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New Lobbying Group Formed To Represent Interests Of Hedge Fund Managers

A small group of billionaires have banded together to have their voices heard on Capitol Hill.  William Ackman, founder and CEO of Pershing Square Capital Management, joined four hedge fund allies to form the new...

Health Insurers Seeking Clarification From FCC On Home Phone Calls

The Telephone Consumer Protection Act (TCPA) which was passed by congress in 1991, places restrictions on the practice of telephone solicitations or "telemarketing". The law was further clarified in July of 2015 to include text message outreach. Claiming that the current law is too vague and thus restrictive, health insurance providers Anthem and Wellcare along with their industry lobbying association (AHIP), are seeking further clarification from the FCC ...

Lobbying For The New “Cheese”

Photo Credit Jim Wilson/The New York Times Consumer's growing concerns about the effects of meat and other animal-based proteins in their diets, has led to significant growth in the demand for plant-based foods,...

With Well-Funded Interests In The Game, Pot Lobbying No Longer Grass-roots in California

It wasn't long ago when only the truly fearless lobbyist would take on a client with marijuana interests. Firms ran the risk of being labeled with a scarlet "M" which could hinder...

A Tough Climb To Becoming A Full-Fledged Stock Exchange

The firm featured in the Michael Lewis 2014 book, “Flash Boys,” IEX Group Inc. is attempting to climb the steep mountain to becoming a full-fledged stock exchange. IEX has hired former chief...

Squire Patton Boggs Looks West With Acquisition Of California-Based Firm

The third largest Lobbying firm in D.C. just got larger as Squire Patton Boggs announced Monday that it has acquired San Francisco-based Carroll Burdick & McDonough. The expansion will add will add 55 lawyers...

Lobbyists Wait For A Signal In War For Television Airwaves

No more Hawaii Five-O. No more Judge Judy. Lifeless airways. Dropped signals. Rooftop TV antennae rusting in the twilight. The end of traditional broadcast television the way it’s been since regular programming began in...