Malta Business Foundation

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Lobbying Costs

100,000€ - 199,999€

Financial year: Jan 2021 - Dec 2021

Lobbyists (Full time equivalent)

2.5 Fte (3)

Lobbyists with EP accreditation


High-level Commission meetings


Lobbying Costs over the years

  • Info

    Malta Business Foundation   (MBF)

    EU Transparency Register

    891881518347-25 First registered on 27 Jul 2015

    Goals / Remit

    The Malta Business Bureau Foundation (MBF) which is made up of six senior officials representing its parent organisations, being the Malta Chamber of Commerce, Enterprise and Industry and the Malta Hotels and Restaurants Association (MHRA). T

    Over the years, the synergies achieved between the parent organisations through this initiative have been remarkable especially as the realization that the Maltese business community requires a direct channel to the various EU institutions which initiate proposals for a number of wide-ranging policies.

    The MBB represents its parent organisations in Brussels and Malta, by liaising directly with the European institutions, the Maltese Permanent Representation and with umbrella organisations such as BUSINESSEUROPE, EUROCHAMBRES and HOTREC on all policy and funding issues affecting Maltese business interests.

    One of the main tasks of the organisation is to provide information to the Maltese Business Community with regards to EU Direct (...)

    Main EU files targeted

    The organization follows areas of Internal Market Policy, Legal Affairs, SME policy, Tourism policy, Company Law, Industrial policy, Social and Employment policy


    Head Office
    Malta Business Bureau Exchange Buildings 64 Republic Street
    EU Office
    Malta Business Bureau Rond-Point-Schuman 6 Level 7
    Brussels 1040


  • People

    Total lobbyists declared


    Employment timeLobbyists

    Lobbyists (Full time equivalent)


    Lobbyists with EP accreditation

    All Lobbyists with EP accreditation over time

    1 accreditations were / are live (in bold) for the selected state of 01 Oct 2023

    Name Start date End Date
    Mr Gabriel CASSAR 17 Jan 2023 16 Jan 2024
    Mr DANIEL DEBONO 24 Sep 2022 23 Sep 2023
    Mr Joseph Tanti 10 Jan 2020 09 Jan 2021
    Mr Mark SEYCHELL 14 Nov 2019 14 Nov 2020
    Mr DANIEL DEBONO 14 Nov 2019 14 Nov 2020
    Mr DANIEL DEBONO 09 Nov 2018 09 Nov 2019
    Mr Mark SEYCHELL 09 Oct 2018 01 Nov 2019
    Mr DANIEL DEBONO 13 Oct 2017 13 Oct 2018
    Mr Mark SEYCHELL 31 Aug 2017 25 Aug 2018
    Mr DANIEL DEBONO 25 Oct 2016 13 Oct 2017
    Mr Joseph Tanti 20 Feb 2016 19 Feb 2017
    Mr DANIEL DEBONO 21 Oct 2015 19 Oct 2016
    Mr Mark SEYCHELL 04 Aug 2015 31 Jul 2016

    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


    Trade unions and professional associations

  • Networking


    Members of BusinessEurope, Eurochambres, and HOTREC

    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

    100,000€ - 199,999€

    Major contributions in closed year

    Grant Erasmus+ 26,036€
    Grant Erasmus+ 31,830€
    Grant COSME 125,243€

    Major contributions in current year

    Grant Erasmus+ 30,300€

    Intermediaries for closed year

    None declared

    Intermediaries for current year

    None declared

    Closed year Costs

    100,000€ - 199,999€

    Other financial info

    None declared

  • EU Structures

    Groups (European Commission)

    Comité consultatif pour la sécurité et la santé sur le lieu de travail#X01211#ZAHRA Brian # #Alternate Member #B#Industry

    Groups (European Parliament)

    SME#Monitoring the work of following intergroups:

    Other activities

    The MBF, through the Malta Chamber of Commerce, Enterprise and Industry, and the Malta Hotels and Restaurants Association, are members of BusinessEurope, Eurochambres, and HOTREC

  • Meetings


    2 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 28 Oct 2022 Location Brussels
      Subject Meeting to discuss EU Equality initiatives.
      Cabinet Cabinet of Commissioner Helena Dalli
      Portfolio Equality
      • Silvan Agius (Cabinet member)
      • Joseph Vella (Cabinet member)
    • Date 14 Dec 2021 Location Brussels/ Online
      Subject Inform of the activities of the MBF with respect to the COFOE and present their recommendations in this context, also uploaded on the Multilingual Digital Platform
      Cabinet Cabinet of Vice-President Dubravka Šuica
      Portfolio Democracy and Demography
      • Colin Scicluna (Cabinet member)
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