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Overview

Lobbying Costs

600,000€ - 699,999€

Financial year: Jan 2021 - Dec 2021

Lobbyists (Full time equivalent)

7 Fte (8)

Lobbyists with EP accreditation

7

High-level Commission meetings

24

Lobbying Costs over the years

  • Info

    Finance Watch

    EU Transparency Register

    37943526882-24 First registered on 05 Oct 2011

    Goals / Remit

    Finance Watch works to rebalance private and public interest representation, in order for finance to better serve society.

    We do this by producing expertise on financial regulation issues in order to strengthen the voice of non-financial service actors in the legislative and regulatory debate.

    All expertise produced by Finance Watch is publicly available.

    Main EU files targeted

    - Micro and macro-prudential regulation
    - Digitalisation of financial services
    - Sustainable finance
    - Retail financial services
    - Financial Inclusion
    - EU Economic Governance

    Address

    Head Office
    Rue Ducale 67
    Brussels 1000 - b3
    BELGIUM
    EU Office
    Rue Ducale 67
    Brussels 1000 - b3
    BELGIUM

    Website

  • People

    Total lobbyists declared

    8

    Employment timeLobbyists
    100%6
    75%1
    25%1

    Lobbyists (Full time equivalent)

    7

    Lobbyists with EP accreditation

    All Lobbyists with EP accreditation over time

    7 accreditations were / are live (in bold) for the selected state of 26 Nov 2022

    Name Start date End Date
    Mr Nikolas GEIRNAERT 20 Oct 2022 19 Oct 2023
    Ms Julia SYMON 25 Mar 2022 24 Mar 2023
    Mr Ludovic SUTTOR-SOREL 25 Mar 2022 24 Mar 2023
    Ms Aleksandra Palinska 24 Mar 2022 21 Sep 2022
    Mr John Peter NORWOOD 24 Mar 2022 23 Mar 2023
    Mr Thierry PHILIPPONNAT 24 Mar 2022 23 Mar 2023
    Mr Paul Fox 24 Mar 2022 23 Mar 2023
    Mr Benoît LALLEMAND 24 Mar 2022 23 Mar 2023
    Mr Christian Stiefmüller 22 Nov 2019 30 Nov 2020
    Mr Thierry PHILIPPONNAT 07 Nov 2019 06 Nov 2020
    Mr Olivier JÉRUSALMY 24 Oct 2019 23 Oct 2020
    Mr Paul Fox 24 Oct 2019 23 Oct 2020
    Mr Ludovic SUTTOR-SOREL 24 Oct 2019 23 Oct 2020
    Mr Benoît LALLEMAND 22 Mar 2019 20 Mar 2020
    Mr Christian Stiefmüller 17 Oct 2018 31 Oct 2019
    Ms Giulia Porino 17 Oct 2018 31 Oct 2019
    Mr Paul Fox 17 Oct 2018 31 Oct 2019
    Mr Ludovic SUTTOR-SOREL 17 Oct 2018 16 Oct 2019
    Ms Nina LASIC 02 Oct 2018 30 Sep 2019
    Mr Olivier JÉRUSALMY 05 Sep 2018 30 Sep 2019
    Ms Hélène GROSBOIS 27 Jun 2018 30 Jun 2019
    Mr Samuel BOSSART 13 Apr 2018 12 Apr 2019
    Ms Anne FILY 13 Feb 2018 13 Feb 2019
    Ms Rebecca WOOD 17 Oct 2017 16 Oct 2018
    Ms Marie LAFFONT 17 Oct 2017 16 Oct 2018
    Ms Nina LASIC 06 Oct 2017 05 Oct 2018
    Mr Benoît LALLEMAND 05 Oct 2017 25 Sep 2018
    Mr Christian Stiefmüller 05 Oct 2017 28 Sep 2018
    Ms Mireille MARTINI 05 Oct 2017 22 Sep 2018
    Mr Paul Fox 05 Oct 2017 22 Sep 2018
    Mr Joost Gerard MULDER 25 Aug 2016 23 Aug 2017
    Mr Benoît LALLEMAND 25 Aug 2016 23 Aug 2017
