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...
ALTER-EU launches its new campaign Full lobby transparency now! with a high-profile debate.
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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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.
Six months after Juncker’s announcement that his new EU Commission would publish details of all high level meetings, ALTER-EU looks at the evidence to see who’s been meeting whom,  and whether lobby meetings are still slipping under the transparency radar
Potential conflicts of interest persist in EU parliament – new research Potential conflicts of interest continue to plague the European Parliament one year after elections, finds new research released today.
ALTER-EU re-visits its recent report on the EU lobby register to check out if and how things have improved.        
'Two steps forward, one step back' for EU lobby transparency is the verdict of transparency campaigners on the quality of the data since the launch of the revised EU lobby transparency register. While some new organisations have signed up and others have improved the quality of their registrations, too many other entries continue to look problematic: confusing, unclear, inconsistent or just down-right dodgy.
Find out how 'new and improved' the EU's lobby transparency register really is, after its three-month update process.