Hundreds of meetings between Scottish ministers and multinationals, wealthy individuals and other influential organisations were left off the lobbying register in 2020 due to loopholes in legislation.
The oil industry has lobbied the Scottish Government on “the importance of balanced messaging” in the run-up to the global climate summit in Glasgow.
Heathrow airport has lobbied Scottish ministers and MSPs over 40 times in two years to back a proposed third runway in London.
The arms industry is preparing to use two spaceports planned for Scotland to launch military spy satellites, an investigation by The Ferret can reveal.
An Airbnb lobbyist met with a Conservative MSP accused of "sabotaging" regulation on short-term lettings, according to the lobbying register.
The food and drink industry has been lobbying hard to try and defeat Scottish Government plans to combat the nation's obesity crisis by banning the marketing of unhealthy snacks.
Airbnb has been lobbying behind the scenes to stave off tighter regulations for short-term lets in Scotland, documents obtained by The Ferret reveal.
Supermarkets and drinks companies are attempting to block a recycling scheme planned by the Scottish Government, prompting campaigners to urge them to "shut up".