Liberty Global Corporate B.V.

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Overview

Lobbying Costs

600,000€ - 699,999€

Financial year: Jan 2022 - Dec 2022

Lobbyists (Full time equivalent)

3.1 Fte (5)

Lobbyists with EP accreditation

4

High-level Commission meetings

41

Lobbying Costs over the years

  • Info

    Liberty Global Corporate B.V.   (Liberty Global)

    EU Transparency Register

    82853397708-89 First registered on 02 Feb 2012

    Goals / Remit

    Liberty Global is a world leader in converged broadband, video and mobile communications services. Our businesses deliver next-generation products through advanced fiber and 5G networks that connect 86 million subscribers across Europe and the United Kingdom. Our businesses operate under some of the best-known consumer brands, including Virgin Media/O2 in the UK, Virgin Media in Ireland, VodafoneZiggo in The Netherlands, Telenet in Belgium, Sunrise UPC in Switzerland and UPC in Eastern Europe. Through our substantial scale and commitment to innovation, we are building Tomorrow’s Connections Today, investing in the infrastructure and platforms that empower our customers to make the most of the digital revolution, while deploying the advanced technologies that nations and economies need to thrive.

    Liberty Global Ventures, our global investment arm, has a portfolio of more than 50 companies across content, technology and infrastructure.

    Main EU files targeted

    - Gigabit Infrastructure Act
    - Future of connectivity (White Paper)
    - Roaming Regulation (recast)
    - 5G/6G Action Plan
    - e-Privacy
    - Digital Services Act
    - Digital Markets Act
    - Data Act
    - AI Regulation
    - NIS 2 Directive

    Address

    Head Office
    Boeing Avenue, 53
    Schiphol-Rijk 1119 PE
    NETHERLANDS
    EU Office
    Rond-point R. Schuman 6 – 6th floor
    Brussels 1140
    BELGIUM

    Website

  • People

    Total lobbyists declared

    5

    Employment timeLobbyists
    100%2
    50%2
    10%1

    Lobbyists (Full time equivalent)

