ALTER-EU press releases

Over 100 NGOs urge EU Commission to make the lobby register legally binding

Publication date: 
Monday, May 11, 2015
Press release issued by: 
The Alliance for Lobbying Transparency and Ethics Regulation (ALTER-EU)

ALTER-EU urges European Commission Vice President Frans Timmermans to take strong and urgent action to create a high-quality and legally-binding EU lobby transparency register in a letter sent to him today, signed by over 100 non-governmental organisations.

 

Transparency campaigners launch ethics reform proposals and guide for MEPs

Publication date: 
Wednesday, April 1, 2015
Press release issued by: 
The Alliance for Lobbying Transparency and Ethics Regulation (ALTER-EU)

Four years after the 'cash-for-amendments' scandal, the European Parliament needs a stronger Code of Conduct for MEPs to avoid new lobbying scandals.

 

Juncker Commission breaks promise to create a mandatory lobby register, say transparency campaigners

Publication date: 
Tuesday, December 16, 2014
Press release issued by: 
The Alliance for Lobbying Transparency and Ethics Regulation (ALTER-EU)

ALTER-EU gives its response to the Commission workplan for 2015 and specifically its plans for a 'mandatory' lobby register.

 

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