Silicon Ireland: building a bridge to Brussels

In this second edition of our web series on tech lobbying, we have analysed the activities of Google, Facebook, Amazon and Apple in Ireland. The results shows a tendency by these major tech companies to lobby at the national level to influence...

Welcome to the new EU Integrity Watch

EU Integrity Watch received a major update this week. Since 2014, the platform has allowed citizens to search, rank and filter the information on lobbying activities and conflicts of interest in Brussels. In the last 5 years, EU Integrity Watch...

The EU is vulnerable to secret lobbying

Next Monday marks the first political exchange between Commission, Parliament and Council on a new lobby register.While all EU institutions have voiced their strong support for more transparency, the Parliament and Council must move far beyond their...