Society for Worldwide Interbank Financial Telecommunication

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Overview

Lobbying Costs

50,000€ - 99,999€

Financial year: Jan 2021 - Dec 2021

Lobbyists (Full time equivalent)

2 Fte (4)

Lobbyists with EP accreditation

1

High-level Commission meetings

17

Lobbying Costs over the years

  • Info

    Society for Worldwide Interbank Financial Telecommunication   (SWIFT)

    EU Transparency Register

    011095511691-05 First registered on 20 Aug 2013

    Goals / Remit

    SWIFT is a member-owned cooperative through which the financial world conducts its business operations with speed, certainty and confidence. More than 11,000 financial institutions and corporations in over 200 countries trust us every day to exchange millions of standardised financial messages. This activity involves the secure exchange of proprietary data while ensuring its confidentiality and integrity. Our role is two-fold. We provide the proprietary communications platform, products and services that allow our customers to connect and exchange financial information securely and reliably. We also act as the catalyst that brings the financial community together to work collaboratively to shape market practice, define standards and consider solutions to issues of mutual interest.

    Main EU files targeted

    Payments regulation and topics; PSD2, SEPA, instant payments, digital euro & fintech related legislation, Cybersecurity; NIS, NIS2, DORA, Securities regulation; CSDR, EMIR, MiFID, Foreign Policy and sanctions, Anti-money laundering, Tracking of Terrorist Financing, Data Protection

    Our responses to public consultations can be found here:
    https://www.swift.com/about-us/consultation-responses

    Address

    Head Office
    Avenue Adele, 1
    La Hulpe 1310
    BELGIUM
    EU Office
    Avenue Adele, 1
    La Hulpe 1310
    BELGIUM

    Website

  • People

    Total lobbyists declared

    4

    Employment timeLobbyists
    75%1
    50%2
    25%1

    Lobbyists (Full time equivalent)

    2

    Lobbyists with EP accreditation

    All Lobbyists with EP accreditation over time

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

    Name Start date End Date
    Ms Matilda WALLMON 19 Mar 2022 17 Mar 2023
    Mr Dario la Nasa 09 Jan 2020 07 Jan 2021
    Ms Natasha de Teran 21 Nov 2018 20 Nov 2019
    Mr Dario la Nasa 21 Nov 2018 20 Nov 2019
    Ms Natasha de Teran 01 Oct 2017 21 Sep 2018
    Mr Dario la Nasa 01 Oct 2017 21 Sep 2018
    Mr Dario la Nasa 10 Oct 2016 06 Oct 2017
    Ms Rachel Lindsay 12 May 2016 11 May 2017
    Ms Natasha de Teran 12 May 2016 11 May 2017
    Mr Dario la Nasa 15 Oct 2015 13 Oct 2016
    Ms Rachel Lindsay 28 May 2015 26 May 2016
    Ms Natasha de Teran 28 May 2015 26 May 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

    Category

    Companies & groups

  • Networking

    Affiliation

    AmCham (EU)
    ICMA
    Eurofi
    The City UK
    ITI
    IIF

    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

    50,000€ - 99,999€

    Major contributions in closed year

    None declared

    Intermediaries for closed year

    NameAmount
    kreab 100,000€ - 199,999€

    Intermediaries for current year

    Name
    kreab

    Closed year Costs

    50,000€ - 99,999€

    Other financial info

    None declared

  • EU Structures

    Groups (European Commission)

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

    Groups (European Parliament)

