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By The Hill Staff 2012 hasn’t been the best year for K Street, but it’s too soon to call it a bust. A divided government and the demands of campaigning have kept Congress in low gear, depressing revenue at lobby shops and leaving trade associations and grassroots groups in planning mode. But Election Day is...
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By Robert J. Guttman and Judit Kozenkow There is room for growth in American firms investing in Poland. Eric Stewart, the president of the US-Poland Business Council remarks in an interview in the Warsaw Voice this summer, “Poland is a shining star in Europe, supported by the fact that Poland is the only country in...
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By The Embassy of The Republic of Poland On May 30, 2012, Mr. Eric Stewart, the President of the US-Poland Business Council (USPLBC), was awarded the Knight Cross of the Order of Merit of the Republic of Poland. “It is to acknowledge and honor an outstanding contribution to build closer economic and political ties between...
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By Ron Nixon Benjamin Y. Cooper, a lobbyist with the Williams & Jensen firm in Washington, and a coordinator for the Coalition for a 21st Century Postal Service, said the level of interest shown in post office reform is understandable, given its importance to the economy. “It’s not a stretch to say that many businesses...
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Office of Alumni Relations Two SUNY Buffalo Law School alumni with deep roots in the school and the legal community will be honored on April 17, at 6:00 p.m., at the annual Buffalo Law Review dinner, being held at the Buffalo Club, 388 Delaware Avenue, Buffalo, NY 14202. Practitioners Jean C. Powers ’79 and David...
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Stephen A. Blumenthal, American Banker, February 22, 2012 Like the mast of a sailing ship coming over the horizon, the first sign that Congress may restructure Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac has appeared. The common wisdom in Washington is that nothing of significance will happen on GSE reform during the year remaining in this Congress....
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Corina Saceanu, Romania Insider Ten American companies launched the American – Romanian Business Council (AMRO), a non-profit organization headquartered in Washington DC, hoping to promote trade between the US and Romania and bridge the gap between the two countries. Chevron, Exxon, ADM, Smithfield, Raytheon, Pharma, Metlife, Amgen, Timken and Mega initiated the business council, with...
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By Andrew Joseph Breaux and Gephardt. Gerard and Maloney. Berman and Podesta. According to First Street, these were among the most powerful lobbyists in Washington this year. Using the amount their firms were paid, the number and diversity of clients and the number of Fortune 100 clients they represented, First Street compiled lists of the...
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NEW YORK (TheStreet) — Wall Street professionals argue that Berkshire Hathaway’s (BRK.B) David Sokol should not just get a slap on the wrist from regulators over questionable stock purchases. “I think it is pathetic that he is going to get away with it,” said David Franasiak, principal Williams & Jensen. “From what I have read...
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