The Initiative for a Competitive Online Marketplace

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Overview

Lobbying Costs

10,000€

Financial year: Apr 2021 - Mar 2022

Lobbyists (Full time equivalent)

0.5 Fte (2)

Lobbyists with EP accreditation

0

High-level Commission meetings

0

Lobbying Costs over the years

  • Info

    The Initiative for a Competitive Online Marketplace   (ICOMP)

    EU Transparency Register

    94410281407-45 First registered on 23 Mar 2009

    Goals / Remit

    ICOMP’s mission is to promote widespread support for principles that are essential to a healthy online environment. Our key goals are to encourage competition, transparency, data privacy, security and respect for intellectual property protection. Furthermore, ICOMP brings together participants from across the Internet to identify and promote best practices aimed at stimulating creativity and innovation and foster an online environment founded on security, respect and trust. ICOMP’s members collectively support principles which they believe promote:

    - Healthy competition in online advertising to fund online innovation and content.

    - Consumer understanding of the ways in which information about them is used and how consumer privacy will be respected to help Internet and e-commerce reach their full potential.

    - Intellectual property rights to foster creativity and innovation by enabling firms and individuals to capture the commercial value of their efforts.

    ICOMP’s wo (...)

    Main EU files targeted

    ICOMP follows EU initiatives and policies on European Digital Agenda, Digital Single Market, EU Data Protection Reform, Competition Policy, Copyright and IPRs.

    Address

    Head Office
    ICOMP Secretariat (C/O Preiskel & Co LLP) 4 King's Bench Walk Temple
    London EC4Y 7DL
    UNITED KINGDOM
    EU Office
    ICOMP Secretariat (C/O Preiskel & Co LLP) 4 King's Bench Walk Temple
    London EC4Y 7DL
    UNITED KINGDOM

    Website

  • People

    Total lobbyists declared

    2

    Employment timeLobbyists
    25%2

    Lobbyists (Full time equivalent)

    0.5

    Lobbyists with EP accreditation

    No lobbyists with EP accreditations

    Complementary Information

    ICOMP has identified some 2 people in total who are from time to time involved in providing varying levels of support on activities falling with the scope of the Register.

    ICOMP is currently in the process of reviewing its membership and there may be further members who may, from time to time, need to become involved in providing varying levels of support on activities falling with the scope of the Register. At this stage, however, there are no other known individuals.

    All those individuals included in the data provided above spend significantly less than 25% of their time on activities falling under the scope of the Register (and, normally, less than 5% of their time per week on average on activities falling under the scope of the Register).

    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

    ICOMP is a member of the following organisations (which are not political or lobbying organisations):

    SUMA-EV (Association for Free Access to Knowledge) - see http://suma-ev.de

    PLUS Coalition - To simplify and facilitate the communication and management of image rights - see http://www.useplus.com

    Member organisations

    None declared

  • Financial Data

    Interests represented

    Promotes their own interests or the collective interests of their members

    Closed financial year

    Apr 2021 - Mar 2022

    Lobbying costs for closed financial year

    10,000€

    Major contributions in closed year

    None declared

    Intermediaries for closed year

    None declared

    Intermediaries for current year

    None declared

    Closed year Costs

    0€ - 10,000€

    Other financial info

    None declared

  • EU Structures

    Groups (European Commission)

    none

    Groups (European Parliament)

    N/A

    Communication activities

    ICOMP promotes the widespread support for principles that are essential to a healthy online environment and for a more competitive, transparent, privacy friendly, and secure online marketplace. It does so though inter alia sponsoring and organising conferences and press roundtables, issuing policy briefs and commissioning consumer research. During the period for which ICOMP has reported financial data (see below), ICOMP’s specific activities falling under the scope of the Register included:

    - Maintaining ICOMP’s blog (http://www.i-comp.org/blog/)

    - Meeting with Members of the European Parliament and with Commission officials.

    - Circulation of newsletters.

    - Organising events in Brussels.

    - Organising conferences, webinars and press-round tables.

    - Issuing policy briefs and discussion papers.

    Other activities

    None declared

  • Meetings

    Meetings

    None declared

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