Exclusive representatives events with the Economy, or politicians as lobbyists: The Association lobby control complains about the influence of corporations in the EU. Although some things have improved, but that is not enough.
The EU is doing, according to lobby control to little against the influence of corporations on political decisions. The organization complains in its "lobby report", effective rules were needed to limit the influence of business representatives on political decisions. Although the EU had made in the lobby transparency and to limit conflicts of interest in the last parliamentary term progress. But the Power of corporations continues to be too large.
in Part, corporations could hijack laws and political processes, "literally,“ said the political Director of lobby control, Imke Dierßen. A Central role is also played by the EU member States therefore: "the intransparent Council of the EU national governments through boxes again and again the interests of their domestic industries," the report says. As an example, the German government is called. You "watered-down or delayed, for example, effective emission tests or better rules in the fight against tax avoidance and evasion."