Update: In December the European Parliament's constitutional affairs committee approved the rules with a majority of 11-10
Why is it that the US has been able to legally sanction political fixer Paul Manafort for failure to disclose details of his lobbying for the Kre
"Corporate capture in Europe" examines the extreme and undue influence of big business on European Union (EU) and member state decision-making processes.

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2016 has truly been a year when the Commission's rules and ethics have been tested – and found wanting.
Reformed ethics rules for European Parliamentarians lack bite, and will not do enough to build trust in European institutions, according to transparency campaigners.
2016/12/13
ALTER-EU responds to the Commission's proposals for reforms to the Code of Conduct for Commissioners.
2016/11/22
Barrosogate: ALTER-EU responds to Ad Hoc Ethics Committee opinion which said Barroso’s new role at Goldman Sachs International was not a breach of the rules.
2016/11/01
   
ALTER-EU reviews the disappointing Commission response when it handed in its petition about the revolving doors move by ex-President Barroso to Goldman Sachs International.
2016/10/27

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