Corporate Europe Observatory

Exposing the power of corporate lobbying in the EU

How industry, law firms and the European Commission worked together on EU “trade secrets” legislation.
A TTIP and farming-themed tour of Brussels' EU district.
Find out about this exciting new campaign to demand lobby transparency in Brussels and across the EU member states.
On the same day the Swissleaks tax dodging scandal breaks across Europe, a tax expert from the very same bank involved, HSBC, takes a seat in the European Commission. Not there to answer questions on his employers' outrageous and highly-illegal tax avoidance practices, rather John Everett has been invited to give the Commission advice on tackling tax dodging as a member of a newly-formed advisory group.

Alternative Trade Mandate

Corporate Europe Forum