 20/07/2020 13:10 (UTC+02) in accordance with article 4.2 (Validity of electronic documents) of Commission Decision 2004/563