British American Tobacco (BAT)
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.
2,250,000€ - 2,499,999€
Lobbyists declared: 2.75 FTE (8)
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: 6
Meetings with European Commission: 3
Lobbying costs over the years:
British American Tobacco (BAT)
Registration on EU Transparency Register
Goals / Remit
British American Tobacco is a leading, multi-category consumer goods company that provides tobacco and nicotine products to hundreds of millions of adult consumers worldwide.
British American Tobacco engages on issues that are relevant to its business, such as: - Tobacco-related regulatory issues - Taxation - Movement of excisable product - Corporate social responsibility - Better Regulation - Intellectual Property - Preventing illicit trade and counterfeiting - Circular Economy Responded to the following public consultations: - Excise duties applied to manufactured tobacco (2017) - General arrangement for excise duty, harmonisation and simplification (2017)COMMISSION IMPLEMENTING REGULATION (EU) …/... on technical standards for the establishment and operation of a traceability system for tobacco products (2017) - Excise duties applied to manufactured tobacco and the possible taxation of novel products (2018) - Questionnaire on the modernisation of the trade pillar of the modernisation of the EU - Chile association agreement (2018)
Globe House, Temple Place, 4
London WC2R 2PG,
Tel: 0044 207 845 1600
Aarlenstraat 80 Rue d'Arlon
Tel: 32 26278896
Lobbyists with EP accreditation
Person in charge of EU relations
Person with legal responsibility
British American Tobacco is a member of various associations and networks around the world, including:
AmCham EU, British Chamber of Commerce Belgium, BusinessEurope, Institute of Economics Affairs (IEA), Kangaroo Group, International Chamber of Commerce UK, INTA, CBI, ICC BASCAP, CECCM, ESTA, ECMA, CEPS.
Procurement from EU institutions
Grants from EU institutions
Total public financing
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Intergroups (European Parliament)
Industry forums (European Parliament)
Meetings with European Commission3 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.
- 01 Oct 2018 - Kyriacos Charalambous - Meeting to discuss economic climate and business environment in Kosovo (DG Neighbourhood)
- 30 Mar 2017 - Director-General Stephen Quest - Revision of the European tobacco excise directive (DG Taxation and Customs Union)
- 14 Jan 2016 - Bernardus Smulders - AECA Round-Table on “Dealing with Regulatory Burden (DG Better Regulation)