A New Right To Secrecy For Companies, And A Dangerous EU Legislative Proposal

“Trade Secrets Protection” The proposed EU legislation on “Trade Secrets...

4th April 2016 / EU

Spain – police issue 40,000 fines in just seven months with new gag laws

In 2012, there were nearly 15,000 demonstrations throughout Spain, amounting...

30th March 2016 / EU

British government refuses to answer information requests on secret EU meetings with lobbyists

The Alliance for Lobbying Transparency and Ethics Regulation (ALTER-EU) has...

28th March 2016 / EU

The revolving doors of EU Commissioners

One in three (9 out of 26) outgoing EU commissioners...

25th March 2016 / EU

EU backs off from clamping down on corporate profit shifting to non EU tax havens

The inexorable approach of country by country reporting The full...

23rd March 2016 / EU

EU Food Standards Authority appoints food industry lobbyist as director

EU Food Safety Authority (EFSA) appoints a food industry lobbyist...

23rd March 2016 / EU

Food speculation – The return of the global hunger games

The leading expert on food at the United Nations says...

22nd March 2016 / EU

Head of EU TTIP negotiations “I do not take my mandate from the European people.”

Cecilia Malmstrom, the lead EU Trade Commissioner of the TTIP negotiations...

22nd March 2016 / Editors Picks, EU

Leak shows EU Commission giving inside information to car lobby on new emissions tests

As the Parliamentary Committee of Inquiry into the dieselgate scandali...

16th March 2016 / EU

EU postpones vote on ‘probably carcinogenic’ weedkiller – Significant public interest victory

Yesterday the European commission was due to vote on relicensing the...

9th March 2016 / EU