The Alliance for Lobbying Transparency and Ethics Regulation (ALTER-EU) [1] has urged European Commission Vice President Frans Timmermans to take strong and urgent action to create a high-quality and...
The Alliance for Lobby Transparency and Ethics Regulation (ALTER-EU) [1] has today launched an appeal to Members of the European Parliament (MEPs) to strengthen its ethics rules in order to prevent...

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On its 10th anniversary, ALTER-EU writes to President Juncker to criticise the corporate bias in the European Commission's high-level lobby meetings.
After a decade of lobby scandals and debate on how to secure transparency and ethics, the European Commission needs to go beyond half measures.
Since our creation in 2005, the Alliance for lobbying transparency and ethics regulation (ALTER-EU) has been at the forefront of campaigns to tackle excessive lobbying influence and conflicts of interest at the European level.  
ALTER-EU has submitted five complaints to the EU lobby register secretariat concerning the entries of organisations that we consider have under-reported their true lobby expenditure.