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Profile of registrant

The European Federation of Financial Services Users

Identification number in the register: 24633926420-79
Registration date: 11/08/11 16:24:26

The information on this organisation was last modified on 15/07/14 11:45:31
The date of the last annual update was 15/07/14 11:44:47


Registrant : Organisation or self-employed individual

Name/company name: The European Federation of Financial Services Users
Acronym: EuroFinuse
Legal status: ASBL
Website address: http://betterfinance.eu

Sections

Section: III - Non-governmental organisations
and more precisely: Non-governmental organisations, platforms and networks and similar

Person with legal responsibility

Surname, Name: Mr  Jean Berthon
Position: President of EuroFinuse

Permanent person in charge of EU relations

Surname, Name: Mr  Guillaume Prache
Position: Managing Director

Contact details:

Contact details of organisation's head office: 76 Rue du Lombard 
Brussels 1000
BELGIUM
Telephone number: (+32) 25143777
Fax number: (+32) 25143666
Other contact information: The European Federation of Financial Services Users (“EuroFinuse”) (formerly European Federation of Investors, in short EuroInvestors) counts more than fifty national and international member and sub-member organisations. In turn those count about four million individual members. EuroFinuse acts as an independent financial expertise centre to the direct benefit of the European financial services users (end-users, consumers, retail investors, etc.) and other stakeholders of the European financial services who are independent from the financial industry.

Goals / remit

Goals / remit of the organisation: The European Federation of Financial Services Users (“EuroFinuse”)is a not for profit non-governmental organization. It does not represent any commercial or business interests. EuroFinuse acts as an independent financial expertise center to the direct benefit of the European financial services users (end-users, consumers, retail investors, etc.) and other stakeholders of the European financial services who are independent from the financial industry.
The organisation's fields of interests are:
  • European

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

Number of persons: 4
Complementary information: The Managing Director, an Office Manager, a Policy Officer and a Communications Officer

Persons accredited for access to European Parliament premises

First name Surname Start Date End Date
Arnaud Houdmont 30/08/13 27/08/14
Yvonne Colard 03/09/13 30/08/14

Activities

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


EuroFinuse replies to many EC consultations regarding financial services and corporate governance. It also participated to workshops and public hearings organized by the EC.
It also met with several MEPs on the Financial Supervision Reform.

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

Fields declared by the organisation:
  • Consumer Affairs
  • Economic and Financial Affairs
  • Education
  • Employment and Social Affairs
  • Enterprise
  • General and Institutional Affairs
  • Home Affairs
  • Information Society
  • Internal Market
  • Justice and Fundamental Rights
  • Taxation

Structure

Total number of members that are natural persons: 0
Number of member organisations: 37
Member organisations (Number of members) :
  • FAIDER (1,400,000 members)
  • DSW (8,000 members)
  • VEB (43,475 members)
  • Asociacion de Usuarios de Bancos, Cajas de Ahorros y Seguros (128,660 members)
  • VFB (1 members)
  • SCS (1 members)
  • DAF (18,500 members)
  • A.D.A.M (5,000 members)
  • Icelandic Shareholders Association (1,500 members)
  • Consumatori Associati (1 members)
  • Lithuanian Consumer Institute (1 members)
  • Lithuanian Shareholders Association (70 members)
  • PanSlovenia Shareholders' Association - VZMD (100,000 members)
  • ShareSoc (1 members)
  • European Federation of Employee Share Ownership - EFES (1 members)
  • Independent Traders Club, o.z. (1 members)
  • CFA Institute (1 members)
  • ATM - Associacao dos Investidores e Analistas Técnicos do Mercado de C (1 members)
  • F2iC - Fédération Française des Clubs d’Investissement (100,000 members)
  • AEMEC (1 members)
  • UKSA (1 members)
  • INVESTA (1 members)
  • INVESTAS asbl (1 members)
  • SII (20 members)
  • IVA (1 members)
  • Assorisparmio (1 members)
  • Association des Actionnaires a la Bourse d'Athenes (1 members)
  • Investassoc (1 members)
  • Aksjonaerforeningen i Norge (1 members)
  • Aktiespararna (1 members)
  • Osakesaastajien (1 members)
  • USIR (1 members)
  • BORYAD (1 members)
  • Cyprus Association of Stock Market Investors (1 members)
  • AARO (1 members)
  • AIPC (1 members)
  • Capital Market Investors Association Romania (1 members)
The organisation has members/is represented in the following country(countries):
  • AUSTRIA
  • BELGIUM
  • BULGARIA
  • CYPRUS
  • CZECH REPUBLIC
  • DENMARK
  • FINLAND
  • FRANCE
  • GERMANY
  • GREECE
  • ITALY
  • LITUANIA
  • LUXEMBOURG
  • MALTA
  • NETHERLANDS
  • POLAND
  • PORTUGAL
  • ROMANIA
  • SLOVAKIA
  • SLOVENIA
  • SPAIN
  • SWEDEN
  • UNITED KINGDOM

  • ICELAND
  • TURKEY
Complementary information:

Networking

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: 01/2013 - 12/2013
Total budget: 583,100
of which public financing: 287,000
- from European sources:
- Procurement:
- Grants: 287,000
- from national sources:
- from local/regional sources:
from other sources: 296,100
- donations:
- contributions from members: 18,500
Member Organisations : 277,600
Estimated costs to the organisation directly related to representing interests to EU institutions in that year:
Other (financial) information provided by the organisation:


Code of conduct

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