    3.1

    Lobbyists with EP accreditation

    All Lobbyists with EP accreditation over time

    4 accreditations were / are live (in bold) for the selected state of 28 May 2024

    Name Start date End Date
    Charlotte MATTHYSEN 07 Jun 2023 06 Jun 2024
    Robert KOLTHEK 18 Nov 2023 15 Nov 2024
    Eke VERMEER 14 Sep 2023 13 Sep 2024
    Emanuel KOHNSTAMM 14 Sep 2023 13 Sep 2024
    Kristina OLAUSSON 07 Jun 2023 21 Feb 2024
    Robert KOLTHEK 08 Oct 2022 07 Oct 2023
    Emanuel KOHNSTAMM 29 Jul 2022 29 Jul 2023
    Eke VERMEER 10 Jun 2022 10 Jun 2023
    Charlotte MATTHYSEN 28 Apr 2022 28 Apr 2023
    Kristina OLAUSSON 26 Mar 2022 25 Mar 2023
    Emanuel KOHNSTAMM 08 Feb 2020 06 Feb 2021
    Eke VERMEER 21 Jan 2020 01 Feb 2021
    Robert KOLTHEK 21 Jan 2020 01 Feb 2021
    Kristina OLAUSSON 07 Sep 2019 05 Sep 2020
    Petra Arts 22 Aug 2019 22 Aug 2020
    Mr Andrew WILEMAN 30 May 2019 30 May 2020
    Mr Derk Oldenburg 01 May 2019 01 May 2020
    Susanna BROZZU 05 Sep 2018 05 Jan 2019
    Ms Raquel Petra Paiagua de Almeida Lopes Takeshita 27 Jul 2018 22 Jan 2019
    Beatrice FLAMMINI 07 Jul 2018 06 Jul 2019
    Susanna BROZZU 10 Mar 2018 05 Sep 2018
    Petra Arts 09 Feb 2018 06 Feb 2019
    Ms Raquel Petra Paiagua de Almeida Lopes Takeshita 31 Aug 2017 27 Jul 2018
    Beatrice FLAMMINI 20 Jul 2017 07 Jul 2018
    Ms Adriena PITELKOVA 27 Jun 2017 07 Dec 2017
    Petra Arts 04 Feb 2017 03 Feb 2018
    Ms Adriena PITELKOVA 20 Dec 2016 17 Jun 2017
    Mr Derk Oldenburg 18 Oct 2016 15 Oct 2017
    Ms Raquel Petra Paiagua de Almeida Lopes Takeshita 30 Sep 2016 31 Aug 2017
    Beatrice FLAMMINI 19 Jul 2016 09 Jul 2017
    Mr Alberto Alessandro Manzi 22 Apr 2016 20 Oct 2016
    Mr Christopher Hutchins 26 Feb 2016 25 Feb 2017
    Ms Raquel Petra Paiagua de Almeida Lopes Takeshita 11 Sep 2015 09 Sep 2016
    Ms Alina POPESCU 09 Sep 2015 07 Feb 2016
    Mr Derk Oldenburg 23 Jun 2015 19 Jun 2016
    Emanuel KOHNSTAMM 28 Mar 2015 26 Mar 2016
    Ms Inge Janssen 26 Mar 2015 25 Mar 2016
    Ms Paulina Zagorska 26 Mar 2015 06 Jun 2015
    Mr Christopher Hutchins 26 Mar 2015 26 Feb 2016
    Ms Raquel Petra Paiagua de Almeida Lopes Takeshita 11 Oct 2014 11 Sep 2015
    Ms Paulina Zagorska 08 Oct 2014 26 Mar 2015
    Emanuel KOHNSTAMM 08 Apr 2014 28 Mar 2015
    Ms Inge Janssen 25 Mar 2014 22 Mar 2015
    Mr Christopher Hutchins 25 Mar 2014 22 Mar 2015
    Mr Elmar Krack 14 Jan 2014 09 Jan 2015
    Mr Christian Lorenzen 04 Dec 2013 03 Mar 2014
    Ms Raquel Petra Paiagua de Almeida Lopes Takeshita 02 Dec 2013 11 Oct 2014
    Emanuel KOHNSTAMM 24 May 2013 08 Apr 2014
    Mr Christopher Hutchins 03 May 2013 25 Mar 2014
    Ms Inge Janssen 01 May 2013 25 Mar 2014
    Ms Tereza Kaplanova 23 Jan 2013 28 Nov 2013
    Ms Tereza Kaplanova 19 Sep 2012 08 Feb 2013
    Mr Thomas Bignal 22 Mar 2012 08 Sep 2012
    Ms Inge Janssen 22 Mar 2012 01 May 2013
    Mr Manuel Kohnstamm 22 Mar 2012 01 May 2013
    Mr Chris Hutchins 22 Mar 2012 01 May 2013

    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

    - GIGAEurope
    - ETNO
    - GSMA
    - European Internet Forum (EIF)
    - American Chamber of Commerce (AmCham) EU
    - British Chamber of Commerce EU

    Member organisations

    We are also a member of the European Green Digital Coalition (https://www.greendigitalcoalition.eu/)

  • Financial Data

    Interests represented

    Promotes their own interests or the collective interests of their members

    Closed financial year

    Jan 2022 - Dec 2022

    Lobbying costs for closed financial year

    600,000€ - 699,999€

    Major contributions in closed year

    None declared

    Intermediaries for closed year

    NameAmount
    apco 100,000€ - 199,999€
    sec newgate eu 0€ - 10,000€

    Intermediaries for current year

    Name
    sec newgate eu
    apco

    Closed year Costs

    600,000€ - 699,999€

    Other financial info

    None declared

  • EU Structures

    Groups (European Commission)

    None declared

    Groups (European Parliament)

