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Overview

Lobbying Costs

300,000€ - 399,999€

Financial year: Jan 2021 - Dec 2021

Lobbyists (Full time equivalent)

5.4 Fte (9)

Lobbyists with EP accreditation

10

High-level Commission meetings

45

Lobbying Costs over the years

  • Info

    Sky Group   (SKY)

    EU Transparency Register

    62536168216-12 First registered on 01 Mar 2012

    Goals / Remit

    Sky is Europe’s leading media and entertainment company and is proud to be part of the Comcast group. Across six countries, we connect our 23.4 million customers to the best entertainment, sports, news, arts and our own award-winning original content. Our technology like the recently launched Sky Glass connects people to everything they love. Our streaming service NOW brings viewers the flexibility of a contract-free service. Our new B2B broadband provider, Sky Connect, offers superfast broadband. We are doubling our investment in original content by 2024 through our new Sky Studios Elstree. Sky News provides impartial and trustworthy journalism for free and Sky Sports brings customers some of the best global sporting events. We’re committed to being Europe’s first net zero carbon entertainment company by 2030. We're committed to investing 35 million euros over three years to improve our approach to diversity and inclusion.

    Main EU files targeted

    DSA, DMA, Copyright, Audiovisual Media, Electronic Communications, AI, E-Commerce, IPR Enforcement, Culture, Competition, Consumer rights, Privacy, Green New Deal.

    Address

    Head Office
    Grant Way
    Isleworth, Middlesex TW75QD
    UNITED KINGDOM
    EU Office
    Rue Montoyer 47
    Bruxelles 1000
    BELGIUM

    Website

  • People

    Total lobbyists declared

    9

    Employment timeLobbyists
    100%5
    10%4

    Lobbyists (Full time equivalent)

    5.4

    Lobbyists with EP accreditation

    All Lobbyists with EP accreditation over time

    10 accreditations were / are live (in bold) for the selected state of 02 Feb 2023

    Name Start date End Date
    Ms Caroline HANDFORD CHMAJ 19 Jan 2023 31 Mar 2023
    Mr Marco VALENTINI 20 Oct 2022 19 Oct 2023
    Mr DANIEL FRIEDLAENDER 20 Oct 2022 19 Oct 2023
    Saoirse Eireann NI CHUILLEAGAIN 19 Oct 2022 18 Oct 2023
    Ms Julia PIASECZNY 19 Oct 2022 18 Oct 2023
    Ms Benedetta FRIGIERI 19 Oct 2022 18 Oct 2023
    Mr Juergen HOFMANN 19 Oct 2022 18 Oct 2023
    Mr Jean-Baptiste Amilhat 08 Oct 2022 06 Oct 2023
    Mr John Robert VAN DEN BERG 05 Oct 2022 03 Oct 2023
    Ms Giulia Iop 10 Jun 2022 09 Jun 2023
    Ms Benedetta FRIGIERI 29 Sep 2021 29 Sep 2022
    Ms Julia PIASECZNY 28 Sep 2021 28 Sep 2022
    Mr Juergen HOFMANN 28 Sep 2021 28 Sep 2022
    Mr Marco VALENTINI 28 Sep 2021 28 Sep 2022
    Mr John Robert VAN DEN BERG 17 Sep 2021 15 Sep 2022
    Mr Jean-Baptiste Amilhat 17 Sep 2021 15 Sep 2022
    Mr Alberto Mittestainer 17 Sep 2021 15 Dec 2021
    Mr DANIEL FRIEDLAENDER 17 Sep 2021 15 Sep 2022
    Ms Melissa COLUSSI 12 Feb 2020 01 Sep 2020
    Mr DANIEL FRIEDLAENDER 10 Jan 2020 09 Jan 2021
    Mr Jean-Baptiste Amilhat 10 Jan 2020 09 Jan 2021
    Mr Marco VALENTINI 20 Sep 2019 19 Sep 2020
    Mr Juergen HOFMANN 12 Sep 2019 01 Oct 2020
    Ms Friederike Lina SCHÜLER 12 Sep 2019 01 Oct 2020
    Mr Alfredo BORGIA 11 Sep 2019 11 Sep 2020
    Ms Francesca FERRAZZA 10 Sep 2019 10 Sep 2020
    Ms Melissa COLUSSI 06 Sep 2019 12 Feb 2020
    Mr Alberto Mittestainer 27 Aug 2019 27 Aug 2020
    Ms Eva Flecken 11 May 2019 09 May 2020
    Mr DANIEL FRIEDLAENDER 29 Jan 2019 10 Jan 2020
    Mr Jean-Baptiste Amilhat 24 Jan 2019 10 Jan 2020
    Ms Juliet Elizabeth POOLE 06 Dec 2018 06 Jun 2019
    Mr Alberto Mittestainer 23 Aug 2018 27 Aug 2019
    Mr Stefano Ciullo 23 Aug 2018 31 Aug 2019
    Ms Nicole GERLIS BLEIER 09 May 2018 01 Dec 2018
    Ms Eva Flecken 09 May 2018 09 May 2019
    Mr DANIEL FRIEDLAENDER 21 Mar 2018 29 Jan 2019
    Mr Jean-Baptiste Amilhat 01 Feb 2018 24 Jan 2019
    Mr Stefano Ciullo 13 Sep 2017 23 Aug 2018
    Mr Alberto Mittestainer 02 Sep 2017 23 Aug 2018
    Ms Eva Flecken 12 May 2017 29 Apr 2018
    Mr Jean-Baptiste Amilhat 25 Apr 2017 01 Feb 2018
    Mr DANIEL FRIEDLAENDER 20 Mar 2017 07 Mar 2018
    Mr Stefano Ciullo 30 Sep 2016 13 Sep 2017
    Mr Alberto Mittestainer 25 Aug 2016 24 Aug 2017
    Mr DANIEL FRIEDLAENDER 10 Mar 2016 10 Mar 2017
    Mr david wheeldon 10 Mar 2016 10 Mar 2017
    Mr Friedlaender Daniel 10 Mar 2016 26 Apr 2016
    Philip Pilcher 20 Oct 2015 16 Oct 2016
    Peter WILDING 01 Mar 2012 02 Mar 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

    Association of Commercial Television in Europe (ACT);
    Audiovisual Anti-Piracy Alliance (AAPA);
    European Group of Television Advertising (EGTA);
    Mobile Virtual Network Operators Europe (MVNO Europe);
    Fair Standards Alliance (FSA);
    World Federation of Advertisers (WFA);
    European Competitive Telecommunications Association (ECTA).
    The European Video On Demand Coalition (the European VOD coalition)

    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

    300,000€ - 399,999€

    Major contributions in closed year

    None declared

    Intermediaries for closed year

    None declared

    Intermediaries for current year

    None declared

    Closed year Costs

    300,000€ - 399,999€

    Other financial info

    None declared

  • EU Structures

    Groups (European Commission)

    none

    Groups (European Parliament)

    N/A
    European Internet Forum.

