By EDRi

EDRi launched today, 9 October 2013, with expert input from the Transnational Institute and the Corporate Europe Observatory "The Lobbyists’ Charter" – a parody of the efforts of the US and European Commission to grant industry lobbyists impressive powers to restrict democratic decision-making now and in the future, as part of the Trans-Atlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP).

Coincidentally, the New York Times published yesterday, on 8 October 2013, information about the extent to which industry lobbyists had been involved in the European Commission’s preparations for TTIP,

Enjoy the text at
http://www.lobbycharter.eu/

European Officials Consulted Business Leaders on Trade Pact (8.10.2013)
http://www.nytimes.com/2013/10/09/business/international/european-offi…