Registry of Lobbyists

Registration - In-house Corporation

ROYAL BANK OF CANADA / David McKay, President and CEO

Registration Information

In-house Corporation name: ROYAL BANK OF CANADA
Responsible Officer Name: David McKay, President and CEO 
Responsible Officer Change History
Initial registration start date: 2005-08-18
Registration status: Active
Registration Number: 903658-5141

Associated Communications

Total Number of Communication Reports: 447

Monthly communication reports in the last 6 months: 19

Version 1 of 48 (2005-08-18 to 2006-03-04)

Version 1 of 48 (2005-08-18 to 2006-03-04) was submitted prior to the Lobbying Act coming into force on July 2, 2008. Due to different information requirements at that time, the registration is presented in the following format.

A. Information about Responsible Officer and Corporation

Corporation: ROYAL BANK OF CANADA
200 Bay Street, 22nd Floor, South Tower
Toronto, ON  M5J 2J5
Canada
Telephone number: 416-974-0905
Fax number: 416-974-5400  
Responsible officer name and position during the period of this registration: Gord Nixon, President and CEO  
Description of activities: Royal Bank of Canada uses the initials RBC as a prefix for its businesses and operating subisidiaries, which operate under the master brand name of RBC Financial Group. Royal Bank of Canada is Canada's largest bank as measured by assets, and is one of North America's leading diversified financial services companies. It provides personal and commercial banking, wealth management services, insurance, corporate and investment banking, and transaction processing services on a global basis. The company employs approximately 60,000 people who serve more than 12 million personal, business and public sector clients through offices in North America and some 30 countries around the world.
 
Parent: The corporation is not a subsidiary of any other parent corporations.
Coalition The corporation is not a member of a coalition.
Subsidiary: Conlark Inc.
200 Bay Street, 9th Floor, South Tower
Toronto, ON
Canada M5J 2J5

RBC Action Direct Inc.
260 East Beaver Creek Road, Suite 200
Richmond Hill, ON
Canada L4B 3M3

RBC Asset Management Inc.
77 King Street West, 38th Floor, P.O. Box 121
Toronto, ON
Canada M5K 1H1

RBC Capital Partners Inc.
200 Bay Street, 4th Floor, North Tower
Toronto, ON
Canada M5J 2J5

RBC Capital Trust
200 Bay Street, 15th Floor, South Tower
Toronto, ON
Canada M5J 2J5

RBC Capital Trust II
200 Bay Street, 15th Floor, South Tower
Toronto, ON
Canada M5J 2J5

RBC Dominion Securities Inc.
200 Bay Street, Royal Bank Plaza
Toronto, ON
Canada M5J 2W7

RBC Dominion Securities Limited
200 Bay Street, RBC Plaza, North Tower, P.O. Box 50
Toronto, ON
Canada M5J 2W7

RBC General Insurance Company
6880 Financial Drive, Tower 1
Mississauga, ON
Canada L5N 7Y5

RBC Insurance Holdings Inc.
6880 Financial Drive, Tower 1
Mississauga, ON
Canada L5N 7Y5

RBC Life Insurance Company
6880 Financial Drive, Tower 1
Mississauga, ON
Canada L5N 7Y5

RBC Technology Ventures Inc.
1 Richmond Street West, 8th Floor
Toronto, ON
Canada M5H 3W4

RBC Travel Insurance Company
6880 Financial Drive, Tower 1
Mississauga, ON
Canada L5N 7Y5

Royal Bank Mortgage Corporation
1 Place Ville Marie, P.O.Box 1192, Station A
Montreal, QC
Canada H3C 2Y3

Royal Mutual Funds Inc.
320 Front Street West, 4th Floor
Toronto, ON
Canada M5V 3B6

Royal Trust Corporation of Canada
77 King St. West, Ste 3900
Toronto, ON
Canada M5W 1P9

The Royal Trust Company
1 Place Ville Marie, 6th Floor, South Wing
Montreal, QC
Canada H3C 3A9

Other direct interests The corporation's activities are not controlled or directed by another individual, organization or corporation with a direct interest in the outcome of this undertaking.
 
Was the corporation funded in whole or in part by any domestic or foreign government institution in the last completed financial year? No
 

B. Lobbyists Employed by the Corporation

Name: David Allgood
Position title: Executive Vice-President and General Counsel
Public offices held: Yes
 
Name: Jim Archer-shee
Position title: Executive Vice-President, Corporate Treasurer & Treasurer
Public offices held: No
 
Name: Peter Armenio
Position title: Group Head, US and International
Public offices held: No
 
Name: Amanda Bell
Position title: Head, Corporate Affairs
Public offices held: Yes
 
Name: Elisabetta Bigsby
Position title: Group Head, Transformation Office and Human Resources
Public offices held: Yes
 
Name: Charles Coffey
Position title: Executive Vice-President
Public offices held: Yes
 
