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Overview

Lobbying Costs

300,000€ - 399,999€

Financial year: Jan 2021 - Dec 2021

Lobbyists (Full time equivalent)

2 Fte (5)

Lobbyists with EP accreditation

1

High-level Commission meetings

39

Lobbying Costs over the years

  • Info

    Axel Springer SE   (AS SE)

    EU Transparency Register

    742417913824-11 First registered on 19 Jun 2014

    Goals / Remit

    Axel Springer is an integrated multimedia company in Europe offering digital and print media. The company's strategy focuses on its core competences excellent journalism, marketing and classified ads. Its broad media portfolio encompasses established multimedia brand families such as BUSINESS INSIDER, POLITICO.EU, the BILD- and WELT-Groups.

    Main EU files targeted

    Freedom of the press
    Commercial communications
    Advertising Self-regulation
    Copyright and related rights
    Media pluralism
    Data protection
    Electronic commerce
    VAT harmonization
    Environmental topics
    Competition

    Address

    Head Office
    Axel-Springer-Strasse 65
    Berlin 10888
    GERMANY
    EU Office
    Rue van Eyck 11 VE 22
    Brüssel 1050
    BELGIUM

    Website

  • People

    Total lobbyists declared

    5

    Employment timeLobbyists
    75%1
    50%1
    25%3

    Lobbyists (Full time equivalent)

    2

    Lobbyists with EP accreditation

    All Lobbyists with EP accreditation over time

    1 accreditations were / are live (in bold) for the selected state of 30 Jan 2023

    Name Start date End Date
    Mr Moritz HOLZGRAEFE 25 Mar 2022 24 Mar 2023
    Ms Carolin WEHRHHAHN 10 Oct 2019 01 Nov 2020
    Ms Carolin WEHRHHAHN 04 Jul 2018 04 Jul 2019
    Ms Carolin WEHRHHAHN 23 May 2017 20 May 2018

    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

    Companies & groups

  • Networking

    Affiliation

    ENPA: European Newspaper Association (http://www.enpa.eu/)
    EMMA: European Magazine Media Association (https://www.magazinemedia.eu/)
    EPC: European Publishers Council (https://www.epceurope.eu/
    IAB Europe: Interactive Advertising Bureau (http://www.iabeurope.eu/)

    Hinzukommen weitere nationale (z.B. BVDW) und internationale Verbände/Vereinigungen.

    Member organisations

    None declared

  • Financial Data

    Interests represented

    Promotes their own interests or the collective interests of their members

    Closed financial year

    Jan 2021 - Dec 2021

    Lobbying costs for closed financial year

    300,000€ - 399,999€

    Major contributions in closed year

    None declared

    Intermediaries for closed year

    None declared

    Intermediaries for current year

    None declared

    Closed year Costs

    300,000€ - 399,999€

    Other financial info

    None declared

  • EU Structures

    Groups (European Commission)

    none

    Groups (European Parliament)

    N/A

    Other activities

    Freedom of the press
    Commercial communications
    Advertising Self-regulation
    Copyright and related rights
    Media pluralism
    Data protection
    Electronic commerce
    VAT harmonization
    Environmental topics
    Competition

  • Meetings

    Meetings

    39 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 publish information about such meetings. All information below comes from European Commission web pages.

