New analysis by ALTER-EU shows that when it comes to lobby transparency and preventing privileged access by big business lobbyists, the Juncker Commission still has a long way to go.
2016 has truly been a year when the Commission's rules and ethics have been tested – and found wanting.
ALTER-EU examines the Commission's recently-published proposal for a revised lobby transparency register and finds that the idea to fundamentally change the definition of lobbying could lead to less, rather than more, lobby transparency in Brussels.

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ALTER-EU welcomes the news that the Juncker Commission will refer, to its ad hoc ethical committee, former Commission President Barroso's move to become chairman of Goldman Sachs International.
2016/09/12
Join with ALTER-EU to demand MEPs vote for tough new rules to ban conflicts of interest and promote full lobby transparency.    
2016/09/06
Join us to demand action to block the EU's revolving doors!
Following the high-level appointment of former European Commission President Barroso to Goldman Sachs, an alliance of pro-transparency NGOs has launched a citizens’ petition demanding stricter rules for ex-EU commissioners’ revolving door moves.
2016/08/10
ALTER-EU condemns the move by former Commission President Barroso to become non-executive chairman of Goldman Sachs International. It illustrates, once again, the need for an overhaul of both the revolving door rules, and the revolving door culture, in Brussels.

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