Action against Commission for not granting access to documents before General Court published
An action for damages against the European Commission over its unlawful conduct in the non-disclosure of certain documents is currently pending before the General Court (Basaglia v Commission, T-257/21), and has now been published.
The applicant seeks damages of more than five million euros in damages for non-contractual liability.
The unlawful conduct stems from non-compliance with a judgment from the General Court in prior proceedings between both parties (case T-727/19), by which that Court annulled a Commission Decision rejecting the applicant’s request for access to documents.
In support of his action, the applicant claims that his inability to access the requested documents resulted in clear damage in separate