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Profile of registrant

International Fur Federation

Identification number in the register: 93417326513-30
Registration date: 31/08/11 10:10:04

The information on this organisation was last modified on 01/09/14 10:24:11
The date of the last annual update was 01/09/14 10:24:11

Registrant : Organisation or self-employed individual

Name/company name: International Fur Federation
Acronym: IFF
Legal status: Unincorporated Association of Members
Website address:


Section: II - In-house lobbyists and trade/professional associations
and more precisely: Trade, business & professional associations

Person with legal responsibility

Surname, Name: Mr  Mark Oaten
Position: CEO

Permanent person in charge of EU relations

Surname, Name: Mr  Mark Oaten
Position: CEO

Contact details:

Contact details of organisation's head office: 18-22 Baker Street 
Surrey KT13 8AU
Telephone number: (+44) 1932850020
Fax number: (+44) 1932850033
Other contact information: Contact details for the IFTF's Brussels office are as follows:

3-5 Avenue des Arts
1210 Brussels

Tel: +32 2 211 0252
Fax: +32 2 209 1179

Goals / remit

Goals / remit of the organisation: In 1949, members of the fur trade formed the International Fur Trade Federation (IFTF), which brings together national associations from all parts of the world. With 44 member organisations in 36 countries, IFTF includes practically every important fur producing and consuming country.

It draws together and represents people from across the full spectrum of the trade: farmers; trappers; auction houses; merchants; brokers; dressers and dyers; manufacturers; wholesalers; marketing organisations and retailers.
The organisation's fields of interests are:
  • global

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

Number of persons: 4
Complementary information:

Persons accredited for access to European Parliament premises

No accredited persons


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

Animal Welfare strategy
Biodiversity strategy
Textile Labelling Regulation
Origin Marking Regulation
Agreement on International Humane Trapping Standards
Seal trade ban
Free Trade Agreement negotiations
Fashion industries communication

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

Fields declared by the organisation:
  • Agriculture and Rural Development
  • Budget
  • Climate Action
  • Culture
  • Employment and Social Affairs
  • Energy
  • Enterprise
  • Environment
  • Fisheries and Aquaculture
  • Internal Market
  • Regional Policy
  • Taxation
  • Trade


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


Financial data

Financial year: 01/2012 - 12/2012
Estimated costs to the organisation directly related to representing interests to EU institutions in that year: 500000  € - 600000  €
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.

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