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Overview

Lobbying Costs

300,000€ - 399,999€

Financial year: Jan 2022 - Dec 2022

Lobbyists (Full time equivalent)

4.4 Fte (8)

Lobbyists with EP accreditation

4

High-level Commission meetings

48

Lobbying Costs over the years

  • Info

    Sky Group   (SKY)

    EU Transparency Register

    62536168216-12 First registered on 01 Mar 2012

    Goals / Remit

    Sky is one of Europe’s leading media and entertainment companies and is part of Comcast Corporation, a global media and technology company that connects people to moments and experiences that matter. At Sky we Believe in Better. It’s in our DNA.

    We’re famous for innovation. We offer streaming services NOW and WOW; the world’s smartest TV, Sky Glass; and the best aggregation platform, Sky Q. We provide connectivity you can count on in mobile, and fast, secure, reliable residential and business broadband.

    We’re Europe’s premium content producer. We create award-winning original content, produce the biggest live sporting events, and we provide free access to news and the arts.

    We believe that we can have a positive impact on society, by supporting and creating tens of thousands of jobs, addressing digital inequality, being a diverse and inclusive employer, and becoming net zero carbon by 2030.

    Main EU files targeted

    Media Freedom Act, Telecom, Network Fees, Piracy, 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

    8

    Employment timeLobbyists
    100%4
    10%4

    Lobbyists (Full time equivalent)

    4.4

    Lobbyists with EP accreditation

    All Lobbyists with EP accreditation over time

    4 accreditations were / are live (in bold) for the selected state of 04 Mar 2024

    Name Start date End Date
    Ms Saoirse Eireann NI CHUILLEAGAIN 18 Oct 2023 17 Oct 2024
    Mr John Robert VAN DEN BERG 18 Oct 2023 17 Oct 2024
    Mr Jean-Baptiste Amilhat 18 Oct 2023 17 Oct 2024
    Ms Saoirse Eireann NI CHUILLEAGAIN 19 Oct 2022 18 Oct 2023
    Mr Martyn Alan Norman LEE 20 Sep 2023 15 Nov 2023
    Ms Giulia Iop 30 Jun 2023 28 Jun 2024
    Ms Caroline HANDFORD CHMAJ 19 Jan 2023 01 Apr 2023
    Mr Marco VALENTINI 20 Oct 2022 20 Oct 2023
    Mr DANIEL FRIEDLAENDER 20 Oct 2022 31 Aug 2023
    Saoirse Eireann NI CHUILLEAGAIN 19 Oct 2022 16 Oct 2023
    Ms Julia PIASECZNY 19 Oct 2022 19 Oct 2023
    Ms Benedetta FRIGIERI 19 Oct 2022 19 Oct 2023
    Mr Juergen HOFMANN 19 Oct 2022 31 Aug 2023
    Mr Jean-Baptiste Amilhat 08 Oct 2022 07 Oct 2023
    Mr John Robert VAN DEN BERG 05 Oct 2022 04 Oct 2023
    Ms Giulia Iop 10 Jun 2022 10 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 2022 - Dec 2022

    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.

