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UK Adopts Mandatory Lobbyist Registry

On January 30, 2014, the UK Parliament adopted the “Transparency of Lobbying, Non-Party Campaigning and Trade Union Administration Act 2014.”  Covington today issued a client advisory explaining the new law, which imposes mandatory registration and disclosure requirements on certain organizations that lobby in the UK.  Significantly, however, unlike in the United States, the new UK … Continue Reading

Proposed UK Lobbying Bill Faces Criticism

On 17 July 2013, the UK Government introduced draft legislation, the Transparency of Lobbying, Non-Party Campaigning and Trade Union Administration Bill, that would, if enacted, create a mandatory and publicly-accessible register for “consultant lobbyists.”  Any person or organization that falls within the statutory definition would be required to register with a new Registrar of Consultant … Continue Reading
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