lobby register

  • The lobby register: a necessary transparency gain at the right time?

    As of January 1, 2022, new transparency rules for political lobbying will apply in Germany: The lobby register of the German Bundestag, which can be viewed online by anyone, will henceforth record the lobbyists of various organizations, companies, consulting providers and associations seeking contact with members of the German Bundestag or the German government. As of today - mid-April - more than 4,000 natural or legal persons as well as networks and partnerships are registered...