REVEALED • Dalligate - the OLAF report
Silvio Zammit tried his luck with ESTOC and then Swedish Match used Barroso’s former head of the legal service to set the EU wheels in motion.
MICHEL PETITE In and out through the revolving door
Former head of EU legal services Michel Petite today serves Philip Morris - Swedish Match’s US partners - through the Clifford Chance firm. Controversially he sits on...
Socialist MEPs vote against more transparency on Dalligate

European Parliament approves amendments to OLAF budget discharge in which MEPs...

European Parliament approves amendments to OLAF budget...

Updated | European Greens accuse parliament groups of cover-up over Dalligate inquiry

“Cover-up continues” as EP political groups oppose Green demand for special committee

“Cover-up continues” as EP political groups oppose...

Over 3,900 signatures in petition to Barroso demanding transparency on Dalligate

Online petition by transparency network presented to European Commission to reveal more about former commissioner's resignation.

Online petition by transparency network presented to...

Dalligate | Why did OLAF suggest that Gayle Kimberley be prosecuted?

MaltaToday retraces its steps in the testimony of the Malta police on the Dalli...

MaltaToday retraces its steps in the testimony of the Malta...

Dalligate | OLAF denies influencing witnesses

EU anti-fraud agency reiterates statement of denial as it comes under pressure...

EU anti-fraud agency reiterates statement of denial as it...

Dalligate now turns into full-blown conspiracy

Defence counsel for Silvio Zammit alleges political influence in the way...

Defence counsel for Silvio Zammit alleges political...

Ombudsman launches investigation into European Commission’s Dalligate secrecy

EU Ombudsman wants to inspect Commission’s files relating to the resignation of John Dalli.

EU Ombudsman wants to inspect Commission’s files relating...

Watchdog files EU Ombudsman complaint over Commission’s secrecy on Dalligate

Emails from EC secretary-general to Swedish Match not revealed in answers to MEPs’ 154 questions to Commission and OLAF.

Emails from EC secretary-general to Swedish Match not...

Pressure mounts on European Commission to publish Dalligate investigation

Legal opinion from Commission’s legal services, and magistrate’s decision in charges against Silvio Zammit

Legal opinion from Commission’s legal services, and...

After Dalligate, Commission reappoints tobacco lobbyist to ethics panel

Philip Morris lawyer and former head of EC's legal services is retained on ethics panel.

Philip Morris lawyer and former head of EC's legal services...

Dalligate | Police still investigating OLAF report, unclear whether Dalli was aware of bribe

Business associate of man charged with snus bribe, and colleague of Swedish Match lobbyist said Zammit’s €60 million price was ruse to get ESTOC...

Business associate of man charged with snus bribe, and...

OLAF director replies to MEPs’ questions on Dalligate

Kessler invokes confidentiality rules on specific questions dealing with...

Kessler invokes confidentiality rules on specific questions...

MEPs submit 154 questions to Commission seeking answers on Dalligate

MEPs from EPP, socialists, greens, liberals and communist groups submit 154...

MEPs from EPP, socialists, greens, liberals and communist...

Dalligate | EP presidents meet Barroso, but get no access to OLAF dossier

European Commission president Josè Barroso says MEPs will not get restricted access to OLAF report on John Dalli.

European Commission president Josè Barroso says MEPs will...

Dalligate | A badly-handled resignation and the pax tobacco

Beyond the conspiracy theories of tobaccogate, John Dalli’s review of tobacco...

Beyond the conspiracy theories of tobaccogate, John...

John Dalli resignation | The online coverage

Rolling newsblog of all coverage of the John Dalli resignation saga.

Rolling newsblog of all coverage of the John Dalli...

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