Covington & Burling LLP (Covington)
WARNING: As this organisation lists one or more EP accredited lobbyists, it is highly improbable that its lobbying costs are lower than €10,000.
WARNING: The lobbying costs declared by this organisation are extraordinarily high and may therefore have been over-declared.
1,500,000€ - 1,749,000€
Lobbyists declared: 8 FTE (15)
WARNING: The number of full time equivalent lobbyists declared by this organisation are extraordinarily high and may therefore have been over-declared.
Lobbyists with EP accreditation: 5
Meetings with European Commission: 7
Lobbying costs over the years:
Covington & Burling LLP (Covington)
Registration on EU Transparency Register
Goals / Remit
In an increasingly regulated world, we have an exceptional ability to help clients navigate their most complex business problems, deals and disputes. Our distinctively collaborative culture allows us to be truly one team globally, drawing on the diverse experience of lawyers and advisors across the firm by seamlessly sharing insight and expertise. What sets us apart is our ability to combine the tremendous strength in our litigation, investigations, and corporate practices with deep knowledge of policy and policymakers, and one of the world’s leading regulatory practices. This enables us to create novel solutions to our clients’ toughest problems, successfully try their toughest cases and deliver commercially practical advice of the highest quality.
Our EU Public Policy team draws on a range of former policymakers, including politicians, lawyers, public affairs practitioners, ambassadors and economists, as well as several junior members with expertise in a range of sectorial and substantive issues. This team offers clients an unparalleled understanding of how to navigate the EU political process and the specific institutions.
The EU policies relevant to the firm include financial regulation, corporate law, intellectual property law, competition, life sciences, technology & media, growth & innovation, privacy, energy and environmental law.
One CityCenter 850 Tenth Street, NW 850 Tenth Street, NW
Washington DC DC 20001-4956,
Tel: 1 2026626000
Kunstlaan 44 Avenue des Arts
Tel: 32 25495230
Lobbyists with EP accreditation
Five colleagues are full-time engaged in the Brussels office on the specific activities covered by the Register, two colleagues spend approximately 50% of their time on these activities and six colleagues spend 25% of their time on these activities.
On a case by case basis, other additional colleagues may be involved in activities covered by the Register. These colleagues would spend a fraction of their working time (0-10%) on these activities and they are reflected in the two additional people at 25%.
Person in charge of EU relations
Person with legal responsibility
Bundesverband der Arzneimittel-Hersteller (BAH)
Centre for European Policy Studies (CEPS)
Friends of Europe
American Chamber of Commerce to the EU
European Confederation of Pharmaceutical Entrepreneurs (EUCOPE)
Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN)
Global Leadership Foundation
Centre for International Governance Innovation (CIGI)
Procurement from EU institutions
Grants from EU institutions
Total public financing
Other financial information
Clients generating a turnover of 200000-299999 €
PJSC Myronivsky Hliboproduct
Clients generating a turnover of 100000-199999 €
Merck Sharp & Dohme (MSD)
Clients generating a turnover of 50000-99999 €
BSA | The Software Alliance
Cubist Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (acquired by Merck Sharp & Dohme (MSD))
Akamai Technologies, Inc.
Monster Energy Company
Clients generating a turnover of 25000-49999 €
European Tissue Symposium (ETS)
EFPIA (European Federation of Pharmaceutical Industries and Associations)
Clients generating a turnover of 10000-24999 €
IMS Health, Inc.
Clients generating a turnover of 0-9999 €
Eli Lilly and Company
Vertex Pharmaceuticals Inc.
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Expert groups (European Commission)
Intergroups (European Parliament)
Industry forums (European Parliament)
Meetings with European Commission7 meetings found.
The list below only covers meetings held since November 2014 with commissioners, their cabinet members or directors-general at the European Commission; other lobby meetings with lower-level staff may have taken place, but the European Commission doesn't publish information about such meetings. All information below comes from European Commission web pages.
- 15 Jun 2017 - Michael DOCZY - Ukraine (DG Neighbourhood)
- 15 Jun 2016 - Kilian GROSS - digital economy (DG Digital Economy)
- 27 Apr 2016 - Shane Sutherland - Food & Neighbourhood Policy (DG Agriculture)
- 13 Oct 2015 - Arunas Ribokas Paula Duarte Gaspar - AMR (DG Health)
- 01 Jul 2015 - Commissioner Günther Oettinger - DSM (DG Digital Economy)
- 02 Jun 2015 - Director-General Robert Madelin - DSM and AVMS (DG Communications Networks, Content and Technology)
- 02 Jun 2015 - Juhan Lepassaar Stig Joergen Gren - meeting with News Corporation on DSM Strategy - effect online publishing (DG Digital Single Market)