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Former EU officials and an MEP land ‘revolving door’ jobs
EU Observer ^ | 30.06.14 @ 09:29 | Nikolaj Nielsen

Posted on 06/30/2014 4:51:23 AM PDT by Olog-hai

A handful of former EU officials and an outgoing top MEP have landed jobs in industry sectors that they legislated on.

The cases highlight what pro-transparency experts describe as a “revolving door” where policymakers are hired to work for private companies with a vested interest in EU-level legislation.

Last October, two consultancy firms hired João Pacheco. Pacheco was at that time the European Commission’s deputy director of agriculture.

Today, he is the director for European markets AFJ and associates in the US. He is also president at the Brussels-based JSPacheco-International consultancy firm. …

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TOPICS: Business/Economy; Government; Miscellaneous; News/Current Events
KEYWORDS: cronycapitalism; eurobanking; eussr; politicalpatronage

1 posted on 06/30/2014 4:51:23 AM PDT by Olog-hai
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To: Olog-hai

Who do they think they are, the U.S. Congress?


2 posted on 06/30/2014 5:45:15 AM PDT by Wolfie
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