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JST Helps to Pass ECPA Reform- Politco

HUGE HOUSE VOTE ENERGIZES ECPA REFORMERS - Tech and privacy groups across Washington are all smiles after the House unanimously passed the bipartisan email privacy bill that requires cops to obtain a warrant before demanding content from an email provider. They aren't the only ones; the bill is a big milestone for lawmakers who have…
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Bloomberg Names JST as Top 3 Q3 Lobbying Firm

Making the Top-Performing Lobbying/Law Firms list for second quarter in a row, Jochum Shore & Trossevin is proving to be a go-to firm for emerging issues and technology startups such as Lyft Inc. and Snapchat Inc. The firm also lobbied on banking and taxation issues for the National Cannabis Industry Association and on copyright/patent/trademark issues…
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JST Mentioned in Politco

ROCKY MOUNTAIN HIGH: With the media circus unpacking in Colorado for the big night, the National Cannabis Industry Association is hosting a tour and meet-and-greet at Terrapin Care Station, a retail cannabis dispensary. The group recently scaled up its lobbying, spending $112,500 last quarter and hiring Heather Podesta + Partners and Jochum Shore & Trossevin.…
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Bloomberg Names JST as a Top Ten Performing Lobbying/Law Firm

Published on September 24th, Bloomberg Government named Jochum, Shore, and Trossevin as the #7 top performing lobbying/law firm in their most recent statistical report entitled "Inside the Business of Influence."
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JST Featured in The Washington Business Journal

Marijuana industry association hires D.C. firms to step up lobbying efforts Jul 29, 2015, 1:32pm EDT Updated Jul 30, 2015, 4:00pm EDT Tina Reed, Staff Reporter The marijuana industry has some new lobbying help. The National Cannabis Industry Association just hired D.C.-based firms Jochum Shore & Trossevin PC and Heather Podesta + Partners to represent…
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JST Featured in The Wall Street Journal

By REID J. EPSTEIN The marijuana industry is growing up. The five-year-old National Cannabis Industry Association, the trade group for legal marijuana businesses, has hired a pair of Washington lobbying firms to push legislation to allow its members better access to banks, the group said. The NCIA is now working with Heather Podesta + Partners,…
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JST Featured in Politico

Net neutrality: A lobbying bonanza By: Tony Romm Whether you view net neutrality rules as a government takeover of the Internet or the only way to save the Web from corporate meddling, one thing is certain: The issue has been a boon to Washington lobbyists, lawyers and activists — and they’re poised to continue cashing…
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JST Featured in Politico Influence

LATEST REGISTRATIONS - SNAPCHAT HIRES UP: Photo-messaging startup Snapchat has hired Jochum Shore & Trossevin for lobbying work related to data privacy, security and other policies relevant to application-based companies, according to a new lobbying registration. This is the second time the company has hired lobbyists since it launched in 2011; last January it hired Heather…
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Snapchat Hires GOP Lobbyists

Politico Morning Tech SCOOPLET: SNAPCHAT HIRES GOP LOBBYISTS — Snapchat, the ephemeral-photo-sharing service, has inked a new lobbying deal with Jochum Shore & Trossevin. It’s the second outside hire for Snapchat, which brought on Democratic firm Heather Podesta + Partners at the beginning of last year. JST will lobby on legislation related to data privacy…
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JST in CNN Money

Spotlight Innovation Signs Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) With Black Swan LLC Spotlight Innovation Inc. (OTCQB: STLT) announces that it has entered into a Memorandum of Understanding with Black Swan LLC. Under the agreement, Black Swan will assist with activities such as identifying applicable government grants and loans, affecting beneficial changes to the legislative environment, advancing…
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