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Interview of Karl Isaksson

Karl Isaksson is president of the European Public Affairs Consultancies’ Association (EPACA) for lobbying organisations. He spoke to the Accountancy Magazine Please find the full article here  
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Europe’s unregulated lobbying opens door...

Cyprus has ranked at the bottom of the assessment, performing poorly in almost every area assessed Download the full report here  Limassol, 15 April 2015 – Transparency International said today that Europe urgently needs lobbying reform. More specifically, the new report from Transparency International found that Cyprus needs to urgently address the lack of meaningful regulation in order to improve the state of lobbying and reduce the nearly unfettered influence of business interests on the daily lives of Cypriots. Lobbying is any direct or indirect communication with...
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Χαρτογράφιση του Λόμπυ στη Κύπρο...

H έκθεση δείχνει ότι οι πρακτικές lobbying στην Κύπρο περιβάλλονται από ένα πέπλο μυστικότητας ενώ επιτρέπουν στην ευνοιοκρατία να επηρεάσει τις δημόσιες διαδικασίες λήψης αποφάσεων Λόγω του ότι στην Κύπρο υπάρχει απουσία κανονιστικών ρυθμίσεων για το lobbying, η προσπάθεια επηρεασμού των φορέων λήψεις αποφάσεων είναι...
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Lifting the Lid on Lobbying.

In the absence of lobbying regulation in Cyprus, the common practice of interest groups trying to influence public decision-making processes is especially worrisome given that it is opaque, taking place mostly through informal meetings and at social events – away from public scrutiny, said Cyprus University of Technology in the first-ever comprehensive report on lobbying in Cyprus. “In a country where favouritism, bribery and nepotism thrive, the risks of unregulated and opaque lobbying are indeed alarming and cannot be ignored, which is why lobbying practices must...