eBay EU liaison office

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Overview

Lobbying Costs

500,000€ - 599,999€

Financial year: Jan 2020 - Dec 2020

Lobbyists (Full time equivalent)

2 Fte (4)

Lobbyists with EP accreditation

4

High-level Commission meetings

35

Lobbying Costs over the years

  • Info

    eBay EU liaison office   (eBay)

    EU Transparency Register

    40386322300-77 First registered on 21 Sep 2009

    Goals / Remit

    eBay Inc. (Nasdaq: EBAY) is a global commerce leader that connects millions of buyers and sellers in 190 markets around the world. We exist to enable economic opportunity for individuals, entrepreneurs, businesses and organizations of all sizes. Founded in 1995 in San Jose, California, eBay is one of the world's largest and most vibrant marketplaces for discovering great value and unique selection. In 2020, eBay enabled $100 billion of gross merchandise volume. For more information about the company and its global portfolio of online brands, visit www.ebayinc.com.

    Main EU files targeted

    Digital policy initiatives, such as the EU Digital Services Act, General Product Safety Regulation, VAT, Digital levy, Circular Economy Action Plan, the New Consumer Agenda, postal and competition policy.

    Address

    Head Office
    Helvetiastrasse, 15-17
    Bern 3005
    SWITZERLAND
    EU Office
    Avenue des Arts 44
    Brussels 1040
    BELGIUM

    Website

  • People

    Total lobbyists declared

    4

    Employment timeLobbyists
    75%2
    25%2

    Lobbyists (Full time equivalent)

    2

    Lobbyists with EP accreditation

    All Lobbyists with EP accreditation over time

    4 accreditations were / are live (in bold) for the selected state of 09 Dec 2022

    Name Start date End Date
    Ms Charlotte CHEYNARD 24 Nov 2022 23 Nov 2023
    Ms Gabriela CASTILLO 24 Nov 2022 23 Nov 2023
    Ms Georgiana DORNÉ 24 Nov 2022 23 Nov 2023
    Mr Stefan Krawczyk 24 Nov 2022 23 Nov 2023
    Ms Charlotte CHEYNARD 30 Oct 2021 28 Oct 2022
    Ms Gabriela CASTILLO 30 Oct 2021 28 Oct 2022
    Ms Georgiana DORNÉ 30 Oct 2021 28 Oct 2022
    Mr Stefan Krawczyk 30 Oct 2021 28 Oct 2022
    Ms Denisa Elena AVRAM 27 Nov 2019 26 Nov 2020
    Mr Stefan Krawczyk 07 Sep 2019 04 Sep 2020
    Mr Samuel Laurinkari 07 Sep 2019 04 Sep 2020
    Ms Georgiana DORNÉ 07 Sep 2019 04 Sep 2020
    Mr Matej Zezlin 09 Aug 2018 31 Aug 2019
    Ms Georgiana DORNÉ 07 Sep 2018 06 Sep 2019
    Mr Samuel Laurinkari 09 Aug 2018 31 Aug 2019
    Mr Zezlin MATEJ 09 Aug 2018 31 Aug 2019
    Mr Stefan Krawczyk 24 Jan 2018 19 Jan 2019
    Ms Georgiana DORNÉ 10 Oct 2017 09 Oct 2018
    Mr Zezlin MATEJ 14 Sep 2017 13 Sep 2018
    Mr Samuel Laurinkari 31 Aug 2017 24 Aug 2018
    Ms Chantal MALFEYT 28 Apr 2017 26 Apr 2018
    Mr Stefan Krawczyk 21 Dec 2016 15 Dec 2017
    Mr Samuel Laurinkari 22 Aug 2016 01 Aug 2017
    Mr Stefan Krawczyk 08 Jan 2016 07 Jan 2017
    Ms Detesan Georgiana 08 Jan 2016 07 Jan 2017
    Mr Samuel Laurinkari 14 Aug 2015 11 Aug 2016
    Ms Detesan Georgiana 23 Jan 2015 20 Jan 2016
    Mr Stefan Krawczyk 13 Jan 2015 08 Jan 2016
    Mr Samuel Laurinkari 03 Sep 2014 28 Aug 2015
    Mr Stefan Krawczyk 17 Jan 2014 15 Jan 2015
    Mr Jan BARNES 14 Jan 2014 09 Jan 2015
    Mr Samuel Laurinkari 13 Sep 2013 10 Sep 2014
    Mr Jan BARNES 07 Feb 2013 05 Feb 2014
    Mr Stefan Krawczyk 16 Jan 2013 07 Jan 2014
    Mr Jan BARNES 22 Nov 2012 20 Feb 2013
    Mrs Claire VASILE 17 Nov 2012 15 Feb 2013
    Mrs Claire VASILE 16 Nov 2011 31 Oct 2012
    Mr Jan BARNES 16 Nov 2011 31 Oct 2012

