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Profile of registrant

PayPal EU Liaison Office

Identification number in the register: 94256896677-14
Registration date: 14/09/11 17:07:23

The information on this organisation was last modified on 13/01/15 14:26:13
The date of the last annual update was 05/09/14 13:59:47

Registrant : Organisation or self-employed individual

Name/company name: PayPal EU Liaison Office
Acronym: PayPal
Legal status: SPRL
Website address:


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

Person with legal responsibility

Surname, Name: Mr  Stefan Krawczyk
Position: Senior Director and Counsel Government Relations Europe

Permanent person in charge of EU relations

Surname, Name: Ms  Fabienne Weibel
Position: Head of GR EMEA

Contact details:

Contact details of organisation's head office: 22-24 Boulevard Royal 
Luxembourg 2249
Telephone number: (+352) 26639100
Fax number: (+) 
Other contact information: PayPal EU Liaison Office
44 Avenue des Arts
1040 Brussels

Goals / remit

Goals / remit of the organisation: 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 30 million active users across the EU.
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.
The organisation's fields of interests are:
  • European

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

Number of persons: 3
Complementary information: PayPal Europe dedicates close attention to developments at EU level. 2 full-time employees are therefore permanently based in Brussels, with further employees travelling regularly to Brussels to engage with policy makers.

Persons accredited for access to European Parliament premises

First name Surname Start Date End Date
Fabienne WEIBEL 09/09/14 05/09/15
Pia Sorvillo 04/04/14 02/04/15


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

review of the AML Directive
review of the Payment Services Directive
review of the E-Money Directive
Single Euro Payments Area
et al.

PayPal Europe is committed to engaging with policymakers and other 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 and consumers.

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

Fields declared by the organisation:
  • Audiovisual and Media
  • Competition
  • Consumer Affairs
  • Culture
  • Economic and Financial Affairs
  • Enterprise
  • General and Institutional Affairs
  • Home Affairs
  • Information Society
  • Internal Market
  • Justice and Fundamental Rights
  • Research and Technology
  • Taxation
  • Trade


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

ABBL (Association des Banques et Banquiers, Luxembourg)
EMA (E-Money Association)
European Parliamentary Financial Services Forum (EPFSF) (2008-2010)

Financial data

Financial year: 01/2014 - 12/2014
Estimated costs to the organisation directly related to representing interests to EU institutions in that year: 350000  € - 400000  €
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:

Our direct advocacy efforts in 2012 were calculated as follows: Percentage of 2012 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.

Code of conduct

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