Swiss Finance Council

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Overview

Lobbying Costs

500,000€ - 599,999€

Financial year: Jan 2022 - Dec 2022

Lobbyists (Full time equivalent)

1.7 Fte (6)

Lobbyists with EP accreditation

2

High-level Commission meetings

31

Lobbying Costs over the years

  • Info

    Swiss Finance Council   (SFC)

    EU Transparency Register

    858716912337-17 First registered on 27 Nov 2013

    Goals / Remit

    The Swiss Finance Council (SFC) represents internationally active Swiss financial institutions. We provide a platform for our members where they can share their experience, expertise and knowledge as well as advocate their common interests with one voice.

    Main EU files targeted

    Banking package, forthcoming CMDI Review, AIFMD/UCITS Review
    Retail Investment Strategy
    Key developments in digital finance (MiCA, DORA, AI Regulation, EDIW Regulation), tax transparency, corporate taxation, AML legislative package, Instant Payments Regulation
    Digital Finance Strategy
    EU Taxonomy, Corporate Sustainability Reporting Directive (CSRD), Corporate Sustainability Due Diligence Directive (CSDDD)

    Address

    Head Office
    c/o BDO Schiffbaustrasse 2
    Zurich 8031
    SWITZERLAND
    EU Office
    23 sqare de Meeus
    Brussels 1000
    BELGIUM

    Website

  • People

    Total lobbyists declared

    6

    Employment timeLobbyists
    50%2
    25%2
    10%2

    Lobbyists (Full time equivalent)

    1.7

    Lobbyists with EP accreditation

    All Lobbyists with EP accreditation over time

    2 accreditations were / are live (in bold) for the selected state of 22 May 2024

    Name Start date End Date
    Martina VASELLI 26 Sep 2023 25 Sep 2024
    Roeland VAN DER STAPPEN 10 Oct 2023 09 Oct 2024
    Mr Marco GILOTTO 04 Nov 2022 13 Aug 2023
    Ms Esther WIDMER 06 Oct 2022 06 Oct 2023
    Mr Rieger PETER 06 Oct 2022 06 Oct 2023
    Mr Christophe Bonte 06 Oct 2022 06 Oct 2023
    Mr Rieger PETER 06 Dec 2019 01 Dec 2020
    Ms Martina TOPERCEROVA 16 Oct 2019 16 Oct 2020
    Mr Christophe Bonte 17 Aug 2019 15 Aug 2020
    Ms Nadia MUSUMECI 28 Mar 2019 08 May 2019
    Mr Matthias Heer 12 Mar 2019 01 Apr 2020
    Mr Rieger PETER 22 Jan 2019 06 Dec 2019
    Mr Christophe Bonte 23 May 2018 23 May 2019
    Ms Nadia MUSUMECI 22 Mar 2018 22 Mar 2019
    Mr Rieger PETER 10 Nov 2017 10 Nov 2018
    Ms Judith Hardt 01 Oct 2017 17 Jun 2018
    Mr Christophe Bonte 05 May 2017 05 May 2018
    Mr Alexis Lautenberg 01 Apr 2017 31 Mar 2018
    Ms Nadia MUSUMECI 01 Apr 2017 22 Mar 2018
    Ms Judith Hardt 30 Sep 2016 24 Sep 2017
    Mr Antony Manchester 12 May 2016 22 Feb 2017
    Mr Christophe Bonte 02 May 2016 30 Apr 2017
    Mr Alexis Lautenberg 10 Mar 2016 10 Mar 2017
    Ms Nadia MUSUMECI 09 Mar 2016 08 Mar 2017
    Ms Judith Hardt 10 Sep 2015 08 Sep 2016
    Mr Christophe Bonte 09 Apr 2015 07 Apr 2016
    Mr Antony Manchester 09 Apr 2015 07 Apr 2016
    Mr Alexis Lautenberg 20 Feb 2015 18 Feb 2016
    Ms Judith Hardt 18 Jul 2014 16 Jul 2015
    Mr Daniel Bolder 07 Jan 2015 11 Jun 2015
    Mrs Judith HARDT 18 Jul 2014 27 Jan 2015

    Complementary Information

    N/A

    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 and business associations

  • Networking

    Affiliation

    EPFSF
    QED

    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

    500,000€ - 599,999€

    Major contributions in closed year

    None declared

    Intermediaries for closed year

    NameAmount
    hanbuty 10,000€ - 24,999€

    Intermediaries for current year

    Name
    hanbury

    Closed year Costs

    500,000€ - 599,999€

    Other financial info

    None declared

  • EU Structures

    Groups (European Commission)

    none

    Groups (European Parliament)