    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

    Companies & groups

  • Networking

    Affiliation

    Digital Online Tech Europe - DOT Europe

    Interactive Advertising Bureau - IAB

    International Trademark Association - INTA

    Ecommerce Europe

    Computer and Communication Industry Association - CCIA Europe

    Information Technology Industry Council - ITIC

    World Federation of Advertisers WFA

    The Marketplace Coalition

    Member organisations

    None declared

  • Financial Data

    Interests represented

    Promotes their own interests or the collective interests of their members

    Closed financial year

    Jan 2020 - Dec 2020

    Lobbying costs for closed financial year

    500,000€ - 599,999€

    Major contributions in closed year

    None declared

    Intermediaries for closed year

    None declared

    Intermediaries for current year

    Name
    interel european affairs

    Closed year Costs

    500,000€ - 599,999€

    Other financial info

    None declared

  • EU Structures

    Groups (European Commission)

    Standing Committee on Precursors#E03245#https://ec.europa.eu/transparency/expert-groups-register/screen/expert-groups/consult?groupID=3245 #Observer #C#Industry

    Groups (European Parliament)

    N/A

    Other activities

    E-Commerce
    Cross-border trade
    Consumer Affairs
    Competition
    Cybercrime
    Intellectual Property
    Data Protection
    Corporate Social Responsibility
    Energy Efficiency
    Circular Economy
    Product safety
    Logistics
    Taxation

  • Meetings

    Meetings

    35 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.

