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Overview

Lobbying Costs

700,000€ - 799,999€

Financial year: Jan 2022 - Dec 2022

Lobbyists (Full time equivalent)

7 Fte (14)

Lobbyists with EP accreditation

5

High-level Commission meetings

10

Lobbying Costs over the years

  • Info

    Accountancy Europe

    EU Transparency Register

    4713568401-18 First registered on 16 Sep 2008

    Goals / Remit

    Accountancy Europe unites 50 professional organisations from 35 countries that represent 1 million professional accountants, auditors and advisors. Professional accountants make numbers work for people. As Accountancy Europe, we translate their daily experience from across Europe to inform the European policy debate.
    Good decisions start with reliable information. Professional accountants provide trust, integrity, and transparency to decision-makers in both the public and private sectors. As professional bodies, our members ensure the high quality of the work of professional accountants and their ethical behaviour.

    Main EU files targeted

    Sustainable finance, including Green Bonds
    Corporate sustainability reporting and assurance, including CSRD & ESRS
    Corporate governance, including CDD
    SME policy
    Audit and assurance
    Anti-money laundering / counter-terrorism financing
    Financial services
    Financial reporting (IFRS)
    Tax policy (including VAT)
    Professional ethics
    Public sector accounting, including EPSAS

    Address

    Head Office
    Avenue d'Auderghem, 22-28
    Brussels 1040 - 8
    BELGIUM
    EU Office
    Avenue d'Auderghem, 22-28
    Brussels 1040 - 8
    BELGIUM

    Website

  • People

    Total lobbyists declared

    14

    Employment timeLobbyists
    50%14

    Lobbyists (Full time equivalent)

    7

    Lobbyists with EP accreditation

    All Lobbyists with EP accreditation over time

    5 accreditations were / are live (in bold) for the selected state of 14 Apr 2024

    Name Start date End Date
    Chara GEORGIOU 23 Sep 2023 20 Sep 2024
    Anthony GISBY 22 Nov 2023 21 Nov 2024
    Vita RAMANAUSKAITE 29 Nov 2023 27 Nov 2024
    Johan BARROS 22 Nov 2023 21 Nov 2024
    Olivier BOUTELLIS-TAFT 15 Feb 2024 14 Feb 2025
    Mr Olivier BOUTELLIS-TAFT 15 Feb 2024 02 Apr 2024
    Ms Vita RAMANAUSKAITE 29 Nov 2023 02 Apr 2024
    Mr Anthony GISBY 22 Nov 2023 02 Apr 2024
    Mr Johan BARROS 22 Nov 2023 02 Apr 2024
    Ms Chara GEORGIOU 23 Sep 2023 02 Apr 2024
    Ms Iryna DE SMEDT 24 Nov 2022 24 Nov 2023
    Mr Anthony GISBY 24 Nov 2022 22 Nov 2023
    Ms Vita RAMANAUSKAITE 24 Nov 2022 24 Nov 2023
    Mr Johan BARROS 24 Nov 2022 22 Nov 2023
    Ms Eleni Kanelli 24 Nov 2022 24 Nov 2023
    Ms Chara GEORGIOU 07 May 2022 06 May 2023
    Mr Anthony GISBY 25 Nov 2021 24 Nov 2022
    Ms Iryna DE SMEDT 24 Nov 2021 24 Nov 2022
    Ms Vita RAMANAUSKAITE 24 Nov 2021 24 Nov 2022
    Mr Johan BARROS 24 Nov 2021 24 Nov 2022
    Ms Eleni Kanelli 24 Nov 2021 24 Nov 2022
    Mr Olivier BOUTELLIS-TAFT 06 May 2020 06 May 2021
    Ms Iryna DE SMEDT 11 Mar 2020 11 Mar 2021
    Ms Vita RAMANAUSKAITE 25 Jan 2020 01 Feb 2021
    Ms Eleni Kanelli 23 Jan 2020 01 Feb 2021
    Mr Johan BARROS 23 Jan 2020 01 Feb 2021
    Mr Anthony GISBY 23 Jan 2020 01 Feb 2021
    Mr Olivier BOUTELLIS-TAFT 09 May 2019 06 May 2020
    Ms Eleni Kanelli 23 Feb 2019 23 Jan 2020
    Mr Johan BARROS 23 Feb 2019 23 Jan 2020
    Ms Vita RAMANAUSKAITE 23 Feb 2019 25 Jan 2020
    Mr Anthony GISBY 23 Feb 2019 23 Jan 2020
    Ms Aleksandra Palinska 14 Nov 2018 09 Oct 2019
    Ms Olivia DRAGUSIN 05 Sep 2018 01 Oct 2019
    Mr Olivier BOUTELLIS-TAFT 15 May 2018 09 May 2019
    Mr Johan BARROS 15 Feb 2018 15 Feb 2019
    Ms Vita RAMANAUSKAITE 15 Feb 2018 15 Feb 2019
    Ms Eleni Kanelli 30 Jan 2018 30 Jan 2019
    Ms Olivia DRAGUSIN 31 Aug 2017 25 Aug 2018
    Mr Olivier BOUTELLIS-TAFT 17 May 2017 15 May 2018
    Mr WILLEM ROEKENS 21 Feb 2017 09 Feb 2018
    Mr Johan BARROS 21 Feb 2017 09 Feb 2018
    Ms Vita RAMANAUSKAITE 21 Feb 2017 11 Feb 2018
    Ms Eleni Kanelli 30 Sep 2016 29 Sep 2017
    Mr Olivier BOUTELLIS-TAFT 08 Jun 2016 17 May 2017
    Mr WILLEM ROEKENS 04 Feb 2016 02 Feb 2017
    Mr Johan BARROS 03 Feb 2016 01 Feb 2017
    Ms Eleni Kanelli 03 Sep 2015 01 Sep 2016
    Mr Olivier BOUTELLIS-TAFT 04 Jun 2015 29 May 2016
    Mr Olivier BOUTELLIS-TAFT 11 Oct 2011 01 Oct 2012

