Lithuania’s parliament, Seimas, on June 26 adopted a new law on lobbying after a scandal involving the country’s banking association and business confederation.
The adopted law established the so-called cross-declaration that requires lobbyists, as well as politicians and public servants who have contact with lobbyists, to report their activities.
The bill put forward by the ruling bloc was adopted in a vote of 61 to 8 with 26 abstentions.
Once signed into law by the president, the bill should come into force on January 1,...
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