Corporate Europe Observatory

Exposing the power of corporate lobbying in the EU


There has never been a more important time to ensure that the EU's top decision-makers are free from possible conflicts of interest.
David Cameron's nomination of a revolving door ex-lobbyist, Jonathan Hopkin Hill, as EU commissioner is bad news for Jean-Claude Juncker's newly-stated commitment to lobby transparency.
Food is on the table at the negotiations for the EU-US trade deal the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP). From a look at their lobbying demands, the agribusiness industry seems to regard the treaty as a perfect weapon to counter existing and future food regulations.
OLAF's supervisory committee has sent CEO its 29-page report, so far treated as confidential, on the anti-fraud agency's handling of the investigation that led to the forced resignation of EU health commissioner John Dalli (Opinion 2/2012).

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