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Silicon Valley’s new spin on lobbying

Silicon Valley's new spin on lobbying By Michelle Quinn SAN FRANCISCO — Silicon Valley was once criticized for not "getting" Washington and being slow to start lobbying. Now, as it celebrates what appears to be a victory in its Capitol Hill fight over fast-moving copyright bills, the tech industry may see itself as lobbying’s innovator,…
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Federal Issues in Online Gambling in the Wake of DOJ’s Illionois Decision by Jochum Shore & Trossevin, PC

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Lobbyists.info’s 4th Annual “12 Days of Lobbying”

Lobbyists.info's 4th Annual “12 Days of Lobbying” By Lobbyists.info Staff You may not be able to find a partridge in one of the California Pear Growers’ trees, but the group, which has lobbied Congress on trade issues, may be able to help you get one. Hewlett-Packard’s Randolph V. Dove and Tina Dove of the Association…
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Academy of WTO Law & Policy: Trade Remedy Rules and Subsidies; Dispute Settlement

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2012 Survey Results: Baltimore & Washington DC’s Best Lawyers (2012 Edition)

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Email Gaffe Leaves Insiders Fuming

Email Gaffe Leaves Insiders Fuming By Dave Levinthal It’s one letter, but a world of difference between the email fields “bcc” and “cc.” That lesson was learned the hard way when a message – a fundraiser invitation for Rep. Mario Diaz-Balart —was sent today by law firm Becker & Poliakoff and obtained by POLITICO. It…
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Partisan K Streeters Scramble After Party Shift

Partisan K Streeters Scramble After Party Shift By Bennett Roth The new era of divided government is providing challenges and opportunities for one-party lobbying shops, which have marketed themselves as providing access to party leaders as well as keener insight into their political thinking and strategy. But such shops are also subject to the swings…
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Judicial Review of AD/CVD Determinations by the DOC: Noteworthy Cases in 2009 by M. Trossevin & R. Karamloo

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Bill Raises Cost of Global Business – Lawmakers Find Overseas Cash to Fund Border Security, State Aid

Bill raises cost of global business - Lawmakers find overseas cash to fund border security, state aid By Seth McLaughlin With their usual sources for money drying up, lawmakers on Capitol Hill have started tapping the wallets of foreign workers and international businesses to pay for their pre-election wish list - moves that have put…
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Trade And Immigration Are Not Separate Issues

Trade And Immigration Are Not Separate Issues By Stuart Anderson As President Barack Obama attempts to jumpstart immigration legislation, a new controversy is brewing. The reason is many people assume trade and immigration are separate issues. They’re not. Even in the U.S. Congress and at federal agencies, few officials realize that under a trade pact…
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