[Opinion]: Barrosogate: What next?

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Series Details 19.09.16
Publication Date 19/09/2016
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In this Opinion feature the authors discuss the Ad hoc Ethical Committee set up by the European Commission to advise it about the compatibility with the Treaties of former Commissioners' envisaged post-office activities.

The article is written specifically in the context of the reference to the Committee of the case of ex-European Commission President José Manuel Barroso being appointed in July 2016 chairman of Goldman Sachs International.

Source Link http://euobserver.com/
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ESO: Background information: Ombudsman calls for strengthened ethics rules for ex-Commissioners http://www.europeansources.info/record/ombudsman-calls-for-strengthened-ethics-rules-for-ex-commissioners/
European Commission: Transparency: Ethics for Commissioners: The Ad hoc Ethical Committee http://ec.europa.eu/transparency/ethics-for-commissioners/ad-hoc-ethical-committee_en.htm

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