Ref. Ares(2020)5554367 - 15/10/2020
DIRECTORATE-GENERAL FOR INTERNAL MARKET, INDUSTRY, ENTREPRENEURSHIP
Mr Olivier Hoedeman
Corporate Europe Observatory
Rue d'Edimbourg 26
Subject: Request for access to documents – GESTDEM No. 2020/5715
Dear Mr Hoedeman,
Thank you for your e-mail of 25.09.2020, which was registered on the same day,
requesting access to documents under Regulation (EC) No 1049/2001 regarding public
access to European Parliament, Council and Commission documents (OJ L145, 31 May
2001, page 43 and following).
Your e-mail requested access to documents as follows:
“all comments provided to the Commission by stakeholders concerning incoming
notifications regarding services, since July 1st 2020”
We regret to inform you that the Commission does not hold any documents that would
correspond to the description given in your application.
As specified in Article 2(3) of Regulation (EC) No 1049/2001, the right of access as
defined in that regulation applies only to existing documents in the possession of the
Given that no such documents corresponding to the description given in your application
are held by the Commission, the Commission is not in a position to fulfil your request.
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.
Commission européenne/Europese Commissie, 1049 Bruxelles/Brussel, BELGIQUE/BELGIË - Tel. +32 22991111 https://ec.europa.eu/growth/index_en
Such a confirmatory application should be addressed within 15 working days upon
receipt of this letter to the Secretary-General of the Commission at the following address:
Transparency unit SG-B-4
or by email to: firstname.lastname@example.org
Electronically signed on 15/10/2020 13:38 (UTC+02) in accordance with article 11 of Commission Decision C(2020) 4482