    • Date 25 Oct 2022 Location Brusseòs
      Subject Competition policies
      Cabinet Cabinet of Executive Vice-President Margrethe Vestager
      Portfolio Europe Fit for Digital Age
      Commission
      • Penelope Papandropoulos (Cabinet member)
      • Michele Piergiovanni (Cabinet member)
    • Date 25 Oct 2022 Location Brussels
      Subject General Product Safety Regulation empowering consumers for the green transition sustainable consumption of goods, promoting repair and reuse commitment of eBay the product safety pledge and possible participation to sustainable consumption pledge
      Cabinet Cabinet of Commissioner Didier Reynders
      Portfolio Justice
      Commission
      • Geneviève Tuts (Cabinet member)
      • Didier Reynders (Commissioner)
    • Date 25 Oct 2022 Location Brussels
      Subject EU circular economy and product policy
      Cabinet Cabinet of Executive Vice-President Frans Timmermans
      Portfolio European Green Deal
      Commission
      • Helena Braun (Cabinet member)
      Other Lobbyists
    • Date 16 Mar 2022 Location Virtual
      Subject Digital Markets Act and Digital Services Act
      Cabinet Cabinet of Executive Vice-President Margrethe Vestager
      Portfolio Europe Fit for Digital Age
      Commission
      • Kim Jorgensen (Cabinet member)
      • Penelope Papandropoulos (Cabinet member)
      • Werner Stengg (Cabinet member)
    • Date 25 Nov 2021 Location online
      Subject The product safety pledge and its future extension.
      Cabinet Cabinet of Commissioner Didier Reynders
      Portfolio Justice
      Commission
      • Didier Reynders (Commissioner)
      Other Lobbyists
    • Date 09 Feb 2021 Location Brussels (online)
      Subject DMA
      Cabinet Cabinet of Executive Vice-President Margrethe Vestager
      Portfolio Europe Fit for Digital Age
      Commission
      • Penelope Papandropoulos (Cabinet member)
      • Michele Piergiovanni (Cabinet member)
      Other Lobbyists
    • Date 27 Jan 2021 Location Video conference
      Subject GPSD,DSA, Covid 19
      Cabinet Cabinet of Commissioner Didier Reynders
      Portfolio Justice
      Commission
      • Lucrezia Busa (Cabinet member)
      • Didier Reynders (Commissioner)
    • Date 11 Jan 2021 Location Videoconference
      Subject Platforms regulation and digitisation of smes
      Cabinet Cabinet of Commissioner Thierry Breton
      Portfolio Internal Market
      Commission
      • Filomena Chirico (Cabinet member)
      • Thierry Breton (Commissioner)
    • Date 09 Oct 2018 Location Brussels
      Subject Digital taxation and VAT mini one stop shop
      Cabinet Cabinet of Commissioner Pierre Moscovici
      Portfolio Economic and Financial Affairs, Taxation and Customs
      Commission
      • David Boublil (Cabinet member)
    • Date 25 Jun 2018 Location Brussels, Belgium
      Subject Voluntary commitment on product safety
      Cabinet Cabinet of Commissioner Věra Jourová
      Portfolio Justice, Consumers and Gender Equality
      Commission
      • Eduard Hulicius (Cabinet member)
      • Wojtek Talko (Cabinet member)
      • Věra Jourová (Commissioner)
      Other Lobbyists
    • Date 15 May 2018 Location Brussels
      Subject EU Consumer Law directives
      Cabinet Cabinet of Vice-President Andrus Ansip
      Portfolio Digital Single Market
      Commission
      • Laure Chapuis-Kombos (Cabinet member)
    • Date 02 May 2018 Location Brussels
      Subject Meeting to discuss e-Commerce and digital service tax.
      Cabinet Cabinet of Commissioner Pierre Moscovici
      Portfolio Economic and Financial Affairs, Taxation and Customs
      Commission
      • David Boublil (Cabinet member)
      Other Lobbyists
    • Date 23 Apr 2018 Location brussels
      Subject EU consumer law directives
      Cabinet Cabinet of Commissioner Elżbieta Bieńkowska
      Portfolio Internal Market, Industry, Entrepreneurship and SMEs
      Commission
      • Kaius Kristian Hedberg (Cabinet member)
      Other Lobbyists
    • Date 10 Apr 2018 Location Brussels
      Subject Online platforms
      Cabinet Cabinet of Commissioner Mariya Gabriel
      Portfolio Digital Economy and Society
      Commission
      • Eric Peters (Cabinet member)
      Other Lobbyists
    • Date 04 Apr 2018 Location Brussels
      Subject Illegal content online
      Cabinet Cabinet of Vice-President Jyrki Katainen
      Portfolio Jobs, Growth, Investment and Competitiveness
      Commission
      • Filomena Chirico (Cabinet member)
      Other Lobbyists
    • Date 21 Mar 2018 Location Brussels
      Subject digital single market
      Cabinet Cabinet of Commissioner Elżbieta Bieńkowska
      Portfolio Internal Market, Industry, Entrepreneurship and SMEs
      Commission
      • Kaius Kristian Hedberg (Cabinet member)
      Other Lobbyists
    • Date 08 Mar 2018 Location Brussels, Belgium
      Subject Online marketplaces and reselling platforms
