Confédération des Associations Nationales de Tanneurs et Mégissiers de la Communauté Européenne

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Lobbying Costs

200,000€ - 299,999€

Financial year: Jan 2022 - Dec 2022

Lobbyists (Full time equivalent)

1 Fte (1)

Lobbyists with EP accreditation


High-level Commission meetings


Lobbying Costs over the years

  • Info

    Confédération des Associations Nationales de Tanneurs et Mégissiers de la Communauté Européenne   (COTANCE)

    EU Transparency Register

    077706416598-79 First registered on 16 Mar 2015

    Goals / Remit

    COTANCE, Confederation of National Association of Tanners and Dressers of the European Community, is the representative body of the European Leather Industry. It is a non-for-profit umbrella organisation gathering the network of leather producers’ associations of the EU connecting with over 95% of all European tanneries. COTANCE is composed by the most important European associations related to leather (IT, ES, FR, DE, UK, PT, NL, SE, DK, AT, HU).
    The COTANCE office is a small Secretariat of 2-3 highly qualified professionals based in Brussels.
    COTANCE is furthermore the employers side of the sector’s Social Partners at EU level. It has established together with Euratex (European Textiles & Clothing Industry) and industriAll the first European Sector’s Skills Council for the Textile Clothing and Leather industry that has been enlarged also to CEC (European Footwear industry).

    Main EU files targeted

    Etiquetage, empreinte environnementale, émissions industrielles, économie circulaire, politique commerciale (accords), programmes de recherche, normalisation, etc.


    Head Office
    Rue Washington 40
    Bruxelles 1050
    EU Office
    Rue Washington 40
    Bruxelles 1050


  • People

    Total lobbyists declared


    Employment timeLobbyists

    Lobbyists (Full time equivalent)


    Lobbyists with EP accreditation

    No lobbyists with EP accreditations

    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


    COTANCE is a member of ICT, the International Council of Tanners and participates in GLCC, the Global Leather Cooperation Committee gathering the 3 international organisations of the leather industry ICT (Leather), ICHSLTA (Hides & Skins), IULTCS (Chemicals & Technology Suppliers).

    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

    200,000€ - 299,999€

    Major contributions in closed year

    Grant Commission Européenne 81,885€

    Major contributions in current year

    Grant DG Emploi 74,093€

    Intermediaries for closed year

    None declared

    Intermediaries for current year

    None declared

    Closed year Costs

    200,000€ - 299,999€

    Other financial info

    None declared

  • EU Structures

    Groups (European Commission)

    Commission Expert Group on Textile Names and Labelling#E02773# #Observer #C#Industry#Commission's Expert Group on Circular Economy and Sustainable Production and Consumption#E00470# #Not a member #C#Industry, Professionals#Environmental Footprint transition phase#Environmental Footprint Technical Advisory Board#E03710# #Member #C#Industry, Professionals#Expert Group on the exchange of information on Best Available Techniques related to industrial emissions (IED Article 13 Forum)#E02611# #Member #C#Industry

    Groups (European Parliament)


    Other activities

    None declared

  • 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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