Luckily MEPs have been more thoughtful, introducing amendments to better regulate the revolving door, as well as on other important topics such as protecting whistleblowers. These revolving door amendments would ban EU officials from going on a sabbatical to become a lobbyist, as well as introducing a one year cooling-off period to prevent senior officials from becoming lobbyists after they leave office.
November 28th 2011The financial lobby
Dear Mr. Draghi.I am writing to you on behalf of Corporate Europe Observatory in connection with your new role, following the change of presidents at the European Central Bank. Our attention was drawn to both your and Jean-Claude Trichet’s membership of ’the Group of Thirty’. We find this membership deeply concerning and believe it may be in breach of the Treaty.
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