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Profile of registrant

Sony Europe Limited

Identification number in the register: 9354466365-17
Registration date: 05/09/08 12:03:12

The information on this organisation was last modified on 17/08/14 19:27:56
The date of the last annual update was 17/08/14 19:27:56

Registrant : Organisation or self-employed individual

Name/company name: Sony Europe Limited
Acronym: Sony
Legal status: Limited
Website address:


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

Person with legal responsibility

Surname, Name: Mr  Serge Foucher
Position: Executive Vice-President

Permanent person in charge of EU relations

Surname, Name: Mr  Arnaud Brunet
Position: Director, External Relations Europe

Contact details:

Contact details of organisation's head office: 1 The Heights, Brooklands 
Surrey KT13 OXW Weybridge,
Telephone number: (+44) 1932 816 000
Fax number: (+) 
Other contact information: Contact details Brussels office:

External Relations Europe
Sony Europe Limited, trading as Sony Belgium, bijkantoor van Sony Europe Limited

Leonardo Da Vincilaan 7 D1
1935 Zaventem

Goals / remit

Goals / remit of the organisation: The mission of Sony's External Relations Europe team is to promote Sony and Sony’s positions to the stakeholders that are involved in the development of laws and policies at European and national level. Such activity is performed directly through our contacts with EU officials and for national issues through our network of contacts in the local Sony organisations. Another - indirect - route for lobbying is through our influence within various industry associations. The objective of these actions is always to enhance the positive effects on our business and/or to limit the negative aspects.
The organisation's fields of interests are:
  • national
  • European

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

Number of persons: 2
Complementary information:

Persons accredited for access to European Parliament premises

First name Surname Start Date End Date
CHARIKLEIA KLASINA 19/12/14 17/12/15


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

International trade matters, including customs classification;
copyright and private copy levies;
data protection;
online child protection;
consumer rights;
corporate social responsibility;
technical and regulatory issues;
accessibility and diversity issues.

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

Fields declared by the organisation:
  • Audiovisual and Media
  • Consumer Affairs
  • Customs
  • Economic and Financial Affairs
  • Employment and Social Affairs
  • Energy
  • Enterprise
  • Environment
  • 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.

Sony Europe is member of DIGITALEUROPE (European digital technology industry association)and JBCE (Japan Business Council in Europe).

Financial data

Financial year: 04/2013 - 03/2014
Estimated costs to the organisation directly related to representing interests to EU institutions in that year: < 50000  €
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.