Stronger ethics regulation

ALTER-EU letter to chairman of European Parliament: European Parliament’s reaction to ‘cash-for-laws’ scandal; proposals for better ethics regulation and lobby transparency.

Publication date: 
Tuesday, March 22, 2011
Author: 
ALTER-EU

The Alliance for Lobby Transparency and Ethics Regulation in the European Union (ALTER-EU) is deeply concerned about the revelations published in the Sunday Times (20 March), exposing how three MEPs were prepared to accept payments in return for tabling amendments.

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ALTER-EU open letter to Commissioner Maroš Šefčovič regarding former Commissioner Verheugen’s potential conflict of interest

Publication date: 
Tuesday, December 7, 2010
Author: 
Paul de Clerck

Commissioner Maroš Šefčovič, Vice-President Inter-Institutional Relations and Administration European Commission

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50,000 demand tougher code of conduct for Ex-Commissioners going through the revolving door

Publication date: 
Tuesday, November 9, 2010
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The Alliance for Lobbying Transparency and Ethics Regulation (ALTER-EU)

More than 50,000 people signed an online Avaaz petition urging the EU Commission to close the revolving doors for ex-Commissioners who move on to lucrative private sector lobby jobs after they step down.

 

ALTER-EU recommendations for the revision of the Code of Conduct for Commissioners

Publication date: 
Wednesday, October 20, 2010

ALTER-EU recommendations for the revision of the Code of Conduct for Commissioners. Preventing post public-employment conflicts of interest (“the revolving door”).

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