      Cabinet Cabinet of Commissioner Věra Jourová
      Portfolio Justice, Consumers and Gender Equality
      Commission
      • Eduard Hulicius (Cabinet member)
    • Date 07 Mar 2018 Location Brussels
      Subject Online platforms, illegal content online
      Cabinet Cabinet of Vice-President Andrus Ansip
      Portfolio Digital Single Market
      Commission
      • Stig Joergen Gren (Cabinet member)
      Other Lobbyists
    • Date 23 Jan 2018 Location Brussels
      Subject DSM Strategy, trends in the online commerce markets, P2B and intermediary liability initiatives
      Cabinet Cabinet of Vice-President Andrus Ansip
      Portfolio Digital Single Market
      Commission
      • Juhan Lepassaar (Cabinet member)
      • Kamila Kloc (Cabinet member)
    • Date 09 Jan 2018 Location Brussels
      Subject Tackling illegal content online
      Cabinet Cabinet of Vice-President Andrus Ansip
      Portfolio Digital Single Market
      Commission
      • Stig Joergen Gren (Cabinet member)
      • Andrus Ansip (Vice-President)
      Other Lobbyists
    • Date 09 Jan 2018 Location Brussels
      Subject Tackling illegal content online
      Cabinet Cabinet of Commissioner Mariya Gabriel
      Portfolio Digital Economy and Society
      Commission
      • Mariya Gabriel (Commissioner)
      • Eric Peters (Cabinet member)
      Other Lobbyists
    • Date 11 Oct 2017 Location Brussels
      Subject EU online commerce and platform policy. Other participants: seller
      Cabinet Cabinet of Commissioner Elżbieta Bieńkowska
      Portfolio Internal Market, Industry, Entrepreneurship and SMEs
      Commission
      • Kaius Kristian Hedberg (Cabinet member)
    • Date 11 Oct 2017 Location Brussels
      Subject Handover of petition by e-Bay, Juvenilis, AMFORA, Unipessoal LDA and Data Protection Ltd representatives on a "Call for a Simple, Competitive and Efficient EU VAT framework for European Small Businesses and Consumers".
      Cabinet Cabinet of Commissioner Pierre Moscovici
      Portfolio Economic and Financial Affairs, Taxation and Customs
      Commission
      • David Boublil (Cabinet member)
    • Date 13 Sep 2017 Location Brussels
      Subject e-commerce proposal and impact on eBay
      Cabinet Cabinet of Commissioner Pierre Moscovici
      Portfolio Economic and Financial Affairs, Taxation and Customs
      Commission
      • David Boublil (Cabinet member)
    • Date 09 Nov 2016 Location BXL
      Subject DSM
      Commission
      • Anna Herold (Cabinet member)
    • Date 18 May 2016 Location Brussels
      Subject platforms
      Commission
      • Michael Hager (Cabinet member)
      • Anna Herold (Cabinet member)
    • Date 17 Feb 2016 Location Brussels, Belgium
      Subject E-commerce sector enquiry and Digital Single Market
      Cabinet Cabinet of Commissioner Margrethe Vestager
      Portfolio Competition
      Commission
      • Linsey Mccallum (Cabinet member)
    • Date 13 Oct 2015 Location Brussels
      Subject Digital Single Market & SMEs
      Cabinet Cabinet of Vice-President Cecilia Malmström
      Portfolio Trade
      Commission
      • Maria Asenius (Cabinet member)
      • Nele Eichhorn (Cabinet member)
      Other Lobbyists
    • Date 23 Sep 2015 Location Silicon Valley
      Subject DSM
      Commission
      • Günther Oettinger (Commissioner)
      Other Lobbyists
    • Date 20 Mar 2015 Location Brussels
      Subject Digital Single Market
      Cabinet Cabinet of Vice-President Jyrki Katainen
      Portfolio Jobs, Growth, Investment and Competitiveness
      Commission
      • Grzegorz Radziejewski (Cabinet member)
    • Date 04 Mar 2015 Location Brussels
      Subject Introductory meeting
      Cabinet Cabinet of Commissioner Elżbieta Bieńkowska
      Portfolio Internal Market, Industry, Entrepreneurship and SMEs
      Commission
      • Fabrice Comptour (Cabinet member)
    • Date 10 Feb 2015 Location Brussels
      Subject Digital Single Market
      Cabinet Cabinet of Vice-President Cecilia Malmström
      Portfolio Trade
      Commission
      • Maria Asenius (Cabinet member)
      • Nele Eichhorn (Cabinet member)
    • Date 10 Feb 2015 Location Brussels
      Subject e-Commerce
      Commission
      • Michael Hager (Cabinet member)
      • Markus Schulte (Cabinet member)
    • Date 05 Feb 2015 Location Brussels
      Subject ISP liabilitiy, restrictions on platforms, parcel delivery, payment service directive
      Cabinet Cabinet of Vice-President Andrus Ansip
      Portfolio Digital Single Market
      Commission
      • Jasmin Battista (Cabinet member)
      • Kamila Kloc (Cabinet member)
      • Stig Joergen Gren (Cabinet member)
      Other Lobbyists
    • Date 04 Feb 2015 Location Brussels, Belgium
      Subject Digital Single Market
      Cabinet Cabinet of President Jean-Claude Juncker
      Portfolio President
      Commission
      • Pauline Rouch (Cabinet member)
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