    Complementary Information

    None declared

    Person in charge of EU relations

    Data not provided by Register Secretariat due to GDPR

    Person with legal responsibility

    Data not provided by Register Secretariat due to GDPR

  • Categories

    Category

    Trade unions and professional associations

  • Networking

    Affiliation

    International Federation of Accountants (IFAC)
    European Financial Reporting Advisory Group (EFRAG)
    European Social Investment Forum (EUROSIF)
    European Accounting Association (EAA)
    European Policy Centre (EPC)
    Centre for European Policies Studies (CEPS)
    Federation of European & International Associations established in Belgium (FAIB)

    Member organisations

    None declared

  • Financial Data

    Interests represented

    Promotes their own interests or the collective interests of their members

    Closed financial year

    Jan 2022 - Dec 2022

    Lobbying costs for closed financial year

    700,000€ - 799,999€

    Major contributions in closed year

    None declared

    Intermediaries for closed year

    None declared

    Intermediaries for current year

    None declared

    Closed year Costs

    700,000€ - 799,999€

    Other financial info

    None declared

  • EU Structures

    Groups (European Commission)

    VAT Expert Group#E02813#https://ec.europa.eu/transparency/expert-groups-register/screen/expert-groups/consult?lang=en&groupID=2813 #Member #C#Professionals#Excise Contact Group #E02806#https://ec.europa.eu/transparency/expert-groups-register/screen/expert-groups/consult?lang=en&groupID=2806 #Member #C#Civil society, Employees/workers#Platform for Tax Good Governance, Aggressive Tax Planning and Double Taxation#E02897#https://ec.europa.eu/transparency/expert-groups-register/screen/expert-groups/consult?lang=en&groupID=2897 #Member #C#Finance, Professionals, SMEs#Expert Group on European Public Sector Accounting Standards#E02989#https://ec.europa.eu/transparency/expert-groups-register/screen/expert-groups/consult?lang=en&groupID=2989 #Observer #C#Professionals#EPSAS CELL ON GOVERNANCE PRINCIPLES#EPSAS CELL ON PRINCIPLES RELATED TO EPSAS STANDARDS

    Groups (European Parliament)

    Competitive European Industry: long-term and sustainable investment
    European Parliamentary Financial Services Forum (EPFSF)

