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.
Update: In December the European Parliament's constitutional affairs committee approved the rules with a majority of 11-10

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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
This is the second ALTER-EU newsletter, and like last time, there is a lot to share.
2011/03/04

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