White Papers |Mar 06, 2017

Growing Your Network During Political Uncertainty

Shifts in political power are making it difficult for companies to know who to turn to when managing responses for public issues. As companies try to develop new relationships with stakeholders in an unpredictable political environment, executives will need innovative…

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White Papers |Jan 27, 2017

How Law Firms Deliver Better Value

Historically, corporations had larger budgets for retained counsel. However, the 2008 crisis resulted in corporations scrutinizing the cost of outsourced legal work. While the broader economy has largely recovered from the downturn, law firms are compelled to efficiently deliver value…

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White Papers |Jan 26, 2017

The Evolving Role of General Counsel (GC): From Legal Adviser to Strategic Adviser

The general counsel role has evolved from legal adviser to strategic adviser with the addition of wider responsibilities and broader oversight throughout an organization. In addition to providing legal expertise, today’s general counsel is also responsible for enterprise risk oversight,…

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White Papers |Dec 04, 2016

Regulatory Checklist: Navigating New Regulatory Uncertainty

As organizations prepare for a new administration in the White House, executives across business sectors should prepare for regulatory challenges and opportunities. The Trump administration is already proposing to reverse many of the regulations that have come from the Obama…

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White Papers |Dec 04, 2016

Managing Government Affairs: Is Your Contract Lobbyist Contributing to Your Growth?

Contract lobbyists have traditionally been a helpful resource for government affairs teams that need extra policy expertise. Whether teams lack connections in a certain state legislature, need to develop relationships with specific members of Congress, or want advice on navigating…

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White Papers |Dec 04, 2016

Public Affairs: Leveraging Uncertainty to Drive Business

As businesses wait for a new executive administration to take office, many organizations are unsure of how to prepare for a policy landscape that is likely to have less regulations, new key players, and different issue priorities in Congress. While…

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White Papers |Nov 10, 2016

Why legislative tracking is not enough

Traditionally, government affairs teams have relied on some type of legislative tracking tool to monitor changes happening in state governments and in Congress– a reactive strategy that is no match for today’s complicated policy environment. Increasing volumes of data, emerging…

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White Papers |Oct 26, 2016

Construction, Industrials, and Manufacturing: Is Your Contract Lobbyist Contributing to Your Growth?

Construction and manufacturing companies often lean on contract lobbyists to build and manage their relationships with lawmakers, track bills and regulations that impact their business, and outline the steps needed to comply with legislation and regulation required for operation and…

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White Papers |Oct 24, 2016

TSCA Reform: Managing New Regulations in a Complex Environment

This year Congress passed the long-awaited TSCA reform legislation– updating the original 1976 law. While many in the chemical industry are content with the changes, the road ahead may pose some difficult hurdles for companies and manufacturers. As the Affordable…

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White Papers |Sep 29, 2016

Labor Unions: How to Respond to the New Political Environment

Labor unions face a persistent opposition against big business interests in a landscape shifting more quickly than ever before. If they are to compete at the federal, state, and local levels, these groups must readjust their strategy and equip their…

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