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Overview

Lobbying Costs

900,000€ - 999,999€

Financial year: Jan 2021 - Dec 2021

Lobbyists (Full time equivalent)

2.05 Fte (14)

Lobbyists with EP accreditation

0

High-level Commission meetings

40

Lobbying Costs over the years

  • Info

    Mastercard Europe

    EU Transparency Register

    58204758673-16 First registered on 27 Apr 2012

    Goals / Remit

    Mastercard Worldwide is a driving force at the heart of commerce, enabling global transactions and building economic connections to make commerce faster, more convenient, more secure, and more valuable to everyone involved. As a technology-driven, global payments company, Mastercard provides a critical link between consumers, financial institutions, and millions of businesses and merchants worldwide.
    Our customers include approximately 22,000 financial institutions and other entities in more than 210 countries and territories. We provide our customers with innovative services enabling them to use electronic forms of payment instead of cash and checks to make everyday commerce activities such as shopping, traveling, running a business and managing finances easier.
    Powered by the Mastercard Worldwide Network — the fastest payment processing network in the world — Mastercard processes more than 23 billion transactions each year. The network has the capacity to handle more than 1 (...)

    Main EU files targeted

    • Retail Payments Strategy for the EU
    • Digital Finance Strategy for the EU
    • Payment Services Directive 2
    • Proposal for a Markets in Crypto-Assets Regulation (MiCA)
    • Alternative Fuel Infrastructure Directive
    • Proposal for a Regulation on Digital Operational Resilience for Financial Sector
    • Proposal for a Regulation on establishing a framework for a European Digital Identity
    • Digital Euro
    • Directive on Package Travel and Linked Travel Arrangements
    • Proposal for a Regulation laying down harmonised rules on Artificial Intelligence (Artificial Intelligence Act)
    • Proposal for a Regulation on European data governance (Data Governance Act)
    • Proposal on harmonised rules on fair access to and use of data (Data Act)
    • EBA Regulatory Standards on SCA
    • Revision of the Settlement Finality Directive

    Address

    Head Office
    Chaussée de Tervueren, 198 A
    Waterloo 1410
    BELGIUM
    EU Office
    Chaussée de Tervueren, 198 A
    Waterloo 1410
    BELGIUM

    Website

  • People

    Total lobbyists declared

    14

    Employment timeLobbyists
    75%1
    10%13

    Lobbyists (Full time equivalent)

    2.05

    Lobbyists with EP accreditation

    All Lobbyists with EP accreditation over time

    0 accreditations were / are live (in bold) for the selected state of 10 Dec 2022

    Name Start date End Date
    Ms Silvia HADZHIYANEVA 04 Dec 2019 03 Dec 2020
    Mr Mikael Conny Svensson 13 Jun 2018 12 Jun 2019
    Mr Piero Crivellaro 13 Jun 2018 12 Jun 2019
    Mr Mikael Conny Svensson 08 Mar 2016 04 Mar 2017
    Mr Piero Crivellaro 17 Dec 2014 15 Dec 2015
    Mr Ludovic Espitalier-Noël 03 Dec 2014 01 Dec 2015
    Mr Mikael Conny Svensson 03 Dec 2014 01 Dec 2015
    Ms Katarina Kakalikova 29 Nov 2014 27 Nov 2015
    Mr Piero Crivellaro 24 Dec 2013 20 Dec 2014
    Ms Katarina Kakalikova 19 Dec 2013 17 Dec 2014
    Mr Mikael Conny Svensson 11 Dec 2013 09 Dec 2014
    Mr Ludovic Espitalier-Noël 26 Nov 2013 22 Nov 2014
    Mr Ludovic Espitalier-Noël 26 Sep 2012 27 Apr 2013
    Mr Mikael Conny Svensson 26 Sep 2012 27 Apr 2013

    Complementary Information

    One person is primarily involved in EU influencing activities. The other 13 members of the team are lead experts on concrete policy files, however, they do not spend more than 10% of their time on EU influencing activities.

