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Overview

Lobbying Costs

500,000€ - 599,999€

Financial year: Jan 2020 - Dec 2020

Lobbyists (Full time equivalent)

3.5 Fte (7)

Lobbyists with EP accreditation

3

High-level Commission meetings

65

Lobbying Costs over the years

  • Info

    spiritsEUROPE   (spiritsEUROPE)

    EU Transparency Register

    64926487056-58 First registered on 02 Nov 2011

    Goals / Remit

    spiritsEUROPE is the representative body for the spirits industry at the European level. Its membership comprises 31 national associations representing the industry in 23 European countries, as well as a group of 11 leading spirits producing companies.

    Main EU files targeted

    EU Trade Policy; Internal Market issues, EU food law, issues related to alcohol-related harm; fair taxation

    Address

    Head Office
    Belliard, 12
    Bruxelles 1040 - 5
    BELGIUM
    EU Office
    Belliard, 12
    Bruxelles 1040 - 5
    BELGIUM

    Website

  • People

    Total lobbyists declared

    7

    Employment timeLobbyists
    50%7

    Lobbyists (Full time equivalent)

    3.5

    Lobbyists with EP accreditation

    All Lobbyists with EP accreditation over time

    3 accreditations were / are live (in bold) for the selected state of 07 Oct 2022

    Name Start date End Date
    Pauline BASTIDON 01 Dec 2021 30 Nov 2022
    Ms Sarah Melina Siebel 01 Dec 2021 30 Nov 2022
    Ms Carole Brigaudeau 01 Dec 2021 30 Nov 2022
    Ms Carole Brigaudeau 09 Dec 2020 31 Dec 2021
    Pauline BASTIDON 05 Dec 2020 03 Dec 2021
    Ms Sarah Melina Siebel 05 Dec 2020 03 Dec 2021
    Mr Eoin KEANE 01 Dec 2020 30 Nov 2021
    Ms Sarah Melina Siebel 20 Nov 2019 19 Nov 2020
    Mr Ulrich Adam 19 Nov 2019 30 Nov 2020
    Ms Marie Audren 27 Jun 2019 26 Jun 2020
    Ms Carole Brigaudeau 27 Jun 2019 26 Jun 2020
    Mr Eoin KEANE 21 Jun 2019 19 Jun 2020
    Mr Ulrich Adam 08 Dec 2018 30 Nov 2019
    Ms Sarah Melina Siebel 30 Nov 2018 30 Nov 2019
    Ms Carole Brigaudeau 01 Aug 2018 31 Jul 2019
    Ms Laure Perrine ALEXANDRE 31 Jul 2018 27 Jul 2019
    Ms Marie Audren 31 Jul 2018 27 Jul 2019
    Mr Nick SOPER 31 Jul 2018 27 Jul 2019
    Mr Ulrich Adam 03 Jan 2018 20 Dec 2018
    Ms Laure Perrine ALEXANDRE 11 Aug 2017 09 Aug 2018
    Ms Marie Audren 11 Aug 2017 09 Aug 2018
    Ms Carole Brigaudeau 11 Aug 2017 09 Aug 2018
    Mr Nick SOPER 11 Aug 2017 09 Aug 2018
    Ms Laure Perrine ALEXANDRE 25 Aug 2016 18 Aug 2017
    Ms Marie Audren 25 Aug 2016 18 Aug 2017
    Ms Carole Brigaudeau 25 Aug 2016 18 Aug 2017
    Mr Paul SKEHAN 23 Aug 2016 18 Aug 2017
    Mr Nick SOPER 23 Aug 2016 18 Aug 2017
    Ms Carole Brigaudeau 01 Sep 2015 27 Aug 2016
    Ms Laure Perrine ALEXANDRE 22 Aug 2015 20 Aug 2016
    Mr Nick SOPER 21 Aug 2015 19 Aug 2016
    Mr Paul SKEHAN 03 Jul 2015 01 Jul 2016
    Ms Marie Audren 03 Jul 2015 01 Jul 2016
    Ms Laure Perrine ALEXANDRE 18 Sep 2014 16 Sep 2015
    Ms Marie Audren 23 Aug 2014 18 Aug 2015
    Ms Carole Brigaudeau 18 Sep 2014 16 Sep 2015
    Mr Ignacio SANCHEZ RECARTE 18 Sep 2014 16 Sep 2015
    Mrs Laure Perrine ALEXANDRE 18 Sep 2014 16 Sep 2015
    Mrs Carole Brigaudeau 18 Sep 2014 16 Sep 2015
    Mrs Marie Audren 23 Aug 2014 18 Aug 2015
    Mr Paul SKEHAN 09 Apr 2014 07 Apr 2015
    Mr Ignacio SANCHEZ RECARTE 29 May 2013 27 May 2014
    Mr Paul SKEHAN 21 Feb 2013 18 Feb 2014
    Mr Paul SKEHAN 21 Feb 2012 31 Dec 2012
    Mr Ignacio SANCHEZ RECARTE 17 Jan 2012 31 Dec 2012
    Mrs Laure Perrine ALEXANDRE 28 Feb 2012 31 Dec 2012