    Other activities

    None declared

  • Meetings

    Meetings

    45 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 18 Jan 2023 Location Brussels
      Subject Telecommunication
      Cabinet Cabinet of Executive Vice-President Margrethe Vestager
      Portfolio Europe Fit for Digital Age
      Commission
      • Werner Stengg (Cabinet member)
    • Date 28 Oct 2021 Location videoconference
      Subject Italian situation regarding co-investment pursuant to EECC
      Cabinet Cabinet of Commissioner Thierry Breton
      Portfolio Internal Market
      Commission
      • Filomena Chirico (Cabinet member)
      Other Lobbyists
    • Date 05 Feb 2020 Location Brussels
      Subject Audiovisual media
      Cabinet Cabinet of President Ursula von der Leyen
      Portfolio President
      Commission
      • Anthony Whelan (Cabinet member)
    • Date 04 Feb 2020 Location Brussels, Belgium
      Subject Exchange on audio-visual and media policy
      Cabinet Cabinet of Commissioner Thierry Breton
      Portfolio Internal Market
      Commission
      • Agnieszka Skonieczna (Cabinet member)
      • Filomena Chirico (Cabinet member)
      • Thierry Breton (Commissioner)
    • Date 04 Feb 2020 Location Brussels
      Subject Sustainability, Plastics and the Green Deal
      Cabinet Cabinet of Executive Vice-President Frans Timmermans
      Portfolio European Green Deal
      Commission
      • Frans Timmermans (Executive Vice-President)
    • Date 04 Feb 2020 Location Brussels
      Subject Digital policy
      Cabinet Cabinet of Executive Vice-President Margrethe Vestager
      Portfolio Europe Fit for Digital Age
      Commission
      • Werner Stengg (Cabinet member)
      • Margrethe Vestager (Executive Vice-President)
      • Christiane Canenbley (Cabinet member)
      Other Lobbyists
    • Date 04 Feb 2019 Location Brussels
      Subject digital single Market
      Cabinet Cabinet of Commissioner Tibor Navracsics
      Portfolio Education, Culture, Youth and Sport
      Commission
      • Szabolcs Horvath (Cabinet member)
    • Date 17 May 2018 Location Brussels
      Subject Circular Economy
      Cabinet Cabinet of Vice-President Jyrki Katainen
      Portfolio Jobs, Growth, Investment and Competitiveness
      Commission
      • Jyrki Katainen (Vice-President)
    • Date 04 May 2018 Location Brussels, BERL
      Subject discussion on plastics
      Cabinet Cabinet of First Vice-President Frans Timmermans
      Portfolio Better Regulation, Interinstitutional Relations, the Rule of Law and the Charter of Fundamental Rights
      Commission
      • Helena Braun (Cabinet member)
    • Date 20 Mar 2018 Location Brussels, Belgium
      Subject Digital Single Market
      Cabinet Cabinet of President Jean-Claude Juncker
      Portfolio President
      Commission
      • Christiane Canenbley (Cabinet member)
      Other Lobbyists
    • Date 20 Mar 2018 Location Brussels
      Subject Platform regulation
      Cabinet Cabinet of Vice-President Andrus Ansip
      Portfolio Digital Single Market
      Commission
      • Stig Joergen Gren (Cabinet member)
    • Date 13 Mar 2018 Location Brussels
      Subject implementation of Plastic Strategy
      Cabinet Cabinet of First Vice-President Frans Timmermans
      Portfolio Better Regulation, Interinstitutional Relations, the Rule of Law and the Charter of Fundamental Rights
      Commission
      • Helena Braun (Cabinet member)
    • Date 26 Feb 2018 Location Brussels
      Subject Ocean conservation, blue economy, Our Ocean Conference
      Cabinet Cabinet of Vice-President Karmenu Vella
      Portfolio Environment, Maritime Affairs and Fisheries
      Commission
      • Brian Synnott (Cabinet member)
      • Andras Inotai (Cabinet member)
    • Date 21 Feb 2018 Location Brussels
      Subject Platforms, illegal content online
