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Commission data reveals lobby transparency loopholes and corporate bias

Publication date: 
Monday, February 20, 2017
Press release issued by: 
The Alliance for Lobbying Transparency and Ethics Regulation (ALTER-EU)

President Juncker’s policy of proactive transparency still fails to address loopholes in lobbying transparency rules and does not ensure a balanced consultation of stakeholders, new analysis by the Alliance for Lobbying Transparency and Ethics Regulation (ALTER-EU) shows.

 

Corporate interests dominate EU lobbying on financial services

Corporates dominate lobbying on finance
Publication date: 
Monday, February 20, 2017

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.

Shining a full light on Brussels’s lobbies

Publication date: 
Sunday, February 19, 2017
Author: 
Vicky Cann
Media title: 
maltatoday

The Maltese presidency will soon start negotiating on behalf of the EU Council on a new lobby transparency register and it is time to get tough on lobbyists who wish to stay in the shadows.

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Letter to EU Permanent Representations on need for full lobby transparency

Publication date: 
Wednesday, February 8, 2017

ALTER-EU has written to all Permanent Representations in Brussels to request the support of member states for comprehensive lobby transparency among the European Union institutions.

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Reform of EU lobbying, only counts direct lobby?

Publication date: 
Friday, November 18, 2016
Author: 
Angelone Francesco
Media title: 
informazione libera

The proposal submitted by the European Commission on the revision of the Transparency Register is arousing, predictably, a heated debate.

It appears that it circumscribes the lobbying to "interactions" with policy-makers and decision-makers and, therefore, should be considered too ambiguous and timid . 

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