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Interview with Michalis Neoptolemou on L...

Why should lobbying be regulated? Because unregulated, secret lobbying as such may undermine democratic principles and good governance. In a democracy, all interests ought to be duly taken into account and all citizens should have equal access to the law and decision making. What are the main reasons for the lack of lobbying regulation in Cyprus? I believe the system itself serves and facilitates those political parties and decision makers that want to refrain from transparency procedures since many decades now. It is well known that the lack of transparency serves unfair...