    Communication activities

    None

    Other activities

    None declared

  • Meetings

    Meetings

    48 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 02 May 2023 Location Brussels
      Subject Copyright
      Cabinet Cabinet of Commissioner Thierry Breton
      Portfolio Internal Market
      Attending
      • Eleonora Ocello (Cabinet member)
    • Date 25 Apr 2023 Location Brussels
      Subject Introductory Meeting
      Cabinet Cabinet of Commissioner Mairead Mcguinness
      Portfolio Financial services, financial stability and Capital Markets Union
      Attending
      • Patricia Reilly (Cabinet member)
    • Date 18 Jan 2023 Location Brussels
      Subject Telecommunication
      Cabinet Cabinet of Executive Vice-President Margrethe Vestager
      Portfolio Europe Fit for Digital Age
      Attending
      • 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
      Attending
      • 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
      Attending
      • 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
      Attending
      • Thierry Breton (Commissioner)
      • Agnieszka Skonieczna (Cabinet member)
      • Filomena Chirico (Cabinet member)
    • 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
      Attending
      • 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
      Attending
      • Christiane Canenbley (Cabinet member)
      • Werner Stengg (Cabinet member)
      • Margrethe Vestager (Executive Vice-President)
      Other Lobbyists
    • Date 04 Feb 2019 Location Brussels
      Subject digital single Market
      Cabinet Cabinet of Commissioner Tibor Navracsics
      Portfolio Education, Culture, Youth and Sport
      Attending
      • 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
      Attending
      • 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
      Attending
      • Helena Braun (Cabinet member)
    • Date 20 Mar 2018 Location Brussels, Belgium
      Subject Digital Single Market
      Cabinet Cabinet of President Jean-Claude Juncker
      Portfolio President
      Attending
      • 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
      Attending
      • 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
      Attending
      • 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
      Attending
      • Andras Inotai (Cabinet member)
      • Brian Synnott (Cabinet member)
    • Date 21 Feb 2018 Location Brussels
      Subject Platforms, illegal content online
      Cabinet Cabinet of Vice-President Andrus Ansip
      Portfolio Digital Single Market
      Attending
      • 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
      Attending
      • 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
      Attending
      • 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
      Attending
      • 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
      Attending
      • Frans Timmermans (First Vice-President)
    • Date 20 Feb 2018 Location Brussels
      Subject Cybersecurity
      Cabinet Cabinet of Commissioner Julian King
      Portfolio Security Union
      Attending
      • 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
      Attending
      • 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
      Attending
      • Aurore Maillet (Cabinet member)
      • Brian Synnott (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
      Attending
      • 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
      Attending
      • 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
      Attending
      • 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
      Attending
      • 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
      Attending
      • 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
      Attending
      • Stig Joergen Gren (Cabinet member)
      • Andrus Ansip (Vice-President)
    • 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
      Attending
      • 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
      Attending
      • 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
      Attending
      • Stig Joergen Gren (Cabinet member)
    • Date 09 Nov 2016 Location BXL
      Subject copyright
      DG Günther Oettinger
      Attending
      • 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
      Attending
      • Shane Sutherland (Cabinet member)
    • Date 29 Jun 2016 Location Brussels
      Subject DSM
      DG Günther Oettinger
      Attending
      • 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
      Attending
      • 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
      Attending
      • Tibor Navracsics (Commissioner)
    • Date 01 Mar 2016 Location Brussels
      Subject Copyright, AVMSD
      Cabinet Cabinet of Vice-President Andrus Ansip
      Portfolio Digital Single Market
      Attending
      • Stig Joergen Gren (Cabinet member)
      • Andrus Ansip (Vice-President)
    • Date 01 Mar 2016 Location Brussels
      Subject DSM
      DG Günther Oettinger
      Attending
      • 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
      Attending
      • 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
      Attending
      • Szabolcs Horvath (Cabinet member)
    • Date 17 Nov 2015 Location BXL
      Subject copyright
      DG Günther Oettinger
      Attending
      • 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
      Attending
      • Adrienn Kiraly (Cabinet member)
      • Tibor Navracsics (Commissioner)
    • Date 03 Jun 2015 Location Brussels
      Subject Media services, copyright, broadcasting
      Cabinet Cabinet of Vice-President Andrus Ansip
      Portfolio Digital Single Market
      Attending
      • Andrus Ansip (Vice-President)
      • Stig Joergen Gren (Cabinet member)
    • Date 03 Jun 2015 Location Brussels
      Subject DSM
      DG Günther Oettinger
      Attending
      • Michael Hager (Cabinet member)
      • Günther Oettinger (Commissioner)
      Other Lobbyists
    • Date 12 May 2015 Location Brussels
      Subject Digital Single Market
      DG Communications Networks, Content and Technology
      Attending
      • Robert Madelin (Director-General)
    • Date 12 May 2015 Location Brussels, Belgium
      Subject Digital Single Market
      Cabinet Cabinet of President Jean-Claude Juncker
      Portfolio President
      Attending
      • Pauline Rouch (Cabinet member)
    • Date 12 May 2015 Location Brussels
      Subject Digital Single Market
      DG Communications Networks, Content and Technology
      Attending
      • Robert Madelin (Director-General)
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