European Union – European institutions. The Court of Justice of the European Union dismissed the appeal by the European Council by which it had sought to set aside the judgment of the General Court of the European Union. In that judgment, the General Court had annulled in part the Council's decision refusing Ms in't Veld full access to a document containing the opinion of the Council's Legal Service concerning a recommendation from the European Commission to the Council to authorise the opening of negotiations between the European Union and the United States of America for the conclusion of an international agreement to make available to the United States Treasury Department financial messaging data.