Access to all documents relating to the correspondence and talks between the European Commission, the EU Member States and the US authorities, on the consequences of the US Foreign Account Tax Compliance Act ('FATCA').
Case 1398/2013/ANA - Opened on Tuesday | 13 August 2013 - Recommendation on Wednesday | 03 December 2014 - Decision on Thursday | 31 March 2016 - Institution concerned European Commission (Draft recommendation accepted by the institution )
1) The Commission failed to handle the complainant's request for public access to documents in accordance with the applicable procedural rules.
2) Contrary to the substantive rules enshrined in Regulation 1049/2001, the Commission failed to grant full public access to the requested documents.
1) The Commission should examine the complainant's request for access to the documents identified as Documents 14 and 15 without further delay.
2) The Commission should grant public access to the requested documents.