    Communication activities

    See our website https://www.accountancyeurope.eu/

    Other activities

    We work on EU and global affairs, including providing European positions to international standards setters and regulators.
    Participation in (non-EC) European expert groups:
    ESMA Corporate Reporting Standing Committee - Consultative Working Group
    ESMA Corporate Finance Standing Committee - Consultative Working Group
    EFRAG Board
    EFRAG European Corporate Reporting Lab - Steering Group
    GRI Tax Technical Committee

    Participation in international expert groups:
    International Auditing and Assurance Standards Board (IAASB) Consultative Advisory Group (CAG)
    International Ethics Standards Board for Accountants (IESBA) CAG
    International Public Sector Accounting Standards Board (IPSASB) CAG
    International Accounting Standards Board (IASB) Management Commentary Advisory Group

  • Meetings

    Meetings

    10 meetings found. Download meetings

    The list below only covers meetings held since November 2014 with commissioners, their cabinet members or directors-general at the European Commission; other lobby meetings with lower-level staff may have taken place, but the European Commission doesn't proactively publish information about these meetings. For more information about which commissioner is responsible for which portfolio, check out this link: https://commissioners.ec.europa.eu/index_en All information below comes from European Commission web pages.

    • Date 17 Jan 2023 Location video conference
      Subject Corporate Sustainability Due Diligence
      Cabinet Cabinet of Commissioner Didier Reynders
      Portfolio Justice
      Attending
      • Lucrezia Busa (Cabinet member)
      Other Lobbyists
    • Date 02 Dec 2021 Location Virtual
      Subject CSRD, wirecard
      Cabinet Cabinet of Commissioner Mairead Mcguinness
      Portfolio Financial services, financial stability and Capital Markets Union
      Attending
      • Florian Denis (Cabinet member)
      • Mairead McGuinness (Commissioner)
    • Date 28 May 2021 Location Virtual
      Subject Corporate reporting
      Cabinet Cabinet of Commissioner Mairead Mcguinness
      Portfolio Financial services, financial stability and Capital Markets Union
      Attending
      • Claude Bocqueraz (Cabinet member)
    • Date 05 May 2021 Location virtual
      Subject audit regulation
      Cabinet Cabinet of Commissioner Mairead Mcguinness
      Portfolio Financial services, financial stability and Capital Markets Union
      Attending
      • Florian Denis (Cabinet member)
    • Date 04 Feb 2021 Location Video Conferencing
      Subject non financial reporting directive.
      Cabinet Cabinet of Commissioner Mairead Mcguinness
      Portfolio Financial services, financial stability and Capital Markets Union
      Attending
      • Katherine Power (Cabinet member)
      • Mairead McGuinness (Commissioner)
      Other Lobbyists
    • Date 18 Oct 2017 Location brussels
      Subject Meeting with Accountancy Europe to exchange views on tax intermediaries and green taxation
      Cabinet Cabinet of Commissioner Pierre Moscovici
      Portfolio Economic and Financial Affairs, Taxation and Customs
      Attending
      • David Boublil (Cabinet member)
    • Date 04 May 2017 Location Brussels
      Subject Meeting to prepare Commissioner Moscovici's intervention at FEE Tax day.
      Cabinet Cabinet of Commissioner Pierre Moscovici
      Portfolio Economic and Financial Affairs, Taxation and Customs
      Attending
      • David Boublil (Cabinet member)
    • Date 24 Oct 2016 Location Brussels/Belgium
      Subject Discussion on Corporate tax proirities
      DG Taxation and Customs Union
      Attending
      • Stephen Quest (Director-General)
    • Date 09 Jun 2016 Location Brussels, Belgium
      Subject Exchange of views on topical issues
      DG Taxation and Customs Union
      Attending
      • Stephen Quest (Director-General)
    • Date 28 Jan 2015 Location Brussels, Belgium
      Subject Preparation of Tax Day Event
      Cabinet Cabinet of Commissioner Pierre Moscovici
      Portfolio Economic and Financial Affairs, Taxation and Customs
      Attending
      • Maria Elena Scoppio (Cabinet member)
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