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Many publicly traded companies spend millions a year for political influence. It hasn't done much for their stock performance.
UNITED NATIONS (AP) — The world's largest bloc of Islamic countries has been lobbying the Palestinians to join the International Criminal Court so it can prosecute Israeli politicians and military leaders for war crimes, crimes against humanity and genocide, the bloc's leader said Saturday.
A new and comprehensive Philip Morris InternationalÂ is the company that spent the most money lobbying EU politicians in 2013.
Tobacco giant Philip Morris was the company that spent the most money on lobbying the EU last year, according to data compiled by civil society organisations. Philip Morris spent about â‚¬5.25 million and petrol firm ExxonMobil up to â‚¬5 million, according to LobbyFacts, a joint project by Friends of the Earth Europe, the Corporate Europe Observatory and LobbyControl.
An investigation by the Rhode Island Secretary of State´s office has found that a consultant working on behalf of former Red Sox pitcher Curt Schilling´s 38 Studios violated state lobbying laws.
Prosecutors painted the 72-year-old C. Greg Turner as a greedy opportunist who sought to cash in on President Barack Obama´s election by secretly and illegally lobbying Chicago politicians to lift U.S. sanctions against Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe.
A coalition of NGOs, comprised of Friends of the Earth Europe, the Corporate Europe Observatory and LobbyControl and going under the banner LobbyFacts, has compiled a raft of data, extrapolated from the EU Transparency Register, to show the scale of lobbying of European Union politicians.
Washington-based crisis communications firm has hired former Fla. congressman Connie Mack IV.
CHICAGO (AP) – The trial of a Chicago man accused of illegally lobbying U.S. lawmakers to lift sanctions against leaders in Zimbabwe it set to get underway. C. Gregory Turner's trial begins Monday in U.S. District Court in Chicago. A second man, Prince Asiel Ben Israel, has pleaded …
During his decade in power, Dalton McGuinty relied on sturdy gatekeepers to shield him from the demands of grubby lobbyists always trying to make the big pitch. Now the former premier´s heady world has been turned upside down: Having tumbled from the summit of power to the ground floor lobby, he has registered as a lobbyist in his own right. Dalton opens doors for a living. As word spread that …