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Legal reform

“Little more than transparency” – MEPs criticise political ads regulation proposal

Unusually for political discourse, transparency is not considered the holy grail where targeted online political advertising is concerned.

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Legal reform

Commission launches proposal for transparency of political advertising

Proposal, if passed, would oblige all political advertisements in the EU to enclose a transparency notice with vital information regarding origin, audience, and costs involved.

German campaign posters for the last European elections. Credit: jonworth.eu.
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Jurisprudence

Council faces new wave of judicial scrutiny of its access to documents policy

Three recent cases mark an end to the lull in access litigation against the Council of recent years.

Credit: Corporate Europe Observatory.
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Oversight

Annual report underlines EU transparency obligations – even in times of Covid

European Ombudsman report reaffirms central place of all matters related to transparency in EU watchdog’s work.

Keeping an eye on EU Covid governance.