    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

    • QED
    • Payments Europe
    • AmCham EU
    • DIGITALEUROPE
    • SME Connect
    • Payments Association
    • Bruegel
    • Center for Information Policy Leadership (CIPL)
    • Information Technology Industry Council (ITI)
    • Future of Privacy Forum

    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

    900,000€ - 999,999€

    Major contributions in closed year

    None declared

    Intermediaries for closed year

    NameAmount
    weber shandwick 50,000€ - 99,999€
    fti consulting 700,000€ - 799,999€

    Intermediaries for current year

    Name
    fti consulting
    weber shandwick

    Closed year Costs

    900,000€ - 999,999€

    Other financial info

    N/A

  • EU Structures

    Groups (European Commission)

    Payment Systems Market Expert Group#E02287#BAERT Christoph#https://ec.europa.eu/transparency/expert-groups-register/screen/expert-groups/consult?groupID=2287 #Member #B#Industry, Employees/workers

    Groups (European Parliament)

    N/A
    EIF

    Other activities

    Internal market, SEPA, e-commerce ,PSD, EMD, AML, fraud prevention, consumer protection, consumer education, financial inclusion, consumer credit, safer internet programme, data privacy and data protection, competition issues...

  • Meetings

    Meetings

    40 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 27 Sep 2022 Location Brussels
      Subject Roundtable on Remittances to Ukraine
      Cabinet Cabinet of Commissioner Mairead Mcguinness
      Portfolio Financial services, financial stability and Capital Markets Union
      Commission
      • Patricia Reilly (Cabinet member)
      • Agnieszka Drzewoska (Cabinet member)
      • Mairead McGuinness (Commissioner)
      Other Lobbyists
    • Date 19 Jul 2022 Location Brussels (virtual meeting)
      Subject Mastercard explained how they are helping Ukrainian people and companies and how they are implementing Eu sanctions.
      Cabinet Cabinet of President Ursula von der Leyen
      Portfolio President
      Commission
      • Valeria Miceli (Cabinet member)
    • Date 15 Jun 2022 Location Videoconference
      Subject Counterfeiting
      Cabinet Cabinet of Commissioner Thierry Breton
      Portfolio Internal Market
      Commission
      • Elina Laurinen (Cabinet member)
      • Thierry Breton (Commissioner)
      • Filomena Chirico (Cabinet member)
      Other Lobbyists
    • Date 11 May 2021 Location Video Conferencing
      Subject Payments
      Cabinet Cabinet of Commissioner Mairead Mcguinness
      Portfolio Financial services, financial stability and Capital Markets Union
      Commission
      • Mairead McGuinness (Commissioner)
      • Agnieszka Drzewoska (Cabinet member)
    • Date 10 May 2021 Location Videoconference
      Subject Company policy for the Control of illicit pornography online
      Cabinet Cabinet of Commissioner Thierry Breton
      Portfolio Internal Market
      Commission
      • Filomena Chirico (Cabinet member)
    • Date 05 May 2021 Location Online
      Subject Artificial Intellligence
      Cabinet Cabinet of Executive Vice-President Margrethe Vestager
      Portfolio Europe Fit for Digital Age
      Commission
      • Werner Stengg (Cabinet member)
    • Date 22 Apr 2021 Location Videoconference
      Subject Toward a new governance framework for the data economy
      Cabinet Cabinet of Commissioner Thierry Breton
      Portfolio Internal Market
      Commission
      • Thierry Breton (Commissioner)
      • Fabrice Comptour (Cabinet member)
    • Date 24 Mar 2021 Location Online
      Subject Retail payments strategy, open strategic autonomy
      Cabinet Cabinet of Commissioner Mairead Mcguinness
      Portfolio Financial services, financial stability and Capital Markets Union
