UBS Group AG

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Overview

Lobbying Costs

700,000€ - 799,999€

Financial year: Jan 2021 - Dec 2021

Lobbyists (Full time equivalent)

0.7 Fte (7)

Lobbyists with EP accreditation

0

High-level Commission meetings

19

Lobbying Costs over the years

  • Info

    UBS Group AG   (UBS)

    EU Transparency Register

    365453815252-29 First registered on 12 Dec 2014

    Goals / Remit

    Reimagining the power of investing. Connecting people for a better world. This is our purpose. This is UBS.

    We provide financial advice and solutions to private, institutional and corporate clients worldwide, as well as private clients in Switzerland. Headquartered in Zurich, Switzerland, we are present in all major financial centers worldwide.

    As the world's largest wealth manager, UBS Global Wealth Management provides comprehensive advice, solutions and services to families and individuals around the world. Personal & Corporate Banking provides comprehensive financial products and services to UBS’s private, corporate and institutional clients in Switzerland. UBS Asset Management is a large-scale and diversified asset manager, with a presence in 22 countries. The Investment Bank provides corporate, institutional and wealth management clients with expert advice, innovative solutions, execution and comprehensive access to international capital markets.

    Main EU files targeted

    UBS follows a broad range initiatives and policies of relevance to the financial services industry.

    Address

    Head Office
    Bahnhofstrasse, 45
    Zurich 8098
    SWITZERLAND
    EU Office
    5 Broadgate
    London EC2M 2QS
    UNITED KINGDOM

    Website

  • People

    Total lobbyists declared

    7

    Employment timeLobbyists
    10%7

    Lobbyists (Full time equivalent)

    0.7

    Lobbyists with EP accreditation

    All Lobbyists with EP accreditation over time

    0 accreditations were / are live (in bold) for the selected state of 03 Dec 2022

    Name Start date End Date
    Mr Thomas Bischof 03 Jan 2018 23 Nov 2018
    Mr Thomas Pohl 27 Jun 2017 16 Jun 2018
    Mr Simon Jowers 05 May 2017 27 Apr 2018
    Ms Darshini Waibel 24 Mar 2017 22 Mar 2018
    Mr Steve Hottiger 08 Jun 2016 06 Jun 2017
    Mr Thomas Bischof 03 Jun 2016 02 Jun 2017
    Mr Thomas Pohl 03 Jun 2016 02 Jun 2017
    Mr Andrew Bell 17 Mar 2016 15 Mar 2017
    Mr Thomas Pohl 30 Jun 2015 04 Jun 2016
    Mr Steve Hottiger 21 Jun 2015 04 Jun 2016
    Mr Thomas Bischof 21 Jun 2015 04 Jun 2016
    Ms Sabine Dittrich 17 Jun 2015 05 Jun 2016

    Complementary Information

    A number of UBS staff is engaged in regular communications with EU institutions in Brussels with varying degrees of intensity.

    In addition, subject matter experts are interacting from time to time with EU institutions or are involved in consultations. As their efforts account to less than 5% of their respective work time these experts are not counted for the purpose of the Transparency 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

    Companies & groups

  • Networking

    Affiliation

    UBS is member of different industry bodies and organisations related to the financial services sector in the EU, such as the Swiss Finance Council, AFME, Association of German Banks, EFAMA, EFR, Eurofi, and others (non-exhaustive list).

    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

    700,000€ - 799,999€

    Major contributions in closed year

    None declared

    Intermediaries for closed year

    None declared

    Intermediaries for current year

    None declared

    Closed year Costs

    700,000€ - 799,999€

    Other financial info

    None declared

  • EU Structures

    Groups (European Commission)

    none

    Groups (European Parliament)

