Ref. Ares(2020)6521176 - 09/11/2020
Directorate E - Twin Transition, Economic & Social Affairs
Mrs Venetia Roxburgh
40 Bermondsey Street
United Kingdom Advanced copy by email :
Your application for access to documents – GESTDEM 2020/6178
We refer to your e-mail of 15 October 2020 in which you make a request for access to
documents, registered on 16 October 2020 under the above-mentioned reference number.
You request access to the following documents:
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 between Damyana Stoynova and
Sarah Nelen, members of Timmermans' cabinet, and BASF on the 12th
We have identified the following documents which correspond to your request:
ARES(2020)5600445 – email BASF to CAB Timmermans to organise a call
ARES(220)5600499 – email CAB Timmermans to BASF to confirm the
organisation of the call
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Electronically signed on 09/11/2020 15:22 (UTC+01) in accordance with article 11 of Commission Decision C(2020) 4482