Meeting between Filomena Chirico and DigitalEurope on 17h March 2021

La demande est partiellement réussie.

Dear Internal Market, Industry, Entrepreneurship and SMEs,

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 documentation (including but not limited to all email correspondence, attendance lists, agendas, background papers, transcripts and recordings) AND the meeting minutes/notes relating to the meeting between Filomena Chirico and DigitalEurope on 17h March 2021.

Yours faithfully,

Lora Verheecke
9 rue du Bronze
1070 Bruxelles, Marché intérieur, Industrie, Entrepreneuriat et PME

Dear Ms Verheecke,

Thank you for your e-mail of 13 May 2021. We hereby acknowledge receipt of your application for access to documents, which was registered on 17 May 2021 under reference number GESTDEM 2021/3193.

In accordance with Regulation (EC) No 1049/2001 regarding public access to European Parliament, Council and Commission documents, your application will be handled within 15 working days. The time limit will expire on 08 June 2021. In case this time limit needs to be extended, you will be informed in due course.

You have lodged your application via a private third-party website, which has no link with any institution of the European Union. Therefore, the European Commission cannot be held accountable for any technical issues or problems linked to the use of this system.

Please note that the private third party running the website is responsible and accountable for the processing of your personal data via that website, and not the Commission. For further information on your rights, please refer to the third party’s privacy policy.

We understand that the third party running the website usually publishes the content of applicants’ correspondence with the Commission on that website. This includes the personal data that you may have communicated to the Commission (e.g. your private postal address).

Similarly, the third party publishes on that website any reply that the Commission will send to the email address of the applicants generated by the website.

If you do not wish that your correspondence with the Commission is published on a private third-party website such as, you can provide us with an alternative, private e-mail address for further correspondence. In that case, the Commission will send all future electronic correspondence addressed to you only to that private address, and it will use only that private address to reply to your request. You should still remain responsible to inform the private third-party website about this change of how you wish to communicate with, and receive a reply from, the Commission.

For information on how we process your personal data visit our page Privacy statement – access to documents.

Yours faithfully,

Access to Documents Team

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Dear Ms Verheecke,


Please find enclosed the reply to your request for access to documents.


Kind regards,



DG GROW – Access to documents team



European Commission
Directorate-General for Internal Market, Industry, Entrepreneurship and
DG  GROW/B1 – Planning and Briefings






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Dear Ms Verheecke,  


We refer to your e-mail of 13 May 2021 wherein you make a request for
access to documents, registered on 17 May 2021 under the above-mentioned
reference number.   


Your application is currently being handled. However, we will not be in a
position to complete the handling of your application within the time
limit of 15 working days, which expires today.  


An extended time limit is needed as several consultations need to be


Therefore, we have to extend the time limit with 15 working days in
accordance with Article 7(3) of Regulation (EC) No 1049/2001 regarding
public access to documents. The new time limit expires on 29 June 2021. 


We apologise for this delay and for any inconvenience this may cause.


Yours faithfully,  


DG CONNECT Access to Documents Team  



European Commission


BU25 – Avenue de Beaulieu 25

B-1160 Brussels/Belgium



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*** Advance copy by e-mail and registered mail with acknowledgement of receipt ***

Dear Ms Verheeke,

Please find attached document Ares(2021)4083987 regarding "GESTDEM 2021/3193" sent by Mr Martin Schauer, Acting Head of Unit 'Compliance & Planning' on 23/06/2021.

Best regards,

European Commission
Avenue de Beaulieu, 25
B-1160 Brussels/Belgium


Thank you very much.

Yours sincerely,

Lora Verheecke