German EU Presidency: Influenced by lobbyists?

By |junij 23rd, 2020|Automotive Industry, Big pharma, EU Council Presidency, Germany, lobby, lobbying, News, Peter Altmaier, pharmaceutical companies, Philipp Amthor, transparency|

Large lobbying associations have a strong influence on the German government and there are concerns that this might impact its EU Council presidency, which starts on 1 July, warned a study conducted by NGOs LobbyControl and Corporate Europe Observatory...

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German EU Presidency: MEPs warn Merkel of company lobbying

By |junij 12th, 2020|Automotive Industry, Companies, EU Council, EU Council Presidency, Germany, lobbying, News, transparency|

An alliance of MEPs is calling on Germany to tighten the rules on transparency and lobbying when it takes over the EU Council Presidency in July. Germany should follow Finland's example and report what happens at the Council meetings, the MEPs say. EUR...

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Practise what you preach: banks should endorse the sustainability practices they publicly support

By |oktober 7th, 2019|lobbying, News, sustainable finance, transparency, United Nations General Assembly|

Paul Tang questions why bank lobbyists are seeking to delay transparency measures that they have publicly endorsed.

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Germany wants to fine Facebook over intransparent hate speech reporting

By |julij 3rd, 2019|Facebook, fine, Germany, hate speech, internet, justice, NetzDG, News, online platforms, regulation, transparency|

Social media platforms in Germany are obliged to report hate speech and other illegal content. Germany's Federal Office of Justice is expected to slap a €2 million fine on Facebook for reporting only a fraction of such activity on its platform. EURACTIV Germany reports.

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Germany’s cyber defence strategy discussed behind closed doors

By |junij 4th, 2019|cyber defence, cyber security, Digital, Germany, News, security and defence, transparency|

Germany is currently preparing a new cyber defence strategy. An internal concept paper of the German government foresees the use of so-called hack-backs and changes to the German Basic Law. But the change is happening and the general public is being ex...

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[MON ready] Make lobbying in the EU truly transparent

By |februar 11th, 2019|European Commission, European Council, European Parliament, lobby register, News, transparency|

The Commission is a good example of transparency for other institutions, such as the Parliament and the Council, Frans Timmermans writes.

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Meetings between MEPs and lobbyists to be made public

By |februar 1st, 2019|2019 European elections, lobbying, News, transparency|

A revision of the European Parliament’s rules of procedure, which was adopted on 31 January, increases transparency obligations for meetings between elected officials and lobbies, despite the EPP’s attempts to scupper the amendment. EURACTIV France reports.

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The European Parliament must guarantee full transparency of lobbying

By |januar 31st, 2019|European Parliament, Frans Timmermans, lobby register, lobbying, manfred weber, News, transparency|

Christian Beck and Sven Giegold explain the stakes of a strategic vote in the European Parliament taking place today (31 January).

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Transparency and better regulation in the EU [Promoted content]

By |december 11th, 2018|lobbying, News, transparency, Transparency Register|

SEAP organised an event focused on the importance to the EU business sector of an effective and robust transparency system operating within the EU institutions.

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Parliament VP: We cannot ‘copy and paste’ Commission transparency rules

By |november 26th, 2018|Frans Timmermans, News, Sylvie Guillaume, transparency|

Talks between the European Parliament, Commission and Council about a mandatory transparency register - an attempt to regulate lobbying - have unfolded slowly. Parliament Vice-President Sylvie Guillaume explains her institution's position, after the Co...

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