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Finance Watch

Identification number in the register: 37943526882-24
Registration date: 05/10/2011 15:06:54

The information on this entity was last modified on: 28/01/2015 11:01:29
The date of the last annual update was: 28/01/2015 11:01:29
Next update due latest on: 28/01/2016

    Registrant : Organisation or self-employed individual

Finance Watch

AISBL

    Section of registration

III - Non-governmental organisations

Non-governmental organisations, platforms and networks and similar

    Contact details

Rue d'Arlon, 92
Brussels 1040
BELGIUM

(+32) 28800430

    Person with legal responsibility

Mr  Christophe Nijdam

Secetary General

    Person in charge of EU relations

Mr  Joost Mulder

Head of Public Affairs

    Goals / remit

Finance Watch works to rebalance private and public interest representation, in order for finance to better serve society.

We do this by producing expertise on financial regulation issues in order to strengthen the voice of non-financial service actors in the legislative and regulatory debate.

All expertise produced by Finance Watch is publicly available.

  • European
  • global

    Specific activities covered by the Register

In 2015, Finance Watch works on the following (legislative) initiatives:
- Bank Structure Reform and BRRD Level 2
- MiFID II Level 2
- PRIIPs Level 2/3
- Capital Markets Union
- Long-Term Financing
- Revival of securitization
- Securities Financing Transactions
- Money Market Funds
- European Long-Term Investment Funds
- Corporate Governance & Shareholder Rights
- TTIP - ISDS and Financial Services
- Trading Book Review
- Shadow Banking
- Securities Law
- Funding the real economy
- CRD IV follow-up (leverage, LCR, NSFR)
- Better Regulation
- Pensions post-IORP
- Taxation (CCCTB, rulings)

This list of priorities was agreed at our AGM in November 2014. Other ad-hoc issues may be added at the discretion of the secretariat when required.

Position papers (long-term financing, bank structure reform)
Annual conference on Long-Term Financing and securitization
High-level seminar on Better Regulation


 

No

ESMA Secondary Markets Standing Committee (personal appointment of Benoît Lallemand)

No

No

Observer of the European Parliamentary Financial Services Forum www.epfsf.org

In 2014, Finance Watch worked on the following initiatives:
- Bank Recovery and Resolution Directive
- Bank Structure Reform
- Banking Union
- Capital Markets Union
- Capital Requirements Directive/Regulation (CRD IV)
- European Long-Term Investment Funds
- Long-Term Financing
- Markets in Financial Instruments Directive/Regulation (MiFID II)
- Money Market Funds
- Packaged Retail Investment and Insurance-Based Products (PRIIPs)
- Securities Financing Transactions
- Shadow Banking
- Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership
- UCITS V

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

100%: 0   75%: 2   50%: 3   25%: 2

7

3.5

Persons involved in lobbying:
- Christophe Nijdam, Secretary General (50%)
- Joost Mulder, Head of Public Affairs (75%)
- Katarzyna Hanula-Bobbitt, Public Affairs Officer (75%)
- Frédéric Hache, Head of Policy Analysis (50%)
- Paulina Przewoska, Senior Policy Analyst (50%)
- Aline Fares, Expertise and Campaign Coordinator (25%)
- Benoît Lallemand, Head of Strategic Development (25%)

    Persons accredited for access to European Parliament premises

First name Surname Start Date End Date
Aline Fares 19/12/2014 17/12/2015
Christophe Nijdam 06/01/2015 30/09/2015
Frederic Vincent Alexandre HACHE 29/08/2014 25/08/2015
Joost Gerard MULDER 29/08/2014 25/08/2015
Katarzyna Hanula-Bobbitt 29/08/2014 25/08/2015
Paulina Przewoska 29/08/2014 25/08/2015
Benoît LALLEMAND 29/08/2014 25/08/2015

    Fields of interest

  • Consumer Affairs
  • Economic and Financial Affairs
  • General and Institutional Affairs
  • Internal Market
  • Taxation
  • Trade

    Membership and affiliation

30

Attac France(10000),
Austrian Federal Chamber of Labour (23869471911-54)(3200000),
Bureau Européen des Unions de Consommateurs (BEUC) (9505781573-45)(0),
CCFD-Terre Solidaire(0),
Centrale Nationale des Employés (CNE)(165000),
CNCD-11.11.11 (10135407003-43)(0),
Confédération Générale du Travail (CGT)(0),
Deutscher Gewerkschaftbund (DGB) (07595112423-87)(0),
Ecosocial Forum Europe(8),
European Trade Union Confederation (ETUC) (06698681039-26)(0),
Fédération CFDT des Banques et Assurances(851601),
FECEC (92211526131-54)(0),
Fédération nationale de la finance et de la banque (FFB CFE-CGC)(112947),
FIDH (97628146980-33)(0),
Fondazione Culturale Responsabilita Etica(0),
Foodwatch(25000),
Friends of the Earth Europe (9825553393-31)(0),
Fundacio Seira(7),
Heinrich Böll Stiftung(379),
Housing Europe (0124622797-55)(45),
Institut Veblen pour les réformes économiques(5),
Landsorganisationen i Danmark (18082924076-29)(0),
new economics foundation (nef) (17629646252-37)(57),
Nordic Financial Unions (NFU) (4129929362-47)(0),
Observatoire de la Finance (46856801604-90)(0),
Oxfam(0),
Réseau Financement Alternatif(327),
Revenue Watch(0),
Rosa Luxemburg Foundation Brussels(115),
Secours Catholique-réseau mondial Caritas Paris(0),
ShareAction (75791956264-20)(8000),
Solidar (31087615802-06)(0),
St. Onderzoek Multinationale Ondernemingen (SOMO) (70953241037-94)(25),
Norwegian Confederation of Trade Unions(0),
Transparency International - EU Office (TI-EU) (501222919-71)(15),
TUC/Unite (77510791109-40)(0),
UNI Europa (43785827982-59)(0),
UNSA Banques et Assurances(0),
VERDI (Vereinte Dienstleistungsgewerkschaft)(2000000),
VZBV (Verbraucherzentrale Bundesverband) (2893800753-48)(0),
Weltwirtschaft Ökologie & Entwicklung (WEED)(273),
World Development Movement (94193816077-09)(25)

The full membership list is available here: http://www.finance-watch.org/about-us/members-list

  • AUSTRIA
  • BELGIUM
  • DENMARK
  • FRANCE
  • GERMANY
  • ITALY
  • NETHERLANDS
  • SPAIN
  • SWEDEN
  • UNITED KINGDOM
  • NORWAY
  • SWITZERLAND
  • UNITED STATES

    Financial data

01/2013  -  12/2013

600,000 € - 699,999 €

1,897,506 €

1,175,238 €

0 €

n/a

1,166,904 €

DG MARKT Preparatory action – “Capacity building of end-users and other non-industry stakeholders for Union policy making in the area of financial services”

8,334 €

0 €

722,268 €

586,190 €

44,713 €

22,500 €

300 €

68,565 €

All data above relates to the 2013 budget. For more information, please consult our Annual Report 2013 here: http://www.finance-watch.org/our-work/publications/876-annual-report-2013

We expect to be able to release our audited financial data for 2014 in May 2015.

In 2012, 2013 and 2014, Finance Watch received a European Union budget grant. More information about this grant is available here:
http://ec.europa.eu/dgs/finance/grants/index_en.htm

    Code of conduct

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