A Net of Secrecy?

Transparency International EU will launch a new report on Council transparency on September 28th, The Council of the European Union is the least transparent of the big three EU institutions. But decisions taken in the Council affect everything...

Fudging the Eurozone budget rules

Yesterday the European Commission effectively proposed to cancel sanctions against Spain and Portugal foreseen by EU budget rules, subject to the approval of Eurozone governments. While more flexible budget rules are welcome, their reinterpretation...

Now is the time for EU-wide whistleblower protection

Yesterday, the European Commission published its revised proposal on the Anti-Money Laundering Directive, which includes commitments to greater transparency, by giving public access to beneficial ownership information. However, public access to...