ALTER-EU press releases

Lobbyists register failing to improve transparency, new report shows

Publication date: 
Monday, June 25, 2012
Press release issued by: 
The Alliance for Lobbying Transparency and Ethics Regulation (ALTER-EU)

The EU Transparency Register, jointly launched by the European Commission and the Parliament a year ago, fails to give a full and accurate picture of lobbying activities in Brussels.

 

One year on from MEP scandal: Parliament must be strict on implementation of ethics code to avoid new scandals

Publication date: 
Tuesday, March 20, 2012
Press release issued by: 
The Alliance for Lobbying Transparency and Ethics Regulation (ALTER-EU)

One year after the ‘cash-for-amendments’ scandal, ALTER-EU warns that the new ethical code introduced does not include all the safeguards necessary to prevent another ‘lobbygate’.

 

European Ombudsman demands EFSA admits failure on revolving door

Publication date: 
Wednesday, December 7, 2011
Press release issued by: 
Testbiotech

The European Ombudsman has ruled in favour of Testbiotech's complaint against the European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) regarding its approach to the 'revolving door'. The case concerns EFSA's former senior staff member, Dr Suzy Renckens, who also featured in ALTER-EU's recent report.

 

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