Commission hints at July changes to lobby register

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Monday, June 8, 2009
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The European Commission last week (4 June) hinted at possible changes to its lobbyists register ahead of a review in July. The development comes as the register is set to celebrate its first birthday, writes


In a reaction to the Commission's announcement, ALTER-EU stressed the importance of a mandatory approach: "Most lobbyists are not going to disclose relevant information voluntarily," said Jorgo Riss, director of Greenpeace's European Unit and a member of the ALTER-EU Steering Committee.