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Banks and internet giant Google are among firms to declare huge increases in spending on EU lobbying as tougher transparency rules enter into life.
JP Morgan Chase says its lobbying costs in Brussels went up from €50,000 in 2013 to between €1,250,000 and €1,499,999 in 2014 - a 30-fold increase.
Goldman Sachs' figures rose from €50,000 to between €700,000 and €799,999 in the same period - a 14-fold hike.
UBS climbed from between €200,000 and €250,000 to €1.7 million - a seven-fold increase.
Dal kazako Nazarbayev al bengalese Hamid. Si puliscono l'immagine. Pagando società di lobbying con sede in Ue. Il Corporate Observatory: «Una vergogna».
Corporate Europe Observatory, a Brussels based think-tank released an enlightening research report this week entitled “Spin doctors to the autocrats: how European PR firms whitewash repressive regimes.” It reveals how often the PR industry faces ethical challenges with big money being dangled in front of us to represent controversial interests.
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