    N/A

    Other activities

    None declared

  • Meetings

    Meetings

    19 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 05 Nov 2021 Location Windsor, Berkshire
      Subject CRR, Basel III
      Commission
      • John Berrigan (Director-General)
      Other Lobbyists
    • Date 23 Sep 2021 Location video conference
      Subject Economic recovery; Situation of the EU financial sector; sustainable finance
      Cabinet Cabinet of Executive Vice-President Valdis Dombrovskis
      Portfolio An Economy that Works for People
      Commission
      • Valdis Dombrovskis (Executive Vice-President)
      Other Lobbyists
    • Date 27 Apr 2021 Location video conference
      Subject Sustainable finance
      Cabinet Cabinet of Executive Vice-President Valdis Dombrovskis
      Portfolio An Economy that Works for People
      Commission
      • Andrea Beltramello (Cabinet member)
    • Date 27 Apr 2021 Location video conference
      Subject Sustainable Finance
      Cabinet Cabinet of Executive Vice-President Valdis Dombrovskis
      Portfolio An Economy that Works for People
      Commission
      • Andrea Beltramello (Cabinet member)
      Other Lobbyists
    • Date 03 Feb 2021 Location Video Conferencing
      Subject - Introduction to UBS and the Swiss Finance Council - Banking Union
      Cabinet Cabinet of Commissioner Mairead Mcguinness
      Portfolio Financial services, financial stability and Capital Markets Union
      Commission
      • Mairead McGuinness (Commissioner)
    • Date 21 Oct 2020 Location Virtual meeting
      Subject Banking and Capital Markets Union
      Commission
      • John Berrigan (Director-General)
    • Date 25 Feb 2020 Location Brussels, BE
      Subject Economic consequences of the Green Deal
      Cabinet Cabinet of Commissioner Paolo Gentiloni
      Portfolio Economy
      Commission
      • Alienor Margerit (Cabinet member)
    • Date 24 Jan 2019 Location Davos
      Subject Sustainable finance
      Cabinet Cabinet of Vice-President Jyrki Katainen
      Portfolio Jobs, Growth, Investment and Competitiveness
      Commission
      • Jyrki Katainen (Vice-President)
    • Date 21 Jun 2018 Location Brussels, Belgium
      Subject EU Current Affairs
      Cabinet Cabinet of Commissioner Margrethe Vestager
      Portfolio Competition
      Commission
      • Margrethe Vestager (Commissioner)
    • Date 26 Jan 2018 Location Davos
      Subject discussed EU-CH relations including CH's inclusion in the list of non-cooperative tax jurisdictions
      Cabinet Cabinet of Commissioner Pierre Moscovici
      Portfolio Economic and Financial Affairs, Taxation and Customs
      Commission
      • Pierre Moscovici (Commissioner)
      • Simon O'Connor (Cabinet member)
    • Date 01 Dec 2017 Location Hong Kong
      Subject Introductory remarks and roundtable with EU financial industry and AFISMA/European Chamber of Commerce on financial reforms and banking 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
      Commission
      • Valdis Dombrovskis (Vice-President)
      Other Lobbyists
    • Date 04 Oct 2016 Location New York
      Subject Investor roundtable
      Commission
      • Marco Buti (Director-General)
    • Date 13 Jul 2016 Location Brussels
      Subject digitising banking
      Commission
      • Günther Oettinger (Commissioner)
    • Date 18 Feb 2016 Location Brussels
      Subject DSM
      Commission
      • Günther Oettinger (Commissioner)
      • Kilian Gross (Cabinet member)
      Other Lobbyists
    • Date 20 Jan 2016 Location Davos
      Subject European financial sector outlook
      Cabinet Cabinet of Vice-President Jyrki Katainen
      Portfolio Jobs, Growth, Investment and Competitiveness
      Commission
      • Edward Bannerman (Cabinet member)
      • Jyrki Katainen (Vice-President)
    • Date 26 Mar 2015 Location Brussels, Belgium
      Subject Digital Single Market
      Cabinet Cabinet of President Jean-Claude Juncker
      Portfolio President
      Commission
      • Paulina Dejmek Hack (Cabinet member)
    • Date 25 Mar 2015 Location Brussels
      Subject Investment plan and EU economic outlook
      Cabinet Cabinet of Vice-President Jyrki Katainen
      Portfolio Jobs, Growth, Investment and Competitiveness
      Commission
      • Edward Bannerman (Cabinet member)
      • Miguel Gil Tertre (Cabinet member)
      Other Lobbyists
    • Date 04 Feb 2015 Location Brussels
      Subject Monetary and fiscal policy, growth and jobs
      Cabinet Cabinet of Commissioner Pierre Moscovici
      Portfolio Economic and Financial Affairs, Taxation and Customs
      Commission
      • Ioana Diaconescu (Cabinet member)
    • Date 20 Jan 2015 Location Brussels
      Subject Implementation/completion of the financial reform/prospects for further financial regulation and CMU
      Cabinet Cabinet of Commissioner Jonathan Hill
      Portfolio Financial Stability, Financial Services and Capital Markets Union
      Commission
      • Jonathan Hill (Commissioner)
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