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Profile of registrant

Barclays PLC

Identification number in the register: 72390466359-39
Registration date: 03/08/11 16:37:25

The information on this organisation was last modified on 25/07/14 12:23:27
The date of the last annual update was 25/07/14 12:23:27

Registrant : Organisation or self-employed individual

Name/company name: Barclays PLC
Legal status: Incorporated entity
Website address:


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

Person with legal responsibility

Surname, Name: Mr  Cyrus Ardalan
Position: Vice Chairman and Head of UK EU Government Relations and Public Policy

Permanent person in charge of EU relations

Surname, Name: Mr  Cian Rice
Position: European Public Affairs Director

Contact details:

Contact details of organisation's head office: 1 Churchill Place 
London E145HP
Telephone number: (+44) 2071161000
Fax number: (+) 
Other contact information:

Goals / remit

Goals / remit of the organisation: Barclays is an international financial services provider engaged in personal banking, credit cards, corporate and investment banking, and wealth and investment management with an extensive international presence in Europe, the Americas, Africa and Asia.

Barclays’ purpose is to help people achieve their ambitions – in the right way. With over 300 years of history and expertise in banking, Barclays operates in over 50 countries and employs approximately 140,000 people. Barclays moves, lends, invests and protects money for customers and clients worldwide.
The organisation's fields of interests are:
  • sub-national
  • national
  • European
  • global

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

Number of persons: 3
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:

Barclays aims to contribute to the debate between all stakeholders on the development of public policy on issues that directly affect the bank and on wider issues affecting economic prosperity where it has expertise to contribute. Areas of direct effect include banking and prudential (such as BRRD, Banking Union, EU Structural Reform), markets (such as Shadow Banking and Benchmarks), retail payments (such as PSDII and MIF), and investment funds (such as MMFs).

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

Fields declared by the organisation:
  • Competition
  • Consumer Affairs
  • Economic and Financial Affairs
  • Enterprise
  • External Relations
  • Information Society
  • Internal Market
  • Taxation
  • Trade


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

Barclays is a member of the following associations and networks engaged in EU policy: Association for Financial Markets in Europe (AFME), Centre for European Policy Studies (CEPS), European Parliamentary Financial Services Forum, International Swaps and Derivatives Association (ISDA), International Capital Markets Association (ICMA), British Bankers’ Association (BBA), American Chamber of Commerce (Amcham), British Chamber of Commerce, Confederation of British industry (CBI).

Financial data

Financial year: 01/2013 - 12/2013
Estimated costs to the organisation directly related to representing interests to EU institutions in that year: 400000  € - 450000  €
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:

Further information is available in Barclays' annual report, available for download at:

Code of conduct

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