BSEF - The International Bromine Council

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Lobbying Costs

300,000€ - 399,999€

Financial year: Jan 2023 - Dec 2023

Lobbyists (Full time equivalent)

2 Fte (4)

Lobbyists with EP accreditation


High-level Commission meetings


Lobbying Costs over the years

  • Info

    BSEF - The International Bromine Council   (BSEF)

    EU Transparency Register

    464193921314-91 First registered on 10 Apr 2016

    Goals / Remit

    BSEF is the voice of the bromine technology industry globally. our goals are to:
    Provide information and science the benefits of bromine and bromine technologies for society and economy
    Commission and disseminate science on bromine and bromine technologies
    Represent the bromine technology sector globally
    Support BSEF members and market organizations in their engagement with policy makers and regulatory authorities

    Main EU files targeted

    EU Energy Policy
    EU RTD Policy
    EU Environment Policy including Circular Economy
    EU Industrial development and trade policies
    EU Chemical Strategy for sustainability


    Head Office
    Rue Belliard 40Box 17
    Brussels 1040
    EU Office
    Rue Belliard 40Box 17
    Brussels 1040


  • People

    Total lobbyists declared


    Employment timeLobbyists

    Lobbyists (Full time equivalent)


    Lobbyists with EP accreditation

    All Lobbyists with EP accreditation over time

    2 accreditations were / are live (in bold) for the selected state of 15 Jun 2024

    Name Start date End Date
    Michael HACK 05 Jan 2024 31 Dec 2024
    Patrick FOX 05 Jan 2024 31 Dec 2024
    Patrick FOX 08 Dec 2022 08 Dec 2023
    Patrick FOX 12 Oct 2021 12 Oct 2022
    Michael HACK 09 Oct 2021 08 Oct 2022
    Patrick FOX 21 Jul 2020 21 Jul 2021
    Kevin BRADLEY 19 Nov 2019 01 Dec 2020
    Kevin BRADLEY 23 Oct 2018 23 Oct 2019
    Kevin BRADLEY 20 Jul 2017 30 Jun 2018
    Kevin BRADLEY 19 Jul 2016 02 Jul 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


    Trade unions and professional associations

  • Networking


    BSEF is a Partner organisation of CEFIC, the European Chemical Council
    A Member of American European Economic Community Association
    A Member of the UNEP Mercury Partnership
    A Member of the Kangaroo Group
    A Member of Chemistry Australia
    A Member of the Alliance for Sustainable Management of Chemical Risk - ASMoR

    Member organisations

    None declared

  • Financial Data

    Interests represented

    Promotes their own interests or the collective interests of their members

    Closed financial year

    Jan 2023 - Dec 2023

    Lobbying costs for closed financial year

    300,000€ - 399,999€

    Major contributions in closed year

    None declared

    Intermediaries for closed year

    burson cohn & wolfe srl 50,000€ - 99,999€
    edelman public relations worldwide 100,000€ - 199,999€
    kreab worldwide 25,000€ - 49,999€
    rud pedersen public affairs brussels 25,000€ - 49,999€
    eu focus group 50,000€ - 99,999€

    Intermediaries for current year

    burson cohn & wolfe sprl
    kreab worldwide
    eu focus group

    Closed year Costs

    300,000€ - 399,999€

    Other financial info

    None declared

  • EU Structures

    Groups (European Commission)

    Commission expert group accompanying future substance reviews under Directive 2011/65/EU (Restriction of certain Hazardous Substances in electrical and electronic equipment; Recast Directive = RoHS 2)#E03063# #MEMBER #C#IndustryEuropean Union Eco-labelling Board#E00374# #OBSERVER #C#Industry

    Groups (European Parliament)

    Green new deal

    Communication activities

    Regular publication of on line newsletter - Let's Talk Bromine
    Promotion of the dss+ report - WEEE recycling / 2023
    Participation at the International Electronics Recycling Congress - January 2023
    Participation at the European Fire Safety Week - November 2023
    Factsheets on Fire safety standards, WEEE recycling, Brominated Flame Retardants, and Bromine - 2023

    Other activities

    None declared

  • Meetings


    3 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: All information below comes from European Commission web pages.

    • Date 17 Apr 2024 Location Brussels
      Subject Value of BFRs in the context of European mobility
      Cabinet Cabinet of Commissioner Adina Vălean
      • Roxana Lesovici (Cabinet member)
      Other Lobbyists
    • Date 05 Jun 2020 Location video-call
      Subject European Green Deal and chemicals
      Cabinet Cabinet of Executive Vice-President Frans Timmermans
      Portfolio European Green Deal
      • Helena Braun (Cabinet member)
      Other Lobbyists
    • Date 22 Oct 2018 Location Brussels, BERL
      Subject discussion on the implementation of the Plastics Strategy
      Cabinet Cabinet of First Vice-President Frans Timmermans
      Portfolio Better Regulation, Interinstitutional Relations, the Rule of Law and the Charter of Fundamental Rights
      • Helena Braun (Cabinet member)
      Other Lobbyists
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