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Give the Commission your views on EU lobbying!

Publication date: 
Tuesday, April 12, 2016

The European Commission is consulting on lobby transparency until 31 May 2016. Make sure you tell them what you think; this ALTER-EU template provides some food for thought.

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National representations in Brussels: open for corporate lobbyists

Publication date: 
Tuesday, March 22, 2016

Corporate lobbyists enjoy widespread access to member state representations according to the first ever study on lobbying activities at national government offices in Brussels.

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New lobby register consultation: Will the Commission finally grasp the lobbying bull by the horns?

Publication date: 
Tuesday, March 1, 2016
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The Alliance for Lobbying Transparency and Ethics Regulation (ALTER-EU)

As the European Commission launches its public consultation on the future EU lobby transparency regime, the Alliance for Lobbying Transparency and Ethics Regulation (ALTER-EU) makes the following immediate reaction.


DG FISMA's lobby meetings: corporate bias and access for unregistered lobbyists

DG FISMA's lobby meetings
Publication date: 
Thursday, December 17, 2015

Research by ALTER-EU member groups Corporate Europe Observatory, Access Info Europe and Friends of the Earth Europe shows that well over 90 per cent of meetings between DG FISMA (the Commission's department for financial regulation) officials not covered by transparency rules and lobbyists are with the corporate sector.

Is the Commission reporting on all lobby meetings held by high level officials?

Publication date: 
Wednesday, November 4, 2015
ALTER-EU Steering Committee

Is the Commission publishing all lobby meetings held by high level officials?  ALTER-EU writes to Commission Vice President Frans Timmermans to find out. 

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