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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Flimsy excuses led to a half-hearted revision of the EU lobby transparency register in 2013. Soon the reform process will get a second chance and it is high time we reflect upon what went wrong last time so that we can learn from the mistakes, writes Martin Ehrenhauser, former MEP and a member of the 2013 high-level working group on the revision of the Transparency Register.
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.