Dear Secretariat General of the European Commission,
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:
All documents related to Commissioner Breton's meeting with Bundesverband der Deutschen Industrie e.V. representatives on March 10, 2021.
In particular I am looking for:
- all agendas for this meeting;
- any record of the aforementioned meeting. This may include, but not necessarily be limited to, minutes of the meeting, verbatim reports of the meeting, transcripts etc, that would provide a record of the proceedings of the meeting;
- all documents prepared or received for the purpose of this meeting and/or distributed among the attendees before or during the course of this meeting (such as – but not limited to – handouts, leaflets, briefings or background notes).
- all correspondence sent or received in preparation for this meeting and/or in order to arrange these meeting, including all attachments
- all documents prepared or received with regards to and/or as a follow up to this meeting; and
- all correspondence sent or received with regards to and/or as a follow up to this meeting, including all attachments.
Adrien Le Louarn
Bât. ALTIERO SPINELLI
60, rue Wiertz / Wiertzstraat 60
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public access to documents. The new time limit expires on 22/03/2022.
We apologize for this delay and for any inconvenience this may cause.
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Dear Mr Le Louarn,
Please find enclosed the reply to your request for access to documents
registered under the above-mentioned reference number.
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