Update: In December the European Parliament's constitutional affairs committee approved the rules with a majority of 11-10
Why is it that the US has been able to legally sanction political fixer Paul Manafort for failure to disclose details of his lobbying for the Kre
"Corporate capture in Europe" examines the extreme and undue influence of big business on European Union (EU) and member state decision-making processes.

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New documents obtained by ALTER-EU reveal the inadequate checks carried out by the Commission when former Commissioners take employment in the private sector. ALTER-EU calls for an urgent overhaul of the rules with a three-year cooling off period for ex-Commissioners
2010/09/27
ALTER-EU's ten priority reform proposals towards ending corporate lobbying privileges and secrecy that the Commission and Parliament should take up in the coming years.
2010/06/01
On the second anniversary of the European Commission lobby register, many lobby groups based in Brussels still refuse to sign up. The Alliance for Lobbying Transparency and Ethics Regulation in the EU (ALTER-EU) released a press release urging for more transparency.
2010/06/23
Correspondence with the Commission on Expert Groups 2008 - 2009
2009/03/09
Complaint about the lack of transparency and balance of expert groups and the Commission's response
2009/10/23

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