    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

    Trade unions and professional associations

  • Networking

    Affiliation

    spiritsEUROPE is a member of FoodDrinkEurope

    Member organisations

    None declared

  • Financial Data

    Interests represented

    Promotes their own interests or the collective interests of their members

    Closed financial year

    Jan 2020 - Dec 2020

    Lobbying costs for closed financial year

    500,000€ - 599,999€

    Other financial info

    None declared

  • EU Structures

    Groups (European Commission)

    Excise Contact Group #E02806#https://ec.europa.eu/transparency/expert-groups-register/screen/expert-groups/consult?groupID=2806 #Member #C#Finance, Civil society, Employees/workers#Trade Contact Group#E02134#https://ec.europa.eu/transparency/expert-groups-register/screen/expert-groups/consult?groupID=2134 #Member #C#Industry

    Groups (European Parliament)

    Wine, spirit and foodstuffs

    Other activities

    Review of customs legislation in enforcement of IPR
    Consultation of EU future trade policy

  • Meetings

    Meetings

    65 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 15 Nov 2021 Location video - conference
      Subject Implementation of Decree 248 by the Chinese Customs Administration
      Cabinet Cabinet of Executive Vice-President Valdis Dombrovskis
      Portfolio An Economy that Works for People
      Commission
      • Caroline Boeshertz (Cabinet member)
      Other Lobbyists
    • Date 29 Jun 2021 Location Virtual meeting
      Subject Opening speech in the Annual Trade Event
      Cabinet Cabinet of Commissioner Janusz Wojciechowski
      Portfolio Agriculture
      Commission
      • Maciej Golubiewski (Cabinet member)
    • Date 23 Jun 2021 Location virtual
      Subject EU-US trade relations; Trade relations with other third countries
      Cabinet Cabinet of Executive Vice-President Valdis Dombrovskis
      Portfolio An Economy that Works for People
      Commission
      • Michael Hager (Cabinet member)
      • Elina Melngaile (Cabinet member)
      Other Lobbyists
    • Date 29 Sep 2020 Location Video conferencing
      Subject EU-US Trade relations
      Cabinet Cabinet of Executive Vice-President Valdis Dombrovskis
      Portfolio An Economy that Works for People
      Commission
      • Michael Hager (Cabinet member)
    • Date 16 Sep 2020 Location Brussels - Webex meeting
      Subject Exchange of views on current agri- and trade- related issues
      Commission
      • Wolfgang Burtscher (Director-General)
    • Date 17 Jun 2020 Location videoconference
      Subject SpiritsEurope sustainability brochure
      Cabinet Cabinet of Commissioner Janusz Wojciechowski
      Portfolio Agriculture
      Commission
      • Catherine Geslain-Lanéelle (Cabinet member)
    • Date 10 Jun 2020 Location Brussels
      Subject EU/US relations
      Cabinet Cabinet of Commissioner Phil Hogan
      Commission
      • Cristina Rueda Catry (Cabinet member)
    • Date 29 Apr 2020 Location videoconference
      Subject 1. Immediate sector response to COPVID-19 crisis 2. The damaging effect this crisis has on distillers large and small 3. What kind of support and measures we need now to move forward and work towards a speedy recovery.
      Cabinet Cabinet of Commissioner Janusz Wojciechowski
      Portfolio Agriculture
      Commission
      • Catherine Geslain-Lanéelle (Cabinet member)
    • Date 29 Apr 2020 Location Brussels - video conference
