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Oct 15, 2018
RBI data localisation: US payment firms lobbying against it, want data mirroring insteadThe financial services companies were ready to have data mirroring instead of data localisation, however, RBI had indicated that it was opposed to ‘mirror data’
May 11, 2018
AT&T chief lobbyist out after hiring Donald Trump attorney Michael Cohen; company says it made 'big mistake'The chief lobbyist for AT&T is leaving the company after overseeing a $50,000-per-month contract for President Donald Trump's attorney Michael Cohen to serve as a political consultant.
May 08, 2018
Pakistan man Nisar Ahmed Chaudhry pleads guilty in rare foreign agent case in USA Pakistani man has pleaded guilty in federal court in Maryland to failing to disclose lobbying work on behalf of the Pakistani government.
Dec 12, 2017
Americans perceive US has become more corrupt since Donald Trump became president, reveals surveyAmericans believe the US society has become markedly more corrupt in the year since President Donald Trump rose to power, according to a survey released on Tuesday.
Feb 23, 2015
Oil min leak impact: Industry says lobbying not a dirty word, should be legalisedIn the wake of this week's arrests by Delhi Police in connection with alleged corporate espionage, the Associated Chambers of Commerce of India Sunday reiterated their earlier demand for legalising lobbying to improve transparency in government-industry dealings.
Sep 12, 2013
Tobbacco activist Jeffry Wigand says whistleblowing has become his callingThe chief scientist and vice- president of research & development at Louisville, Kentucky-based Brown & Williamson Tobacco Corporation. In the mid 1990s, post his dismissal from the company, he blew the whistle on nicotine data manipulation by tobacco companies.
Jul 29, 2013
IBM, Boeing, 22 others continue India-specific lobbying in USAccording to latest lobbying disclosure reports filed with the US Senate and the House of Representatives, Pfizer, IBM,
Boeing, Dow Chemicals, Yum Brands and Colgate Palmolive are among the major companies that lobbied with the US lawmakers in the second quarter on issues related to India.
Jul 29, 2013
ED seeks 'FDI clarity' from RBI before taking final action in Walmart probeThe Enforcement Directorate, which is probing alleged violations of forex laws by Walmart in its investment in an Indian firm, has asked the Reserve Bank for fresh clarifications regarding recently notified FDI rules by the central bank.
Jun 30, 2013
Walmart may face fresh probe for lobbying in IndiaWalmart may face a fresh probe into its lobbying activities for entering India, after issues raised by a one-man inquiry committee, set up by the government earlier this year to look into this matter, were stonewalled by the global retailer.
May 05, 2013
Wal-Mart lobbying case: Probe panel to meet tomorrowThe government-appointed panel looking into Walmart's lobbying with American lawmakers for its entry into the Indian market is likely to meet tomorrow and deliberate on information provided by the retail giant.