Update: In December the European Parliament's constitutional affairs committee approved the rules with a majority of 11-10
Why is it that the US has been able to legally sanction political fixer Paul Manafort for failure to disclose details of his lobbying for the Kre
"Corporate capture in Europe" examines the extreme and undue influence of big business on European Union (EU) and member state decision-making processes.

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EPSU, Europe’s 8 million strong public service trade union federation, has renewed its commitment to the Alliance for Lobbying Transparency and Ethics Regulation and its 10 key demands.
2011/05/02
Members of the European Parliament from all political groups have urged an overhaul of the rules for expert groups. ALTER-EU believes the time is right for civil society groups to come together and demand that the Commission ensures balanced representation and transparency.
2011/04/12
The Alliance for Lobbying Transparency and Ethics Regulation (ALTER-EU) has today written to the ten members of the European Parliament's new working group on ethics and transparency reforms following the ‘cash-for-influence’ scandal.
2011/04/11
ALTER-EU: Task force must ban MEPs from taking industry jobs on the side
2011/04/11
This is the third ALTER-EU newsletter, and it follows some very turbulent weeks inside the Brussels bubble (and beyond).
2011/04/08

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