VERBOND VAN BELGISCHE ONDERNEMINGEN / FEDERATION DES ENTREPRISES DE BELGIQUE

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Overview

Lobbying Costs

400,000€ - 499,999€

Financial year: Jan 2020 - Dec 2020

Lobbyists (Full time equivalent)

3.5 Fte (4)

Lobbyists with EP accreditation

0

High-level Commission meetings

23

Lobbying Costs over the years

  • Info

    VERBOND VAN BELGISCHE ONDERNEMINGEN / FEDERATION DES ENTREPRISES DE BELGIQUE   (VBO / FEB)

    EU Transparency Register

    47676761061-93 First registered on 05 Feb 2009

    Goals / Remit

    Het VBO is de enige interprofessionele werkgeversorganisatie die de ondernemingen uit de drie gewesten van ons land vertegenwoordigt. Zijn leden vertegenwoordigen de ondernemingen actief in de sleutelsectoren van de industrie en de diensten.
    Het VBO heeft als ambitie:
    1. zich in te zetten voor een optimaal ondernemingsklimaat;
    2. de belangen van de ondernemingen te behartigen op federaal, Europees en internationaal niveau;
    3. de samenhang te bevorderen in de boodschap en de acties van ondernemers.
    Het VBO wil bijdragen tot het creëren van de beroepen van de toekomst,vooral in de dienstensector, de industrie en de bouw.
    Het wil openstaan voor wat buiten haar muren leeft en organiseert talrijke ontmoetingen en informatievergaderingen met een federale, Europese (European Business Summit) of internationale reikwijdte.
    De acties van het VBO omvatten alle domeinen die met de bedrijfsactiviteit te maken hebben. Concreet is het VBO actief zowel in economische, sociale, jur (...)

    Main EU files targeted

    Alle domeinen die een impact kunnen hebben op de werkzaamheden van de Belgische ondernemingen.

    Toutes les matières susceptibles d’avoir un impact sur les activités des entreprises belges.

    Address

    Head Office
    Rue Ravenstein / Ravensteinstraat, 4
    BRUSSEL / BRUXELLES 1000
    BELGIUM
    EU Office
    Rue Ravenstein / Ravensteinstraat, 4
    BRUSSEL / BRUXELLES 1000
    BELGIUM

    Website

  • People

    Total lobbyists declared

    4

    Employment timeLobbyists
    100%2
    75%2

    Lobbyists (Full time equivalent)

    3.5

    Lobbyists with EP accreditation

    All Lobbyists with EP accreditation over time

    0 accreditations were / are live (in bold) for the selected state of 29 Nov 2022

    Name Start date End Date
    Mr Thomas Julien 09 Sep 2020 30 Sep 2021
    Mr Mika CAMPS 09 Sep 2020 30 Sep 2021
    Mr Benoit Monteyne 09 Apr 2019 30 Apr 2020
    Mr Thomas Julien 09 Apr 2019 30 Apr 2020
    Mr Olivier François Robert JORIS 09 Feb 2018 07 Feb 2019
    Mr Benoit Monteyne 09 Feb 2018 07 Feb 2019
    Mr Thomas Julien 09 Feb 2018 07 Feb 2019
    Mr Thomas Julien 04 Feb 2017 02 Feb 2018
    Mr Olivier François Robert JORIS 02 Feb 2017 02 Feb 2018
    Mr Benoit Monteyne 02 Feb 2017 02 Feb 2018
    Mr Olivier François Robert JORIS 10 Feb 2016 08 Feb 2017
    Mr Benoit Monteyne 10 Feb 2016 08 Feb 2017
    Mr Olivier François Robert JORIS 20 Jan 2015 15 Jan 2016
    Mr Laurent Sempot 20 Jan 2015 15 Jan 2016
    Mr Benoit Monteyne 20 Jan 2015 15 Jan 2016
    Mr Benoit Monteyne 19 Feb 2014 13 Feb 2015
    Mr Olivier François Robert JORIS 01 Feb 2014 30 Jan 2015
    Mr Laurent Sempot 01 Feb 2014 30 Jan 2015
    Mr Benoit Monteyne 10 Apr 2013 08 Apr 2014
    Mr Olivier François Robert JORIS 20 Mar 2013 18 Mar 2014
    Mr Pieter-Jan VAN STEENKISTE 20 Mar 2013 18 Mar 2014
    Mr Benoit Monteyne 08 Dec 2012 06 Jun 2013
    Ms Anne-Laurence Cock 01 Aug 2012 06 Jun 2013
    Mr Olivier François Robert JORIS 08 Feb 2012 28 Feb 2013
    Mr Pieter-Jan VAN STEENKISTE 08 Feb 2012 28 Feb 2013

    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 and business associations

  • Networking

    Affiliation

    Lid van o.a. Businesseurope en van Business at OECD van de OESO.

