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Bank of America Merrill Lynch

Identification number in the register: 53891615036-88
Registration date: 19/01/2011 10:04:15

The information on this entity was last modified on: 30/04/2015 12:58:38
The date of the last annual update was: 30/04/2015 12:58:38
Next update due latest on: 30/04/2016

    Registrant : Organisation or self-employed individual

Bank of America Merrill Lynch


Listed company

    Section of registration

II - In-house lobbyists and trade/business/professional associations

Companies & groups

    Contact details

King Edward Street, 2
London EC1A1HQ

(+44) 02076281000

Brussels Office
Bank of America Merrill Lynch
Square de Meeus 38/40

(+32) 24018746

    Person with legal responsibility

Mr  Wilmot-Sitwell Alexander

President, Europe Middle-East and Africa

    Person in charge of EU relations

Ms  Daniela Marilungo

Head of Government Affairs - Europe, Middle-East and Africa

    Goals / remit

Bank of America is one of the world's largest financial institutions, serving individual consumers, small and medium enterprises and large corporations. In EMEA, Bank of America’s principal local operations are Bank of America Merrill Lynch (BofAML), which includes Bank of America’s global banking and markets businesses and MBNA, one of the UK’s largest retail credit card providers. With offices in over 30 cities across EMEA and a regional presence since 1922, we serve the needs of individual, corporate, institutional and government clients, combining the best of local knowledge and global expertise.
As a global financial institution, we are also committed to developing solutions to social and economic challenges. Our responsibility platform focuses on: our business practices; environmental sustainability; local community advancement through education and employability programmes; global leadership development and the promotion of cultural understanding. By harnessing our intellectual capital, sharing knowledge and connecting capital with need, we believe that we can provide opportunities that effect positive change for all.

  • European
  • global
  • national

    Specific activities covered by the Register

Capital Markets Union
European Market Infrastructure Regulation
Capital requirements regulation and directive
Markets in Financial Instruments Directive/Regulation
EU Bank Recovery and Resolution Directive
Single Resolution Mechanism (SRM)/ Banking Union
Directive on Payment Services (PSD)/
Multilateral Interchange Fees Regulation
Benchmarks Regulation
Financial Transaction Tax
Data Protection
Transatlantic Investment and Trade Partnership
Banking structural reform
Corporate social responsibility
Gender Diversity
Anti-Money Laundering
Climate Change
Cyber Security
Marco-Economic issue
EU-US issues

Regulation and policy changes related to the financial services industry



Consultative Working Group (CWG) for ESMA’s Financial Innovation Standing Committee

The Network and Information Security Public Private Platform (NIS Platform) Working Group 1 (Risk Management)
Working Group 2 (Information Sharing)
European Network and Information Security Agency (ENISA)
Experts Group Finance Information and Communications Technology (EGFI)



-Regulation and policy changes related to the financial services industry

    Number of persons involved in the activities described in the box above

75%: 3   25%: 2



In addition to Government Affairs staff, Bank of America Merrill Lynch employes a number of subject matter experts and executives, who interact with the EU institutions and contribute to consultations.
Such activities constitute less than 5% of their working time, and therefore the activities performed by these employees are not counted in the figures above.

    Persons accredited for access to European Parliament premises

No accredited persons

    Fields of interest

  • Budget
  • Climate Action
  • Competition
  • Consumer Affairs
  • Economic and Financial Affairs
  • Employment and Social Affairs
  • Energy
  • Enterprise
  • General and Institutional Affairs
  • Information Society
  • Internal Market
  • Taxation
  • Transport

    Membership and affiliation

Isda (International Swaps and Derivatives Association)
AFME (Association of Foreign Markets in Europe)
GFMA (Global Financial Markets Association)
BBA (British Bankers Association)
FIA Europe
ICMA (International Capital Market Association)
City UK
AmCham EU
IIF (The Institute of International Finance)

    Financial data

01/2014  -  12/2014

1,250,000 € - 1,499,999 €

No funding received from the EU institutions during the last closed financial year.

    Code of conduct

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