    N/A
    European Internet Forum

    Communication activities

    Liberty Global Policy Series
    - Wired for AI (2024) study with EY
    - Economic Market Sustainability Report (2023)
    - Networks of the future (2023)
    - Connecting a Sustainable Future report and campaign (including event on June 15th) (2022)
    - The Future of Work is Here (2021)
    - Gigabit Broadband: What does it mean for Consumers and Society? (2019)
    - Viewed Through the Lens of the Consumer (2018)
    - Unlocking Gigaworld innovation (2017)
    - The Value of Content (2016)
    - The Future of the Internet – Innovation & Investment in IP Interconnection (2014)
    - The value of our Digital Identity (2012)
    - Re-Thinking the Digital Agenda for Europe (2012)
    - The new rules of openness (2011)
    - Next Generation Competition - Driving Innovation in Telecommunications (2009)
    - Digital Confidence (2008)
    - The Digital Video Consumer (2007)
    - Next Generation networks in Europe (2006)
    - The Future Role of cable in Shaping the Digital Home in Europe (2006)

    Other activities

    None declared

  • Meetings

    Meetings

    41 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 20 Sep 2022 Location Brussels
      Subject presentation of the company, telecom.
      Cabinet Cabinet of Executive Vice-President Margrethe Vestager
      Portfolio Europe Fit for Digital Age
      Attending
      • Penelope Papandropoulos (Cabinet member)
      • Werner Stengg (Cabinet member)
      Other Lobbyists
    • Date 20 Sep 2022 Location Brussels
      Subject Contribution to network investment
      Cabinet Cabinet of Commissioner Thierry Breton
      Portfolio Internal Market
      Attending
      • Filomena Chirico (Cabinet member)
    • Date 06 Sep 2022 Location videoconference
      Subject meeting with the Green Digital Coalition - Main topic : state of play on sustainable digitalization
      Cabinet Cabinet of Commissioner Thierry Breton
      Portfolio Internal Market
      Attending
      • Thierry Breton (Commissioner)
      Other Lobbyists
    • Date 06 Sep 2022 Location videoconference
      Subject Will follow
      Cabinet Cabinet of Commissioner Thierry Breton
      Portfolio Internal Market
      Attending
      • Thierry Breton (Commissioner)
      Other Lobbyists
    • Date 15 Jun 2022 Location Brussels
      Subject Electrification of transport sector
      Cabinet Cabinet of Commissioner Adina Vălean
      Portfolio Transport
      Attending
      • Walter Goetz (Cabinet member)
    • Date 08 Apr 2022 Location Videoconference
      Subject Endorsing the Joint statement on Roaming and International calls between EU and Ukraine
      Cabinet Cabinet of Commissioner Thierry Breton
      Portfolio Internal Market
      Attending
      • Thierry Breton (Commissioner)
      • Filomena Chirico (Cabinet member)
      Other Lobbyists
    • Date 24 Jun 2020 Location Conference call
      Subject Ongoing merger proceedings; jurisdiction & substance.
      Cabinet Cabinet of President Ursula von der Leyen
      Portfolio President
      Attending
      • Anthony Whelan (Cabinet member)
    • Date 29 May 2020 Location Brussels
      Subject Telefonica Liberty Gobal agreement (virtual)
      DG Communications Networks, Content and Technology
      Attending
      • Roberto Viola (Director-General)
      Other Lobbyists
    • Date 29 May 2020 Location Brussels
      Subject Telefonica Liberty Gobal agreement (virtual)
      DG Communications Networks, Content and Technology
      Attending
      • Roberto Viola (Director-General)
      Other Lobbyists
    • Date 19 May 2020 Location Brussels
      Subject Connectivity and mitigating measures during the Covid-19 crisis
      Cabinet Cabinet of Executive Vice-President Margrethe Vestager
