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Profile of registrant

Swedish Bankers´ Association

Identification number in the register: 53517281038-30
Registration date: 01/02/09 11:21:06

The information on this organisation was last modified on 08/10/14 13:30:14
The date of the last annual update was 08/01/14 10:18:55

Registrant : Organisation or self-employed individual

Name/company name: Swedish Bankers´ Association
Acronym: SBA
Legal status: Non-profit organisation
Website address:


Section: II - In-house lobbyists and trade/professional associations
and more precisely: Trade, business & professional associations

Person with legal responsibility

Surname, Name: Thomas Östros
Position: Managing director

Permanent person in charge of EU relations

Surname, Name: Christopher Hamilton
Position: European Affairs

Contact details:

Contact details of organisation's head office: 38 Regeringsgatan 
P.O. box: 7603
Stockholm 103 94
Telephone number: (+46 8) 4534400
Fax number: (+) 
Other contact information:

Goals / remit

Goals / remit of the organisation: The Swedish Bankers´Association represents banks, finance houses and mortgage companies in Sweden. The role of the Association is to promote the interets of the member companies in relation to authorities and organisations nationally as well as internationally. An important task is to analyse and comment on legislative and regulatory proposals which affect the member companies. The Association also develop common banking rules and standards within areas such as payments, clearing, security, IT infrastructure and general conditions in agreements concerning certain banking products.
The organisation's fields of interests are:
  • national

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

Number of persons: 10
Complementary information:

Persons accredited for access to European Parliament premises

No accredited persons


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

The main purpose of the Association is to promote the interests of the member companies and to improve their conditions to conduct financial activities in Sweden as well as in foreign markets. Regulatory initiatives within the EU is scrutinized from this perspective and our views concerning these initiatives are forwarded to the decision making bodies primarily through our European organisations but also directly to members of the European Parliament.

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

Fields declared by the organisation:
  • Competition
  • Consumer Affairs
  • Economic and Financial Affairs
  • Enterprise
  • General and Institutional Affairs
  • Home Affairs
  • Information Society
  • Internal Market
  • Justice and Fundamental Rights
  • Taxation


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

The Swedish Bankers´Association is a member of:
European Banking Federation
European Mortgage Federation
European Payment Council
International Chamber of Commerce

Financial data

Financial year: 01/2013 - 12/2013
Estimated costs to the organisation directly related to representing interests to EU institutions in that year: < 50000  €
Amount and source of funding received from the EU institutions in financial year n-1 of registration
Procurement: 0 €
Grants: 0 €
Other (financial) information provided by the organisation:

Code of conduct

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