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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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
ALTER-EU has submitted five complaints to the EU lobby register secretariat concerning the entries of organisations that we consider have under-reported their true lobby expenditure.
2015/07/28
Six months after Juncker’s announcement that his new EU Commission would publish details of all high level meetings, ALTER-EU looks at the evidence to see who’s been meeting whom,  and whether lobby meetings are still slipping under the transparency radar
2015/06/24
Potential conflicts of interest persist in EU parliament – new research Potential conflicts of interest continue to plague the European Parliament one year after elections, finds new research released today.
2015/06/18

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