ALTER-EU press releases

Time running out for lobby transparency: citizens call for action

Publication date: 
Wednesday, November 13, 2013
Press release issued by: 
The Alliance for Lobbying Transparency and Ethics Regulation (ALTER-EU)

More than 10,000 people have signed an online petition to be delivered today [1], urging MEPs to stand up for lobbying transparency in the European Union by supporting the transition to a mandatory lobby register. [2]

 

New research reveals Commission still puts big business in charge of key advisory groups, despite promising reform to MEPs

Publication date: 
Tuesday, November 5, 2013
Press release issued by: 
The Alliance for Lobbying Transparency and Ethics Regulation (ALTER-EU)

New report shows the Commission is still giving big business privileged access to dominate advice in important areas like data privacy, tax dodging and the eurozone.

 

Transparency coalition launches e-petition to demand a mandatory lobby register

Publication date: 
Wednesday, October 30, 2013
Press release issued by: 
The Alliance for Lobbying Transparency and Ethics Regulation (ALTER-EU)

ALTER-EU has today launched an e-petition to demand MEPs and the Commission commit to introducing a mandatory lobby register for the EU institutions. [1]

 

New report shows urgent need to rescue EU's ineffective lobby register

Publication date: 
Thursday, June 20, 2013
Press release issued by: 
The Alliance for Lobbying Transparency and Ethics Regulation (ALTER-EU)

A few days before the second birth day of the European Commission and European Parliament's joint lobby register, our new report shows that the voluntary register is still failing to get a sufficient share of lobbyists to register. Moreover, the register remains packed with unreliable and incomplete data.

 

Lobby register review: it's now or never for mandatory transparency

Publication date: 
Tuesday, March 5, 2013
Press release issued by: 
The Alliance for Lobbying Transparency and Ethics Regulation (ALTER-EU)

The review of the Commission and Parliament's Joint Transparency Register) – foreseen to take place two years after its launch – is already underway. ALTER-EU believes this is an unmissable opportunity to make the voluntary lobby register mandatory.

 

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