    N/A
    EPFSF

    Communication activities

    https://www.swissfinancecouncil.org/publications/issues-notes
    https://www.swissfinancecouncil.org/events

    Other activities

    None declared

  • Meetings

    Meetings

    31 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 07 Mar 2024 Location Brussels
      Subject T+1 implementation, Basel III, EU Capital Markets Union
      DG Financial Stability, Financial Services and Capital Markets Union
      Attending
      • John Berrigan (Director-General)
    • Date 07 Mar 2024 Location Brussels
      Subject Update on the EU-Switzerland relations
      Cabinet Cabinet of Vice-President Maroš Šefčovič
      Attending
      • Sofia Asteriadi (Cabinet member)
    • Date 25 Jan 2023 Location video call
      Subject Capital Requirements Regulation, Capital Requirements Directive, Retail Investment Strategy
      Cabinet Cabinet of Executive Vice-President Valdis Dombrovskis
      Portfolio An Economy that Works for People
      Attending
      • Andrea Beltramello (Cabinet member)
      Other Lobbyists
    • Date 02 Mar 2022 Location Brussels
      Subject EU-Swiss relations
      Cabinet Cabinet of Vice-President Maroš Šefčovič
      Portfolio Energy Union
      Attending
      • Maroš Šefčovič (Executive Vice-President)
    • Date 02 Mar 2022 Location Brussels
      Subject EU-Swiss relations
      Cabinet Cabinet of Vice-President Maroš Šefčovič
      Portfolio Interinstitutional Relations and Foresight
      Attending
      • Maroš Šefčovič (Executive Vice-President)
      • Maroš Šefčovič (Vice-President)
    • Date 02 Mar 2022 Location Brussels
      Subject The latest regulatory and political developments in the European financial sector relevant to the SFC and its Members UBS and Credit Suisse
      Cabinet Cabinet of Commissioner Mairead Mcguinness
      Portfolio Financial services, financial stability and Capital Markets Union
      Attending
      • Katherine Power (Cabinet member)
      • Mairead McGuinness (Commissioner)
    • Date 24 Nov 2020 Location Brussels, Belgium
      Subject Videoconference - Exchange on Suisse and EU tax priorities
      DG Taxation and Customs Union
      Attending
      • Gerassimos Thomas (Director-General)
    • Date 04 Mar 2020 Location Brussels
      Subject To discuss the current state of play of EU-Switzerland relations
      Cabinet Cabinet of Commissioner Johannes Hahn
      Portfolio Budget and Administration
      Attending
      • Johannes Hahn (Commissioner)
    • Date 04 Feb 2020 Location Brussels, Belgium
      Subject Digital finance
      Cabinet Cabinet of Executive Vice-President Valdis Dombrovskis
      Portfolio An Economy that Works for People
      Attending
      • Andrea Beltramello (Cabinet member)
    • Date 16 Dec 2019 Location Brussels
      Subject General discussion on Commission's priorities; Commission’s approach to third countries in Markets in Financial Instruments Directive and Capital requirements directive
      Cabinet Cabinet of Executive Vice-President Valdis Dombrovskis
      Portfolio An Economy that Works for People
      Attending
      • Jérôme Deslandes (Cabinet member)
    • Date 05 Dec 2019 Location Brussels, Belgium
      Subject Update on international tax issues
      DG Taxation and Customs Union
      Attending
      • Stephen Quest (Director-General)
    • Date 04 Jun 2019 Location Brussels
      Subject MiFID, PRIIPs, BASEL
      Cabinet Cabinet of Vice-President Valdis Dombrovskis
      Portfolio Euro and Social Dialogue, also in charge of Financial Stability, Financial Services and Capital Markets Union
      Attending
      • Andrea Beltramello (Cabinet member)
    • Date 27 Feb 2019 Location Brussels
      Subject Relations with 3rd countries for CONNECT issues incl. Cyber-resilience, DSM, Free flow of data, Blockchain
      DG Communications Networks, Content and Technology
      Attending
      • Roberto Viola (Director-General)
    • Date 27 Feb 2019 Location berlaymont
      Subject EU Swiss relations
      Cabinet Cabinet of Vice-President Johannes Hahn
      Portfolio European Neighbourhood Policy &amp; Enlargement Negotiations
      Attending
      • Michael Doczy (Cabinet member)
      • Johannes Hahn (Commissioner)
