For years, ALTER-EU has been drawing attention to the excessive influence that big corporations enjoy over EU policy-making, resulting in decisions which put profits ahead of people and the planet.
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

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Following correspondence with Dr Lönngren, our press statement of 19 December 2011 has now been amended and the revised statement is available here.
2012/01/27
Following correspondence with Dr Lönngren, our press statement of 19 December 2011 has now been amended and is available on ALTER-EU's website and via the link in this letter. Questions regarding the application of the Staff Regulations concerning employees who take part in an outside activity, intend to leave or leave the service at the EMA.
2012/01/08
Following correspondence with Dr Lönngren our press statement of 19 Dec 2011 has been updated. Evidence suggests Dr Lönngren’s post employment activities with private pharmaceutical industry were arranged whilst being employed by EMA. His consultancy, Pharma Executive Consulting Ltd, was incorporated 2 months before he left EMA.
2012/02/08
Includes news regaring the ALTER-EU assembly (+ video), the 'Revolving Door' campaign and ALTER-EU's new member 'IEMFA'.
2011/12/12
Since the launch of ALTER-EU's campaign to tackle the 'revolving door' in Brussels on 24 November, Commissioner Šefčovič did not give the impresssion that he takes this important issue very seriously.
2011/12/09

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