PayPal Se Belgian Branch
II - In-house lobbyists and trade/business/professional associations
Companies & groups
Boulevard Royal, 22-24
Mr Joachim Goyvaerts
Head of BeLux
Ms Pia Sorvillo
Director, Government Relations EMEA
Founded in December 1998, PayPal is the leading global online payment company with more than 100 million active registered accounts.
PayPal Europe, headquartered in Luxembourg, where it has acquired a banking license in 2007, is serving over 70 million active users across the EMEA region.
PayPal enables any individual or business with an email address to securely, easily and quickly send and receive payments online. PayPal's service builds on the existing financial infrastructure of bank accounts and credit cards and utilises the world's most advanced proprietary fraud prevention systems to create a safe, global, real-time payment solution.
Digital issues and payments-related legislation and policy initiatives, such as Digital Single Market strategy, PSD2, AML package, payments security discussions, e-Money Directive review, etc.
PayPal Europe is committed to engaging with policymakers and other market stakeholders on a number of issues, with the aim to contribute to the continued development of safe online and mobile payments for the benefit of European businesses, consumers and SMSs. PayPal welcomes policy initiatives encouraging innovation in the EU and is fully supportive of regulatory efforts to build a comprehensive, inclusive and integrated EU digital financial market ensuring competition and consumer choice.
PayPal Europe dedicates close attention to developments at EU level. 2 full-time employees are therefore permanently based in Brussels (though the Government Relations person is active on the full EMEA region), with further employees travelling regularly to Brussels to engage with policy makers.
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ABBL (Association des Banques et Banquiers, Luxembourg)
EMA (E-Money Association)
01/2015 - 12/2015
300,000 € - 399,999 €
No funding received from the EU institutions during the last closed financial year.
Our direct advocacy efforts in 2014 were calculated as follows: Percentage of 2015 salaries related to the time spent on direct advocacy and in preparation of such meetings, plus external consultants and associations where they have not disclosed this information in the register in an own entry.
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