      Portfolio Europe Fit for Digital Age
      Attending
      • Alina-Stefania Ujupan (Cabinet member)
    • Date 06 Dec 2018 Location Brussels
      Subject e-privacy, Digital Services Tax, Foreign Direct Investment, Competition Policy
      Cabinet Cabinet of First Vice-President Frans Timmermans
      Portfolio Better Regulation, Interinstitutional Relations, the Rule of Law and the Charter of Fundamental Rights
      Attending
      • Bernardus Smulders (Cabinet member)
    • Date 13 Apr 2018 Location Brussels
      Subject Women in Digital
      Cabinet Cabinet of Commissioner Mariya Gabriel
      Portfolio Digital Economy and Society
      Attending
      • Andrea Almeida Cordero (Cabinet member)
    • Date 09 Jan 2018 Location Brussels
      Subject Copyright
      Cabinet Cabinet of Commissioner Mariya Gabriel
      Portfolio Digital Economy and Society
      Attending
      • Manuel Mateo-Goyet (Cabinet member)
    • Date 11 Oct 2017 Location Brussels
      Subject Innovation, Industrial Strategy and Digital Single Market
      Cabinet Cabinet of Vice-President Jyrki Katainen
      Portfolio Jobs, Growth, Investment and Competitiveness
      Attending
      • Marlene Madsen (Cabinet member)
    • Date 11 Oct 2017 Location Brussels
      Subject Exchange of views on the future of Europe
      Cabinet Cabinet of First Vice-President Frans Timmermans
      Portfolio Better Regulation, Interinstitutional Relations, the Rule of Law and the Charter of Fundamental Rights
      Attending
      • Anthony Agotha (Cabinet member)
    • Date 11 Oct 2017 Location Brussels
      Subject Telecom review framework
      Cabinet Cabinet of Vice-President Andrus Ansip
      Portfolio Digital Single Market
      Attending
      • Kamila Kloc (Cabinet member)
    • Date 06 Sep 2017 Location Brussels
      Subject Digital policy
      Cabinet Cabinet of Commissioner Mariya Gabriel
      Portfolio Digital Economy and Society
      Attending
      • Mariya Gabriel (Commissioner)
      Other Lobbyists
    • Date 20 Mar 2017 Location Brussels
      Subject Telecom review
      Cabinet Cabinet of Vice-President Andrus Ansip
      Portfolio Digital Single Market
      Attending
      • Kamila Kloc (Cabinet member)
    • Date 27 Feb 2017 Location Barcelona
      Subject 5G, roaming, spectrum, investment consolidation
      Cabinet Cabinet of Vice-President Andrus Ansip
      Portfolio Digital Single Market
      Attending
      • Kamila Kloc (Cabinet member)
      • Andrus Ansip (Vice-President)
      • Juhan Lepassaar (Cabinet member)
      Other Lobbyists
    • Date 19 Jul 2016 Location Brussels
      Subject Market developments and telecom review
      Cabinet Cabinet of Vice-President Andrus Ansip
      Portfolio Digital Single Market
      Attending
      • Andrus Ansip (Vice-President)
      • Kamila Kloc (Cabinet member)
    • Date 07 Jul 2016 Location Brussels
      Subject Telecom policy
      DG Günther Oettinger
      Attending
      • Markus Schulte (Cabinet member)
      Other Lobbyists
    • Date 06 Jul 2016 Location Brussels
      Subject Broadband speeds & needs
      Cabinet Cabinet of Commissioner Elżbieta Bieńkowska
      Portfolio Internal Market, Industry, Entrepreneurship and SMEs
      Attending
      • Fabrice Comptour (Cabinet member)
      • Kaius Kristian Hedberg (Cabinet member)
      Other Lobbyists
    • Date 22 Apr 2016 Location Brussels
      Subject Digital Single Market
      Cabinet Cabinet of Commissioner Tibor Navracsics
      Portfolio Education, Culture, Youth and Sport
      Attending
      • Adrienn Kiraly (Cabinet member)
      • Szabolcs Horvath (Cabinet member)
      Other Lobbyists
    • Date 17 Dec 2015 Location BXL
      Subject copyright
      DG Günther Oettinger
      Attending
