The EPACA Code of Conduct also lays out clear rules for Public Affairs companies.
The Ground Rules
- Only employ former EU personnel according to the rules and confidentiality requirements of the respective EU institutions
- Avoid any professional conflicts of interest
- Be mandatorily signed up to the EU Transparency Register and publicise your registration both proactively and on request
- Be diligent in disclosing to the EU Transparency Register truthful and verifiable statutory information on activities carried out with the objective of directly or indirectly influencing the formulation or implementation of policy and the decision-making processes of the EU institutions