"Corporate capture in Europe" examines the extreme and undue influence of big business on European Union (EU) and member state decision-making processes.
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?
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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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
The Commission will shortly publish its proposal for a reformed (and “mandatory”) lobby transparency register. This ALTER-EU policy briefing for MEPs outlines our 6 priorities for a revised lobby register, and the rationale behind these.
2016/09/19
ALTER-EU welcomes the news that the Juncker Commission will refer, to its ad hoc ethical committee, former Commission President Barroso's move to become chairman of Goldman Sachs International.
2016/09/11
Join with ALTER-EU to demand MEPs vote for tough new rules to ban conflicts of interest and promote full lobby transparency.    
2016/09/06
Join us to demand action to block the EU's revolving doors!

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