      Commission
      • Agnieszka Drzewoska (Cabinet member)
      • Florian Denis (Cabinet member)
    • Date 17 Dec 2020 Location Conference call
      Subject Meeting to share aviation experience.
      Cabinet Cabinet of Commissioner Adina Vălean
      Portfolio Transport
      Commission
      • Pablo Fabregas Martinez (Cabinet member)
    • Date 27 Nov 2020 Location Brussels
      Subject AI White Paper
      Cabinet Cabinet of Executive Vice-President Margrethe Vestager
      Portfolio Europe Fit for Digital Age
      Commission
      • Werner Stengg (Cabinet member)
    • Date 10 Sep 2020 Location Brussels - videoconference
      Subject Green recovery, Green Deal objectives and role of the private sector
      Cabinet Cabinet of Executive Vice-President Frans Timmermans
      Portfolio European Green Deal
      Commission
      • Frans Timmermans (Executive Vice-President)
    • Date 07 Sep 2020 Location Virtual meeting
      Subject Digital finance and retail payments
      Commission
      • John Berrigan (Director-General)
    • Date 27 Aug 2020 Location virtual meeting
      Subject Patronage vouchers
      Commission
      • Roberto Viola (Director-General)
      Other Lobbyists
    • Date 08 May 2020 Location Brussels
      Subject Travel vouchers – tourism package in response to COVID 19 crisis
      Cabinet Cabinet of Executive Vice-President Margrethe Vestager
      Portfolio Europe Fit for Digital Age
      Commission
      • Linsey Mccallum (Cabinet member)
    • Date 28 Apr 2020 Location Videoconference
      Subject COVID19 impact on the travel industry
      Cabinet Cabinet of Commissioner Didier Reynders
      Portfolio Justice
      Commission
      • Geneviève Tuts (Cabinet member)
    • Date 19 Feb 2020 Location Brussels
      Subject Digital payments, European payment infrastructure
      Commission
      • John Berrigan (Director-General)
      Other Lobbyists
    • Date 03 Dec 2019 Location Brussels, Belgium
      Subject State of play of a possible pan-European payments solution
      Commission
      • Olivier Guersent (Director-General)
    • Date 20 Sep 2019 Location Brussels
      Subject Mastercard regulatory focusses and priorities
      Commission
      • Roberto Viola (Director-General)
      Other Lobbyists
    • Date 18 Sep 2019 Location Brussels, Belgium
      Subject Latest developments in the payments field.
      Commission
      • Olivier Guersent (Director-General)
    • Date 12 Mar 2019 Location Brussels
      Subject EU Payments and Capital Markets Union
      Cabinet Cabinet of President Jean-Claude Juncker
      Portfolio President
      Commission
      • Paulina Dejmek Hack (Cabinet member)
    • Date 12 Mar 2019 Location Brussels
      Subject EU Payments and Capital Markets Union
      Cabinet Cabinet of Vice-President Jyrki Katainen
      Portfolio Jobs, Growth, Investment and Competitiveness
      Commission
      • Nathalie De Basaldua Lemarchand (Cabinet member)
    • Date 20 Feb 2019 Location Brussels Belgium
      Subject India - Trade barriers in financial sector
      Cabinet Cabinet of Vice-President Cecilia Malmström
      Portfolio Trade
      Commission
      • Jolana Mungengova (Cabinet member)
      • Pedro Velasco Martins (Cabinet member)
      Other Lobbyists
    • Date 07 Sep 2018 Location Brussels
      Subject AI and privacy
      Cabinet Cabinet of Commissioner Mariya Gabriel
      Portfolio Digital Economy and Society
      Commission
      • Carl-Christian Buhr (Cabinet member)
    • Date 19 Apr 2018 Location Brussels
      Subject Trade in services and e-commerce
      Cabinet Cabinet of Vice-President Cecilia Malmström
      Portfolio Trade
      Commission
      • Nele Eichhorn (Cabinet member)
      Other Lobbyists
    • Date 15 Nov 2017 Location Brussels
      Subject e-privacy
