European Small Business Alliance

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No longer registered as of 17 Mar 2017 - Registration as it was on 15 Mar 2016
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Overview

Lobbying Costs

75,000€

Financial year: Dec 2014 - Dec 2015

Lobbyists (Full time equivalent)

6.5 Fte (8)

Lobbyists with EP accreditation

0

High-level Commission meetings

3

Lobbying Costs over the years

  • Info

    European Small Business Alliance   (ESBA)

    EU Transparency Register

    97165848130-92 First registered on 22 Feb 2012

    Goals / Remit

    ESBA is a non-party political European group, which cares for small business entrepreneurs and the self-employed and represents them through targeted EU advocacy activities. ESBA also works towards the development of strong independent advocacy and benefits groups in European countries. ESBA is one of the largest organisations based on voluntary membership in Europe. Through its direct membership, associate membership and cooperation agreements, ESBA today represents almost one million small businesses and covers 36 European countries.

    Main EU files targeted

    Interaction with the EU insititions, notably Commission, EP and Council. ESBA is a non-party political European group, which cares for small business entrepreneurs and the self-employed and represents them through targeted EU advocacy activities. ESBA also works towards the development of strong independent advocacy and benefits groups in European countries. ESBA is one of the largest organisations based on voluntary membership in Europe. Through its direct membership, associate membership and cooperation agreements, ESBA today represents almost one million small businesses and covers 36 European

    Address

    Head Office
    Clos du Parnasse, 3A
    Brussels 1050
    BELGIUM
  • People

    Total lobbyists declared

    8

    Employment timeLobbyists
    100%5
    50%3

    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 24 Feb 2024

    Name Start date End Date
    Mr David CARO 11 Nov 2016 30 Mar 2017
    Mr David CARO 14 Oct 2015 21 Sep 2016
    Mr David CARO 17 Apr 2014 16 Apr 2015
    Mr David CARO 29 Mar 2013 28 Mar 2014
    Mr David CARO 03 Apr 2012 29 Mar 2013
    Mr Gabriel Corte-Real de Carvalho Goucha 01 Jun 2012 02 Apr 2013
    David CARO 03 Apr 2012 28 Mar 2013

    Complementary Information

    None declared

    Person in charge of EU relations

    Mr Patrick Gibbels (Secretary General)

    Person with legal responsibility

    Mr Patrick Gibbels (Secretary General)

  • Categories

    Category

    II - In-house lobbyists and trade/business/professional associations

    Subcategory

    Trade and business associations

  • Networking

    Affiliation

    SEAP - http://www.seap.be/

    Member organisations

    None declared

  • Financial Data

    Closed financial year

    Dec 2014 - Dec 2015

    Lobbying costs for closed financial year

    75,000€

    Other financial info

    ESBA relies completely on membership contributions.

  • EU Structures

    Groups (European Commission)

    High Level Group on the Reduction of Administrative Burdens (Stoiber Group , discontinued)
    SME working group CEN-Cenelec
    SBA Follow up
    Green Action Plan task force
    Trade Contact Group

    ACC

    None

    Groups (European Parliament)

    SME Intergroup

    Communication activities

    See above. Also, small events and one larger annual event in June.

    Other activities

    Small Business Act, Single Market Act, Digital Agenda, Accounting and companty Law, EU 2020, Public Procurement, FTT, CESL, Working Time, ADR/ODR, VAT, Access to Finance, administrative burdens, Data Protection, etc, etc.

  • Meetings

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

    • Date 13 Oct 2015 Location Brussels
      Subject Digital Single Market & SMEs
      Cabinet Cabinet of Vice-President Cecilia Malmström
      Portfolio Trade
      Attending
      • Maria Asenius (Cabinet member)
      • Nele Eichhorn (Cabinet member)
      Other Lobbyists
    • Date 29 May 2015 Location Brussels
      Subject E-commerce
      Cabinet Cabinet of Vice-President Andrus Ansip
      Portfolio Digital Single Market
      Attending
      • Stig Joergen Gren (Cabinet member)
    • Date 30 Mar 2015 Location Brussels
      Subject Better regulation and access to finance
      Cabinet Cabinet of First Vice-President Frans Timmermans
      Portfolio Better Regulation, Interinstitutional Relations, the Rule of Law and the Charter of Fundamental Rights
      Attending
      • Frans Timmermans (First Vice-President)
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