    Mr Frederic Vincent Alexandre HACHE 25 Aug 2016 23 Aug 2017
    Ms Katarzyna Hanula-Bobbitt 25 Aug 2016 23 Aug 2017
    Mr Christophe Nijdam 25 Aug 2016 31 Aug 2017
    Mr Christian Stiefmüller 25 Aug 2016 23 Aug 2017
    Ms Giulia Porino 25 Aug 2016 23 Aug 2017
    Mr Christian Stiefmüller 22 Jan 2016 21 Aug 2016
    Ms Aline Fares 22 Sep 2015 17 Sep 2016
    Mr Christophe Nijdam 16 Sep 2015 14 Sep 2016
    Ms Rim Ben Dhaou 16 Sep 2015 14 Sep 2016
    Ms Jessica PORCELLI 03 Sep 2015 01 Sep 2016
    Mr Benoît LALLEMAND 19 Aug 2015 31 Aug 2016
    Mr Joost Gerard MULDER 31 Jul 2015 29 Jul 2016
    Mr Frederic Vincent Alexandre HACHE 31 Jul 2015 29 Jul 2016
    Ms Katarzyna Hanula-Bobbitt 31 Jul 2015 29 Jul 2016
    Ms Rim Ben Dhaou 30 Apr 2015 28 Oct 2015
    Mr Christophe Nijdam 06 Jan 2015 30 Sep 2015
    Ms Aline Fares 19 Dec 2014 17 Dec 2015
    Mr Joost Gerard MULDER 29 Aug 2014 25 Aug 2015
    Mr Benoît LALLEMAND 29 Aug 2014 25 Aug 2015
    Mr Frederic Vincent Alexandre HACHE 29 Aug 2014 25 Aug 2015
    Ms Katarzyna Hanula-Bobbitt 29 Aug 2014 25 Aug 2015
    Ms Paulina Przewoska 29 Aug 2014 25 Aug 2015
    Ms Nathalie Malanda 10 Feb 2014 06 Aug 2014
    Mr Joost Gerard MULDER 28 Aug 2013 26 Aug 2014
    Mr Benoît LALLEMAND 28 Aug 2013 26 Aug 2014
    Mr Frederic Vincent Alexandre HACHE 28 Aug 2013 26 Aug 2014
    Thierry PHILIPPONNAT 28 Aug 2013 26 Aug 2014
    Ms Katarzyna Hanula-Bobbitt 28 Aug 2013 26 Aug 2014
    Mr Grazvydas Bareisis 28 Aug 2013 28 Feb 2014
    Mr Duncan Lindo 05 Mar 2013 01 Jul 2013
    Mr Benoît LALLEMAND 09 Nov 2012 10 Sep 2013
    Mr Frederic Vincent Alexandre HACHE 09 Nov 2012 10 Sep 2013
    Thierry PHILIPPONNAT 09 Nov 2012 10 Sep 2013
    Mr Joost Gerard MULDER 03 Oct 2012 10 Sep 2013
    Ms Katarzyna Hanula-Bobbitt 17 Aug 2012 07 Aug 2013
    Mr Joost Gerard MULDER 13 Dec 2011 30 Nov 2012
    Mr Benoît LALLEMAND 30 Jan 2012 31 Dec 2012
    Mr Frederic Vincent Alexandre HACHE 30 Jan 2012 31 Dec 2012
    Thierry PHILIPPONNAT 07 Mar 2012 31 Dec 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

    Non-governmental organisations, platforms and networks and similar

  • Networking

    Affiliation

    None declared

    Member organisations

    None declared

  • Financial Data

    Interests represented

    Promotes their own interests or the collective interests of their members

    Closed financial year

    Jan 2021 - Dec 2021

    Lobbying costs for closed financial year

    600,000€ - 699,999€

    Major contributions in closed year

    TypeNameAmount
    Grant DG FISMA 1,081,169€
    Grant DG DEVCO 33,641€

    Major contributions in current year

    TypeNameAmount
    Grant DG FISMA 1,042,691€
    Grant DG DEVCO 169,649€

    Intermediaries for closed year

    NameAmount
    structure. 0€ - 10,000€
    89up 100,000€ - 199,999€

    Intermediaries for current year

    Name
    89up
    schuman european affairs

    Closed year Costs

    600,000€ - 699,999€

    Other financial info

    None declared

  • EU Structures

    Groups (European Commission)

