City of London Corporation

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Overview

Lobbying Costs

400,000€ - 499,999€

Financial year: Apr 2022 - Mar 2023

Lobbyists (Full time equivalent)

6.5 Fte (8)

Lobbyists with EP accreditation

0

High-level Commission meetings

14

Lobbying Costs over the years

  • Info

    City of London Corporation   (CoLC)

    EU Transparency Register

    695661118936-08 First registered on 25 Sep 2015

    Goals / Remit

    The City of London seeks:
    • to support and promote London as the world’s leading international financial and business centre and attract new business to the capital and the whole UK
    • to work in partnership with local communities to increase skills, employment and opportunities for all Londoners, including through the City Bridge Trust
    • to enhance the capital as a hub of culture, history and green spaces for Londoners – residents, workers, and visitors.
    The City of London works closely with financial services practitioners, trade associations and other stakeholders in order to shape the future direction of financial services policy. It focuses on issues created by EU and international economic, legislative, fiscal and regulatory developments which may impact or threaten to impact on the open, efficient and competitive environment for doing business in the City.

    Main EU files targeted

    Capital Markets Union, Data and cyber issues, Post-trade, Fintech, AML and Green and Sustainable Finance.

    Address

    Head Office
    Guildhall
    London EC2P 2EJ - 270
    UNITED KINGDOM
    EU Office
    City Office in Brussels Rond Point Schuman 6, 9th Floor
    Brussels 1040
    BELGIUM

    Website

  • People

    Total lobbyists declared

    8

    Employment timeLobbyists
    100%5
    75%1
    50%1
    25%1

    Lobbyists (Full time equivalent)

    6.5

    Lobbyists with EP accreditation

    All Lobbyists with EP accreditation over time

    0 accreditations were / are live (in bold) for the selected state of 28 May 2024

    Name Start date End Date
    Ms Rebecca WOOD 14 Nov 2019 14 Nov 2020
    Hannah Connaghan 14 Nov 2019 14 Nov 2020
    Rebecca SMITH 14 Nov 2019 14 Nov 2020
    Mr Marco Fugaccia 14 Nov 2019 14 Nov 2020
    Mr Collier Nicholas 14 Nov 2019 14 Nov 2020
    Hannah Connaghan 19 Sep 2018 19 Sep 2019
    Ms Rebecca WOOD 22 Aug 2018 01 Sep 2019
    Ms Stephanie Cole 22 Aug 2018 01 Nov 2018
    Ms Hannah MCHUGH 22 Aug 2018 01 Sep 2019
    Mr Jonathan Pallant 27 Apr 2017 26 Apr 2018
    Mr Michael O'Shea 14 Dec 2016 14 Dec 2017
    Mr Michael Vercnocke 14 Dec 2016 14 Dec 2017
    Mr Jeremy Browne 14 Dec 2016 14 Dec 2017
    Mr Michael O'Shea 20 Nov 2015 17 Nov 2016
    Mr Michael Vercnocke 20 Nov 2015 17 Nov 2016
    Mr Jeremy Browne 20 Nov 2015 17 Nov 2016

    Complementary Information

    The City of London works closely with a range of financial and professional services practitioners and trade associations to shape the future direction of EU financial services policy and the future UK/EU relationship.

    Some of this work is undertaken under the auspices of the International Regulatory Strategy Group (IRSG), which is a cross sectoral body run jointly with TheCityUK (registration no. 237922911665-25).

    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

    Other organisations, public or mixed entities

  • Networking

    Affiliation

    TheCityUK
    British Chambers of Commerce in Belgium

    Member organisations

    None declared

  • Financial Data

    Interests represented

    Promotes their own interests or the collective interests of their members

    Closed financial year

    Apr 2022 - Mar 2023

    Lobbying costs for closed financial year

    400,000€ - 499,999€

    Major contributions in closed year

    TypeNameAmount
    Grant WHP-(CLW) 6,369,184€
    Grant Connecting Communities 7,055,176€

    Intermediaries for closed year

    None declared

    Intermediaries for current year

    None declared

    Closed year Costs

    400,000€ - 499,999€

    Other financial info

    The breakdown for the figure in 14.C includes the following 2 categories:

    Related EU Office running costs: 41.833,40 EUROS

    Related EU operational costs, including salaries: 286.554,23 EUROS

    Membership fees (British Chamber of Commerce - EU & Belgium, CBI & TheCityUk) : 158.340,75 EUROS

    All conversions made on European Central Bank's website (09/01/2024)

    The City of London acts as an accountable body of 12 borough members and was technically the recipient of EU grant funding.

