Verizon Communications Inc

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Lobbying Costs

400,000€ - 499,999€

Financial year: Jan 2022 - Dec 2022

Lobbyists (Full time equivalent)

1.85 Fte (5)

Lobbyists with EP accreditation


High-level Commission meetings


Lobbying Costs over the years

  • Info

    Verizon Communications Inc

    EU Transparency Register

    814154216145-16 First registered on 20 Feb 2015

    Goals / Remit

    Verizon Communications Inc. (NYSE, Nasdaq: VZ) ("Verizon") was formed on June 30, 2000 and is one of the world’s leading providers of technology and communications services. Headquartered in New York City and with a presence around the world, Verizon offers voice, data and video services and solutions on its award-winning networks and platforms, delivering on customers’ demand for mobility, reliable network connectivity, security and control.

    At Verizon, we deliver the promise of the digital world by enhancing the ability of humans, businesses and society to do more new and do more good. See more about Verizon here:

    Main EU files targeted

    The following is a list of the main EU policies or legislative proposals targeted by Verizon in 2021. It is subject to change as circumstances affecting the company evolve:

    • 5G
    • Antitrust
    • Connected mobility
    • Copyright
    • Data, data flows, data retention
    • Digital tax
    • Drones
    • EU/UK relations, Brexit, adequacy
    • EU/U.S. relations, data transfers
    • ESG/European Green Deal including the 'Fit for 55' package
    • Implementation of the European Electronic Communications Code (EECC)
    • Implementation of the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR)
    • Internet governance
    • Internet of Things / M2M
    • Proposal for a Directive as regards corporate sustainability reporting (CSRD)
    • Proposal for a Directive on the resilience of critical entities (CER)
    • Proposal for a Directive on energy efficiency (EED)
    • Proposal for a Regulation establishing a framework for a European Digital Identity (EUid)
    • Proposal for a Regulation on dual-use items
    • Proposal for a Regulation on electronic evidence (e-evidence)
    • Proposal for a Regulation on privacy and electronic communications (ePrivacy)
    • Proposal for a Single Market for Digital Services (Digital Services Act)
    • Proposal for an Artificial Intelligence Act
    • Proposal on measures for a high common level of cybersecurity (NIS2)
    • Standardization
    • Sustainability
    • Telecommunications
    • Trade


    Head Office
    Verizon Communications Inc. 140 West Street
    New York NY 10007
    EU Office
    Rond Point Robert Schuman 2-4


  • People

    Total lobbyists declared


    Employment timeLobbyists

    Lobbyists (Full time equivalent)


    Lobbyists with EP accreditation

    All Lobbyists with EP accreditation over time

    0 accreditations were / are live (in bold) for the selected state of 27 Sep 2023

    Name Start date End Date
    Ms Fiona Taylor 08 Feb 2020 06 Feb 2021
    Mr marco Moragon 16 Oct 2019 16 Oct 2020
    Mr marco Moragon 10 Oct 2018 16 Oct 2019
    Ms Fiona Taylor 10 Oct 2017 29 Sep 2018
    Mr marco Moragon 10 Oct 2017 29 Sep 2018
    Ms Fiona Taylor 14 Oct 2016 10 Oct 2017
    Mr marco Moragon 14 Oct 2016 10 Oct 2017

    Complementary Information

    Verizon has two full time Brussels-based representatives (name tbc one of them is currently being recruited following the departure of the EU Public Affairs Manager). Other resources/internal subject matter experts support our EU activities as needed.

    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


    Companies & groups

  • Networking


    Verizon is a member of the following associations or other types of networks:

    • American Chamber of Commerce to the European Union (AmCham EU) -
    • European Internet Forum (EIF) -
    • European ISP Association (EuroISPA) -
    • European Telecommunications Network Operators Association (ETNO) -
    • Global Data Alliance (GDA) -
    • Global Enabling Sustainability Initiative (GeSI) -
    • GSM Association (GSMA) -
    • International Institute of Communications (IIC) -

    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

    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)


    Groups (European Parliament)

    European Internet Forum (EIF)

    Other activities

    None declared

  • Meetings


    1 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 06 Jun 2017 Location Brussels
      Subject 5G, telecom review, e-privacy
      Cabinet Cabinet of Vice-President Andrus Ansip
      Portfolio Digital Single Market
      • Kamila Kloc (Cabinet member)
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