CEO has written to the Commission's Secretary-General to question the Commission's decision to allow Mogens Peter Carl (former director General at DG Environment) to become a lobbyist at Kreab Gavin Anderson (KGA), only months after retiring from the Commission.
CEO questions revolving doors approval
Commission - belatedly - investigates John Bruton's revolving door move to Brussels lobby consultancy
Commission under fire over revolving doors scandals and ‘farewell bonuses’ – will it block Verheugen?
Brussels, 24 November – Too few checks are being made on ex-Commission officials who move into jobs in the lobby industry, resulting in abuses of power, according to a new report published today (Thursday 24 November) by the Alliance for Lobbying Transparency and Ethics Regulation (ALTER-EU) .
In a second letter to Corporate Europe Observatory, the European Commission defends the way in which the Ad Hoc Ethical Committee handled the move of former Commissioner Ferrero-Waldner to reinsurance company Munich Re.
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Corporate Europe Observatory (CEO) is a research and campaign group working to expose and challenge the privileged access and influence enjoyed by corporations and their lobby groups in EU policy making.