European Banking Federation (EBF)

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Lobbying costs:

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.

4,500,000€ - 4,749,000€

Financial year: 01/01/2018 - 01/12/2018

Lobbyists declared: 17.5 FTE (26)

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: 0

Meetings with European Commission: 45

Lobbying costs over the years:


European Banking Federation (EBF)

Registration on EU Transparency Register

4722660838-23 (First registered: 19 Dec 2008)

Goals / Remit

The EBF is the voice of the European banking sector, bringing together national banking associations from 45 countries.

The EBF is committed to a thriving European economy that is underpinned by a stable, secure and inclusive financial ecosystem, and to a flourishing society where financing is available to fund the dreams of citizens, businesses and innovators everywhere.


EBF namely works on issues such as: a) Banking regulation and supervision incl. prudential standards, recovery and resolution, deposit guarantee schemes b) Digital issues incl. digital single market issues, cyber security, data protection, cloud computing, Artificial Intelligence, etc. c) Financial markets, incl. financial markets regulation & Capital Markets Union, prospectus, transparency, market abuse, derivatives and clearing and settlement. d) Taxation and accounting issues f) Sustainable finance The EBF is also actively involved on retail banking issues, such as bank accounts, payments, financial education anti-money laundering issues. It also works on international affairs, general legal issues - such as corporate governance matters - and on social affairs. The EBF also discusses economic and monetary issues and has a regular exchange of views with the European Central Bank on monetary policy.


Head office:
Avenue des Arts, 56
Brussels 1000

Tel: 32 025083711