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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After ALTER-EU submitted five complaints to the EU lobby register secretariat, we explain why we are disappointed with the reply.
2015/11/05
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.
2015/10/12
On its 10th anniversary, ALTER-EU writes to President Juncker to criticise the corporate bias in the European Commission's high-level lobby meetings.
2015/09/04
After a decade of lobby scandals and debate on how to secure transparency and ethics, the European Commission needs to go beyond half measures.
2015/09/04

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