    N/A

    Other activities

    None declared

  • Meetings

    Meetings

    17 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 08 Sep 2022 Location Prague
      Subject Application of sanctions to Russia
      Cabinet Cabinet of Executive Vice-President Valdis Dombrovskis
      Portfolio An Economy that Works for People
      Commission
      • Valdis Dombrovskis (Executive Vice-President)
    • Date 08 Sep 2022 Location Prague
      Subject Instant payments and sanctions
      Cabinet Cabinet of Commissioner Mairead Mcguinness
      Portfolio Financial services, financial stability and Capital Markets Union
      Commission
      • Tommy De Temmerman (Cabinet member)
      • Paul Moley (Cabinet member)
      • Mairead McGuinness (Commissioner)
    • Date 10 Jun 2022 Location Bruessels
      Subject Global finance, Sanctions
      Commission
      • John Berrigan (Director-General)
    • Date 08 Apr 2022 Location Virtual
      Subject Sanctions
      Cabinet Cabinet of Commissioner Mairead Mcguinness
      Portfolio Financial services, financial stability and Capital Markets Union
      Commission
      • Mairead McGuinness (Commissioner)
    • Date 17 Dec 2021 Location online
      Subject discussion on cross-border payments
      Cabinet Cabinet of Commissioner Mairead Mcguinness
      Portfolio Financial services, financial stability and Capital Markets Union
      Commission
      • Nicolo Brignoli (Cabinet member)
      • Florian Denis (Cabinet member)
    • Date 23 Oct 2020 Location virtual
      Subject European payments infrastructure, International role of the euro
      Cabinet Cabinet of Executive Vice-President Valdis Dombrovskis
      Portfolio An Economy that Works for People
      Commission
      • Valdis Dombrovskis (Executive Vice-President)
    • Date 15 Oct 2018 Location Brussels
      Subject International payments system
      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
      • Valdis Dombrovskis (Vice-President)
      • Kai Wynands (Cabinet member)
      • Jan Ceyssens (Cabinet member)
    • Date 15 Oct 2018 Location Brussels
      Subject developments around the JCPOA
      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
      • Valdis Dombrovskis (Vice-President)
      • Elina Melngaile (Cabinet member)
    • Date 23 Jan 2018 Location Brussels
      Subject Commission's digital tax proposals: informative exchange of views. Multinationals concerned about impact of change
      Cabinet Cabinet of Commissioner Pierre Moscovici
      Portfolio Economic and Financial Affairs, Taxation and Customs
      Commission
      • Lucie Mattera (Cabinet member)
      • David Boublil (Cabinet member)
      Other Lobbyists
    • Date 12 Jan 2018 Location Brussels
      Subject Cybersecurity
      Cabinet Cabinet of Commissioner Mariya Gabriel
      Portfolio Digital Economy and Society
      Commission
      • Carl-Christian Buhr (Cabinet member)
    • Date 22 Jun 2017 Location Brussels
      Subject Developments in the cyber security
      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 17 Oct 2016 Location Brussels, Belgium
      Subject GDPR
      Cabinet Cabinet of Commissioner Věra Jourová
      Portfolio Justice, Consumers and Gender Equality
      Commission
      • Kevin O'Connell (Cabinet member)
    • Date 01 Feb 2016 Location Brussels
      Subject EU counterterrorism efforts
      Cabinet Cabinet of Commissioner Dimitris Avramopoulos
      Portfolio Migration, Home Affairs and Citizenship
      Commission
      • Giorgios Rossides (Cabinet member)
    • Date 26 Nov 2015 Location Brussels, Belgium
      Subject Safe harbour
      Cabinet Cabinet of Commissioner Věra Jourová
      Portfolio Justice, Consumers and Gender Equality
      Commission
      • Kevin O'Connell (Cabinet member)
    • Date 17 Nov 2015 Location Brussels
      Subject Financial Services Policy
      Cabinet Cabinet of Commissioner Jonathan Hill
      Portfolio Financial Stability, Financial Services and Capital Markets Union
      Commission
      • Jonathan Hill (Commissioner)
    • Date 24 Mar 2015 Location European Commission - Berlaymont
      Subject EU and Russia relations and other external affairs matters such as relations with China and the BRICS, and how this may impact on the SWIFT infrastructure and service participation in global financial structures/markets in the future
      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)
      • Jan Ceyssens (Cabinet member)
    • Date 12 Feb 2015 Location Brussels
      Subject Financial Services Policy
      Cabinet Cabinet of Commissioner Jonathan Hill
      Portfolio Financial Stability, Financial Services and Capital Markets Union
      Commission
      • Jonathan Hill (Commissioner)
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