    Membre e.a. de Businesseurope et du Business at OECD de l’OCDE.

    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

    400,000€ - 499,999€

    Major contributions in closed year

    None declared

    Intermediaries for closed year

    None declared

    Intermediaries for current year

    None declared

    Closed year Costs

    400,000€ - 499,999€

    Other financial info

    None declared

  • EU Structures

    Groups (European Commission)

    Advisory Committee on free movement of workers#X01784#https://ec.europa.eu/transparency/expert-groups-register/screen/expert-groups/consult?groupID=1784 #Member #C#Industry, SMEs#Advisory Committee for Vocational Training#X01803#https://ec.europa.eu/transparency/expert-groups-register/screen/expert-groups/consult?groupID=1803 #Member #C#Industry, SMEs#Advisory Committee for the Coordination of Social Security Systems#X01783#https://ec.europa.eu/transparency/expert-groups-register/screen/expert-groups/consult?groupID=1783 #Member #C#Industry, SMEs#Comité consultatif pour la sécurité et la santé sur le lieu de travail#X01211#ADAMAKIS Ioannis #https://ec.europa.eu/transparency/expert-groups-register/screen/expert-groups/consult?groupID=1211 #Member #B#Other#Intérêt des représentants des employeurs#Pandemic on OSH related issues

    Groups (European Parliament)

