Banking & Payments Federation Ireland

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Overview

Lobbying Costs

500,000€ - 599,999€

Financial year: Jan 2022 - Dec 2022

Lobbyists (Full time equivalent)

3 Fte (9)

Lobbyists with EP accreditation

1

High-level Commission meetings

25

Lobbying Costs over the years

  • Info

    Banking & Payments Federation Ireland   (BPFI)

    EU Transparency Register

    981559116223-93 First registered on 25 Feb 2015

    Goals / Remit

    Banking & Payments Federation Ireland (BPFI) is the voice of banking and payments in Ireland, working through our affiliates the Federation of International Banks in Ireland (FIBI) and the Fintech and Payments Association of Ireland (FPAI). Representing over 100 domestic and international members institutions, we mobilise the sector’s collective resources and insights to deliver value and benefit to members, enabling them to build competitive sustainable businesses which support customers, the economy and society.
    We work in partnership with stakeholders to deliver the following goals:

    - facilitate an environment that is conducive to sustainable and profitable banking and payments activity and which supports customers, the economy and society
    - bring timely representation, insight and influence to bear on the shaping of national and EU regulation, initiatives and thinking
    - provide thought leadership and proactive interventions on matters of common interest to the sector (...)

    Main EU files targeted

    The main initiatives, policies and legislative issues followed by BPFI include those associated with facilitating an environment that is conducive to sustainable and profitable banking and payments activity which supports customers, the economy and society, bring timely representation, insight and influence to bear on the shaping of national and EU regulation, initiatives and thinking, matters of common interest to the sector and the wider economy and leading a strategic vision for a modern and compliant payments infrastructure in the interest of all stakeholders.

    The main initiatives followed include those relating to prudential regulation, Banking Union, Capital Markets Union and a Europe fit for the Digital age among others.

    Address

    Head Office
    Floor 3 One Molesworth Street Dublin 2
    Dublin D02 RF29
    IRELAND
    EU Office
    56 Avenue des Arts Brussels
    Bruxelles 1000
    BELGIUM

    Website

  • People

    Total lobbyists declared

    9

    Employment timeLobbyists
    100%1
    25%8

    Lobbyists (Full time equivalent)

    3

    Lobbyists with EP accreditation

    All Lobbyists with EP accreditation over time

    1 accreditations were / are live (in bold) for the selected state of 31 Jan 2023

    Name Start date End Date
    Mr Peter McGuigan 06 Jul 2022 05 Jul 2023
    Niamh O'Donnellan 27 Aug 2019 27 Aug 2020
    Mr Maurice Crowley 27 Aug 2019 27 Aug 2020
    Mr Peter McGuigan 27 Aug 2019 27 Aug 2020
    Mr Russell Bryce 25 Oct 2018 25 Oct 2019
    Niamh O'Donnellan 15 Jun 2018 15 Jun 2019
    Mr Maurice Crowley 15 Jun 2018 15 Jun 2019
    Mr Russell Bryce 10 Nov 2017 25 Oct 2018
    Niamh O'Donnellan 23 May 2017 20 May 2018
    Mr Maurice Crowley 05 Apr 2017 04 Apr 2018
    Niamh O'Donnellan 21 May 2016 20 May 2017

    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 and business associations

  • Networking

    Affiliation

    European Banking Federation (EBF), European Mortgage Federation (EMF), European Payments Council (EPC), European Covered Bond Council (ECBC)

    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

    500,000€ - 599,999€

    Major contributions in closed year

    None declared

    Intermediaries for closed year

    None declared

    Intermediaries for current year

    None declared

    Closed year Costs

    500,000€ - 599,999€

    Other financial info

    None declared

  • EU Structures

    Groups (European Commission)

    none

    Groups (European Parliament)

