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Profile of registrant

BDO/Brussels Worldwide Services BVBA

Identification number in the register: 36576556470-62
Registration date: 24/08/11 14:09:04

The information on this organisation was last modified on 27/08/14 11:22:12
The date of the last annual update was 11/08/14 14:47:32

Registrant : Organisation or self-employed individual

Name/company name: BDO/Brussels Worldwide Services BVBA
Acronym: BDO
Legal status: Company
Website address:


Section: II - In-house lobbyists and trade/professional associations
and more precisely: Companies & groups

Person with legal responsibility

Surname, Name: Mr  Noel Clehane
Position: Global Head of Regulatory & Public Policy Affairs

Permanent person in charge of EU relations

Surname, Name: Mr  Noel Clehane
Position: Global Head of Regulatory & Public Policy Affairs

Contact details:

Contact details of organisation's head office: 60 Boulevard de la Woluwe 
P.O. box: -
Brussels B-1200
Telephone number: (+32) 27780130
Fax number: (+32) 27780143
Other contact information:

Goals / remit

Goals / remit of the organisation: To organise, support, coordinate and represent the Member Firms of the BDO international network and to represent their interests to policy makers.
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: 5
Complementary information:

Persons accredited for access to European Parliament premises

First name Surname Start Date End Date
Jana Repelova 11/09/14 19/02/15
Noel Clehane 11/09/14 09/09/15


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

Submissions and representations in relation to the Commission Green Papers on corporate governance, audit policy and corporate governance in financial institutions.

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

Fields declared by the organisation:
  • Climate Action
  • Competition
  • Consumer Affairs
  • Customs
  • Economic and Financial Affairs
  • Enterprise
  • Internal Market
  • Taxation
  • Trade


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

The BDO network is a member of the European Contact Group, a group of the six largest audit and accounting networks in Europe.

It is also a member of the Transatlantic Business Council, the European Centre for Public Affairs and the European Services Forum.

Financial data

Financial year: 12/2012 - 12/2013
Estimated costs to the organisation directly related to representing interests to EU institutions in that year: 50000  € - 100000  €
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:

Brussels Worldwide Services bvba (BWS bvba) does not tender for procurement contracts or apply for grant support from EU institutions. Individual BDO Member Firms may do so in their own name. This registration only takes account of the the lobbying and representation expenditure and income of BWS bvba.

Code of conduct

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