Corporate Europe Observatory

Exposing the power of corporate lobbying in the EU

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Toolbox for research on lobbying


European Commission

EUROPA - Rapid - Search

European Commission - Press releases and other documents
EUROPA - Register - Search
European Commission - Document register
EUROPA - EU Whoiswho
European Commission - Content should be a sentence or two that describes the content of the page
EUR-Lex
EUR-Lex provides direct free access to European Union law. Here you can consult the Official Journal of the European Union as well as the treaties, legislation, case-law and legislative proposals. You can also use the extensive search facilities available on EUR-Lex.
Public Consultations
Documents and other information concerning ongoing and closed stakeholder consultations run by the European Commission
Budget on line
Beneficiaries
Beneficiaries
European Commission - Public Contracts
European Commission - Information on the Public Contracts managed by the European Commission.

 

CURIA - home - Court of Justice of the European Union
Cour de justice des communautés européennes

European Parliament

Legislative Observatory: Procedure tracking and search - European Parliament

Legislative Observatory - Procedure tracking and search: by words in title, by document reference, by agent in procedure, by legislative act, by legal basis, by Official Journal, by institution - European Parliament
Parliamentary questions
Parliament’s calendar
VoteWatch.eu European Parliament

Other sources on EU and EU lobbying

Search results for "european union" - WikiLeaks

SourceWatch
Statewatch European Monitoring & Documentation Centre on Justice and Home Affairs in the EU - SEMDOC
Numérisons les lobbyistes de l’Assemblée avec Transparence International France « Regards Citoyens
CKAN - Comprehensive Knowledge Archive Network - Tags - eutransparency
European Union - Wobbing Europe
More about European Union
Lobbying Portal - Powerbase

Databases on EU lobbying

Search register - Register of interest representatives

The Commission has decided to set up a register of interest representatives (lobbyists), to help people understand how decisions are taken in the EU institutions and the role of representatives (lobbyists).
Accredited lobbyists – Listed by organisation
EUROPA - Register of expert groups
Register of expert groups
Comitology Register
EUROPA - SINAPSE - Home page
European commission - SINAPSE

Data on lobbying in the US

Query the Lobbying Disclosure Act Database

Semi-Annual Reports - FARA
Foreign Agents Registration Act
OpenSecrets.org: Money in Politics -- See Who's Giving & Who's Getting
Presenting political news, and the actual political positions of the parties and candidates, as well as disclosing how much campaign money they have raised and where it came from.
Search State and Federal Campaign Contribution Data - TransparencyData.com
Transparency Data is a central source for all federal and state campaign contributions made in the last twenty years. Here you can begin your search, find the information you need and then download records of what a candidate has received, what an individual has given, and how much companies and their employees have given.
 
Here are some examples of the blurry line between private business and public office that have characterised the Spanish nominee for the Climate Action and Energy Commissioner Arias Cañete’s career.
This must-watch film is now online. The film shows how corporations and actors within the Commission are teaming up to demolish a major piece of public health legislation.
CEO is looking for an experienced, French-speaking campaigner to join our team and strengthen our work on the EU-US trade and investment deal (TTIP). This position is a full time (36 hours per week) temporary position for one year.
Karmenu Vella is a Maltese politician and the country's nominee to be European commissioner, responsible for environment, maritime and fisheries. He has been a member of the Maltese parliament since 1976, but that hasn't prevented him from also holding a variety of external business roles at the same time including within the gambling industry. CEO now argues that these recent outside interests make him unsuitable to be a commissioner.

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