Quelles sont les entreprises qui ont le plus fait campagne en faveur du traité commercial TTIP / TAFTA entre les États-Unis et l'UE ? Qui influence les négociateurs de l’Union européenne ? Les nouvelles données apportées par CEO et Sum of Us lèvent le voile sur les lobbys qui se cachent derrière les négociations sur le TTIP / TAFTA.
The investment bank Goldman Sachs has revised its registration in the EU's lobby transparency register and has substantially increased its declared lobby spend from the 2013 figure of less than €50,000 to €700,000-€799,999 for 2014. This compounds Corporate Europe Observatory's view that Goldman Sachs' original registration was not a full reflection of its EU lobbying activity. Yet despite this under-reporting, for five months the register secretariat took little action and Goldman Sachs was able to secure at least four meetings with top Commission officials.
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