Name: Catherine Crozier
Position title: Managing Director, Sponsorship
Public offices held: No
 
Name: Morten Friis
Position title: Chief Risk Officer
Public offices held: No
 
Name: Janice Fukakusa
Position title: Chief Financial Officer
Public offices held: No
 
Name: Alan Hibben
Position title: Head, Strategy and Development
Public offices held: No
 
Name: Martin Lippert
Position title: Group Head, Global Technology and Operations
Public offices held: No
 
Name: David Moorcroft
Position title: Senior Vice-President
Public offices held: No
 
Name: Peggy Morgan
Position title: Advisor, Government Relations
Public offices held: No
 
Name: Gordon Nixon
Position title: President and CEO
Public offices held: No
 
Name: Karim Rajwani
Position title: Chief, Anti-Money Laundering
Public offices held: No
 
Name: Barbara Stymiest
Position title: Chief Operating Officer
Public offices held: Yes
 
Name: Jim Torrance
Position title: Director, Brand Strategy
Public offices held: No
 
Name: Stephen Voisin
Position title: Executive Director, RBC Foundation
Public offices held: No
 
Name: W. Westlake
Position title: Group Head, Canadian Personal and Business Clients
Public offices held: No
 
Name: Charles Winograd
Position title: Group Head, Global Capital Markets
Public offices held: No
 

C. Lobbying Activity Information

Federal departments or organizations which have been or will be communicated with during the course of the undertaking: Aboriginal Affairs and Northern Development Canada, Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada (AAFC), Bank of Canada, Canada Labour Relations Board (CLRB), Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission (CRTC), CDIC, Competition Tribunal (CT), Finance Canada (FIN), Financial Consumer Agency of Canada (FCAC), FINTRAC, Foreign Affairs and International Trade Canada (DFAITC), Human Resources Development Canada (HRDC), Industry Canada, Justice Canada (JC), Office of the Information and Privacy Commissioner (OIPC), Office of the Superintendent of Financial Institutions, Privy Council Office (PCO), Public Works and Government Services Canada, Revenue Canada (RC), Royal Canadian Mounted Police (RCMP), Solicitor General Canada (SGC), Statistics Canada (StatCan)
Communication techniques that have been used or are expected to be used in the course of the undertaking:
Grass-roots communication, Informal communications, Meetings, Presentations, Telephone calls, Written communications, whether in hard copy or electronic format
 
Subject Matter: Areas of Concern: Aboriginal Affairs, Agriculture, Constitutional Issues, Consumer Issues, Employment and Training, Financial Institutions, Industry, Infrastructure, Intellectual Property, Internal Trade, International Relations, International Trade, Justice and Law Enforcement, Labour, Small Business, Taxation and Finance, Telecommunications
 
Subject Matter: Retrospective: Changes to financial services legislation, regulations and policies; payments systems issues; employment, human rights and labour issues; corporations, competition and governance issues; issues dealing with Industry Canada and the Office of the Privacy Commissioner of Canada; issues dealing with the Department of Finance, the Office of Superintendant of Financial Institutions (OSFI), Financial Consumer Agency of Canada (FCAC) and Canada Deposit Insurance Corporation (CDIC); money laundering legislation, regulations and guidelines; Bank of Canada issues; bankruptcy and insolvency law issues; taxation and federal budget issues; anti-terrorism issues; agricultural issues; aboriginal issues; small business issues; domestic and international trade issues.
Subject Matter: Prospective: Changes to financial services legislation, regulations and policies; payments systems issues; employment, human rights and labour issues; corporations, competition and governance issues; issues dealing with Industry Canada and the Office of the Privacy Commissioner of Canada; issues dealing with the Department of Finance, the Office of Superintendant of Financial Institutions (OSFI), Financial Consumer Agency of Canada (FCAC) and Canada Deposit Insurance Corporation (CDIC); money laundering legislation, regulations and guidelines; Bank of Canada issues; bankruptcy and insolvency law issues; taxation and federal budget issues; anti-terrorism issues; agricultural issues; aboriginal issues; small business issues; domestic and international trade issues.
 

Details Regarding the Identified Subject Matter

Categories Description
Legislative Proposal Any legislative proposal, bill or resolution, regulation, policy or program relating to the specific subject matters referred to above, including, but not limited to, the following Acts and their related regulations, policies and programs: Bank Act; Insurance Companies Act; Trust and Loan Companies Act; Canada Deposit Insurance Corporation Act; Financial Consumer Agency of Canada Act; Canadian Payments Association Act; Bankruptcy and Insolvency Act; Competition Act; Depository Bills and Notes Act; Bills of Exchange Act; Canada Small Business Financing Act; Privacy Act; Investment Canada Act; Pension Benefits Standards Act; Office of the Superintendent of Financial Institutions Act; Bank of Canada Act; Payment Clearing and Settlement Act; Income Tax Act; Employment Equity Act; Canada Labour Code; Canadian Human Rights Act.