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Thomson Reuters

Identification number in the register: 51334142356-37
Registration date: 28/09/2009 12:37:41

The information on this entity was last modified on: 12/03/2015 15:18:23
The date of the last annual update was: 12/03/2015 15:18:23
Next update due latest on: 12/03/2016

    Registrant : Organisation or self-employed individual

Thomson Reuters


    Section of registration

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

Companies & groups

    Contact details

Times Square, 3
New York City NY 10036


Avenue Marnix 17
Brussels 1000

(+32)02 287 66 11

    Person with legal responsibility

Mr  James C. Smith

President & Chief Executive Officer

    Person in charge of EU relations

Mr  Nick Collier

Global Head of Regulatory and Government Affairs

    Goals / remit

Thomson Reuters is the world’s leading source of intelligent information for businesses and professionals

We combine industry expertise with innovative technology to deliver critical information to leading decision makers in the financial and risk, legal, tax and accounting, intellectual property and science and media markets, powered by the world's most trusted news organization.

Thomson Reuters shares are listed on the Toronto and New York Stock Exchanges (symbol: TRI).


    Specific activities covered by the Register

We mainly follow EU policies related to our Financial& Risk business,in particular dossiers relating to FX trading, market data and financial crime. We also follow a wider set of issues relating to the digital economy, intellectual property reform, media and international trade.

Examples include:

Markets in Financial Instruments Directive/ Regulation
European Markets Infrastructure Regulation
Capital Markets Union
Anti Money Laundering Directive
Market Abuse Directive/ Regulation
Financial Transaction Tax
Data Protection Regulation
EU Copyright Reform
TTIP/ trade agreements



We have a representative on an ESMA consultative group.




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

25%: 2



The EMEA Government Affairs team has three staff members based in London. Two travel regularly and one occasionally to Brussels, usually to attend industry meetings. Activities falling under the scope of the Transparency Register form a small subset of their work. Other colleagues infrequently attend meetings in Brussels.

    Persons accredited for access to European Parliament premises

First name Surname Start Date End Date
Nicholas COLLIER 19/05/2015 12/05/2016
Jan Frederic EGER 19/05/2015 12/05/2016

    Fields of interest

  • Audiovisual and Media
  • Competition
  • Economic and Financial Affairs
  • Information Society
  • Internal Market
  • Research and Technology
  • Trade

    Membership and affiliation

American Chamber of Business EU (Amcham EU)
Confederation of British Industry (CBI)
City UK
European Publishers Council
International Capital Markets Association
Wholesale Markets Brokers Association
Associate Member of the Association for Financial Markets in Europe
The Centre for European Policy Studies
European Services Forum
Financial Future

    Financial data

01/2013  -  12/2013

100,000 € - 199,999 €

1,328,240 €

DG for Communication, the Joint Research Centre, DG for Competition, DG for Agriculture and Rural Development, DG for Economic and Financial Affairs

0 €


According to the EU's Financial Transparency System, there were six (6) procurement contracts with Thomson Reuters worth a total of € 1,328,240 for 2013. The contracts are for data supply services, subscriptions and research impact evaluation.

    Code of conduct

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