Green light for Verheugen's consultancy role - with two conditions

Publication date: 
Wednesday, March 9, 2011
Ian Hall
Media title: 
Public Affairs News

The Commission last month approved former Commissioner Günter Verheugen’s involvement with the Germany-based European Experience Company - albeit with two conditions.


The Alliance for Lobbying Transparency and Ethics Regulation (ALTER-EU) has criticised the restrictions as too narrow, saying that as Enterprise Commissioner Verheugen was involved in many decisions that went beyond his own DG.