      Subject Sustainable food systems
      Cabinet Cabinet of Executive Vice-President Frans Timmermans
      Portfolio European Green Deal
      Commission
      • Lukas Visek (Cabinet member)
      Other Lobbyists
    • Date 02 Mar 2020 Location Brussels
      Subject Nutrition, labelling, prevention.
      Cabinet Cabinet of Commissioner Stella Kyriakides
      Portfolio Health
      Commission
      • Karolina Herbout-Borczak (Cabinet member)
      • Panayiotis Pourgourides (Cabinet member)
    • Date 27 Jan 2020 Location Brussels
      Subject Effects of EU-US trade disputes on the sector
      Cabinet Cabinet of Commissioner Phil Hogan
      Commission
      • Cristina Rueda Catry (Cabinet member)
    • Date 27 Nov 2019 Location Brussels
      Subject Presentation of progress in implementation of the MoU by spiritsEurope
      Cabinet Cabinet of Commissioner Vytenis Andriukaitis
      Portfolio Health &amp; Food Safety
      Commission
      • Nathalie Chaze (Cabinet member)
    • Date 20 Nov 2019 Location Brussel, Belgium
      Subject Overview on indirect taxation topics
      Commission
      • Stephen Quest (Director-General)
    • Date 02 Oct 2019 Location Brussels
      Subject EU-US TRADE
      Commission
      • Sabine Weyand (Director-General)
    • Date 16 Jul 2019 Location Brussels
      Subject US tariffs and how that would affect the spirits sector
      Cabinet Cabinet of Vice-President Cecilia Malmström
      Portfolio Trade
      Commission
      • Maria Asenius (Cabinet member)
    • Date 02 Jul 2019 Location Brussels
      Subject Alcohol labelling
      Cabinet Cabinet of Commissioner Vytenis Andriukaitis
      Portfolio Health &amp; Food Safety
      Commission
      • Nathalie Chaze (Cabinet member)
    • Date 02 Jul 2019 Location Brussels
      Subject Memorandum of Understanding on labelling of spirit drinks. Trade related isuses.
      Cabinet Cabinet of Commissioner Phil Hogan
      Portfolio Agriculture &amp; Rural Development
      Commission
      • Cristina Rueda Catry (Cabinet member)
    • Date 04 Jun 2019 Location Paris
      Subject Labelling of alcoholic beverages
      Cabinet Cabinet of Commissioner Vytenis Andriukaitis
      Portfolio Health &amp; Food Safety
      Commission
      • Nathalie Chaze (Cabinet member)
      • Vytenis Andriukaitis (Commissioner)
    • Date 02 May 2019 Location Brussels
      Subject Priorities of Spirits Europe for the next legislative term. Trade issues. Labelling
      Cabinet Cabinet of Commissioner Phil Hogan
      Portfolio Agriculture &amp; Rural Development
      Commission
      • Cristina Rueda Catry (Cabinet member)
    • Date 27 Feb 2019 Location Brussels
      Subject introductory meeting
      Commission
      • Anne Bucher (Director-General)
    • Date 31 Jan 2019 Location Brussels, Belgium
      Subject Alcohol labelling
      Cabinet Cabinet of Commissioner Vytenis Andriukaitis
      Portfolio Health &amp; Food Safety
      Commission
      • Arunas Vinciunas (Cabinet member)
      • Nathalie Chaze (Cabinet member)
      Other Lobbyists
    • Date 10 Jan 2019 Location Brussels, Belgium
      Subject Alcohol labelling
      Cabinet Cabinet of Commissioner Vytenis Andriukaitis
      Portfolio Health &amp; Food Safety
      Commission
      • Arunas Vinciunas (Cabinet member)
      • Nathalie Chaze (Cabinet member)
      Other Lobbyists
    • Date 28 Nov 2018 Location Brussels
      Subject Alcohol labelling
      Cabinet Cabinet of Commissioner Vytenis Andriukaitis
