For years, ALTER-EU has been drawing attention to the excessive influence that big corporations enjoy over EU policy-making, resulting in decisions which put profits ahead of people and the planet.
In Brussels, the political heart of the European Union, extreme corporate influence often distorts the political process, either blocking progress where it is sorely needed or leading to policies t

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Letter asking Commissioner Barnier to end the domination of banks, insurance and funds in expert groups advising the Commission on the financial reform
2010/11/02
The European Ombudsman has opened an inquiry regarding expert groups transparency and balanced composition
2010/11/04
ALTER-EU recommendations for the revision of the Code of Conduct for Commissioners. Preventing post public-employment conflicts of interest (“the revolving door”).
2010/10/20
New documents obtained by ALTER-EU reveal the inadequate checks carried out by the Commission when former Commissioners take employment in the private sector. ALTER-EU calls for an urgent overhaul of the rules with a three-year cooling off period for ex-Commissioners
2010/09/27

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