One-year after the Cash-for-amendments scandal: ALTER-EU takes stock

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mardi, March 20, 2012

One-year after the Cash-for-amendments scandal: Strict implementation and strong enforcement rules are crucial to avoid new scandals

The Alliance for Lobbying Transparency and Ethics Regulation (ALTER-EU)has stressed that strict rules and robust interpretation will be crucial to guarantee the new code’s effectiveness. As currently worded several points in the text may be too weak to effectively prevent conflicts of interest and ensure the independence of decision-makers. This factsheet looks into the areas of the code where implementation raises specific concerns.

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