      Cabinet Cabinet of Commissioner Mariya Gabriel
      Portfolio Digital Economy and Society
      Commission
      • Carl-Christian Buhr (Cabinet member)
    • Date 22 Sep 2017 Location Brussels
      Subject ePrivacy
      Cabinet Cabinet of Vice-President Andrus Ansip
      Portfolio Digital Single Market
      Commission
      • Laure Chapuis-Kombos (Cabinet member)
      Other Lobbyists
    • Date 27 Jun 2017 Location Brussels
      Subject Discussion on the cash control proposal and pre-paid cards.
      Cabinet Cabinet of Commissioner Pierre Moscovici
      Portfolio Economic and Financial Affairs, Taxation and Customs
      Commission
      • David Boublil (Cabinet member)
    • Date 06 Apr 2017 Location Brussels, Belgium
      Subject Panel debate at Networking meeting with Czechs and Slovaks in Brussels
      Cabinet Cabinet of Commissioner Věra Jourová
      Portfolio Justice, Consumers and Gender Equality
      Commission
      • Daniel Braun (Cabinet member)
      • Věra Jourová (Commissioner)
      Other Lobbyists
    • Date 01 Feb 2017 Location Brussels
      Subject PSD2
      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 30 Jan 2017 Location Brussels
      Subject Financial services agenda
      Cabinet Cabinet of President Jean-Claude Juncker
      Portfolio President
      Commission
      • Paulina Dejmek Hack (Cabinet member)
    • Date 30 Jan 2017 Location Brussels, Belgium
      Subject AMLD
      Cabinet Cabinet of Commissioner Věra Jourová
      Portfolio Justice, Consumers and Gender Equality
      Commission
      • Isabelle Perignon (Cabinet member)
    • Date 23 May 2016 Location WHS Istanbul
      Subject private sector engagement in humanitarian aid
      Cabinet Cabinet of Commissioner Christos Stylianides
      Portfolio Humanitarian Aid &amp; Crisis Management
      Commission
      • Christos Stylianides (Commissioner)
    • Date 03 Feb 2016 Location Brussels, Belgium
      Subject Combating terrorist financing
      Cabinet Cabinet of Commissioner Věra Jourová
      Portfolio Justice, Consumers and Gender Equality
      Commission
      • Isabelle Perignon (Cabinet member)
    • Date 28 Jan 2016 Location Brussels
      Subject Action against terrorist financing/Prepaid cards
      Cabinet Cabinet of President Jean-Claude Juncker
      Portfolio President
      Commission
      • Paulina Dejmek Hack (Cabinet member)
    • Date 28 Jan 2016 Location Brussels
      Subject Combatting terrorist financing
      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 27 Jan 2016 Location Brussels
      Subject Prepaid cards fraud
      Cabinet Cabinet of Vice-President Jyrki Katainen
      Portfolio Jobs, Growth, Investment and Competitiveness
      Commission
      • Marlene Madsen (Cabinet member)
    • Date 28 Sep 2015 Location Brussels, Belgium
      Subject Data protection
      Cabinet Cabinet of Commissioner Věra Jourová
      Portfolio Justice, Consumers and Gender Equality
      Commission
      • Kevin O'Connell (Cabinet member)
    • Date 11 May 2015 Location Brussels
      Subject Financial Services Policy
      Cabinet Cabinet of Commissioner Jonathan Hill
      Portfolio Financial Stability, Financial Services and Capital Markets Union
      Commission
      • Denzil Davidson (Cabinet member)
    • Date 11 May 2015 Location European Commission- Berlaymont
      Subject Development of electronic payment systems in Europe
      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 Dec 2014 Location Brussels
      Subject Financial Services Policy
      Cabinet Cabinet of Commissioner Jonathan Hill
      Portfolio Financial Stability, Financial Services and Capital Markets Union
      Commission
      • Denzil Davidson (Cabinet member)
      Other Lobbyists
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