Campaign for the Freedom of the Automotive Parts and Repair Market

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Overview

Since 20 September 2021 self-declared 'non-commercial organisations' are no longer required to provide a lobby budget. See above timeline for this registrant's historical lobby budget.

Lobbying Costs

None declared

Financial year: Jan 2021 - Dec 2021

Lobbyists (Full time equivalent)

0.25 Fte (1)

Lobbyists with EP accreditation

0

High-level Commission meetings

1

Lobbying Costs over the years

  • Info

    Campaign for the Freedom of the Automotive Parts and Repair Market   (ECAR)

    EU Transparency Register

    24503897827-04 First registered on 24 Jan 2012

    Goals / Remit

    Established in 1993, the European Campaign for the Freedom of the Automotive Parts and Repair Market (ECAR) is an alliance of 10 independent EU organisations representing vehicle parts producers, distributors, independent repairers, the European motor insurance industry, a large cross section of small and medium-sized enterprises as well as the 260 million motoring consumers in the European Union.


    ECAR's main objective is to safeguard and promote free competition and to prevent that vehicle makers can monopolise the vehicle spare parts market by abuse of design protection.

    Main EU files targeted

    ECAR's main objective is to safeguard and promote free competition and to prevent that vehicle makers can monopolise the vehicle spare parts market by abuse of design protection.
    Main EU legislative proposal: expected Commission proposal to revise the EU Design Directive and Regulation.

    Address

    Head Office
    Blvd de la Woluwe, 42 (bte 5)
    Brussels 1200
    BELGIUM
    EU Office
    Blvd de la Woluwe, 42 (bte 5)
    Brussels 1200
    BELGIUM

    Website

  • People

    Total lobbyists declared

    1

    Employment timeLobbyists
    25%1

    Lobbyists (Full time equivalent)

    0.25

    Lobbyists with EP accreditation

    All Lobbyists with EP accreditation over time

    0 accreditations were / are live (in bold) for the selected state of 27 Nov 2022

    Name Start date End Date
    Ms Laurence Eeckhout 22 Apr 2016 30 Apr 2017
    Mr Gerrith Thomas Funke 17 May 2013 14 May 2014
    Mr Thomas Gerrith FUNKE 24 Feb 2012 28 Feb 2013

    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

    None

    Member organisations

    None declared

  • Financial Data

    Interests represented

    Does not represent commercial interests

    Closed financial year

    Jan 2021 - Dec 2021

    Lobbying costs for closed financial year

    Since 20 September 2021 self-declared 'non-commercial organisations' are no longer required to provide a lobby budget. See above timeline for this registrant's historical lobby budget.

    Total organisational budget in closed year

    100,000€

    Major funding types in closed year

    Member's contribution

    Major contributions in closed year

    TypeNameAmount
    Contribution FIGIEFA 21,942€
    Contribution Belron 53,000€

    Other financial info

    None declared

  • EU Structures

    Groups (European Commission)

    none

    Groups (European Parliament)

    N/A

    Other activities

    Initiatives at Council and EP level concerning the Proposal of the Commission of the European Communities to amend "Design" Directive 98/71/EC [COM (2004) 582 final]

  • Meetings

    Meetings

    1 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.

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