    • Date 27 Feb 2019 Location Brussels
      Subject Relations with 3rd countries for CONNECT issues incl. Cyber-resilience, DSM, Free flow of data, Blockchain
      DG Communications Networks, Content and Technology
      Attending
      • Roberto Viola (Director-General)
    • Date 24 May 2018 Location Brussels
      Subject MiFIR, EMIR, AIFMD
      DG Financial Stability, Financial Services and Capital Markets Union
      Attending
      • Olivier Guersent (Director-General)
    • Date 15 May 2018 Location Brussels
      Subject Third country aspects of current financial services legislation
      Cabinet Cabinet of Vice-President Valdis Dombrovskis
      Portfolio Euro and Social Dialogue, also in charge of Financial Stability, Financial Services and Capital Markets Union
      Attending
      • Jan Ceyssens (Cabinet member)
    • Date 25 Apr 2018 Location Brussels/Belgium
      Subject Exchange of views on EU tax priorities
      DG Taxation and Customs Union
      Attending
      • Stephen Quest (Director-General)
    • Date 28 Feb 2018 Location Brussels
      Subject EU-Swiss relations
      DG Financial Stability, Financial Services and Capital Markets Union
      Attending
      • Olivier Guersent (Director-General)
    • Date 07 Jun 2017 Location Brussels
      Subject the EU sustainable finance strategy in the wider context of the Capital Markets Union
      Cabinet Cabinet of Vice-President Valdis Dombrovskis
      Portfolio Euro and Social Dialogue, also in charge of Financial Stability, Financial Services and Capital Markets Union
      Attending
      • Elina Melngaile (Cabinet member)
    • Date 28 Mar 2017 Location Brussels
      Subject EU Digital Single Market and Digital Banking
      Cabinet Cabinet of Vice-President Andrus Ansip
      Portfolio Digital Single Market
      Attending
      • Aare Järvan (Cabinet member)
    • Date 30 May 2016 Location Brussels/Belgium
      Subject Exchange of views on tax issues
      DG Taxation and Customs Union
      Attending
      • Stephen Quest (Director-General)
    • Date 24 May 2016 Location Brussels
      Subject Retail Financial Services and Digitalisation
      Cabinet Cabinet of Commissioner Jonathan Hill
      Portfolio Financial Stability, Financial Services and Capital Markets Union
      Attending
      • Denzil Davidson (Cabinet member)
    • Date 12 Apr 2016 Location Brussels
      Subject Overview Financial Services
      Cabinet Cabinet of Commissioner Jonathan Hill
      Portfolio Financial Stability, Financial Services and Capital Markets Union
      Attending
      • Chantal Hughes (Cabinet member)
    • Date 17 Feb 2016 Location Brussels
      Subject Capital Markets Union
      Cabinet Cabinet of Commissioner Jonathan Hill
      Portfolio Financial Stability, Financial Services and Capital Markets Union
      Attending
      • Jonathan Hill (Commissioner)
    • Date 20 Jan 2016 Location Brussels
      Subject Preparation of the Meeting with the Commissioner.
      Cabinet Cabinet of Commissioner Jonathan Hill
      Portfolio Financial Stability, Financial Services and Capital Markets Union
      Attending
      • Nathalie De Basaldua Lemarchand (Cabinet member)
    • Date 26 Mar 2015 Location Brussels
      Subject Investment plan
      Cabinet Cabinet of Vice-President Jyrki Katainen
      Portfolio Jobs, Growth, Investment and Competitiveness
      Attending
      • Edward Bannerman (Cabinet member)
      Other Lobbyists
    • Date 05 Mar 2015 Location Brussels
      Subject Banking
      Cabinet Cabinet of Commissioner Jonathan Hill
      Portfolio Financial Stability, Financial Services and Capital Markets Union
      Attending
      • Chantal Hughes (Cabinet member)
    • Date 23 Feb 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)
    • Date 23 Feb 2015 Location Taxud Brussels Office
      Subject Current Taxation issues and EU-Swiss dossiers
      DG Taxation and Customs Union
      Attending
      • Heinz Zourek (Director-General)
      Other Lobbyists
    • Date 04 Dec 2014 Location Taxud Brussels Office
      Subject BEPS, FTT, FATCA, EUSD/DAC and consequences for 3rd countries
      DG Taxation and Customs Union
      Attending
      • Heinz Zourek (Director-General)
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