Ref. Ares(2018)1323260 - 09/03/2018
Directorate-General for Trade
Directorate G - Trade Strategy and Analysis, Market Access
By registered letter with acknowledgment of
Ms Vicky Cann
Corporate Europe Observatory
Rue d'Edimbourg 26
1050 Bruxelles firstname.lastname@example.org
Your application for access to documents GestDem 2018/0583
Dear Ms Cann,
I refer to your e-mail dated 22 January 2018 in which you requested, under Regulation
1049/20011, "a list of all lobby meetings held by DG Trade, since 24 June 2016 on Brexit
and the article 50 negotiations on the UK's exit from the EU."
You indicate that you
would be interested in “date, Commission attendees, the name of the organisation(s)
attending, and a more precise topic if that exists".
As specified in Article 2(3) of Regulation 1049/2001, the right of access as defined in
that regulation applies only to existing documents in the possession of the institution.
In order to assist you and given that we don't have such a list as a self-standing
document, we have collected together the information you have requested in line with the
Code of Good Administrative Behaviour2.
DG TRADE officials participated in the following meetings with external stakeholders:
GMB concerns about the impact of Brexit
on the Scotch whisky
Honda Motor Europe
Presentation of the European operations in
1 Regulation (EC) No 1049/2001 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 20 May 2001
regarding public access to European Parliament, Council and Commission documents, OJ L 145,
31.5.2001, p. 43.
2 OJ L267, 20.10.2000, p. 64.
Commission européenne/Europese Commissie, 1049 Bruxelles/Brussel, BELGIQUE/BELGIË — Tel. +32 22991111
Discussion on Brexit and the industry's
Mid-term review of the "Trade for All"
Strategy how further enhance the EU's trade
Discussion on EU trade policy in the
AmCham EU Trade Committee
International Trade Committee -Trade
strategy (very little of Brexit)
Growth Markets WG Meeting on EU
Bilateral discussion with third countries,
Implementation of EU FTA's and Brexit.
British-Irish Chamber of BICC presented their principles for the
future relationship between the EU and the
SANTANDER UK, RBS Services in trade agreements
Concerns of Spirits Europe's organisation in
relation to a transition period in relation to
Please note that the list of meetings of Director-General Jean-Luc Demarty with
Head of Unit
Electronically signed on 09/03/2018 16:07 (UTC+01) in accordance with article 4.2 (Validity of electronic documents) of Commission Decision 2004/563