      Cabinet Cabinet of Vice-President Andrus Ansip
      Portfolio Digital Single Market
      Commission
      • Stig Joergen Gren (Cabinet member)
    • Date 21 Feb 2018 Location Brussels
      Subject Platforms and Copyright
      Cabinet Cabinet of Commissioner Tibor Navracsics
      Portfolio Education, Culture, Youth and Sport
      Commission
      • Szabolcs Horvath (Cabinet member)
    • Date 20 Feb 2018 Location Brussels
      Subject Ocean conservation, blue economy, Our Ocean Conference
      Cabinet Cabinet of Vice-President Karmenu Vella
      Portfolio Environment, Maritime Affairs and Fisheries
      Commission
      • Karmenu Vella (Commissioner)
      • Andras Inotai (Cabinet member)
    • Date 20 Feb 2018 Location Brussels
      Subject Electronic Communications Code, Disinformation Online, AVMSD, Copyright
      Cabinet Cabinet of Commissioner Mariya Gabriel
      Portfolio Digital Economy and Society
      Commission
      • Mariya Gabriel (Commissioner)
    • Date 20 Feb 2018 Location Brussels, BERL
      Subject Discussion on Plastic Strategy and 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
      Commission
      • Frans Timmermans (First Vice-President)
    • Date 20 Feb 2018 Location Brussels
      Subject Cybersecurity
      Cabinet Cabinet of Commissioner Julian King
      Portfolio Security Union
      Commission
      • Julian King (Commissioner)
    • Date 23 Jan 2018 Location Brussels, Belgium
      Subject on the regulation of Internet
      Cabinet Cabinet of Commissioner Věra Jourová
      Portfolio Justice, Consumers and Gender Equality
      Commission
      • Eduard Hulicius (Cabinet member)
    • Date 10 Jan 2018 Location Brussels
      Subject our ocean conference, blue growth, plastics strategy
      Cabinet Cabinet of Vice-President Karmenu Vella
      Portfolio Environment, Maritime Affairs and Fisheries
      Commission
      • Brian Synnott (Cabinet member)
      • Aurore Maillet (Cabinet member)
      • Andras Inotai (Cabinet member)
    • Date 04 Oct 2017 Location Malta
      Subject Sky engagement in Our Oceans conference 4-7 October Malta
      Cabinet Cabinet of Vice-President Karmenu Vella
      Portfolio Environment, Maritime Affairs and Fisheries
      Commission
      • Karmenu Vella (Commissioner)
    • Date 03 Oct 2017 Location Brussels
      Subject EU measures against counterfeiting
      Cabinet Cabinet of Vice-President Jyrki Katainen
      Portfolio Jobs, Growth, Investment and Competitiveness
      Commission
      • Marika Lautso-Mousnier (Cabinet member)
      Other Lobbyists
    • Date 02 Oct 2017 Location Brussels
      Subject SatCab
      Cabinet Cabinet of Vice-President Andrus Ansip
      Portfolio Digital Single Market
      Commission
      • Stig Joergen Gren (Cabinet member)
    • Date 05 Sep 2017 Location Brussels, Belgium
      Subject DSM, The Copyright Directive and Broadcasting Regulation, IPRED
      Cabinet Cabinet of Commissioner Mariya Gabriel
      Portfolio Digital Economy and Society
      Commission
      • Manuel Mateo-Goyet (Cabinet member)
    • Date 05 Sep 2017 Location Brussels
      Subject Digital Single Market
      Cabinet Cabinet of Commissioner Tibor Navracsics
      Portfolio Education, Culture, Youth and Sport
      Commission
      • Szabolcs Horvath (Cabinet member)
    • Date 04 Sep 2017 Location Brussels
      Subject AVMSD, copyright, satellite and cable directive
      Cabinet Cabinet of Vice-President Andrus Ansip
      Portfolio Digital Single Market
      Commission
      • Andrus Ansip (Vice-President)
      • Stig Joergen Gren (Cabinet member)
    • Date 04 Sep 2017 Location Brussels
      Subject Role of platforms and creative sectors for Skills and Jobs
      Cabinet Cabinet of Vice-President Jyrki Katainen