    N/A

    Other activities

    None declared

  • Meetings

    Meetings

    25 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 28 Sep 2022 Location Brussels
      Subject MiFIR review and third country branches
      Commission
      • John Berrigan (Director-General)
      Other Lobbyists
    • Date 27 Sep 2022 Location Brussels
      Subject Basel iii; MiFIR review proposal; the macro-prudential framework
      Cabinet Cabinet of Commissioner Mairead Mcguinness
      Portfolio Financial services, financial stability and Capital Markets Union
      Commission
      • Patricia Reilly (Cabinet member)
      • Tommy De Temmerman (Cabinet member)
      Other Lobbyists
    • Date 14 Jun 2022 Location Brussels
      Subject Retail banking landscape, Basel III
      Commission
      • John Berrigan (Director-General)
    • Date 13 Jun 2022 Location Virtual Meeting
      Subject Basel III
      Cabinet Cabinet of Commissioner Mairead Mcguinness
      Portfolio Financial services, financial stability and Capital Markets Union
      Commission
      • Tommy De Temmerman (Cabinet member)
    • Date 13 Jan 2022 Location Brussels
      Subject Banking package, AML, sustainability
      Cabinet Cabinet of Commissioner Mairead Mcguinness
      Portfolio Financial services, financial stability and Capital Markets Union
      Commission
      • Mairead McGuinness (Commissioner)
      • Tommy De Temmerman (Cabinet member)
      Other Lobbyists
    • Date 11 Jan 2022 Location Virtual meeting
      Subject Investment Firms prudential framework
      Cabinet Cabinet of Commissioner Mairead Mcguinness
      Portfolio Financial services, financial stability and Capital Markets Union
      Commission
      • Tommy De Temmerman (Cabinet member)
      Other Lobbyists
    • Date 11 Jan 2022 Location Video call
      Subject Investment Firms prudential framework
      Cabinet Cabinet of Executive Vice-President Valdis Dombrovskis
      Portfolio An Economy that Works for People
      Commission
      • Andrea Beltramello (Cabinet member)
      Other Lobbyists
    • Date 08 Sep 2021 Location Ljubljana, Slovenia
      Subject Courtesy meeting
      Commission
      • John Berrigan (Director-General)
      Other Lobbyists
    • Date 30 Jun 2021 Location video call
      Subject Banking and payments federation of Ireland(hosting, other bank associations invited) The topic of the meeting was operational risk
      Cabinet Cabinet of Commissioner Mairead Mcguinness
      Portfolio Financial services, financial stability and Capital Markets Union
      Commission
      • Tommy De Temmerman (Cabinet member)
    • Date 28 Jun 2021 Location Video conferencing
      Subject Basel III
      Cabinet Cabinet of Executive Vice-President Valdis Dombrovskis
      Portfolio An Economy that Works for People
      Commission
      • Michael Hager (Cabinet member)
      Other Lobbyists
    • Date 01 Jun 2021 Location Video Conferencing
      Subject Capital Markets Digital Finance Brexit.
      Cabinet Cabinet of Commissioner Mairead Mcguinness
      Portfolio Financial services, financial stability and Capital Markets Union
      Commission
      • Deirdre O’Hea (Cabinet member)
      • Mairead McGuinness (Commissioner)
    • Date 26 Mar 2021 Location Video conferencing
      Subject Basel 111
      Cabinet Cabinet of Commissioner Mairead Mcguinness
      Portfolio Financial services, financial stability and Capital Markets Union
      Commission
      • Mairead McGuinness (Commissioner)
    • Date 24 Mar 2021 Location virtual call
      Subject Basel III and Covid Response
      Cabinet Cabinet of Commissioner Mairead Mcguinness
      Portfolio Financial services, financial stability and Capital Markets Union
      Commission
      • Peter Power (Cabinet member)
      • Tommy De Temmerman (Cabinet member)
    • Date 03 Feb 2021 Location Virtual
      Subject CMU, digital finance, brexit, Basel III
      Cabinet Cabinet of Commissioner Mairead Mcguinness
      Portfolio Financial services, financial stability and Capital Markets Union
      Commission
      • Tommy De Temmerman (Cabinet member)
      • Nathalie De Basaldua Lemarchand (Cabinet member)
      • Peter Power (Cabinet member)
    • Date 01 Dec 2020 Location Virtual
      Subject Taxonomy delegated acts
      Cabinet Cabinet of Commissioner Mairead Mcguinness
      Portfolio Financial services, financial stability and Capital Markets Union
      Commission
      • Katherine Power (Cabinet member)
    • Date 16 Oct 2020 Location Virtual meeting
      Subject EU banking sector/wider economy
      Commission
      • John Berrigan (Director-General)
    • Date 06 Dec 2018 Location Brussels
      Subject Banking Union to complete
      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
      • Jan Ceyssens (Cabinet member)
      • Valdis Dombrovskis (Vice-President)
    • Date 26 Jun 2018 Location Brussels
      Subject Brexit
      Cabinet Cabinet of Commissioner Phil Hogan
      Portfolio Agriculture &amp; Rural Development
      Commission
      • Dermot Ryan (Cabinet member)
    • Date 19 Jun 2018 Location Brussels
      Subject Banking Union
      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
      • Andrea Beltramello (Cabinet member)
    • Date 19 Jun 2018 Location Brussels
      Subject Banking Union
      Cabinet Cabinet of President Jean-Claude Juncker
      Portfolio President
      Commission
      • Paulina Dejmek Hack (Cabinet member)
    • Date 31 Aug 2017 Location Brussels
      Subject PSD2
      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
      • Elina Melngaile (Cabinet member)
      Other Lobbyists
    • Date 01 Jun 2017 Location Brussels
      Subject Retail, Wholesale and Payments Sectors
      Cabinet Cabinet of Commissioner Phil Hogan
      Portfolio Agriculture &amp; Rural Development
      Commission
      • Shane Sutherland (Cabinet member)
    • Date 01 Jun 2017 Location Brussels
      Subject Banking Union; CMU, EU Economic, Monetary and Financial Services agenda
      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
      • Jan Ceyssens (Cabinet member)
      • Valdis Dombrovskis (Vice-President)
    • Date 24 May 2017 Location Brussels
      Subject Introduction of the Banking & Payments Federation Ireland
      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
      • Jan Ceyssens (Cabinet member)
    • Date 15 May 2017 Location Brussels
      Subject Payments Sector
      Cabinet Cabinet of Commissioner Phil Hogan
      Portfolio Agriculture &amp; Rural Development
      Commission
      • Shane Sutherland (Cabinet member)
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