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Direct Selling Europe

Identification number in the register: 9435658947-27
Registration date: 12/01/2009 12:41:55

The information on this entity was last modified on: 02/03/2015 14:31:03
The date of the last annual update was: 02/03/2015 14:31:03
Next update due latest on: 02/03/2016

    Registrant : Organisation or self-employed individual

Direct Selling Europe



    Section of registration

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

Trade and business associations

    Contact details

Avenue de la Toison d'Or, 51
St. Gilles 1060

(+32) 025031856

    Person with legal responsibility

Mr  Oscar Cano Arias

Managing Director

    Person in charge of EU relations

Mr  Oscar Cano Arias

Managing Director

    Goals / remit

Promote the visibility and defend the interests of the direct selling industry in the European Institutions, ensuring that they understand and take into account the concerns and realities of the sector throughout the decision-making process.

Raise awareness among EU decision makers of the growing economic significance of this sector.

Improve the quality of EU legislation so as to reduce costs and uncertainties for business and to ensure a favorable commercial environment allowing the sector to operate and prosper.

Keep its members informed of EU developments impacting on their daily activities.

Offer a platform for exchange of information and experience among its members.


    Specific activities covered by the Register

Unfair Commercial Practices Direct, Misleading and Comparative Advertising Directive, Consumer Rights Directive, Commercial Agents Directive, Data Protection Regulation, Collective Redress, Consumer Protection Cooperation Regulation, TiSA Agreement, TTIP Agreement, ADR/ODR







Consumer Rights


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

100%: 2  



    Persons accredited for access to European Parliament premises

First name Surname Start Date End Date
Frederico FRADE DIOGO DE SANTOS MARTINS 03/03/2015 27/02/2016
Oscar CANO ARIAS 29/07/2015 27/07/2016

    Fields of interest

  • Competition
  • Consumer Affairs
  • Customs
  • Employment and Social Affairs
  • Enlargement
  • General and Institutional Affairs
  • Information Society
  • Internal Market
  • Justice and Fundamental Rights
  • Taxation

    Membership and affiliation

Univendita -
BDD Direktvertrieb Bundesverband Direktvertrieb -
Association Suisse pour la vente directe -
Association professionnelle de la vente directe -
Handelsverband -

EuroCommerce -

    Financial data

01/2014  -  12/2014

300,000 € - 399,999 €

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.

The organisation has also declared to be bound to the following other Code: