Corporate Europe Observatory welcomed the European Parliament‘s adoption of the inquiry report on the ‘Dieselgate‘ scandal this morning as a first step towards curbing the excessive influence of the car industry over EU emission regulations.
On Brexit launch day, the European Commission approved the revolving door move of UK ex-EU Commissioner for financial and banking policy, Jonathan Hill, to law firm Freshfields. The firm is engaged in lobby and advisory work for several UK financial industry clients.
More than fifty Belgian, European and international organisations are hosting an action at noon today to denounce the 10th Forum for the Future of Agriculture, a large lobbying event organised by the world’s biggest pesticides producer Syngenta.
The EU is finally looking to ratify the Marrakesh Treaty to make a greater range of print publications available in accessible formats for visually impaired people. But as ratification draws closer, the extent and potential harm of publishing industry and member state lobbying is already excessive, our new research shows.