      Portfolio Health &amp; Food Safety
      Commission
      • Nathalie Chaze (Cabinet member)
      Other Lobbyists
    • Date 20 Nov 2018 Location Brussels
      Subject General Trade Issues
      Cabinet Cabinet of Vice-President Cecilia Malmström
      Portfolio Trade
      Commission
      • Christian Burgsmueller (Cabinet member)
    • Date 18 Oct 2018 Location Brussels
      Subject Alcohol labelling
      Cabinet Cabinet of Commissioner Vytenis Andriukaitis
      Portfolio Health &amp; Food Safety
      Commission
      • Nathalie Chaze (Cabinet member)
      • Vytenis Andriukaitis (Commissioner)
      • Arunas Vinciunas (Cabinet member)
      Other Lobbyists
    • Date 15 Oct 2018 Location Brussels
      Subject the Excise Structures Directive 92/83
      Cabinet Cabinet of Commissioner Pierre Moscovici
      Portfolio Economic and Financial Affairs, Taxation and Customs
      Commission
      • David Boublil (Cabinet member)
    • Date 12 Oct 2018 Location BERL
      Subject self-regulatory proposal of alcoholic beverages sector
      Cabinet Cabinet of Commissioner Elżbieta Bieńkowska
      Portfolio Internal Market, Industry, Entrepreneurship and SMEs
      Commission
      • Rolf Carsten Bermig (Cabinet member)
    • Date 11 Oct 2018 Location Brussels
      Subject Future Trade Policy
      Commission
      • Jean-Luc Demarty (Director-General)
    • Date 24 Sep 2018 Location Brussels
      Subject consumer information on spirits
      Cabinet Cabinet of Commissioner Mariya Gabriel
      Portfolio Digital Economy and Society
      Commission
      • Manuel Mateo-Goyet (Cabinet member)
    • Date 19 Sep 2018 Location Brussels
      Subject Alcohol labelling
      Cabinet Cabinet of Commissioner Vytenis Andriukaitis
      Portfolio Health &amp; Food Safety
      Commission
      • Nathalie Chaze (Cabinet member)
      Other Lobbyists
    • Date 09 Jul 2018 Location Brussels
      Subject labelling
      Cabinet Cabinet of Commissioner Phil Hogan
      Portfolio Agriculture &amp; Rural Development
      Commission
      • Cristina Rueda Catry (Cabinet member)
    • Date 03 May 2018 Location Brussels
      Subject Alcohol labelling
      Cabinet Cabinet of Commissioner Vytenis Andriukaitis
      Portfolio Health &amp; Food Safety
      Commission
      • Nathalie Chaze (Cabinet member)
      • Vytenis Andriukaitis (Commissioner)
      Other Lobbyists
    • Date 11 Apr 2018 Location Brussels
      Subject Consultation on US S 232
      Cabinet Cabinet of Vice-President Cecilia Malmström
      Portfolio Trade
      Commission
      • Miguel Ceballos Baron (Cabinet member)
      Other Lobbyists
    • Date 13 Mar 2018 Location Brussels
      Subject EU rebalancing measures if US tariff on steel and aluminium exports
      Cabinet Cabinet of Vice-President Jyrki Katainen
      Portfolio Jobs, Growth, Investment and Competitiveness
      Commission
      • Xavier Coget (Cabinet member)
    • Date 12 Mar 2018 Location Brussels
      Subject Alcohol labelling
      Cabinet Cabinet of Commissioner Vytenis Andriukaitis
      Portfolio Health &amp; Food Safety
      Commission
      • Vytenis Andriukaitis (Commissioner)
      • Vilija Sysaite (Cabinet member)
      • Arunas Vinciunas (Cabinet member)
      • Nathalie Chaze (Cabinet member)
      Other Lobbyists
    • Date 08 Mar 2018 Location Brussels
      Subject Alcohol labelling
      Cabinet Cabinet of Commissioner Vytenis Andriukaitis
