Implementation of lobbying regulations and clear procedures can contribute not only to a more effective and transparent administration and decision making process, but also empower people by giving them more control over the solutions to their problems, and thus limit corruption.
According to Tanase (2014), lobbying in Romania is about to leave childhood as there are long-established companies that professionally develop lobbying activities usually named counseling.
According to the latest lobbying disclosure report filed by BGR Government Affairs, which lobbies in the US on behalf of India, it was paid less than $5,000 (Dh18,364) as "income relating to lobbying activities" for the quarter ended September 30.
This included "all payments to the registrant (BGR) by any other entity for lobbying activities on behalf of the client [Republic of India]," as per the disclosure report dated October 20 filed with the US Senate and the US House of Representatives.
adopted meaningful lobbying regulation with the passage of the Lobbying Disclosure Act (LDA).
At last, the public would be able to see who was lobbying whom, on what issues, and with what resources.
It's hard to say if the effectiveness of this effort is due to Congress wanting to support the industry in an obvious time of turmoil, or if the remaining lobbying
dollars are simply being well spent, but either way, energy investors should hope the political winds continue to be favorable.
, then, was an action in which special interests endeavored to secure favors from those with political power.
To know if lobbying
and advocacy is been applied in their institution.
Ces titulaires d'une charge publique sont touches par la Loi de deux facons : premierement, elle leur impose une interdiction d'exercer des activites de lobbying
pendant les cinq annees suivant la cessation de leurs fonctions et, deuxiemement, elle les oblige a verifier les rapports de communication soumis par les lobbyistes.
Within the category of designated public office holders (DPOH) who are on the receiving end of lobbying
, exempt staff make up a unique subcategory that includes all political staff appointed at the Minister's discretion in their office.
The companies are allowed to lobby for their cases in various departments and agencies in the US, but they are required to file their lobbying
disclosure reports every quarter with the US Senate.
The American League of Lobbyists, a national organization for lobbyists and public policy professionals, updated its Code of Lobbying
Ethics in 2010 to more thoroughly outline the guidelines and describe the standards for conduct.
It is imperative that those policies are not unduly influenced by large infusions of natural gas industry dollars in the guise of 'grassroots campaigns.' With the release of the most recent lobbying
reports, it's clear that Chesapeake Energy is well on its way to a second year on the top 50 lobbying
spenders list, having spent $958,490 lobbying
since January 1, 2010."
Developers and real estate associations paid more than $11.5 million in lobbying
expenses to law firms and consulting companies, with the Related Companies topping the list last year with $898,104 in payments for all its projects citywide, the analysis of data from the City Clerk Web site reveals.