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?
The European Commission needs to enforce a strict incentives-based regime that will encourage more lobbying law firms to enroll in the EU’s transparency register.
The Council has finally agreed to join the negotiations on the reform on the EU Lobby Register but bringing only a disappointing proposal to the table.
If it's autumn in Brussels, it must be time for the annual gathering of commissioners and Big Business organised by BusinessEurope!