      Portfolio Health &amp; Food Safety
      Commission
      • Nathalie Chaze (Cabinet member)
      Other Lobbyists
    • Date 05 Feb 2018 Location Brussels
      Subject Topics relating to the spirits sector
      Cabinet Cabinet of Commissioner Phil Hogan
      Portfolio Agriculture &amp; Rural Development
      Commission
      • Cristina Rueda Catry (Cabinet member)
    • Date 30 Nov 2017 Location Brussels
      Subject Courtesy call of new Pdt
      Cabinet Cabinet of Commissioner Phil Hogan
      Portfolio Agriculture &amp; Rural Development
      Commission
      • Cristina Rueda Catry (Cabinet member)
    • Date 22 Nov 2017 Location Brussels
      Subject Address their summit
      Cabinet Cabinet of Commissioner Phil Hogan
      Portfolio Agriculture &amp; Rural Development
      Commission
      • Phil Hogan (Commissioner)
    • Date 20 Nov 2017 Location Brussels
      Subject Trade negotiations with Mercosur
      Cabinet Cabinet of Vice-President Cecilia Malmström
      Portfolio Trade
      Commission
      • Miguel Ceballos Baron (Cabinet member)
    • Date 20 Nov 2017 Location Brussels
      Subject Concerns of the spirits sector
      Cabinet Cabinet of Commissioner Phil Hogan
      Portfolio Agriculture &amp; Rural Development
      Commission
      • Cristina Rueda Catry (Cabinet member)
    • Date 05 Oct 2017 Location Brussels
      Subject EU trade negotiations
      Cabinet Cabinet of Vice-President Jyrki Katainen
      Portfolio Jobs, Growth, Investment and Competitiveness
      Commission
      • Xavier Coget (Cabinet member)
    • Date 20 Jun 2017 Location Brusels
      Subject assembly closing remarks
      Cabinet Cabinet of Vice-President Cecilia Malmström
      Portfolio Trade
      Commission
      • Cecilia Malmström (Commissioner)
    • Date 27 Jan 2017 Location Brussels
      Subject general exchange of views
      Commission
      • Jerzy Bogdan Plewa (Director-General)
      Other Lobbyists
    • Date 25 Jan 2017 Location Brussels
      Subject Exchanges with DG TRADE concerning Challenges facing Euroepan Spirits sector.
      Commission
      • Jean-Luc Demarty (Director-General)
    • Date 23 Sep 2016 Location Brussels
      Subject CETA
      Cabinet Cabinet of Vice-President Cecilia Malmström
      Portfolio Trade
      Commission
      • Christian Burgsmueller (Cabinet member)
    • Date 18 Jul 2016 Location Brussels
      Subject Spirits in Colombia
      Cabinet Cabinet of Vice-President Cecilia Malmström
      Portfolio Trade
      Commission
      • Miguel Ceballos Baron (Cabinet member)
    • Date 13 Jul 2016 Location Brussels
      Subject Spirits issues
      Cabinet Cabinet of Commissioner Phil Hogan
      Portfolio Agriculture &amp; Rural Development
      Commission
      • Cristina Rueda Catry (Cabinet member)
    • Date 20 May 2016 Location Brussels
      Subject To introduce their sector and to listen to DG SANTE views on the future related to alcohol.
      Commission
      • Xavier Prats Monné (Director-General)
    • Date 22 Apr 2016 Location Brussels, Belgium
      Subject Labelling
      Cabinet Cabinet of Commissioner Vytenis Andriukaitis
      Portfolio Health &amp; Food Safety
      Commission
      • Arunas Vinciunas (Cabinet member)
    • Date 11 Apr 2016 Location Brussels
      Subject Minimum Pricing
      Cabinet Cabinet of Commissioner Phil Hogan
      Portfolio Agriculture &amp; Rural Development
      Commission
      • Shane Sutherland (Cabinet member)
    • Date 11 Apr 2016 Location Brussels
