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Lobbying costs:

WARNING: As this organisation lists one or more EP accredited lobbyists, it is highly improbable that its lobbying costs are lower than €10,000.

WARNING: The lobbying costs declared by this organisation are extraordinarily high and may therefore have been over-declared.

100,000€ - 199,999€

Financial year: 01/01/2020 - 01/12/2020

Lobbyists declared: 1.25 FTE (3)

WARNING: The number of full time equivalent lobbyists declared by this organisation are extraordinarily high and may therefore have been over-declared.


Lobbyists with EP accreditation: 0

Meetings with European Commission: 1

Lobbying costs over the years:



Registration on EU Transparency Register

6314918394-16 (First registered: 15 Sep 2008)

Goals / Remit

LobbyControl promotes transparency and a vivid democracy. We campaign for more transparency and a legal, institutional and societal framework that limits the improper influence of lobbyists on both politics and the public at large. On EU-level we undertake these kind of engagements very often in our ALTER-EU network (also registered in the transparency register). Our organisation moreover works to expose and challenge the privileged access and influence enjoyed by corporations and their lobby groups on EU policy-making. LobbyControl was founded in 2005. LobbyControl is committed to transparency about EU interest representation. We have been campaigning for this register since 2005 and have witnessed progress. Still the register fails to provide full EU lobbying transparency. When registering, we have therefore chosen to give all relevant information that we consider necessary for lobbying transparency. A credible EU lobbying transparency register should include names of individu (...)


- one of our main issues was the lack of legislative and lobbying transparency in the work of the Council. We looked at Council initiatives and decisions on strengthening legislative transparency as well as on corporate sponsorship of Presidencies - Process for an Interinstitutional Agreement on a mandatory Transparency Register of all three institutions - Trade policy - Digital Services Act (DSA)/Digital Markets Act (DMA) and the lobbying around it - Green New Deal and the Lobbying around it - Disclosure of Income Tax Information of transnational corporations and the lobbying around it


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