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Alibaba Group (BABA) all U.S. Lobbying: all historical lobbying contracts, government bills & agencies, and critical issues lobbied on.


Discover Alibaba Group’s lobbying activities with our comprehensive dataset, offering insights on spending, bills, and issues from 1999-present. Analyze data by company, lobbyist, issue, and more through our intelligently crafted data design. Dataset updated weekly.


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Our comprehensive and advanced lobbying database is completed with all the information you need, with more than 1.6 million lobbying contracts ready-for-analysis. We include detailed information on all aspects of federal lobbying, including the following fascinating attributes, among much more:

1. Clients: The publicly traded company, privately owned company, interest group, NGO, or state or local government that employs or retains a lobbyist or lobbying firm.

2. Registrants (Lobbying Firms): Either the name of the lobbying firm hired by the client, or the name of the client if the client employs in-house lobbyists.

3. Lobbyists: The names and past government work experience of the individual lobbyists working on a lobbying contract. 3. General Issues: The general issues for which clients lobby on (ex: ENV – Environment, TOB – Tobacco, FAM – Family Issues/Abortion).

4. Specific Issues: A long text description of the exact bills and specific issues for which clients lobby on.

5. Bills Lobbied On: The exact congressional bills and public/private laws lobbied on, parsed from lobbying report specific issues (ex: H.R. 2347, S. 1117, Tax Cuts and Jobs Act).

6. Agencies Lobbied: The names of one or more of 250+ government agencies lobbied on in the contract (ex: White House, FDA, DOD).

7. Foreign Entities: The names and origin countries of entities affiliated with the client (ex: BNP Paribas: France).

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What is Alibaba Group (BABA) lobbying for?

Summary of lobbying data:

– Alibaba Group hired six lobbying firms: Holland & Knight Llp, Mercury Public Affairs, Llp, Story Partners, Sidley Austin Llp, Llc, Greenberg Traurig, and Brownstein Hyatt Farber Schreck.
– They lobbied on 10 general issues, including economics/economic development, telecommunications, travel/tourism, health issues, financial institutions/investments/securities, consumer issues/safety/products, copyright/patent/trademark, trade (domestic/foreign), science/technology, and small business.
– They also lobbied on specific issues, such as access to U.S. capital markets, e-commerce best practices regarding personal protection product safety, rights holder protection and anti-counterfeit initiatives, foreign direct investment generally, US China trade policies, small and medium-sized enterprise and agriculture export promotion, US brand export promotion, legislative and regulatory actions regarding access to U.S. capital markets, accelerating holding foreign companies accountable act, consumer product safety and e-commerce best practices, technology policy issues, and matters related to USTRs notorious markets report, among others.
– They lobbied various government agencies, including the Department of State, White House Office, House of Representatives, Department of Treasury, Food & Drug Administration, Securities & Exchange Commission, Small Business Administration, Consumer Product Safety Commission, Senate, U.S. Trade Representative, U.S. Customs & Border Protection, Environmental Protection Agency, Department of Homeland Security, and Department of Commerce.

One could infer that Alibaba Group is lobbying on these issues to expand its market and influence in the US, protect its intellectual property rights, enhance its brand recognition, promote its business interests and products, address regulatory challenges and trade barriers, improve access to US capital markets, and lobby for favorable US-China trade policies, among others.

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