Finanssiala ry - Finance Finland

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Overview

Lobbying Costs

500,000€ - 599,999€

Financial year: Jan 2023 - Dec 2023

Lobbyists (Full time equivalent)

7.25 Fte (21)

Lobbyists with EP accreditation

2

High-level Commission meetings

20

Lobbying Costs over the years

  • Info

    Finanssiala ry - Finance Finland   (FA - FFI)

    EU Transparency Register

    7328496842-09 First registered on 20 Dec 2008

    Goals / Remit

    Professional organisation which represents banks, insurers, finance houses, securities dealers, fund management companies and financial employers operating in Finland.

    Main EU files targeted

    Financial services regulation including banking, insurance, securities, investment funds sectors.

    Address

    Head Office
    Itämerenkatu 11-13
    Helsinki 00180
    FINLAND
    EU Office
    Itämerenkatu 11-13
    Helsinki 00180
    FINLAND

    Website

  • People

    Total lobbyists declared

    21

    Employment timeLobbyists
    75%2
    50%4
    25%15

    Lobbyists (Full time equivalent)

    7.25

    Lobbyists with EP accreditation

    All Lobbyists with EP accreditation over time

    2 accreditations were / are live (in bold) for the selected state of 18 May 2024

    Name Start date End Date
    Mari PEKONEN-RANTA 03 May 2024 03 May 2026
    Miikkael Azaize 03 May 2024 03 May 2026
    Mari PEKONEN-RANTA 18 Mar 2023 16 Mar 2024
    Veli Matti MATTILA 14 Sep 2021 15 Sep 2022
    Mari PEKONEN-RANTA 14 Sep 2021 15 Sep 2022
    Veli Matti MATTILA 18 Jan 2020 16 Jan 2021
    Ms Eeva LAHIKAINEN 18 Oct 2019 17 Oct 2020
    Elina Kamppi 04 Oct 2019 03 Oct 2020
    Mari PEKONEN-RANTA 26 Sep 2019 26 Sep 2020
    Veli Matti MATTILA 24 Oct 2018 24 Oct 2019
    Mari PEKONEN-RANTA 18 Sep 2018 18 Sep 2019
    Elina Kamppi 07 Sep 2018 01 Oct 2019
    Elina Kamppi 09 Sep 2017 07 Sep 2018
    Mari PEKONEN-RANTA 09 Sep 2017 08 Sep 2018
    Veli Matti MATTILA 09 Sep 2017 08 Sep 2018
    Elina Kamppi 09 Sep 2017 05 Sep 2018
    Jari VIRTA 09 Sep 2017 08 Sep 2018

    Complementary Information

    The headquarters of Finance Finland are located in Helsinki, and employ a total of 55 financial experts. The number of people taking part in the lobby work reflects the number of people actually working with these matters, and not the total amount of personnel.

    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

    Trade and business associations

  • Networking

    Affiliation

    Elinkeinoelämän Keskusliitto EK,
    Helsingin seudun kauppakamari,
    Kansainvälisen kauppakamarin Suomen osasto,
    Suomen Pelastusalan Keskusjärjestö SPEK,
    Veronmaksajain Keskusliitto,
    European Banking Federation EBF,
    European Federation of Finance House Associations Eurofinas,
    European Federation of Leasing Company Association LEASEUROPE,
    European Fund and Asset Management Association EFAMA,
    European Banking and Financial Services Training Association EBTN,
    European Covered Bond Council,
    European Money Markets Institute EMMI,
    Insurance Europe,
    European Payments Council EPC,
    PNA Card Service AB,
    European Banking Association EBA,
    Suomen Standardisoimisliitto SFS
    IAA International Actuarial Association,
    Actuarial Association of Europe,
    Finsipro – kauppamenettelytyöryhmä,
    Suomen Standardisoimisliitto SFS, 218 Finanssialan seurantaryhmä (tämän alla kaikki ISOn SEG:t sekä CEN TC434),
    European Multistakeholder Forum on Electronic Invoicing,
    Verkkolaskufoorumi,
    TIEKE,
    SWIFT Society for Worldwide Interbank Financial Telecommunications, national user group and
    European E-invoicing Service Providers Association.

    Member organisations

    http://www.finanssiala.fi/en/about-us/members/Pages/default.aspx

  • Financial Data

    Interests represented

    Promotes their own interests or the collective interests of their members

    Closed financial year

    Jan 2023 - Dec 2023

    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

    None declared

    Closed year Costs

    500,000€ - 599,999€

    Other financial info

    The declaration of estimated costs of the activities includes annual membership fees to relevant European industry associations (fees dedicated to lobbying) to which Finance Finland is a member.

  • EU Structures

    Groups (European Commission)

    none

    Groups (European Parliament)

    N/A

    Communication activities

    Contact point for EU related activities is Nordic Finance Office (23, Square de Meeus, 1000 Brussels).

