European Multi-channel and Online Trade Association

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Overview

Lobbying Costs

250,000€

Financial year: Jan 2017 - Dec 2017

Lobbyists (Full time equivalent)

4.25 Fte (5)

Lobbyists with EP accreditation

4

High-level Commission meetings

9

Lobbying Costs over the years

  • Info

    European Multi-channel and Online Trade Association   (EMOTA)

    EU Transparency Register

    11251212351-96 First registered on 28 Sep 2009

    Goals / Remit

    EMOTA represents e-traders and distance sellers at European level, through its national member associations. At present, EMOTA has members in Austria, Belgium, Croatia, France, Germany, Greece, Estonia, Finland, Ireland, Italy, Lithuania, Macedonia, Netherlands, Poland, Romania, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Turkey, Ukraine and the UK. Many legislative initiatives launched at EU level have been aiming at regulating sales over the internet and in particular, protecting consumers using the online channel for their shopping. EMOTA’s main focus lies on the encouragement of e-commerce and the removal of barriers to and facilitation of cross-border sales for the benefit of e-retailers with international ambitions.

    Main EU files targeted

    - Online platforms;
    - Digital Single Market Package;
    - EU Commission Stakeholder Consultation Group for consumer rules for online and digital purchases;
    - Payment Services Directive;
    - Guidance on the Unfair Commercial Practices Directive;
    - EU Parliament Digital Single Market Working Group;
    - EU ePrivacy Directive;
    - EU Commission work on a VAT One Stop Shop for cross-border trade;

    Address

    Head Office
    Avenue Marnix 30
    2nd Floor
    Brussels 1000
    BELGIUM
  • People

    Total lobbyists declared

    5

    Employment timeLobbyists
    100%2
    75%3

    Lobbyists (Full time equivalent)

    4.25

    Lobbyists with EP accreditation

    All Lobbyists with EP accreditation over time

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

    Name Start date End Date
    Ms Triin SAAG 19 Jun 2019 31 Oct 2019
    Mr Uzodinma Chukwuebuka CHUKWUAGWU 16 Feb 2019 15 Aug 2019
    Mr Batuhan TOPRAK 21 Jun 2018 20 Sep 2018
    Ms Triin SAAG 08 Jun 2018 07 Jun 2019
    Ms Alien Beatrice MULYK 07 Apr 2018 05 Apr 2019
    Ms Agnese SAUKA 09 Feb 2018 31 Aug 2018
    Mr Robin DE JAEGER 08 Nov 2017 31 Mar 2018
    Mr Razvan ANTEMIR 21 Sep 2017 20 Sep 2018
    Mr Nicolas FRAGER 31 Aug 2017 31 Jan 2018
    Mr Razvan ANTEMIR 30 Sep 2016 21 Sep 2017
    Mr Maurits BRUGGINK 26 Sep 2015 24 Sep 2016
    Mr Razvan ANTEMIR 25 Sep 2015 23 Sep 2016
    Ms Susanne Czech 07 Nov 2014 05 Nov 2015
    Mr Razvan Geroge Antemir 16 Sep 2014 12 Sep 2015
    Mrs Susanne Helene CZECH 06 Nov 2013 04 Nov 2014
    Razvan-George ANTEMIR 28 Sep 2013 26 Sep 2014
    Mrs Susanne Helene CZECH 16 Jan 2013 01 Oct 2013
    Razvan-George ANTEMIR 24 Oct 2012 01 Oct 2013
    Razvan-George ANTEMIR 23 Mar 2012 31 Oct 2012
    Mrs Susanne Helene CZECH 02 Feb 2012 31 Jan 2013

    Complementary Information

    None declared

    Person in charge of EU relations

    Ms Triin Saag (Director of Government Affairs)

    Person with legal responsibility

    Mr Maurits Bruggink (Secretary General)

  • Categories

    Category

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

    Subcategory

    Trade and business associations

  • Networking

    Affiliation

    EURid
    European Internet Forum (EIF)
    EuroCommerce
    Industry Coalition for Data Protection

