In Brussels, the political heart of the European Union, extreme corporate influence often distorts the political process, either blocking progress where it is sorely needed or leading to policies t
ALTER-EU's reacts to the collapse of negotiations to deliver mandatory EU lobby transparency.

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Flimsy excuses led to a half-hearted revision of the EU lobby transparency register in 2013. Soon the reform process will get a second chance and it is high time we reflect upon what went wrong last time so that we can learn from the mistakes, writes Martin Ehrenhauser, former MEP and a member of the 2013 high-level working group on the revision of the Transparency Register.
2015/10/12
On its 10th anniversary, ALTER-EU writes to President Juncker to criticise the corporate bias in the European Commission's high-level lobby meetings.
2015/09/04
After a decade of lobby scandals and debate on how to secure transparency and ethics, the European Commission needs to go beyond half measures.
2015/09/03
Since our creation in 2005, the Alliance for lobbying transparency and ethics regulation (ALTER-EU) has been at the forefront of campaigns to tackle excessive lobbying influence and conflicts of interest at the European level.  
2015/09/02

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