Ref. Ares(2021)4787717 - 26/07/2021
DIRECTORATE-GENERAL FOR ENERGY
Directorate A - Energy policy: Strategy and Coordination
A.5 - Planning and Legal Affairs
Brussels, 26 July 2021
By registered email with acknowledgment of
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Your application for access to documents – Ref GestDem No 2021/3827
Dear Ms ROXBURGH,
We refer to your e-mail dated 10/06/2021 in which you make a request for access to
documents, registered under the above-mentioned reference number.
You request access to:
All documentation (including but not limited to all email correspondence, attendance
lists, agendas, background papers, transcripts, recordings and minutes/notes) relating to
the meeting listed below:
1. Between BusinessEurope and Director-General Ditte Juul Jørgensen on the 28th May
Your application concerns the following documents:
Notes from meeting with BusinessEurope
Commission européenne/Europese Commissie, 1049 Bruxelles/Brussel, BELGIQUE/BELGIË - Tel. +32 22991111
Office: DM24 07/143 - Tel. direct line +32 229-67304
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Electronically signed on 26/07/2021 18:20 (UTC+02) in accordance with article 11 of Commission Decision C(2020) 4482