    Other activities

    None declared

  • Meetings

    Meetings

    20 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 09 Dec 2021 Location Virtual Meeting
      Subject Basel III
      Cabinet Cabinet of Commissioner Mairead Mcguinness
      Portfolio Financial services, financial stability and Capital Markets Union
      Attending
      • Tommy De Temmerman (Cabinet member)
      Other Lobbyists
    • Date 16 Nov 2021 Location Brussels, Belgium
      Subject Basel III, Banking Union, Solvency II.
      Cabinet Cabinet of Commissioner Mairead Mcguinness
      Portfolio Financial services, financial stability and Capital Markets Union
      Attending
      • Tommy De Temmerman (Cabinet member)
    • Date 16 Nov 2021 Location Brussels
      Subject Basel III, Banking Union, Solvency II
      Cabinet Cabinet of Executive Vice-President Valdis Dombrovskis
      Portfolio An Economy that Works for People
      Attending
      • Andrea Beltramello (Cabinet member)
    • Date 16 Nov 2021 Location Brussels
      Subject Sustainable finance; other current issues on their sector
      Cabinet Cabinet of Commissioner Jutta Urpilainen
      Portfolio International Partnerships
      Attending
      • Jutta Urpilainen (Commissioner)
    • Date 12 Nov 2021 Location Finland
      Subject Introduction of the Finnish financial Industry and Finance Finland.
      Cabinet Cabinet of Commissioner Mairead Mcguinness
      Portfolio Financial services, financial stability and Capital Markets Union
      Attending
      • Katherine Power (Cabinet member)
      • Mairead McGuinness (Commissioner)
    • Date 05 Nov 2021 Location virtual
      Subject MiFID/MiFIR
      Cabinet Cabinet of Commissioner Mairead Mcguinness
      Portfolio Financial services, financial stability and Capital Markets Union
      Attending
      • Florian Denis (Cabinet member)
      Other Lobbyists
    • Date 23 Jun 2021 Location Videoconference
      Subject Upcoming legislative agenda concerning financial services.
      Cabinet Cabinet of Commissioner Jutta Urpilainen
      Portfolio International Partnerships
      Attending
      • Jutta Urpilainen (Commissioner)
    • Date 14 May 2019 Location Brussels
      Subject Basel Implementation
      Cabinet Cabinet of Vice-President Jyrki Katainen
      Portfolio Jobs, Growth, Investment and Competitiveness
      Attending
      • Jyrki Katainen (Vice-President)
      Other Lobbyists
    • Date 14 May 2019 Location Brussels
      Subject The finalization of Basel IV, and the European implementation of the new Basel requirements.
      DG Financial Stability, Financial Services and Capital Markets Union
      Attending
      • Olivier Guersent (Director-General)
      Other Lobbyists
    • Date 09 Apr 2019 Location Brussels
      Subject Solvency II, Sustainable Finance
      Cabinet Cabinet of Vice-President Valdis Dombrovskis
      Portfolio Euro and Social Dialogue, also in charge of Financial Stability, Financial Services and Capital Markets Union
      Attending
      • Andrea Beltramello (Cabinet member)
    • Date 09 Apr 2019 Location Brussels, Belgium
      Subject Sustainable Finance
      DG Financial Stability, Financial Services and Capital Markets Union
      Attending
      • Olivier Guersent (Director-General)
    • Date 28 Sep 2018 Location Helsinki
      Subject General discussion of financial services topics.
      Cabinet Cabinet of Vice-President Jyrki Katainen
      Portfolio Jobs, Growth, Investment and Competitiveness
      Attending
      • Nathalie De Basaldua Lemarchand (Cabinet member)
    • Date 15 May 2018 Location Brussels
      Subject SME listing, sustainable finance
      Cabinet Cabinet of Vice-President Valdis Dombrovskis
      Portfolio Euro and Social Dialogue, also in charge of Financial Stability, Financial Services and Capital Markets Union
      Attending
      • Andrea Beltramello (Cabinet member)
    • Date 08 Nov 2017 Location Brussels
      Subject Basel
      DG Financial Stability, Financial Services and Capital Markets Union
      Attending
      • Olivier Guersent (Director-General)
      Other Lobbyists
    • Date 07 Nov 2017 Location Brussels
      Subject Sustainable Finance, Banking Union and ESA Review
      Cabinet Cabinet of Vice-President Jyrki Katainen
      Portfolio Jobs, Growth, Investment and Competitiveness
      Attending
      • Marlene Madsen (Cabinet member)
    • Date 09 Mar 2017 Location Brussels
      Subject ESAs, PRIIP
      Cabinet Cabinet of Vice-President Valdis Dombrovskis
      Portfolio Euro and Social Dialogue, also in charge of Financial Stability, Financial Services and Capital Markets Union
      Attending
      • Tatyana Panova (Cabinet member)
    • Date 15 Nov 2016 Location Brussels
      Subject The Basel IV joint position paper
      Cabinet Cabinet of Vice-President Jyrki Katainen
      Portfolio Jobs, Growth, Investment and Competitiveness
      Attending
      • Jyrki Katainen (Vice-President)
    • Date 14 Jan 2016 Location Helsinki
      Subject Panel discussion on future of EMU
      Cabinet Cabinet of Vice-President Jyrki Katainen
      Portfolio Jobs, Growth, Investment and Competitiveness
      Attending
      • Jyrki Katainen (Vice-President)
    • Date 13 Apr 2015 Location Brussels
      Subject Introductory meeting
      Cabinet Cabinet of Commissioner Jonathan Hill
      Portfolio Financial Stability, Financial Services and Capital Markets Union
      Attending
      • Mette Toftdal Grolleman (Cabinet member)
    • Date 13 Apr 2015 Location Brussels
      Subject Capital Markets Union, European Fund for Strategic Investment
      Cabinet Cabinet of Vice-President Jyrki Katainen
      Portfolio Jobs, Growth, Investment and Competitiveness
      Attending
      • Juho Romakkaniemi (Cabinet member)
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