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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ALTER-EU examines the Commission's recently-published proposal for a revised lobby transparency register and finds that the idea to fundamentally change the definition of lobbying could lead to less, rather than more, lobby transparency in Brussels.
2016/10/20
Activists dressed as former Commission President José Manuel Barroso, and former commissioners Karel de Gucht and Neelie Kroes, wearing jumpsuits emblazoned with the logos of their new roles, joined by a crowd with a banner calling for urgent reform of the revolving doors rules.
2016/10/10
ALTER-EU submits complaint regarding the Commission’s inaction on job moves by ex-commissioners
2016/09/29
ALTER-EU responds to new lobby register proposal announced today by Commission Vice President Timmermans.
2016/09/28
At the end of September, the European Commission will announce its proposal for a mandatory lobby transparency register, but what does "mandatory" mean in practice?
2016/09/26

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