What happens if in the Transparency Register a company declares a much lower budget than it actually spends on lobbying? It will be punished for mis-leading...right?
Before the start of the political negotiations on the EU Transparency Register ALTER-EU, Civil Society Europe and TI-EU have written a letter to the three main EU institutions demanding them to deliver an ambitious reform.
ALTER-EU's reaction to the final ruling of the European Ombudsman regarding the European Commission's handling of former President Barroso's employment at Goldman Sachs.

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ALTER-EU examines the Commission's recently-published proposal for a revised lobby transparency register and finds that the idea to fundamentally change the definition of lobbying could lead to less, rather than more, lobby transparency in Brussels.
2016/10/20
Activists dressed as former Commission President José Manuel Barroso, and former commissioners Karel de Gucht and Neelie Kroes, wearing jumpsuits emblazoned with the logos of their new roles, joined by a crowd with a banner calling for urgent reform of the revolving doors rules.
2016/10/10
ALTER-EU submits complaint regarding the Commission’s inaction on job moves by ex-commissioners
2016/09/29
ALTER-EU responds to new lobby register proposal announced today by Commission Vice President Timmermans.
2016/09/28
At the end of September, the European Commission will announce its proposal for a mandatory lobby transparency register, but what does "mandatory" mean in practice?
2016/09/26

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