Government regulations and scrutiny can directly impact a company’s bottom line. Lobbying remains essential, but alone it is no longer sufficient. Effective advocacy, consistent engagement, and the ability to shape conversations and outcomes require a campaign-style approach.
Successful public affairs programs do not exist in isolation. We work to ensure your public affairs strategy supports your core business objectives and enhances your broader reputation.
We combine deep technical knowledge, expertise in gathering critical information, insights and strong strategic advisory and engagement skills to help our clients anticipate and react to the changing policy landscape.
Our team has particular in-depth experience of the public affairs and communications aspects of competition and antitrust cases, having regularly worked closely alongside our clients’ legal, economic and communications teams on complex merger cases and major antitrust investigations in Europe, China and the US.
Over the last month, the President and Congress have enacted three laws to promote public health and to stabilize the economy: the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act or CARES Act ($2.2 trillion); the Families First Coronavirus Response Act ($105 billion); and the Coronavirus Preparedness and Response Supplemental Appropriations Act ($8.3 billion).
By Patti Solis Doyle
31 March 2020
A majority of Americans expect a rough road between the COVID-19 pandemic and a recovery. To offset the negative economic impact, the American public support an immediate and direct injection of cash into consumer hands, and more than 60% support government bailouts for the restaurant, retail, hotel and airline industries.
By Robert Moran
26 March 2020