Pappas & Associates

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Overview

Lobbying Costs

75,000€

Financial year: Jan 2018 - Dec 2018

Lobbyists (Full time equivalent)

1.75 Fte (7)

Lobbyists with EP accreditation

4

High-level Commission meetings

2

Lobbying Costs over the years

  • Info

    Pappas & Associates   (P&A)

    EU Transparency Register

    312274317374-38 First registered on 15 May 2015

    Goals / Remit

    P&A's attorneys and experts combine technical/legal expertise with an acute understanding of the complex political context in which Community Law is formulated, applied, and interpreted. Hence, P&A offers EU and other international companies an insight into European Union related affairs with the view to anticipating problems, capitalising on opportunities in a proactive manner and effectively tackling them before the European Commission, the European Parliament and the Council, otherwise before the European Ombudsman or ultimately the General Court and the Court of Justice of the European Union.

    Main EU files targeted

    Antitrust
    State aids
    Internal Market (public procurement-technical notifications-free movement of goods, services, capitals and persons)
    Fundamental rights and protection of personal data (GDPR)
    Access to documents
    Health and food safety (PPP and biocides; EFSA and ECHA proceedings; TPD)
    Competition (SAM)
    Banking Union
    Environment (Sulphur Directive)
    Digital Single Market
    Internal Energy Market
    Audits and OLAF cases
    Staff Regulations

    Address

    Head Office
    Stevin 49-51
    Brussels 1000
    BELGIUM
  • People

    Total lobbyists declared

    7

    Employment timeLobbyists
    25%7

    Lobbyists (Full time equivalent)

    1.75

    Lobbyists with EP accreditation

    All Lobbyists with EP accreditation over time

    4 accreditations were / are live (in bold) for the selected state of 08 Dec 2022

    Name Start date End Date
    Mr Spyridon PAPPAS 22 Feb 2020 19 Feb 2021
    Mr Athos PAPPAS 19 Feb 2020 18 Feb 2021
    Ms Margaux CONIL-SEON 19 Feb 2020 18 Feb 2021
    Ms Nikoleta KYRIAZOPOULOU 19 Feb 2020 18 Feb 2021

    Complementary Information

    P&A besides its Brussels team counts on the interactive and ongoing cooperation with a number of law firms / consultancies in the Member States

    Person in charge of EU relations

    Mr Hans Mattaar (Senior Adviser)

    Person with legal responsibility

    Mr Spyros Pappas (Managing Partner)

  • Categories

    Category

    I - Professional consultancies/law firms/self-employed consultants

    Subcategory

    Law firms

  • Networking

    Affiliation

    Centre of Social Responsibility in the Digital Age
    Brussels Hellenic Network ARGO

    Member organisations

    None declared

  • Financial Data

    Closed financial year

    Jan 2018 - Dec 2018

    Lobbying costs for closed financial year

    75,000€

    Other financial info

    No purely lobbying activity is carried out by P&A, the main activity and focus being legal advice and litigation. Not strictly speaking legal action (i.e. advocacy) is very limited and taken only in support and in relation to the relevant legal activity (complaints or legal advice). Hence, it is very difficult to define a budget allocated to policy activities that accompany the legal action.

  • EU Structures

    Groups (European Commission)

    none

    Groups (European Parliament)

    None

    Other activities

    The firm’s main areas of focus concentrate on competition law (antitrust, merger and acquisitions, state aids), public procurement, chemicals, cosmetics and medical products, air and water pollution, Natura, waste, animal welfare, consumer protection, feed additives, food law, health claims, labeling, plant protection products, authorisations and data sharing, audiovisual policy, advertising rights, digital safety, internet privacy, legal review of audits and OLAF cases, public v. private broadcasting, sport policy, EU and WTO, liberalization of energy markets (electricity), renewable sources, maritime transport (classification societies), aviation, road safety and emissions, taxation and excise duties, financial services and banking sector. Pappas & Associates also advises staff of the European Institutions and defends them before the European Union Civil Service Tribunal.
    Finally, in parallel to the legal advice and litigation, Pappas & Associates organises policy oriented round tables and also publishes regular and neutral updates of EU issues and practices.

  • Meetings

    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.

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