Western Union

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Registration as it was on 30 May 2022
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Overview

Lobbying Costs

200,000€ - 299,999€

Financial year: Jan 2021 - Dec 2021

Lobbyists (Full time equivalent)

1.5 Fte (2)

Lobbyists with EP accreditation

0

High-level Commission meetings

1

Lobbying Costs over the years

  • Info

    Western Union

    EU Transparency Register

    082250546728-83 First registered on 30 May 2022

    Goals / Remit

    The Western Union Company (NYSE: WU) is a global leader in cross-border, cross-currency money movement and payments. Western Union’s platform provides seamless cross-border flows and its leading global financial network bridges more than 200 countries and territories and over 130 currencies. We connect consumers, businesses, financial institutions, and governments through one of the world’s widest reaching networks, accessing billions of bank accounts, millions of digital wallets and cards, and a substantial global network of retail locations. Western Union connects the world to bring boundless possibilities within reach.

    Main EU files targeted

    Western Union follows mainly regulatory developments directly related to its exiting and planned future product portfolio. This group of initiatives includes consumer protection, payments regulation, AML/CFT regulation, data protection, and other rules and regulation which apply to our business.

    Address

    Head Office
    7001 E Belleview Avenue
    Denver
    UNITED STATES
    EU Office
    Place Louise 6
    Brussels
    BELGIUM

    Website

  • People

    Total lobbyists declared

    2

    Employment timeLobbyists
    75%2

    Lobbyists (Full time equivalent)

    1.5

    Lobbyists with EP accreditation

    No lobbyists with EP accreditations

    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

    Companies & groups

  • Networking

    Affiliation

    European Parliament Financial Services Forum (EPFSF)
    European Payment Institutions Federation (EPIF)
    EUROFI

    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

    200,000€ - 299,999€

    Major contributions in closed year

    None declared

    Intermediaries for closed year

    NameAmount
    afore consulting 25,000€ - 49,999€

    Intermediaries for current year

    None declared

    Closed year Costs

    200,000€ - 299,999€

    Other financial info

    None declared

  • EU Structures

    Groups (European Commission)

    none

    Groups (European Parliament)

    N/A

    Other activities

    None declared

  • Meetings

    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 14 Dec 2022 Location Virtual
      Subject PSD, instant payments, IBAN, remittances.
      Cabinet Cabinet of Commissioner Mairead Mcguinness
      Portfolio Financial services, financial stability and Capital Markets Union
      Commission
      • Agnieszka Drzewoska (Cabinet member)
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