Lobbying Campaigns

The Managing Director of Brussels Direct, Mr. Jesper Holmberg, has been working on lobbying campaigns for over 15 years now on a variety of industry topics. During his time with PBA Group a lot of his efforts were spent on helping Czech companies prepare and make their voices heard within the EU Accession negotiations.

Research Reports

Brussels Direct can carry out in depth research reports on any EU legislative or policy topic of interest to its clients. Key areas of expertise include the EU Funding, Energy, Transport and the Digital Agenda. Specific EU Member State reports can also be carried out on hot topics.

Brussels Mapping

Before commencing any lobbying campaign it is vital to perform a mapping of key stakeholders who can influence the final result of a lobbying campaign. Apart from the usual suspects such as EU Commission officials, MEPs and Member State officials many other key stakeholders such as Trade Associations, NGO’s and industry competitors will also have a key role to play.

Monitoring

Monitoring is the foundation upon which all EU Affairs work is based and therefore Brussels Direct follows key developments in a whole host of legislative areas closely. The company can carry out issue specific monitoring and reporting or on the other hand if desired can produce weekly or monthly monitoring reports on more diverse issues.

News Update

from europa.eu

Brexit preparedness: European Commission adopts two contingency proposals to help mitigate impact of “no-deal” Brexit on EU fisheries...

European Commission - Press release Brussels, 23 January 2019 Given the continued uncertainty in the UK surrounding the ratification of the Withdrawal Agreement, the Commission has today adopted two legislative proposals to help mitigate the significant impact that a “no-deal” Brexit would have on EU fisheries.

Energy Union: EU invests a further €800 million in priority energy infrastructure...

European Commission - Press release Brussels, 23 January 2019 Energy Union: EU invests a further €800 million in priority energy infrastructure Today EU Member States voted on a Commission proposal to invest almost €800 million in key European energy infrastructure projects with major cross-border benefits.

Commission reports on the risks of investor citizenship and residence schemes in the EU and outlines steps to address them...

European - Press release Commission Brussels, 23 January 2019 For the first time, the Commission has presented a comprehensive report on investor citizenship and residence schemes operated by a number of EU Member States.

European Commission adopts adequacy decision on Japan, creating the world's largest area of safe data flows...

- Press release European Commission Brussels, 23 January 2019 The Commission has adopted today its adequacy decision on Japan, allowing personal data to flow freely between the two economies on the basis of strong protection guarantees.

Questions and Answers on the Report on Investor Citizenship and Residence Schemes in the European Union...

European Commission - Fact Sheet Brussels, 23 January 2019 Questions and Answers on the Report on Investor Citizenship and Residence Schemes in the European Union 1. Investor citizenship ("golden passport") schemes  What are investor citizenship schemes? Investor citizenship schemes are often referred to as “citizenships for sale” or “golden passports”. ...

Questions & Answers on the Japan adequacy decision...

European Commission - Fact Sheet Brussels, 23 January 2019 Questions & Answers on the Japan adequacy decision What is an adequacy decision? An adequacy decision is a decision taken by the European Commission establishing that a third country provides a comparable level of protection of personal data to that in...

Daily News 23 / 01 / 2019...

European Commission - Daily News Daily News 23 / 01 / 2019 Brussels, 23 January 2019 COLLEGE MEETING: Commission reports on the risks of investor citizenship and residence schemes in the EU and outlines steps to address them For the first time, the Commission has presented a comprehensive report on...

Tourism in the EU - Number of nights spent in the EU up by 2% in 2018 - Largest increases in Latvia, Lithuania and Malta...

European Commission - EUROSTAT Brussels, 23 January 2019 In 2018, the number of nights spent in tourist accommodation establishments in the European Union (EU) is expected to have reached more than 3.1 billion, up by 2.2% compared with 2017.

What our clients say

Hitachi Metals Europe/ Metglas cooperated with Mr. Jesper Holmberg of Brussels Direct from 2011 through 2013 for support and advice within the EcoDesign Study Contract No. S12.515810 call ENTR/2008/039 LOT 2: Distribution and Power Transformers. During his activity for us he was able to build important contacts, which helped us understand the EU Commission working routine much better. Jesper was always available, arranged meetings and kept the contact to our interlocutors in Brussels. The set goals were always kept. Jesper is definitely an asset for every company searching for support with EU commission issues’

Hitachi Metals Europe/ Metglas

About Us

Jesper Holmberg has extensive experience of the EU Affairs realm having worked for a variety of EU Affairs Consultancies as well as in house for a big Japanese conglomerate over the past 15 years.

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