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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Barrosogate: ALTER-EU responds to Ad Hoc Ethics Committee opinion which said Barroso’s new role at Goldman Sachs International was not a breach of the rules.
2016/11/01
   
ALTER-EU reviews the disappointing Commission response when it handed in its petition about the revolving doors move by ex-President Barroso to Goldman Sachs International.
2016/10/27
 
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

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