    • Date 16 Nov 2022 Location Brussels
      Subject Disinformation, Rule of Law, Media policy
      Cabinet Cabinet of Vice-President Věra Jourová
      Portfolio Values and Transparency
      Commission
      • Věra Jourová (Vice-President)
    • Date 25 Oct 2022 Location Brussels
      Subject Security of the internet
      Cabinet Cabinet of Vice-President Věra Jourová
      Portfolio Values and Transparency
      Commission
      • Věra Jourová (Vice-President)
    • Date 17 Jun 2022 Location Phone call
      Subject MFA
      Cabinet Cabinet of Vice-President Věra Jourová
      Portfolio Values and Transparency
      Commission
      • Marie Frenay (Cabinet member)
    • Date 14 Jan 2022 Location Berlin
      Subject Media freedom act
      Cabinet Cabinet of Commissioner Thierry Breton
      Portfolio Internal Market
      Commission
      • Filomena Chirico (Cabinet member)
      • Thierry Breton (Commissioner)
    • Date 10 Mar 2021 Location Brussels, Belgium
      Subject Tour d'horizon médiatique avec Florian Eder de Politico
      Cabinet Cabinet of Commissioner Thierry Breton
      Portfolio Internal Market
      Commission
      • Thierry Breton (Commissioner)
    • Date 08 Feb 2021 Location Brussels (WEBEX)
      Subject ePrivacy Regulation, DMA and DSA
      Cabinet Cabinet of President Ursula von der Leyen
      Portfolio President
      Commission
      • Anthony Whelan (Cabinet member)
    • Date 22 Jan 2021 Location Videoconference
      Subject Future of Media
      Cabinet Cabinet of Commissioner Thierry Breton
      Portfolio Internal Market
      Commission
      • Filomena Chirico (Cabinet member)
      • Agnieszka Skonieczna (Cabinet member)
      • Thierry Breton (Commissioner)
    • Date 25 Nov 2020 Location Videoconference
      Subject Media Action Plan and DMA
      Cabinet Cabinet of Commissioner Thierry Breton
      Portfolio Internal Market
      Commission
      • Thierry Breton (Commissioner)
      • Filomena Chirico (Cabinet member)
      Other Lobbyists
    • Date 06 Nov 2020 Location Videoconference
      Subject Welt European Summit 2020 organised by Die Welt - political comment followed by a discussion
      Cabinet Cabinet of Commissioner Thierry Breton
      Portfolio Internal Market
      Commission
      • Thierry Breton (Commissioner)
    • Date 06 Oct 2020 Location Videoconference
      Subject DSA
      Cabinet Cabinet of Commissioner Thierry Breton
      Portfolio Internal Market
      Commission
      • Filomena Chirico (Cabinet member)
      Other Lobbyists
    • Date 15 May 2019 Location Berlin
      Subject Meeting with the Task Force for Relations with the United Kingdom
      Commission
      • Michel Barnier (Head of Task Force)
    • Date 29 Oct 2018 Location Berlin
      Subject Digitisation in the media sector
      Cabinet Cabinet of Vice-President Günther Oettinger
      Portfolio Budget &amp; Human Resources
      Commission
      • Günther Oettinger (Commissioner)
    • Date 13 Sep 2017 Location Strasbourg
      Subject copyright
      Cabinet Cabinet of Vice-President Günther Oettinger
      Portfolio Budget &amp; Human Resources
      Commission
      • Günther Oettinger (Commissioner)
      Other Lobbyists
    • Date 17 May 2017 Location Berlin
      Subject DSM
      Cabinet Cabinet of Vice-President Günther Oettinger
      Portfolio Budget &amp; Human Resources
      Commission
      • Günther Oettinger (Commissioner)
    • Date 15 Feb 2017 Location Berlin
      Subject Copyright
      Cabinet Cabinet of Vice-President Günther Oettinger
      Portfolio Budget &amp; Human Resources
      Commission
      • Günther Oettinger (Commissioner)
    • Date 06 Dec 2016 Location Brussels
      Subject 28 issue publication
      Cabinet Cabinet of Commissioner Vytenis Andriukaitis
      Portfolio Health &amp; Food Safety
      Commission
      • Marco Valletta (Cabinet member)
    • Date 22 Nov 2016 Location Berlin
      Subject copyright
      Commission
      • Günther Oettinger (Commissioner)
    • Date 20 Jun 2016 Location Berlin
      Subject copyright
      Commission
      • Günther Oettinger (Commissioner)
      Other Lobbyists
    • Date 16 Feb 2016 Location Berlin
      Subject Copyright
      Commission
      • Günther Oettinger (Commissioner)
    • Date 25 Jan 2016 Location Brussels
      Subject Copyright
      Commission
      • Günther Oettinger (Commissioner)
      Other Lobbyists
    • Date 14 Jan 2016 Location Berlin
      Subject Speech at Axel Springer WELT Economic Summit
      Cabinet Cabinet of Vice-President Cecilia Malmström
