PublicationsInsights on Current Policy Issues

  • August 13, 2018

    By David E. Franasiak, Joel G. Oswald, Michael D. Kans, and Rebecca L. Konst

     This memorandum will provide a survey of federal action on cryptocurrencies (aka virtual currencies), including enforcement and guidance. At present, some federal regulators have begun asserting oversight and enforcement authority under their existing powers while other potential regulators have not yet indicated publicly what, if any, oversight they will exercise. Other federal stakeholders on cryptocurrencies have also begun to engage. However, the U.S. government’s approach to virtual currencies remains fluid.

     

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  • April 19, 2018

    By David E. Franasiak, Joel G. Oswald, Michael D. Kans, and Rebecca L. Konst

     This memorandum will provide a survey of federal action on cryptocurrencies (aka virtual currencies), including enforcement and guidance. At present, some federal regulators have begun asserting oversight and enforcement authority under their existing powers while other potential regulators have not yet indicated publicly what, if any, oversight they will exercise. Other federal stakeholders on cryptocurrencies have also begun to engage. However, the U.S. government’s approach to virtual currencies remains fluid.

     

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  • February 5, 2018

    By David E. Franasiak, Joel G. Oswald, Michael D. Kans, and Rebecca L. Konst

     This memorandum will provide a survey of federal action on cryptocurrencies (aka virtual currencies), including enforcement and guidance. At present, some federal regulators have begun asserting oversight and enforcement authority under their existing powers while other potential regulators have not yet indicated publicly what, if any, oversight they will exercise. Other federal stakeholders on cryptocurrencies have also begun to engage. However, the U.S. government’s approach to virtual currencies remains fluid.

     

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In the News

Articles featuring Williams & Jensen and our team

By RareVoice

On November 13, 2014, Williams & Jensen Principal Cheryl Jaeger received the Congressional Staff Abbey Award at the third annual RareVoice Awards Gala, hosted by Rare Disease Legislative Advocates (RDLA). Cheryl was nominated for her work to enact the “Gabriella Miller Kids First Research Act” while serving on the leadership staff for former House Majority Leader Eric Cantor. 



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By Stephen Blumenthal

In this op-ed that appeared in the November 5, American Banker, Williams & Jensen’s Stephen Blumenthal proposes merging the housing government sponsored enterprises (GSEs) Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac into a single entity. 



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By The Hill

J. Steven Hart,Williams & Jensen PLLC
Hart, the chairman and chief executive of the law and lobby shop, has charted a smooth course at a time of industry turmoil.



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By The Hill

A former aide to ex-Majority Leader Eric Cantor (R-Va.) has joined Williams & Jensen. Cheryl Jaeger, who has spent 15 years under the Capitol Dome, will be a part of the law and lobby firm’s healthcare practice…“We know that Cheryl will continue our long tradition of offering unparalleled strategic counsel, policy analysis, and advocacy to address our clients’ health care issues,” said Steve Hart, chairman and CEO of Williams & Jensen, in a statement.



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For Immediate Release

Washington, DC - The lobbying law firm of Williams & Jensen has announced the addition of top health care policy expert, Cheryl Jaeger.

Jaeger brings extensive experience as a senior policy advisor for the House Republican leadership, most recently with the former Majority Leader Eric Cantor (R-VA).  She worked in both the majority and minority in the Office of the House Majority Whip as an advisor for now Senator Roy Blunt (R-MO) as well as a professional staff member with the House Committee on Energy and Commerce.  Jaeger began her career on Capitol Hill over fifteen years ago with former Congressman Christopher Cox (R-CA).

Throughout her years of service in the House of Representatives, Jaeger has been involved in most major health care issues and is recognized by Members, staff, and the health care industry as a thoughtful and powerful voice in health care policy.   She has played a strategic role throughout the debate and now implementation of the Affordable Care Act.   Well known for her passion for driving policies that expand medical research and innovation, Jaeger was also the lead staff negotiator of the NIH Reform Act of 2006 and the Gabriella Miller Kids First Research Act. 

She joins a dynamic health care practice at Williams & Jensen.  “We know that Cheryl will continue our long tradition of offering unparalleled strategic counsel, policy analysis, and advocacy to address our clients’ health care issues” said Steve Hart, Chairman and CEO of Williams & Jensen.

Jaeger is the third recent hire by Williams & Jensen joining the well-established team of bipartisan professionals that represent clients on a broad array of public policy issues.

 

 

By Politico

SCOOP…WILLIAMS AND JENSEN HIRES DOUCET AND JONES:  The lobbying and law firm Williams and Jensen has tapped Democratic lobbyists Shane Doucet and Andrew Jones, the firm tells PI. The two new hires will help strengthen Williams and Jensen’s healthcare, energy and telecommunications practice groups. Doucet comes to Williams and Jensen with nearly two decades of Washington experience — most recently serving as a partner at the firm Locke Lord Strategies. He’s also done stints at the National Federation of Independent Business and on the staff of Rep. Chris John (D-La.) on Capitol Hill.



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PublicationsInsights on Current Policy Issues

  • August 13, 2018

    By David E. Franasiak, Joel G. Oswald, Michael D. Kans, and Rebecca L. Konst

     This memorandum will provide a survey of federal action on cryptocurrencies (aka virtual currencies), including enforcement and guidance. At present, some federal regulators have begun asserting oversight and enforcement authority under their existing powers while other potential regulators have not yet indicated publicly what, if any, oversight they will exercise. Other federal stakeholders on cryptocurrencies have also begun to engage. However, the U.S. government’s approach to virtual currencies remains fluid.

     

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  • April 19, 2018

    By David E. Franasiak, Joel G. Oswald, Michael D. Kans, and Rebecca L. Konst

     This memorandum will provide a survey of federal action on cryptocurrencies (aka virtual currencies), including enforcement and guidance. At present, some federal regulators have begun asserting oversight and enforcement authority under their existing powers while other potential regulators have not yet indicated publicly what, if any, oversight they will exercise. Other federal stakeholders on cryptocurrencies have also begun to engage. However, the U.S. government’s approach to virtual currencies remains fluid.

     

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  • February 5, 2018

    By David E. Franasiak, Joel G. Oswald, Michael D. Kans, and Rebecca L. Konst

     This memorandum will provide a survey of federal action on cryptocurrencies (aka virtual currencies), including enforcement and guidance. At present, some federal regulators have begun asserting oversight and enforcement authority under their existing powers while other potential regulators have not yet indicated publicly what, if any, oversight they will exercise. Other federal stakeholders on cryptocurrencies have also begun to engage. However, the U.S. government’s approach to virtual currencies remains fluid.

     

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