SAMMAN Cabinet d'avocats

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Lobbying Costs


Financial year: Jan 2019 - Dec 2019

Lobbyists (Full time equivalent)

1.5 Fte (3)

Lobbyists with EP accreditation


High-level Commission meetings


Lobbying Costs over the years

  • Info

    Cabinet d'avocats SAMMAN   (SAMMAN)

    EU Transparency Register

    472030121036-71 First registered on 21 Mar 2016

    Goals / Remit

    SAMMAN Law & Corporate Affairs is a French law firm specializing in public and regulatory affairs and practicing in both Paris and Brussels. SAMMAN has a team of lawyers and consultants whose combined specializations contribute to an integrated approach to service delivery of public affairs (or "government affairs", or "institutional relations") to clients at French and EU levels.

    Main EU files targeted

    SAMMAN accompanies clients in their relationship with EU institutions in connection with the following policy fields :
    Digital policies, such as the revision of the e-Commerce directive (Digital Services Act), the actions included in the New Consumer Agenda, and the revision of the ePrivacy directive;
    Competition, such as the proposed Digital Markets Act, and the review of the Vertical Block Exemption Regulation;
    Energy, such as the EU Methane Strategy and the Circular Economy Action plan;
    Capital Markets Union.


    Head Office
    5 - 7 rue d'Aumale
    Paris 75009
    EU Office
    Rue de la Loi 227
    Bruxelles 1040
  • People

    Total lobbyists declared


    Employment timeLobbyists

    Lobbyists (Full time equivalent)


    Lobbyists with EP accreditation

    All Lobbyists with EP accreditation over time

    0 accreditations were / are live (in bold) for the selected state of 11 Mar 2021

    Name Start date End Date
    Marie Amicie BIDAUT 20 Mar 2024 02 Oct 2024
    Anca CARUNTU 20 Mar 2024 02 Oct 2024
    Anca CARUNTU 16 Mar 2023 16 Mar 2024
    Ms Thaima SAMMAN 07 Mar 2020 06 Mar 2021
    Mr Benjamin DE VANSSAY 23 Nov 2019 21 Nov 2020
    Anca CARUNTU 14 Nov 2019 14 Nov 2020
    Mr Patrick STARKMAN 28 Feb 2018 28 Feb 2019
    Anca CARUNTU 24 Feb 2018 23 Feb 2019
    Anca CARUNTU 26 Jan 2017 25 Jan 2018
    Ms Cecile AUVIEUX 26 Jan 2017 25 Jul 2017
    Mr Patrick STARKMAN 26 Jan 2017 25 Jan 2018

    Complementary Information

    One of the persons spends far less than 25% of the working time for activities covered by the register on an annual average.

    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


    I - Professional consultancies/law firms/self-employed consultants


    Law firms

  • Networking


    FIPRA, a cross-border network of public affairs specialists covering more than 50 countries :

    Member organisations

    None declared

  • Financial Data

    Closed financial year

    Jan 2019 - Dec 2019

    Lobbying costs for closed financial year


    Other financial info

    Concerning Cdiscount, the budget is an estimation for the 2020 period, as SAMMAN started its representation activity as from January 2020 - The estimated budget will be updated throughout 2020 should the depth and breadth of activities change.

    Declared lobby clients

    Client Name Amount
    Cdiscount 10,000€ - 24,999€
    Criteo 50,000€ - 99,999€
    Managed Funds Association 50,000€ - 99,999€
  • EU Structures

    Groups (European Commission)


    Groups (European Parliament)


    Communication activities

    We co-organise or moderate events on policy issues such as The European Commission Digital single market plan for the next 5 years ( and Open Access to Data – Beyond Public Sector Information (PSI) II (

    We also publish notes on policy developments we monitor such as Overview of the New Digital Agenda of the European Commission (

    Other activities

    None declared

  • Meetings


    6 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 09 Apr 2024 Location Brussels, Belgium
      Subject European Research and Innovation policy & Quantum
      Cabinet Cabinet of Commissioner Iliana Ivanova
      • Nelly Bruno (Cabinet member)
      • Markus Schulte (Cabinet member)
      Other Lobbyists
    • Date 13 Jul 2023 Location Brussels (VTC)
      Subject tbd
      Cabinet Cabinet of President Ursula von der Leyen
      Portfolio President
      • Anthony Whelan (Cabinet member)
    • Date 03 Dec 2021 Location Brussels
      Subject Digital Sovereignty
      Cabinet Cabinet of President Ursula von der Leyen
      Portfolio President
      • Anthony Whelan (Cabinet member)
    • Date 24 Sep 2021 Location video-call
      Subject Methane regulation and satellite emission monitoring technologies
      Cabinet Cabinet of Executive Vice-President Frans Timmermans
      Portfolio European Green Deal
      • Aleksandra Tomczak (Cabinet member)
      Other Lobbyists
    • Date 04 Jun 2021 Location Online
      Subject VBER review
      Cabinet Cabinet of Executive Vice-President Margrethe Vestager
      Portfolio Europe Fit for Digital Age
      • Michele Piergiovanni (Cabinet member)
      Other Lobbyists
    • Date 12 Jul 2019 Location Brussels
      Subject DSM
      Cabinet Cabinet of Commissioner Mariya Gabriel
      Portfolio Digital Economy and Society
      • Eric Peters (Cabinet member)
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