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lobbying

Attempting to shape legislation, influence legislators, or mold public opinion.
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Although the public office holder being lobbied is an integral party to the act of lobbying, there is very little research on the participation of the lobbied in the Canadian federal context.
As per the latest disclosure, BGR Government Affairs lobbied on behalf of the Indian government on issues relating to "bilateral US-India relations" during the last quarter at the US Senate, the US House of Representatives, Department of Commerce, Department of State and the US Trade Representative.
In the case of Goldman Sachs, the company itself has not directly lobbied the NEC this year.
As per its disclosure reports, the company has continuously lobbied for its India entry since 2008, except for a few quarters in 2009.
Most only call for activities to be reported in general terms--the names of people in your organization who are involved in lobbying, the government agency lobbied, the topic, and the type of communication used (e.g., mail, telephone, email, in-person meeting).