    PLATFORM ON SUSTAINABLE FINANCE#X03731#https://ec.europa.eu/transparency/expert-groups-register/screen/expert-groups/consult?groupID=3731 #Member #C#Civil society# Social taxonomy #Financial Services User Group#E02594#NORWOOD Peter#https://ec.europa.eu/transparency/expert-groups-register/screen/expert-groups/consult?groupID=2594 #Member #B#Civil society

    Groups (European Parliament)

    N/A
    Observer of the European Parliamentary Financial Services Forum www.epfsf.org

    Other activities

    None declared

  • Meetings

    Meetings

    24 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 20 Jan 2022 Location video conferencing
      Subject consumer protection when purchasing financial services in an increasingly digitalised world
      Cabinet Cabinet of Commissioner Didier Reynders
      Portfolio Justice
      Commission
      • Isabelle Perignon (Cabinet member)
    • Date 10 Dec 2021 Location Virtual Meeting
      Subject CMU, Sustainable Finance, Digital Finance
      Commission
      • John Berrigan (Director-General)
    • Date 08 Nov 2021 Location Videoconference
      Subject Sustainable Corporate Governance
      Cabinet Cabinet of Commissioner Thierry Breton
      Portfolio Internal Market
      Commission
      • Agnieszka Skonieczna (Cabinet member)
      • Thierry Breton (Commissioner)
      Other Lobbyists
    • Date 26 Oct 2021 Location Online
      Subject Ms Helena Dalli delivers a keynote speech via videoconference at “the Gender Perspective in Financial Inclusion: a Key to Social Inclusion and Equality for all EU Residents” conference, organized by Finance Watch
      Cabinet Cabinet of Commissioner Helena Dalli
      Portfolio Equality
      Commission
      • Helena Dalli (Commissioner)
    • Date 20 May 2021 Location Virtual meeting
      Subject Prudential regulation and climate risk, Basel III implementation, and the Solvency II
      Commission
      • John Berrigan (Director-General)
    • Date 18 May 2021 Location video call
      Subject Basel III, Solvency II
      Cabinet Cabinet of Commissioner Mairead Mcguinness
      Portfolio Financial services, financial stability and Capital Markets Union
      Commission
      • Tommy De Temmerman (Cabinet member)
    • Date 14 Apr 2021 Location skype call
      Subject Discussion on sustainable corporate governance
      Commission
      • Salla Saastamoinen (Director-General)
    • Date 08 Apr 2021 Location virtual call
      Subject CRR review & Climate Related Risks
      Cabinet Cabinet of Commissioner Mairead Mcguinness
      Portfolio Financial services, financial stability and Capital Markets Union
      Commission
      • Tommy De Temmerman (Cabinet member)
    • Date 07 Apr 2021 Location Video conference
      Subject Sustainable Corporate Governance
      Cabinet Cabinet of Commissioner Didier Reynders
      Portfolio Justice
      Commission
      • Lucrezia Busa (Cabinet member)
      Other Lobbyists
    • Date 19 Mar 2021 Location Video conferencing
      Subject to discuss consumer credit issues in the EU, including the review of the Consumer Credit Directive (CCD)
      Cabinet Cabinet of Commissioner Didier Reynders
      Portfolio Justice
      Commission
      • Isabelle Perignon (Cabinet member)
    • Date 02 Feb 2021 Location Video Conferencing
      Subject Sustainable Finance
      Cabinet Cabinet of Commissioner Mairead Mcguinness
      Portfolio Financial services, financial stability and Capital Markets Union
      Commission
      • Katherine Power (Cabinet member)
      • Mairead McGuinness (Commissioner)
    • Date 18 Dec 2020 Location Virtual
      Subject Bank prudential regulation and climate risk
      Cabinet Cabinet of Commissioner Mairead Mcguinness
      Portfolio Financial services, financial stability and Capital Markets Union
      Commission
      • Katherine Power (Cabinet member)