    Member organisations

    None declared

  • Financial Data

    Closed financial year

    Jan 2017 - Dec 2017

    Lobbying costs for closed financial year

    250,000€

    Other financial info

    None declared

  • EU Structures

    Groups (European Commission)

    Payment Systems Market Expert Group#E02287 #http://ec.europa.eu/transparency/regexpert/index.cfm?do=groupDetail.groupDetail&groupID=2287 #Member #C#Stakeholder consultation group for the Fitness Check of EU consumer and marketing law #E03423 #http://ec.europa.eu/transparency/regexpert/index.cfm?do=groupDetail.groupDetail&groupID=3423 #Member #C#C2020 - CPG/146 Project Group on Import and Export Formalities related to low value consignments#E03518 #http://ec.europa.eu/transparency/regexpert/index.cfm?do=groupDetail.groupDetail&groupID=3518 #Member #C

    Groups (European Parliament)

    EU Parliament eCommerce Interest Group

    Other activities

    EMOTA is involved in all EU matters which have an impact on Distance selling in general and e-commerce in particular, including: online platforms, implementation of new EU consumer protection rules; contract law proposals; review of barriers to online trade; parcel delivery; review of EU payment services regulation; tax matters.

  • Meetings

    Meetings

    9 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 05 Feb 2018 Location Brussels
      Subject eCommerce
      Cabinet Cabinet of Commissioner Mariya Gabriel
      Portfolio Digital Economy and Society
      Commission
      • Alina-Stefania Ujupan (Cabinet member)
    • Date 17 Nov 2017 Location Brussels
      Subject eCommerce
      Cabinet Cabinet of Commissioner Mariya Gabriel
      Portfolio Digital Economy and Society
      Commission
      • Eric Peters (Cabinet member)
    • Date 19 Jul 2017 Location Brussels
      Subject GDPR and ePrivacy Regulation
      Cabinet Cabinet of Vice-President Andrus Ansip
      Portfolio Digital Single Market
      Commission
      • Laure Chapuis-Kombos (Cabinet member)
    • Date 17 May 2016 Location Brussels
      Subject e-commerce package, geo-blocking
      Cabinet Cabinet of Vice-President Andrus Ansip
      Portfolio Digital Single Market
      Commission
      • Kamila Kloc (Cabinet member)
    • Date 04 Mar 2016 Location Brussels
      Subject Geoblocking
      Cabinet Cabinet of Vice-President Andrus Ansip
      Portfolio Digital Single Market
      Commission
      • Stig Joergen Gren (Cabinet member)
      • Vivian Loonela (Cabinet member)
    • Date 02 Mar 2016 Location Brussels
      Subject e-Commerce and geoblocking
      Cabinet Cabinet of Commissioner Elżbieta Bieńkowska
      Portfolio Internal Market, Industry, Entrepreneurship and SMEs
      Commission
      • Kaius Kristian Hedberg (Cabinet member)
    • Date 27 Nov 2015 Location Brussels, Belgium
      Subject Digital Single Market: digital contracts proposal
      Cabinet Cabinet of Commissioner Věra Jourová
      Portfolio Justice, Consumers and Gender Equality
      Commission
      • Simona Constantin (Cabinet member)
      • Renate Nikolay (Cabinet member)
      Other Lobbyists
    • Date 24 Nov 2015 Location Brussels
      Subject Digital contracts
      Cabinet Cabinet of Vice-President Andrus Ansip
      Portfolio Digital Single Market
      Commission
      • Juhan Lepassaar (Cabinet member)
      • Jasmin Battista (Cabinet member)
      Other Lobbyists
    • Date 25 Jun 2015 Location Brussels
      Subject E-commerce
      Cabinet Cabinet of Vice-President Andrus Ansip
      Portfolio Digital Single Market
      Commission
      • Jasmin Battista (Cabinet member)
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