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Profile of registrant

European Small Business Alliance

Identification number in the register: 97165848130-92
Registration date: 22/02/12 10:49:05

The information on this organisation was last modified on 31/01/14 09:15:46
The date of the last annual update was 31/01/14 09:15:46

Registrant : Organisation or self-employed individual

Name/company name: European Small Business Alliance
Acronym: ESBA
Legal status: AISBL
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  Patrick  Gibbels
Position: Brussels Representative

Permanent person in charge of EU relations

Surname, Name: Mr  Patrick  Gibbels
Position: Brussels Representative

Contact details:

Contact details of organisation's head office: 3A Clos du Parnasse 
Brussels 1050
Telephone number: (+32) 2 274 25 04
Fax number: (+32) 2 274 25 09
Other contact information:

Goals / remit

Goals / remit of the organisation: ESBA is a non-party political European group, which cares for small business entrepreneurs and the self-employed and represents them through targeted EU advocacy activities. ESBA also works towards the development of strong independent advocacy and benefits groups in European countries. ESBA is one of the largest organisations based on voluntary membership in Europe. Through its direct membership, associate membership and cooperation agreements, ESBA today represents almost one million small businesses and covers 36 European countries.
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: 10
Complementary information:

Persons accredited for access to European Parliament premises

First name Surname Start Date End Date
David CARO 17/04/14 15/04/15


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

Small Business Act, Single Market Act, Digital Agenda, Accounting and companty Law, EU 2020, Public Procurement, FTT, CESL, Working Time, ADR/ODR, VAT, Access to Finance, administrative burdens, Data Protection, etc, etc.

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

Fields declared by the organisation:
  • Agriculture and Rural Development
  • Budget
  • Climate Action
  • Communication
  • Competition
  • Consumer Affairs
  • Customs
  • Economic and Financial Affairs
  • Education
  • Employment and Social Affairs
  • Energy
  • Enterprise
  • Environment
  • General and Institutional Affairs
  • Information Society
  • Internal Market
  • Justice and Fundamental Rights
  • Public Health
  • Regional Policy
  • Taxation
  • Trade
  • Transport
  • Youth


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

Financial data

Financial year: 03/2011 - 02/2012
Estimated costs to the organisation directly related to representing interests to EU institutions in that year: 50000  € - 100000  €
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.