    • Date 18 Dec 2020 Location virtual
      Subject Bank regulation and Climate change
      Cabinet Cabinet of Commissioner Mairead Mcguinness
      Portfolio Financial services, financial stability and Capital Markets Union
      Commission
      • Tommy De Temmerman (Cabinet member)
      • Katherine Power (Cabinet member)
    • Date 28 May 2020 Location video-conferencing
      Subject COVID-19 relief measures
      Cabinet Cabinet of Executive Vice-President Valdis Dombrovskis
      Portfolio An Economy that Works for People
      Commission
      • Valdis Dombrovskis (Executive Vice-President)
      • Andrea Beltramello (Cabinet member)
      Other Lobbyists
    • Date 26 Sep 2019 Location Brussels
      Subject Banking Union, CMU, Sustainable Finance, Financial inclusion
      Cabinet Cabinet of Vice-President Valdis Dombrovskis
      Portfolio Euro and Social Dialogue, also in charge of Financial Stability, Financial Services and Capital Markets Union
      Commission
      • Andrea Beltramello (Cabinet member)
      • Valdis Dombrovskis (Vice-President)
    • Date 23 May 2017 Location Brussels
      Subject PSD2 and CMU mid term review
      Cabinet Cabinet of Vice-President Valdis Dombrovskis
      Portfolio Euro and Social Dialogue, also in charge of Financial Stability, Financial Services and Capital Markets Union
      Commission
      • Elina Melngaile (Cabinet member)
    • Date 03 Apr 2017 Location Brussels
      Subject Sustainability finance in the mid-term review of the Capital Markets Union
      Cabinet Cabinet of Vice-President Jyrki Katainen
      Portfolio Jobs, Growth, Investment and Competitiveness
      Commission
      • Jyrki Katainen (Vice-President)
      Other Lobbyists
    • Date 22 Apr 2016 Location Amsterdam
      Subject Introduction of Finance Watch; Financial regulatroy issues; Financial Markets reform
      Cabinet Cabinet of Vice-President Valdis Dombrovskis
      Portfolio Euro and Social Dialogue, also in charge of Financial Stability, Financial Services and Capital Markets Union
      Commission
      • Valdis Dombrovskis (Vice-President)
      • Jan Ceyssens (Cabinet member)
    • Date 03 Feb 2016 Location Brussels
      Subject multiannual financing, CMU and retail financial services
      Cabinet Cabinet of Vice-President Valdis Dombrovskis
      Portfolio Euro and Social Dialogue, also in charge of Financial Stability, Financial Services and Capital Markets Union
      Commission
      • Jan Ceyssens (Cabinet member)
    • Date 03 Feb 2016 Location Brussels
      Subject Le place d'un cadre juridique pour le possible financement futur de vos organisations.
      Commission
      • Olivier Guersent (Director-General)
    • Date 14 Jan 2016 Location Brussels
      Subject Future plans of DG FISMA
      Commission
      • Olivier Guersent (Director-General)
    • Date 19 Nov 2015 Location BERL
      Subject Better Regulation
      Cabinet Cabinet of First Vice-President Frans Timmermans
      Portfolio Better Regulation, Interinstitutional Relations, the Rule of Law and the Charter of Fundamental Rights
      Commission
      • Riccardo Maggi (Cabinet member)
    • Date 23 Jul 2015 Location Brussels, Belgium
      Subject Non-bank resolution and Capital Markets Union
      Cabinet Cabinet of Commissioner Jonathan Hill
      Portfolio Financial Stability, Financial Services and Capital Markets Union
      Commission
      • Jack Schickler (Cabinet member)
    • Date 20 Jan 2015 Location Brussels, Belgium
      Subject Better Regulation, Transparency, Financial Services
      Cabinet Cabinet of First Vice-President Frans Timmermans
      Portfolio Better Regulation, Interinstitutional Relations, the Rule of Law and the Charter of Fundamental Rights
      Commission
      • Michelle Sutton (Cabinet member)
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