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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Millions of euros of lobby spending are missing from the lobby register declarations made by key industry groups, the ALTER-EU coalition has revealed on the eve of the launch of the new joint transparency register for the Parliament and Commission.
2011/06/22
Millions of euros of lobby spending are missing from the lobby register declarations made by key industry groups, ALTER-EU reveals, on the eve of the launch of the new joint transparency register.
2011/06/22
On the eve of a critical meeting of the Buzek working group to discuss new ethics rules for the European Parliament, ALTER-EU and Transparency International issued a joint call for a robust code of conduct for MEPs.
2011/06/20
Commission replies to earlier ALTER-EU letter expressing concerns about the shortcomings of the new code of conduct for EU Commissioners.
2011/06/15
The Alliance for Lobbying Transparency and Ethics Regulation (ALTER-EU) will today give evidence to a senior group of MEPs at a hearing(1) in the European Parliament. "A large number of Members of the European Parliament combine their position as an MEP with paid side-jobs that involve lobbying and raise 'conflict of interest' questions."
2011/05/31

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