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Profile of registrant


Identification number in the register: 88787562806-65
Registration date: 16/12/09 15:34:30

The information on this organisation was last modified on 19/11/14 16:19:45
The date of the last annual update was 19/11/14 16:19:45

Registrant : Organisation or self-employed individual

Name/company name: DIE FÜHRUNGSKRÄFTE - DFK
Acronym: DFK
Legal status: NGO
Website address:


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

Person with legal responsibility

Surname, Name: Mr  Dr. Ulrich Goldschmidt
Position: Vorstandsvorsitzender

Permanent person in charge of EU relations

Surname, Name: Mr  Sebastian Müller
Position: Sprecher der Geschäftsführung

Contact details:

Contact details of organisation's head office: 77-79 Alfredstr. 
Essen 45130
Telephone number: (+49) 201 959710
Fax number: (+) 
Other contact information: Office Berlin:
Pariser Platz 6
10117 Berlin

Goals / remit

Goals / remit of the organisation: The association DIE FÜHRUNGSKRÄFTE - DFK represents the interests of managers, executives and managerial staff in germany in all branches. DFK was founded in 1919, meanwhile the association has about 25.000 members in its federation-network.

DFK’s business is to reperesent the interests of it’s members regarding their professional, economical, social, political and legal concerns. The representation of these interests is the core-competence of DFK. In details:

· DFK takes his active part in politics and participates e.g. in the legislative procedure and consultations.
· DFK gives it’s members legal protection and support in all legal questions and legal affairs in connection with their professional concerns (labour law, social law, tax law, criminal law). That includes: Advice concerning the contract, all other professional interests, representation in court, in urgent cases immediate advice via telephone or e-mail.
· DFK is a network. Members have the opportunity to get in touch with the other members for an interchange of views and opinions, of knowledge and experiences.
· DFK publishes a members-magazine, newsletters with useful information for executives and managerial staff. In the protected member area on the Internet you can get model contracts, leaflets etc. DFK also allocates results of his annual survey about the salary- and working-time-situation of executives and managers.
· DFK cooperates with other associations and businesses to offer exclusive conditions e.g. for further education, insurances, personnel consultants.
The organisation's fields of interests are:
  • sub-national
  • national
  • European

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

Number of persons: 4
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:

-White Paper Pensions
-Worktime directive
-Green Paper on a 2030 framework for climate and energy policies
-Green Paper on Corporate Governance
-Data Protection at work
-Consultation on the results of the study on the operation and the impacts of the statute für a European company (SE)
-Consultation on the EU 2020 Strategy

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

Fields declared by the organisation:
  • Competition
  • Consumer Affairs
  • Development
  • Economic and Financial Affairs
  • Education
  • Employment and Social Affairs
  • Energy
  • Enterprise
  • Environment
  • General and Institutional Affairs
  • Home Affairs
  • Information Society
  • Internal Market
  • Justice and Fundamental Rights
  • Regional Policy
  • Research and Technology
  • Taxation
  • Trans-European Networks


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

-European Movement Germany (Europäische Bewegung Deutschlands)
-a number of European Federation of Managers in various branches: FECEC, FECC, FECER, eTIC

Financial data

Financial year: 01/2013 - 12/2013
Estimated costs to the organisation directly related to representing interests to EU institutions in that year: 25,000 €
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.