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Lobbying Costs


Financial year: Apr 2016 - Jan 2017

Lobbyists (Full time equivalent)

1.5 Fte (2)

Lobbyists with EP accreditation


High-level Commission meetings


Lobbying Costs over the years

  • Info

    Financial Reporting Council   (FRC)

    EU Transparency Register

    891654116196-35 First registered on 24 Feb 2015

    Goals / Remit

    The FRC's mission is to promote transparency and integrity in business.

    The FRC sets the UK Corporate Governance and Stewardship Codes and UK standards for accounting and actuarial work; monitors and takes action to promote the quality of corporate reporting; and operates independent enforcement arrangements for accountants and actuaries.

    As the Competent Authority for audit in the UK the FRC sets auditing and ethical standards and monitors and enforces audit quality.

    Main EU files targeted

    The FRC follows EU initiatives, policies and legislative files of relevance to our areas of responsibility, e.g. audit, accounting/financial reporting, corporate governance and actuarial.


    Head Office
    Financial Reporting Council
    8th Floor, 125 London Wall
    London EC2Y 5AS
    EU Office
    Rue de la Science 14 b
    Brussels 1040
  • People

    Total lobbyists declared


    Employment timeLobbyists

    Lobbyists (Full time equivalent)


    Lobbyists with EP accreditation

    No lobbyists with EP accreditations

    Complementary Information

    In addition, a number of people within the FRC are involved at EU level in the activities described under heading 9 as members of Commission consultative or expert groups. However, such activities will constitute significantly less than 25% of their time.

    Person in charge of EU relations

    Ms Cecilia Thorn (Head of International Relations)

    Person with legal responsibility

    Ms Anne McArthur (General Counsel & Company Secretary)

  • Categories


    VI - Organisations representing local, regional and municipal authorities, other public or mixed entities, etc.


    Other public or mixed entities, created by law whose purpose is to act in the public interest

  • Networking


    FRC is a regulator & independent standard-setter and not a membership organisation.

    Member organisations

    None declared

  • Financial Data

    Closed financial year

    Apr 2016 - Jan 2017

    Lobbying costs for closed financial year


    Other financial info

    None declared

  • EU Structures

    Groups (European Commission)


    Groups (European Parliament)


    Communication activities


    Other activities

    None declared

  • 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: All information below comes from European Commission web pages.

    • Date 23 Apr 2015 Location Brussels
      Subject Company law
      DG Justice and Consumers
      • Paraskevi Michou (Acting Director-General)
    • Date 22 Apr 2015 Location Brussels
      Subject Financial Policy
      Cabinet Cabinet of Commissioner Jonathan Hill
      Portfolio Financial Stability, Financial Services and Capital Markets Union
      • Matthew Baldwin (Cabinet member)
    • Date 20 Feb 2015 Location London
      Subject Financial Services Policy
      Cabinet Cabinet of Commissioner Jonathan Hill
      Portfolio Financial Stability, Financial Services and Capital Markets Union
      • Jonathan Hill (Commissioner)
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