      Subject Draft Irish Public Health (Alcohol) Bill
      Cabinet Cabinet of Commissioner Phil Hogan
      Portfolio Agriculture &amp; Rural Development
      Commission
      • Cristina Rueda Catry (Cabinet member)
    • Date 15 Mar 2016 Location Brussels
      Subject Address Reception
      Cabinet Cabinet of Commissioner Phil Hogan
      Portfolio Agriculture &amp; Rural Development
      Commission
      • Phil Hogan (Commissioner)
    • Date 28 Oct 2015 Location Brussels, Belgium
      Subject general update on the state of the spirits sector presented by SPIRITS
      Commission
      • Jerzy Bogdan Plewa (Director-General)
    • Date 16 Oct 2015 Location BRUSSELS
      Subject Trade and the spirits sector
      Commission
      • Jean-Luc Demarty (Director-General)
    • Date 05 Oct 2015 Location Brussels
      Subject Trade policy
      Cabinet Cabinet of Vice-President Jyrki Katainen
      Portfolio Jobs, Growth, Investment and Competitiveness
      Commission
      • Edward Bannerman (Cabinet member)
      Other Lobbyists
    • Date 18 Sep 2015 Location Brussels, Belgium
      Subject Market access challenges in Asia
      Cabinet Cabinet of Vice-President Cecilia Malmström
      Portfolio Trade
      Commission
      • Jon Nyman (Cabinet member)
    • Date 22 Jul 2015 Location Brussels
      Subject Exports of spirits to Colombia
      Cabinet Cabinet of Vice-President Cecilia Malmström
      Portfolio Trade
      Commission
      • Miguel Ceballos Baron (Cabinet member)
    • Date 17 Jul 2015 Location Brussels
      Subject Position of spiritsEUROPE and AEVP on the future EU Trade Strategy
      Cabinet Cabinet of Commissioner Phil Hogan
      Portfolio Agriculture &amp; Rural Development
      Commission
      • Cristina Rueda Catry (Cabinet member)
      Other Lobbyists
    • Date 07 Jul 2015 Location BERL 13/093
      Subject Introduce ourselves and present some key challenges we are facing in Europe & in third country markets
      Cabinet Cabinet of President Jean-Claude Juncker
      Portfolio President
      Commission
      • Leon Delvaux (Cabinet member)
    • Date 03 Jun 2015 Location Brussels
      Subject New College and Better Regulation
      Commission
      • Robert Madelin (Director-General)
      Other Lobbyists
    • Date 11 Mar 2015 Location Brussels, Belgium
      Subject Future perspectives on matter of taxation of alcohol
      Cabinet Cabinet of Commissioner Pierre Moscovici
      Portfolio Economic and Financial Affairs, Taxation and Customs
      Commission
      • Maria Elena Scoppio (Cabinet member)
    • Date 11 Mar 2015 Location Brussels
      Subject TTIP, Investment plan
      Cabinet Cabinet of Vice-President Jyrki Katainen
      Portfolio Jobs, Growth, Investment and Competitiveness
      Commission
      • Juho Romakkaniemi (Cabinet member)
    • Date 18 Feb 2015 Location Brussels
      Subject Various ongoing trade negotiations
      Cabinet Cabinet of Vice-President Cecilia Malmström
      Portfolio Trade
      Commission
      • Maria Asenius (Cabinet member)
      • Christian Burgsmueller (Cabinet member)
      Other Lobbyists
    • Date 28 Jan 2015 Location Brussels, BERL
      Subject Geographical Indications and Reg 110
      Cabinet Cabinet of Commissioner Phil Hogan
      Portfolio Agriculture &amp; Rural Development
      Commission
      • Peter Power (Cabinet member)
      • Cristina Rueda Catry (Cabinet member)
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