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Profile of registrant


Identification number in the register: 25955391451-88
Registration date: 31/03/09 09:49:56

The information on this organisation was last modified on 16/03/14 09:38:36
The date of the last annual update was 16/03/14 09:33:23

Registrant : Organisation or self-employed individual

Name/company name: Oracle
Acronym: ORCL
Legal status: Corporation
Website address:


Section: II - In-house lobbyists and trade/professional associations
and more precisely: Companies & groups

Person with legal responsibility

Surname, Name: Mr  Lawrence J. Ellison
Position: Chief Executive Officer

Permanent person in charge of EU relations

Surname, Name: Mr  Karl Cox
Position: Vice President Public Policy and Corporate Affairs EMEA

Contact details:

Contact details of organisation's head office: 500 Oracle Parkway Redwood City
California 94065
Telephone number: (+1) 6505067000
Fax number: (+) 
Other contact information: Karl Cox
Vice President Public Policy and Corporate Affairs
Portes de la Défense
Boulevard Charles de Gaulle 15
92715 Colombes Cedex

Goals / remit

Goals / remit of the organisation: By eliminating complexity and simplifying IT, Oracle enables its customers—400,000 of them in more than 145 countries around the world—to accelerate innovation and create added value for their customers.
Oracle's complete, open, and integrated solutions offer extreme performance at the lowest cost—all from a single vendor. Integrated, industry-specific solutions are engineered to address complex business processes across a wide range of industries.
The organisation's fields of interests are:
  • global

Number of persons engaged in activities falling under the scope of the Transparency Register

Number of persons: 16
Complementary information: 16 individuals have participated in activities falling within the scope of the register only two of whom dedicate over 25 % of their time to such engagements.

Persons accredited for access to European Parliament premises

First name Surname Start Date End Date
Charlotte Thornby Nielsen 24/05/14 22/05/15
Karl Cox 07/02/14 05/02/15


Main EU initiatives covered the year before by activities falling under the scope of the Transparency Register:

In the EU, Oracle Corporation engages with government officials and relevant stakeholders to promote the development of public policies which harness the potential of information and telecommunications technologies (ICT) to address society’s greatest challenges and to promote growth of the European economy.
Our engagement evolves with the political agenda. In 2013, key public policy issues included eHealth, eInclusion, standardisation, interoperability, competition, ICT for energy efficiency, privacy protection, intellectual property protection, cybersecurity, trade, immigration and e-skills.

Fields of interest for e-mail alerts on consultations and roadmaps;

Fields declared by the organisation:
  • Audiovisual and Media
  • Budget
  • Competition
  • Consumer Affairs
  • Customs
  • Economic and Financial Affairs
  • Education
  • Employment and Social Affairs
  • Energy
  • Enlargement
  • Enterprise
  • Environment
  • Foreign and Security Policy and Defence
  • Home Affairs
  • Information Society
  • Internal Market
  • Justice and Fundamental Rights
  • Public Health
  • Regional Policy
  • Research and Technology
  • Taxation
  • Trade
  • Trans-European Networks
  • Transport
  • Youth


Information on (i) organisation's membership of any associations/federations/confederations or (ii) relationships to other bodies in formal or informal networks.

Digital Europe
Business Europe
European eSkills Association
Lisbon Council
American Chamber of Commerce to the EU
European Committee for Interoperable Systems
OpenForum Europe
European Internet Forum
European Services Forum
Trans- Atlantic American Business Council
European Policy Centre
TransAtlantic Policy Network
The European Coordination Committee of the Radiological, Electromedical and Healthcare IT Industry
European Scoolnet
E-skills association

Financial data

Financial year: 01/2013 - 12/2013
Estimated costs to the organisation directly related to representing interests to EU institutions in that year: 700000  € - 800000  €
Amount and source of funding received from the EU institutions in financial year n-1 of registration
Procurement: 2,738,000 €
Grants: 0 €
Other (financial) information provided by the organisation:

Our registration is based on data for calendar year 2013.
Oracle's reported costs related to direct representation of interests to EU institutions are those incurred in our efforts to convey our recommendations on public policy issues. Reported expenses include membership fees for relevant trade associations.

Code of conduct

By its registration the organisation has signed the Transparency Register Code of Conduct.