      Portfolio Jobs, Growth, Investment and Competitiveness
      Commission
      • Filomena Chirico (Cabinet member)
    • Date 27 Apr 2017 Location Brussels
      Subject Revision of the Directive on Intellectual Property Rights Enforcement
      Cabinet Cabinet of Vice-President Andrus Ansip
      Portfolio Digital Single Market
      Commission
      • Stig Joergen Gren (Cabinet member)
      Other Lobbyists
    • Date 09 Nov 2016 Location Brussels
      Subject Copyright, crossborder access to the content
      Cabinet Cabinet of Vice-President Andrus Ansip
      Portfolio Digital Single Market
      Commission
      • Stig Joergen Gren (Cabinet member)
    • Date 09 Nov 2016 Location BXL
      Subject copyright
      Commission
      • Anna Herold (Cabinet member)
      Other Lobbyists
    • Date 29 Jun 2016 Location Brussels
      Subject Annual Reception
      Cabinet Cabinet of Commissioner Phil Hogan
      Portfolio Agriculture &amp; Rural Development
      Commission
      • Shane Sutherland (Cabinet member)
    • Date 29 Jun 2016 Location Brussels
      Subject DSM
      Commission
      • Markus Schulte (Cabinet member)
    • Date 18 Mar 2016 Location Brussels
      Subject Presentation of Sky's new digital services
      Cabinet Cabinet of Commissioner Tibor Navracsics
      Portfolio Education, Culture, Youth and Sport
      Commission
      • Szabolcs Horvath (Cabinet member)
    • Date 01 Mar 2016 Location Brussels
      Subject Digital Single Market
      Cabinet Cabinet of Commissioner Tibor Navracsics
      Portfolio Education, Culture, Youth and Sport
      Commission
      • Tibor Navracsics (Commissioner)
    • Date 01 Mar 2016 Location Brussels
      Subject Copyright, AVMSD
      Cabinet Cabinet of Vice-President Andrus Ansip
      Portfolio Digital Single Market
      Commission
      • Stig Joergen Gren (Cabinet member)
      • Andrus Ansip (Vice-President)
    • Date 01 Mar 2016 Location Brussels
      Subject DSM
      Commission
      • Günther Oettinger (Commissioner)
    • Date 17 Nov 2015 Location Brussels
      Subject Financial Policy
      Cabinet Cabinet of Commissioner Jonathan Hill
      Portfolio Financial Stability, Financial Services and Capital Markets Union
      Commission
      • Matthew Baldwin (Cabinet member)
      Other Lobbyists
    • Date 17 Nov 2015 Location Brussels
      Subject Digital Single Market
      Cabinet Cabinet of Commissioner Tibor Navracsics
      Portfolio Education, Culture, Youth and Sport
      Commission
      • Szabolcs Horvath (Cabinet member)
    • Date 17 Nov 2015 Location BXL
      Subject copyright
      Commission
      • Anna Herold (Cabinet member)
      Other Lobbyists
    • Date 03 Jun 2015 Location Brussels
      Subject Digital sector
      Cabinet Cabinet of Commissioner Tibor Navracsics
      Portfolio Education, Culture, Youth and Sport
      Commission
      • Tibor Navracsics (Commissioner)
      • Adrienn Kiraly (Cabinet member)
    • Date 03 Jun 2015 Location Brussels
      Subject Media services, copyright, broadcasting
      Cabinet Cabinet of Vice-President Andrus Ansip
      Portfolio Digital Single Market
      Commission
      • Stig Joergen Gren (Cabinet member)
      • Andrus Ansip (Vice-President)
    • Date 03 Jun 2015 Location Brussels
      Subject DSM
      Commission
      • Michael Hager (Cabinet member)
      • Günther Oettinger (Commissioner)
      Other Lobbyists
    • Date 12 May 2015 Location Brussels, Belgium
      Subject Digital Single Market
      Cabinet Cabinet of President Jean-Claude Juncker
      Portfolio President
      Commission
      • Pauline Rouch (Cabinet member)
    • Date 12 May 2015 Location Brussels
      Subject Digital Single Market
      Commission
      • Robert Madelin (Director-General)
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