      • Anna Herold (Cabinet member)
    • Date 17 Nov 2015 Location Brussels, Belgium
      Subject Digital single market issues
      Cabinet Cabinet of Commissioner Věra Jourová
      Portfolio Justice, Consumers and Gender Equality
      Attending
      • Eduard Hulicius (Cabinet member)
      • Simona Constantin (Cabinet member)
      Other Lobbyists
    • Date 16 Nov 2015 Location Brussels
      Subject Copyright & content portability
      Cabinet Cabinet of Vice-President Cecilia Malmström
      Portfolio Trade
      Attending
      • Nele Eichhorn (Cabinet member)
    • Date 16 Nov 2015 Location Brussels
      Subject Digital Single Market
      Cabinet Cabinet of Commissioner Tibor Navracsics
      Portfolio Education, Culture, Youth and Sport
      Attending
      • Szabolcs Horvath (Cabinet member)
    • Date 23 Sep 2015 Location Brussels
      Subject Review of telco framework including access and consolidation
      Cabinet Cabinet of Vice-President Andrus Ansip
      Portfolio Digital Single Market
      Attending
      • Kamila Kloc (Cabinet member)
    • Date 23 Sep 2015 Location Brussels
      Subject DSM
      DG Günther Oettinger
      Attending
      • Markus Schulte (Cabinet member)
    • Date 22 Jul 2015 Location Brussels, Belgium
      Subject Digital Single Market
      Cabinet Cabinet of President Jean-Claude Juncker
      Portfolio President
      Attending
      • Pauline Rouch (Cabinet member)
      Other Lobbyists
    • Date 22 Jul 2015 Location Brussels
      Subject Telecom, copyright
      Cabinet Cabinet of Vice-President Andrus Ansip
      Portfolio Digital Single Market
      Attending
      • Stig Joergen Gren (Cabinet member)
    • Date 22 Jul 2015 Location Brussels
      Subject Telecommunication Policy
      DG Günther Oettinger
      Attending
      • Markus Schulte (Cabinet member)
    • Date 16 Apr 2015 Location Brussels
      Subject DSM
      DG Günther Oettinger
      Attending
      • Markus Schulte (Cabinet member)
      • Michael Hager (Cabinet member)
      Other Lobbyists
    • Date 06 Mar 2015 Location BERL
      Subject Telecoms
      DG Günther Oettinger
      Attending
      • Anna Herold (Cabinet member)
    • Date 05 Mar 2015 Location Brussels
      Subject Broadband telecom, copyright
      Cabinet Cabinet of Vice-President Andrus Ansip
      Portfolio Digital Single Market
      Attending
      • Stig Joergen Gren (Cabinet member)
    • Date 03 Mar 2015 Location Barcelona
      Subject DSM, TSM
      DG Günther Oettinger
      Attending
      • Günther Oettinger (Commissioner)
      Other Lobbyists
    • Date 29 Jan 2015 Location Brussels
      Subject Innovative digital TV services
      Cabinet Cabinet of Vice-President Andrus Ansip
      Portfolio Digital Single Market
      Attending
      • Jasmin Battista (Cabinet member)
    • Date 22 Jan 2015 Location Davos
      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
      Attending
      • Frans Timmermans (First Vice-President)
      Other Lobbyists
    • Date 04 Dec 2014 Location Brussels
      Subject Telecoms Single Market, broadband, consolidation
      Cabinet Cabinet of Vice-President Andrus Ansip
      Portfolio Digital Single Market
      Attending
      • Aare Järvan (Cabinet member)
      • Kamila Kloc (Cabinet member)
    • Date 03 Dec 2014 Location Brussels
      Subject Investments and innovations in the digital sector
      Cabinet Cabinet of Vice-President Jyrki Katainen
      Portfolio Jobs, Growth, Investment and Competitiveness
      Attending
      • Heidi Jern (Cabinet member)
    • Date 03 Dec 2014 Location Brussels
      Subject Regulatory framework
      DG Günther Oettinger
      Attending
      • Michael Hager (Cabinet member)
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