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Asufin ramps up EU representation

Asufin ramps up EU representation

Brussels, 17 September 2019 – Asufin, the Spanish association protecting the interests of financial consumers, has decided to ramp up its Brussels activities…

patrick 18th September 2019
Guide to the new European Commission and European Parliament

Guide to the new European Commission and European Parliament

Download our new 'Guide to the New European Parliament and Commission' Every five years, a new European Parliament is elected, and a new European Commission appointed.…

patrick 20th August 2019
PR meets PA: INSTICOM and Gibbels Public Affairs join forces

PR meets PA: INSTICOM and Gibbels Public Affairs join forces

PR meets PA: INSTICOM and Gibbels Public Affairs join forces   Brussels, 15 August 2019 - As of today, PA consultancy Gibbels Public Affairs (GPA) and…

patrick 15th August 2019
GPA Director speaks at 6th SME Conference LjubLjana

GPA Director speaks at 6th SME Conference LjubLjana

On 2 April, the 6th International Conference of SMEs - Together in Digital Entrepreneurship took place in Ljubljana Slovenia At the conference, which was…

patrick 2nd April 2019
EU -Africa Memorandum of Understanding

EU -Africa Memorandum of Understanding

On 21 March, GPA Director Patrick Gibbels, on behalf of ESBA joined CEA-PME and a number of other European SME associations in the signing of a Memorandum of…

patrick 21st March 2019
Signing of Memorandum of Understanding at Pakistan Embassy

Signing of Memorandum of Understanding at Pakistan Embassy

On 20 February, on behalf of a client, GPA Director Patrick Gibbels was invited at the private residence of HE The Ambassador of Pakistan to the European Union,…

patrick 20th February 2019
GPA organises successful event with FVP Frans Timmermans

GPA organises successful event with FVP Frans Timmermans

On 29 January 2019, Gibbels Public Affairs, on behalf of one of its clients, organised the Better Regulation Event with First Vice-President Frans Timmermans. ESBA…

patrick 29th January 2019
GPA Director Speaks at 'New Europeans' Event

GPA Director Speaks at 'New Europeans' Event

The annual European Parliamentary group ‘Friends of New Europeans Reception’ took place on the 10th of October 2018 at UNITEE, Place du Luxembourg 2. The reception…

patrick 23rd October 2018
GPA Succesfully launches new EU Asian Hospitality Association

GPA Succesfully launches new EU Asian Hospitality Association

On 17 October, hosted by UK MEP Amjad Bashir, GPA succesfully launched the Asian Hospitality Federation Europe by means of a high level dinner in the European Parliament’s…

patrick 23rd October 2018
GPA Client ESBA Celebrates 20th Anniversary with Successful High Level Dinner Event

GPA Client ESBA Celebrates 20th Anniversary with Successful High Level Dinner Event

On 15 October 2018, GPA client the European Small Business Alliance celebrated its 20th anniversary as a Brussels based pan-European body representing micro and…

patrick 23rd October 2018
GPA Director Speaks at Google's 20th Anniversary Event

GPA Director Speaks at Google's 20th Anniversary Event

On 26 September 2018, Google’s world famous search engine turned 20. To mark the occasion, Google Brussels organized an event in their Brussels based ‘Google…

Pau March 2nd October 2018
EU must do more to encourage blockchain innovation, says lobbyist

EU must do more to encourage blockchain innovation, says lobbyist

The European Commission (EC) needs to move quickly and get to grips with understanding blockchain innovation, EU lobbyist Patrick Gibbels has said in an exclusive…

patrick 11th September 2018
What would you #askalobbyist ?

What would you #askalobbyist ?

After answering the good old "what do you do" with "I am a lobbyist", at birthday parties in particular, I get asked the strangest questions sometimes, ranging…

patrick 22nd August 2018
European Commission: does crypto need its own regulation?

European Commission: does crypto need its own regulation?

Yesterday, after a high-level roundtable (“key authorities,” including central banks and supervisors) on the subject, Commission Vice-President Dombrovskis says…

patrick 17th August 2018
GPA Successfully Launches New Passenger Rights Group APRA

GPA Successfully Launches New Passenger Rights Group APRA

On 31 January 2018, during a cocktail event in the European Parliament, the Association of Passenger Rights Advocates (APRA) announced itself as the new player…

patrick 31st January 2018
Small businesses are our economic engine - let's look after them

Small businesses are our economic engine - let's look after them

When economies are struggling, we look to small businesses to do the heavy lifting in the process of recovery. When times are better, they provide the innovation,…

patrick 27th September 2017
Commission mulls overhaul of alcohol excise duties

Commission mulls overhaul of alcohol excise duties

On 1 March 2017, the European Commission released an Inception Impact Assessment for a proposal to revise the Directive on the harmonization of the structures…

patrick 27th September 2017
Better Regulation Event with First Vice President Frans Timmermans

Better Regulation Event with First Vice President Frans Timmermans

Join us for our ESBA Annual Event with Commission First Vice-President Frans Timmermans "Keeping the Better Regulation Agenda Relevant in Challenging EU Times" 11.45…

patrick 27th September 2017