    N/A

    Other activities

    None declared

  • Meetings

    Meetings

    23 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 26 Apr 2022 Location online
      Subject Platform International - Event
      Commission
      • Koen Doens (Director-General)
    • Date 18 Jun 2021 Location video conference
      Subject Sustainable corporate governance
      Cabinet Cabinet of Commissioner Didier Reynders
      Portfolio Justice
      Commission
      • Lucrezia Busa (Cabinet member)
      • Geneviève Tuts (Cabinet member)
    • Date 21 May 2021 Location Online
      Subject Consultation on the EC's Proposals on Due Diligence and Sustainable Corporate Governance
      Cabinet Cabinet of Vice-President Dubravka Šuica
      Portfolio Democracy and Demography
      Commission
      • Ivo Belet (Cabinet member)
      • Toma Sutic (Cabinet member)
    • Date 30 Apr 2021 Location Videoconference
      Subject Meeting on Minimum Wage, cross-border workers in the Benelux region and the European Pillar of Social Rights Action Plan.
      Cabinet Cabinet of Commissioner Nicolas Schmit
      Portfolio Jobs and Social Rights
      Commission
      • Santina Bertulessi (Cabinet member)
      • Anouk Faber (Cabinet member)
      • Fabien Dell (Cabinet member)
      • Antoine Kasel (Cabinet member)
      • Nicolas Schmit (Commissioner)
      • Ivana McDowell (Cabinet member)
      Other Lobbyists
    • Date 12 Jan 2021 Location video conference
      Subject due diligence
      Cabinet Cabinet of Commissioner Didier Reynders
      Portfolio Justice
      Commission
      • Didier Reynders (Commissioner)
      • Lucrezia Busa (Cabinet member)
      Other Lobbyists
    • Date 17 Apr 2020 Location Video-conference
      Subject Impact of Covid-19 on the Belgian and European economies, EU actions, exit and recovery strategies
      Cabinet Cabinet of Commissioner Didier Reynders
      Portfolio Justice
      Commission
      • Didier Reynders (Commissioner)
    • Date 02 Mar 2020 Location Brussels
      Subject Consultations on the New Pact on Migrations
      Cabinet Cabinet of Commissioner Ylva Johansson
      Portfolio Home Affairs
      Commission
      • Ylva Johansson (Commissioner)
      • Raul Hernandez Sagrera (Cabinet member)
      • Alexandra Cupsan-Catalin (Cabinet member)
      Other Lobbyists
    • Date 14 Feb 2020 Location Brussels
      Subject Preparation for Cssr Reynders intervention at March 9th conference
      Cabinet Cabinet of Commissioner Didier Reynders
      Portfolio Justice
      Commission
      • Geneviève Tuts (Cabinet member)
    • Date 26 Oct 2018 Location Brussels
      Subject Meeting with the Task Force for the Preparation and Conduct of the Negotiations with the United Kingdom under Article 50 TEU
      Commission
      • Michel Barnier (Head of Task Force)
    • Date 17 Sep 2018 Location Brussels, Belgium
      Subject Exchange on competition policy and European champions, on equality of treatment in fiscal State aid and on international level-playing field
      Commission
      • Johannes Laitenberger (Director-General)
    • Date 15 Jul 2016 Location Brussels
      Subject EU climate and energy policy
      Cabinet Cabinet of Commissioner Marianne Thyssen
      Portfolio Employment, Social Affairs, Skills and Labour Mobility
      Commission
      • Inge Bernaerts (Cabinet member)
      • Stefaan Hermans (Cabinet member)
    • Date 28 Jun 2016 Location Brussels
      Subject Investment plan implementation
      Cabinet Cabinet of Vice-President Jyrki Katainen
      Portfolio Jobs, Growth, Investment and Competitiveness
      Commission
      • Miguel Gil Tertre (Cabinet member)
      • Hilde Hardeman (Cabinet member)
    • Date 15 Feb 2016 Location Brussels
      Subject Climate and Energy governance
      Commission
      • Jos Delbeke (Director-General)
    • Date 26 Jan 2016 Location Brussels, Belgium
      Subject FEB-VBO Social Academy event; speech on the social dialogue, role of the social partners at EU and Belgium levels, and the Commission priorities to strengthen EU social policy.
      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)
      • Raquel Lucas (Cabinet member)
    • Date 11 Dec 2015 Location Brussels
      Subject Labour mobility
      Cabinet Cabinet of Commissioner Marianne Thyssen
      Portfolio Employment, Social Affairs, Skills and Labour Mobility
      Commission
      • Inge Bernaerts (Cabinet member)
    • Date 07 Jul 2015 Location Brussels
      Subject Employment and social priorities
      Cabinet Cabinet of Commissioner Marianne Thyssen
      Portfolio Employment, Social Affairs, Skills and Labour Mobility
      Commission
      • Stefaan Hermans (Cabinet member)
    • Date 29 Jun 2015 Location Brussels, Belgium
      Subject Employment and social policy priorities
      Cabinet Cabinet of Commissioner Marianne Thyssen
      Portfolio Employment, Social Affairs, Skills and Labour Mobility
      Commission
      • Marianne Thyssen (Commissioner)
    • Date 04 Jun 2015 Location Brussels
      Subject Circular Economy
      Cabinet Cabinet of Vice-President Karmenu Vella
      Portfolio Environment, Maritime Affairs and Fisheries
      Commission
      • Aurore Maillet (Cabinet member)
    • Date 04 Jun 2015 Location Berlaymont
      Subject circular economy
      Cabinet Cabinet of First Vice-President Frans Timmermans
      Portfolio Better Regulation, Interinstitutional Relations, the Rule of Law and the Charter of Fundamental Rights
      Commission
      • Sarah Nelen (Cabinet member)
    • Date 11 May 2015 Location Brussels
      Subject Better Regulation
      Cabinet Cabinet of First Vice-President Frans Timmermans
      Portfolio Better Regulation, Interinstitutional Relations, the Rule of Law and the Charter of Fundamental Rights
      Commission
      • Frans Timmermans (First Vice-President)
      Other Lobbyists
    • Date 08 May 2015 Location Brussels
      Subject Free movement of workers
      Cabinet Cabinet of Commissioner Marianne Thyssen
      Portfolio Employment, Social Affairs, Skills and Labour Mobility
      Commission
      • Inge Bernaerts (Cabinet member)
    • Date 30 Apr 2015 Location Brussels, Belgium
      Subject Meeting in frames of European Semester meetings with Belgian Authorities and Social Partners
      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
      • Raquel Lucas (Cabinet member)
      • Valdis Dombrovskis (Vice-President)
      Other Lobbyists
    • Date 24 Feb 2015 Location Brussels, Belgium
      Subject Courtesy visit, presentation of VBO
      Cabinet Cabinet of Commissioner Marianne Thyssen
      Portfolio Employment, Social Affairs, Skills and Labour Mobility
      Commission
      • Stefaan Hermans (Cabinet member)
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