PLC EU has published a podcast on the EU legislation-making process and lobbying at EU level. (Free access.)
PLC has published a Podcast, Legislation making and lobbying at EU level (www.practicallaw.com/0-520-4209), produced by JurisProductions for PLC.
In the podcast, Vicky Marissen, Managing Director of PACT European Affairs, and Heleen Van Lil, Head of PLC EU, review the EU legislation-making process and explore how businesses can influence new EU law through lobbying. They consider issues including:
EU rules and regulations being the cornerstone of national law.
The role of the European Commission in initiating EU legislation and the roles of the Council of Ministers and European Parliament in adopting EU legislation.
Implementing EU legislation by making the EU's impact at national level operational.
How the Lisbon Treaty has fundamentally changed lobbying at an EU level and how businesses can influence new EU law through lobbying.
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