OPINION #19 — PROTECTING WHOSE INTERESTS? ABOUT LOBBIES

Lobbies are a double sided knife. On one side, they can shape the government´s policies to facilitate business for certain part of the private sector; on the other, there will always be doubts about the opacity and corruption involved.

When I moved to the US in 2014 lobbying was an unknown territory for me. They were not regulated in Spain and most of lobbying activities happened…