European Ombudswoman condemns appointment of Farkas to finance lobby

Emily O’Reilly, Europe’s Ombudswoman The European Ombudswoman has published her recommendation on Adam Farkas’ move from the European Banking Authority (EBA) to a financial lobby. Emily O’Reilly, the Ombudswoman, who is responsible for ethical issues in the EU institutions, comes to a crystal clear conclusion: this move to the investment banking lobby AFME should not…

Beating Cancer

Europe’s Beating Cancer Plan continues to disregard harm reduction tools, such as e-cigarettes, which, it is claimed, potentially meet the Commission’s objectives of eradicating smoking-related cancer.  That is one of the messages to emerge from public consultations on the plan. Another message is that the EU should not overlook the best practices on harm reduction…