LSI - Episode 7 - Our man in Brussels

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 Kremlin-backed Ukrainian Viktor Yanukovych government, while in the European Union – where he also operated a multi-million euro lobbying operation for the same regime – there are no consequences whatsoever?

The contrast with the US brings into sharp focus the lack of legally binding power and enforcement in the EU's lobbying register.

Our demands for the Inter-institutional negotiations on the EU Transparency Register

Publication date: 
Wednesday, April 11, 2018

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.

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EU Commission confirms Barroso lobbies for Goldman Sachs, must re-assess case

Publication date: 
Tuesday, February 20, 2018
Press release issued by: 
The Alliance for Lobbying Transparency and Ethics Regulation (ALTER-EU)

VP Jyrki Katainen confirmed he had a lobby meeting with ex-Commission President Barroso who represented investment bank Goldman Sachs International. We ask the European Commission to re-assess Barroso's job.

 

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