Government Relations & Regulatory
GOVERNMENT RELATIONS & REGULATORY
We help companies navigate the rules and regulations that govern their industries. Knowing how government works, we navigate opportunities that open doors for growth, innovation and profit.
Government regulations are complex. And every time the rules change, your company likely will face new challenges.
Nixon Peabody’s Government Relations & Regulatory practices offer the combined knowledge, experience and connections of more than 50 attorneys and professionals, many with backgrounds working for the agencies or legislative bodies governing our clients. Our team includes a former member of the U.S. Congress and attorneys who have worked in various regulatory agencies, at both federal and state levels.
From our vantage point in Washington, DC, and in commercial centers across Europe and Asia, we help companies anticipate, navigate and comply with the myriad regulations that govern their industries.
Whether you need a voice in Congress or before a local administrative board, we advocate for legislative or policy changes that align with your business strategy.
Who we work with
Public and private organizations who want to stay ahead of the competition by anticipating government legislation, regulation and policy changes.
- Future of Dodd-Frank uncertain under Trump
Law360 | November 11, 2016
This piece focuses on the changes we may see in the financial industry in a Trump administration. Rochester commercial litigation partner and office managing partner Carolyn Nussbaum provides commentary throughout the article discussing the likely impact on the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau and the Volcker Rule.
- Seed Co. Settlement Sends Warning Signal To Exporters
Law360 | September 20, 2016
Washington, DC, M&A and corporate transactions partner Alexandra Lopez-Casero and associate Anjali Vohra co-authored this piece that discusses the significance of the U.S. Department of the Treasury’s $4.3 million penalty against PanAmerican Seed Company, as it demonstrates that the treasury’s Office of Foreign Assets Control will continue to vigorously enforce Iran sanctions violations and serves as a lesson to exporters as to the prevailing pattern of violations resulting from the use of intermediaries.
- What To Know About NY's New Cooling Tower Regulations
Law360 | July 29, 2016
This guest column authored by Rochester energy and environmental partner Jean McCreary and Rochester senior environmental health engineer Libby Ford focuses on final cooling tower regulations put into place by the New York State Department of Health (NYSDOH) to protect against legionella and other bacteria.