  • EU Structures

    Groups (European Commission)

    none

    Groups (European Parliament)

    N/A

    Communication activities

    The City of London's activities include:

    Annual Receptions - Brussels and London
    Production of high level position papers
    Research publications linked to seminars
    Occasional media activity

    Other activities

    None declared

  • Meetings

    Meetings

    14 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: https://commissioners.ec.europa.eu/index_en All information below comes from European Commission web pages.

    • Date 23 Nov 2021 Location virtual
      Subject Carbon Border Adjustment Mechanism (CBAM)
      Cabinet Cabinet of Executive Vice-President Valdis Dombrovskis
      Portfolio An Economy that Works for People
      Attending
      • Gints Freimanis (Cabinet member)
    • Date 27 Oct 2021 Location Brussels
      Subject Sustainable finance, Taxonomy
      DG Financial Stability, Financial Services and Capital Markets Union
      Attending
      • John Berrigan (Director-General)
    • Date 25 May 2021 Location Virtual meeting
      Subject EU UK regulatory cooperation in financial services
      DG Financial Stability, Financial Services and Capital Markets Union
      Attending
      • John Berrigan (Director-General)
      Other Lobbyists
    • Date 27 Jan 2021 Location Virtual meeting
      Subject Post Brexit cooperation between the EU and the UK in financial services
      DG Financial Stability, Financial Services and Capital Markets Union
      Attending
      • John Berrigan (Director-General)
      Other Lobbyists
    • Date 16 Oct 2020 Location Virtual meeting
      Subject The level of preparedness of the UK financial sector and future prospects for regulatory cooperation and maintained convergence between EU and UK.
      DG Financial Stability, Financial Services and Capital Markets Union
      Attending
      • John Berrigan (Director-General)
    • Date 10 Jul 2020 Location Virtual meeting
      Subject Readiness and equivalence following the publication of the Commission’s readiness communication
      DG Financial Stability, Financial Services and Capital Markets Union
      Attending
      • John Berrigan (Director-General)
      Other Lobbyists
    • Date 15 Oct 2019 Location Brussels
      Subject Sustainable finance, Brexit
      Cabinet Cabinet of Vice-President Valdis Dombrovskis
      Portfolio Euro and Social Dialogue, also in charge of Financial Stability, Financial Services and Capital Markets Union
      Attending
      • Andrea Beltramello (Cabinet member)
    • Date 07 Mar 2019 Location Brussels
      Subject Brexit
      Cabinet Cabinet of Vice-President Valdis Dombrovskis
      Portfolio Euro and Social Dialogue, also in charge of Financial Stability, Financial Services and Capital Markets Union
      Attending
      • Andrea Beltramello (Cabinet member)
    • Date 28 Nov 2016 Location Brussels
      Subject CMU and investment outlook
      Cabinet Cabinet of Vice-President Jyrki Katainen
      Portfolio Jobs, Growth, Investment and Competitiveness
      Attending
      • Edward Bannerman (Cabinet member)
      • Marlene Madsen (Cabinet member)
    • Date 27 Oct 2016 Location London
      Subject Outlook for investment in Europe
      Cabinet Cabinet of Vice-President Jyrki Katainen
      Portfolio Jobs, Growth, Investment and Competitiveness
      Attending
      • Edward Bannerman (Cabinet member)
      • Jyrki Katainen (Vice-President)
    • Date 14 Jul 2016 Location Brussels
      Subject Regulatory challenges
      Cabinet Cabinet of Commissioner Jonathan Hill
      Portfolio Financial Stability, Financial Services and Capital Markets Union
      Attending
      • Jonathan Hill (Commissioner)
    • Date 22 Feb 2016 Location brussels
      Subject Latest developments in financial markets regulation
      Cabinet Cabinet of Vice-President Jyrki Katainen
      Portfolio Jobs, Growth, Investment and Competitiveness
      Attending
      • Marlene Madsen (Cabinet member)
    • Date 14 Oct 2015 Location Brussels
      Subject UK Referendum
      DG Taskforce on Article 50 negotiations with the United Kingdom
      Attending
      • Jonathan Faull (Director-General)
    • Date 13 Oct 2015 Location Brussels
      Subject Annual City of London Brussels Reception
      Cabinet Cabinet of Vice-President Jyrki Katainen
      Portfolio Jobs, Growth, Investment and Competitiveness
      Attending
      • Edward Bannerman (Cabinet member)
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