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To: Commissioner T. Borg
Cc: Commissioners D. Ciolos, J. Potočnik, Secretary General of the Commission C. Day
Chroniques de Lobbycratie - Avril 2013
CEO has reported a lot about Dalligate, the tobacco cash-for-influence lobby scandal that led to the downfall, in mysterious and contested circumstances, of former health Commissioner John Dalli. One of the reasons Dalligate is such a juicy affair is that it starkly illustrates the problems with voluntary lobby transparency and with inadequate management of the conflicts of interest that arise from the revolving-door – public officials becoming big business lobbyists, and vice versa.
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