World Gold Council

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Registration as it was on 05 May 2023
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Lobbying Costs

600,000€ - 699,999€

Financial year: Jan 2022 - Dec 2022

Lobbyists (Full time equivalent)

1.2 Fte (3)

Lobbyists with EP accreditation


High-level Commission meetings


Lobbying Costs over the years

  • Info

    World Gold Council   (WGC)

    EU Transparency Register

    133743846287-22 First registered on 05 May 2022

    Goals / Remit

    The World Gold Council (WGC) is the global expert on gold. Leveraging our broad knowledge and experience, WGC works to improve understanding of the gold market and underscore gold’s value to individuals, investors, and the world at large. Collaboration is the cornerstone of WGC’s approach. WGC is an association whose members are the world’s most forward-thinking gold mining companies. Combining the insights of WGC’s members and other industry partners, WGC seeks to unlock gold’s evolving role as a catalyst for advancements that meet societal needs. WGC develops standards, expand access to gold, and tackle barriers to adoption to stimulate demand and support a vibrant and sustainable future for the gold market. From WGC offices in Beijing, London, Mumbai, New York, Shanghai, and Singapore, WGC seeks to deliver positive impact worldwide.

    Main EU files targeted

    1. Markets in Crypto-assets (EU) 2019/1937 (MiCA);
    2. Undertakings for collective investment in transferable securities 2009/65/EC (UCITS);
    3. Insurance and re-insurance undertakings 2009/138/EC (Solvency II);
    4. Transfers of funds and certain crypto-assets (recast);
    5. EU taxonomy (EU) 2019/2088;
    6. Conflict minerals (EU) 2017/821;
    7. Packaged retail and insurance-based investment products (EU) No 1286/2014 (PRIIPs);
    8. Retail investment strategy for Europe;
    9. Basel implementation;
    10. EU sustainable finance strategy;
    11. AIFMD;
    12. IORPs II Review;
    13. EMIR;
    14. MiFID;
    15. MiFIR.


    Head Office
    15 Fetter lane
    London EC4A 1BW
    EU Office
    15 Fetter lane
    London EC4A 1BW


  • People

    Total lobbyists declared


    Employment timeLobbyists

    Lobbyists (Full time equivalent)


    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


    Trade and business associations

  • Networking


    None declared

    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

    600,000€ - 699,999€

    Major contributions in closed year

    None declared

    Intermediaries for closed year

    fti consulting 200,000€ - 299,999€

    Intermediaries for current year

    fti consulting

    Closed year Costs

    600,000€ - 699,999€

    Other financial info

    None declared

  • EU Structures

    Groups (European Commission)


    Groups (European Parliament)


    Communication activities

    1. Organising and participating in meetings and events
    2. Participating in consultations

    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 26 Oct 2022 Location Brussels
      Subject Introductory meeting
      Cabinet Cabinet of Commissioner Mairead Mcguinness
      Portfolio Financial services, financial stability and Capital Markets Union
      • Tommy De Temmerman (Cabinet member)
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