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  1. Rosenstein Quoted in Roll Call on Revolving Door Restrictions

    Just days into the new Congress, K Street is seeing an influx of recently departed lawmakers and aides announcing new lobbying gigs. Recently departed members and staff bring with them fresh connections on Capitol Hill, but they also face restrictions …

  2. Partner Josh Rosenstein Quoted on New FCC Reporting for Foreign Media Outlets

    A new law designed to require financial disclosure by Russian media outlets in the U.S. will potentially force more transparency in the operations of media companies headquartered in Qatar, including Al Jazeera English. The new law would require Al Jazeera …

  3. Rosenstein Quoted in the Atlantic on Surge of FARA Prosecutions

    Authorities have indicted two former associates of Michael Flynn for acting as illegal agents of the Turkish government in the United States. Partner of the firm, Josh Rosenstein, comments on these indictments and the role of cooperation in FARA prosecutions. …

  4. Rosenstein Comments on Controversial FARA Filing

    Capitol Media Group, a firm that was part of a controversial foreign influence operation that allegedly ensnared veterans into lobbying on behalf of Saudi Arabia, filed its first FARA supplemental statement on record with the U.S. Department of Justice. Capitol …

  5. Birkenstock Quoted in Politico on Singh Challenge to Foreign National Prohibition

    Ravi Singh, an Illinois-based political consultant, has challenged a federal law barring foreign involvement in U.S. elections, alleging the provision is unconstitutional. Although Mueller has yet to charge anyone with a direct violation of this law, the federal bar has …

  6. Dara Lindenbaum Represents Stacey Abrams in Close Election

    Dara Lindenbaum, Senior Counsel at Sandler Reiff, is representing Stacey Abrams in a close election for the governor of Georgia. You can read about it here.

  7. Partner Josh Rosenstein Discusses Whether Top Trump Fundraiser Should Have Registered as Foreign Agent

    Aryeh Lightstone, a current State Department official, helped Elliott Broidy, a top fundraiser for Trump, arrange meetings with U.S. senators and Angolan officials in early 2017. However, neither Lightstone nor Broidy registered as a foreign agent. Some legal experts argue …

  8. Joshua Rosenstein Quoted on Corporate Political Spending in ALM

    An increasing number of public companies in the past several years have voluntarily opted to disclose corporate donations above and beyond what is required by the law. Josh Rosenstein comments on the implications reporting these contributions may have for companies. …

  9. Rosenstein Comments on Rising Concern over FARA in Washington Post

    Federal prosecutors have stepped up their investigation of prominent Washington attorney Gregory Craig for work he conducted at his former law firm on behalf of the Ukrainian government in 2012, an effort coordinated by Paul Manafort. The investigation of Craig …

  10. Joe Birkenstock Quoted on Supreme Court’s Decision Striking Down FEC Regulation

    On Tuesday, the Supreme Court upheld a rule by a federal judge last month that struck down the Federal Election Commission regulation that said independent political groups only had to name donors when their gifts were linked to specific sets …