      Portfolio Trade
      Commission
      • Cecilia Malmström (Commissioner)
      • Christian Burgsmueller (Cabinet member)
    • Date 13 Jan 2016 Location Germany, Berlin
      Subject Speech at the dinner of the WELT Wirtschaftsgipfel
      Cabinet Cabinet of President Jean-Claude Juncker
      Portfolio President
      Commission
      • Jean-Claude Juncker (President)
      • Leon Delvaux (Cabinet member)
    • Date 13 Jan 2016 Location Berlin, Germany
      Subject Speech during dinner on the occasion of the WELT Economic Summit
      Cabinet Cabinet of President Jean-Claude Juncker
      Portfolio President
      Commission
      • Leon Delvaux (Cabinet member)
      • Jean-Claude Juncker (President)
    • Date 13 Jan 2016 Location Berlin
      Subject 8th Welt Economic Summit
      Cabinet Cabinet of Vice-President Cecilia Malmström
      Portfolio Trade
      Commission
      • Cecilia Malmström (Commissioner)
    • Date 09 Sep 2015 Location Brussels
      Subject Data Protection
      Cabinet Cabinet of Commissioner Phil Hogan
      Portfolio Agriculture &amp; Rural Development
      Commission
      • Shane Sutherland (Cabinet member)
    • Date 08 Sep 2015 Location Brussels, Belgium
      Subject Exchange of views on General Data Protection Regulation
      Cabinet Cabinet of Vice-President Neven Mimica
      Portfolio International Cooperation &amp; Development
      Commission
      • Maria-Myrto Kanellopoulou (Cabinet member)
      • Irena Andrassy (Cabinet member)
      Other Lobbyists
    • Date 08 Sep 2015 Location Brussels
      Subject Digital Agenda
      Cabinet Cabinet of High Representative / Vice-President Federica Mogherini
      Portfolio Foreign Affairs and Security Policy
      Commission
      • Peteris Ustubs (Cabinet member)
    • Date 07 Sep 2015 Location Brussels
      Subject Data Protection
      Cabinet Cabinet of Vice-President Miguel Arias Cañete
      Portfolio Climate Action &amp; Energy
      Commission
      • Pierre Schellekens (Cabinet member)
    • Date 07 Sep 2015 Location Brussels
      Subject Data Protection Regulation
      Cabinet Cabinet of Commissioner Carlos Moedas
      Portfolio Research, Science and Innovation
      Commission
      • Alfredo Sousa De Jesus (Cabinet member)
    • Date 02 Sep 2015 Location Brussels
      Subject copyright
      Commission
      • Anna Herold (Cabinet member)
      • Michael Hager (Cabinet member)
      Other Lobbyists
    • Date 01 Sep 2015 Location Brussels
      Subject Data Protection & DSM
      Commission
      • Bodo Lehmann (Cabinet member)
    • Date 29 Jun 2015 Location Berlin
      Subject DSM
      Commission
      • Günther Oettinger (Commissioner)
      Other Lobbyists
    • Date 17 Jun 2015 Location Brussels, Belgium
      Subject Digital Single Market
      Cabinet Cabinet of President Jean-Claude Juncker
      Portfolio President
      Commission
      • Pauline Rouch (Cabinet member)
    • Date 17 Jun 2015 Location BERL
      Subject GDPR
      Commission
      • Bodo Lehmann (Cabinet member)
      Other Lobbyists
    • Date 16 Jun 2015 Location European Commission –Brussels (Berlaymont)
      Subject General Data Protection Regulation
      Cabinet Cabinet of Vice-President Valdis Dombrovskis
      Portfolio Euro and Social Dialogue, also in charge of Financial Stability, Financial Services and Capital Markets Union
      Commission
      • Tatyana Panova (Cabinet member)
    • Date 15 Jun 2015 Location BERL 9/412
      Subject General Data Protection Regulation for the EU
      Cabinet Cabinet of Commissioner Corina Crețu
      Portfolio Regional Policy
      Commission
      • Jan Mikolaj Dzieciolowski (Cabinet member)
    • Date 15 Jun 2015 Location Brussels
      Subject Media situation in Balkans, Digital Single Market and Data Protection
      Cabinet Cabinet of Vice-President Johannes Hahn
      Portfolio European Neighbourhood Policy &amp; Enlargement Negotiations
      Commission
      • Christine Grau (Cabinet member)
      • Kyriacos Charalambous (Cabinet member)
    • Date 21 Apr 2015 Location Brussels
      Subject Copyright / DSM
      Commission
      • Michael Hager (Cabinet member)
      Other Lobbyists
    • Date 12 Feb 2015 Location Berlin
      Subject Digital Single Market, copyright
      Cabinet Cabinet of Vice-President Andrus Ansip
      Portfolio Digital Single Market
      Commission
      • Maximilian Strotmann (Cabinet member)
      • Andrus Ansip (Vice-President)
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