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Digital & Media 03-10-2013

EU fails to scrutinise lobbyists who operate in the dark

With the European Commission and Parliament leading a joint committee to scrutinise the EU’s lobbyist transparency register, NGOs are keeping a close eye on the developments. The Parliament's credibility is at risk if the register is not made mandatory, argues Paul de Clerck.
Public Affairs 28-06-2006

Interview with Elizabeth Crossick on the transparency initiative

In an interview with EURACTIV, Elizabeth Crossick of Freshfields says she does not see the point in disclosing the fees law firms are paid to carry out lobbying tasks for their clients. This, she argues, would do little to deter potential improper behaviour.
Public Affairs 27-07-2005

Interview – Friends of the Earth’s Paul de Clerck on lobbying transparency

Registration should be made mandatory for all lobbyists across the board, including NGOs, argues corporate accountability campaigner Paul de Clerck of Friends of the Earth.
Public Affairs 08-07-2005

Interview: Spencer – Transparency should not be limited to corporate lobbying

Debates over EU transparency rules have focused too much on corporate lobbying and not enough on broader governance issues, including member states lobbying, ECPA’s Tom Spencer told EURACTIV in an interview. 
Public Affairs 04-05-2005

Interview with Daniel Guéguen on the scrutiny of Brussels lobbyists

A professional body that would certify the aptitudes and integrity of lobbyists in Brussels should be at the heart of attempts to prop up ethics in lobbying, public affairs veteran Daniel Guéguen has told EURACTIV in an interview.