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Symantec Corporation

Identification number in the register: 3612325809-89
Registration date: 18/12/2008 01:19:09

The information on this entity was last modified on: 05/02/2015 17:23:07
The date of the last annual update was: 05/02/2015 17:23:07
Next update due latest on: 05/02/2016

    Registrant : Organisation or self-employed individual

Symantec Corporation



    Section of registration

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

Companies & groups

    Contact details

Medialaan 38B, 022571300
Vilvoorde- Brussels 1800

(+0032) 022571318

    Person with legal responsibility

Mr  Ilias Chantzos

Senior Director Government Affairs

    Person in charge of EU relations

Mr  Ilias Chantzos

Senior Director Government Affairs

    Goals / remit

Symantec is a global leader in providing security, storage and systems management solutions to help businesses and consumers secure and manage their information. Headquartered in Cupertino, Calif., Symantec has operations in more than 40 countries. More information is available at


    Specific activities covered by the Register

Data protection, network and information security







Symantec advocacy activities focus primarily on educating policy-makers on matter of information technology and supporting the development of a sound and conducive to business public policy on issues such as communications policy, cybercrime, information security, privacy, data protection and availability, consumer protection, competition, international trade and market access and intellectual property protection. In the course of its activities Symantec will engage with all the relevant stakeholders including organizations such as national governments and governmental bodies and institutions of member states, international organizations, the European Parliament, the Council of Ministers, the European Commission, other public bodies, industry associations and NGOs.

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

100%: 2  



Four public affairs professionals working inhouse for Symantec located in Brussels and London

    Persons accredited for access to European Parliament premises

First name Surname Start Date End Date
Zoltán PRÉCSÉNYI 11/02/2015 29/02/2016

    Fields of interest

  • Budget
  • Competition
  • Consumer Affairs
  • Customs
  • Development
  • Economic and Financial Affairs
  • Education
  • Employment and Social Affairs
  • Energy
  • Enlargement
  • Enterprise
  • Environment
  • External Relations
  • Foreign and Security Policy and Defence
  • General and Institutional Affairs
  • Home Affairs
  • Humanitarian Aid
  • Information Society
  • Internal Market
  • Justice and Fundamental Rights
  • Public Health
  • Regional Policy
  • Research and Technology
  • Taxation
  • Trade
  • Trans-European Networks
  • Transport
  • Youth

    Membership and affiliation

In Brussels: BSA, European Security Round Table, European Internet Foundation, AmCham EU
In London: PITCOM, TechUK, Digital Policy Alliance

    Financial data

04/2013  -  04/2014

< 9,999 €

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

Symantec does participate in EU funded R&D and has received such grants as part of a consortiums of companies and universities.

The EU funded R&D activities are completely separated from advocacy activities as are their sources of funding.

    Code of conduct

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