Foreign interests have spent over $530 million influencing US policy and public opinion since 2017

Campaign Finance, Civic Tech, Policy, Public Opinion, Technology

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Absolutely thrilled to launch the Center for Responsive Politics’ new and improved Foreign Lobby Watch database, with filterable full-text search of FARA disclosures plus searchable data on spending by country, lobbying, foreign agents, and lobbyists.

Check out our Findings on OpenSecrets:

Foreign interests have spent over $530 million influencing US policy, public opinion since 2017

Across the Globe, Tax Authorities Tackle Cryptocurrency Payroll

Law, Tax Law, Technology

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My latest editor’s blog post on Bloomberg Tax explores recent tax law changes and their impact on payroll compliance issues related to digital currency payments:

Across the Globe, Tax Authorities Tackle Cryptocurrency Payroll

Cryptocurrency Payroll: A Multinational Tax and Labor Law Comparison

Law, Tax Law, Technology

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Excited for the release of our latest strategic white paper, which examines approaches to key payroll compliance issues related to cryptocurrency or digital currency in more than 20 countries that have begun to explore the treatment of digital currencies for tax and wage payment purposes.

Cryptocurrency Payroll: A Multinational Tax and Labor Law Comparison

 

The Rise of Robot Taxes

Tax Law, Technology
Key Speakers and Presentations at SoftBank Robot World 2017

An attendee tries out an application on a SoftBank Group Corp. Pepper humanoid robot at the SoftBank Robot World 2017 in Tokyo, Japan, on Tuesday, Nov. 21, 2017. SoftBank Chief Executive Officer Masayoshi Son has put money into robots, artificial intelligence, microchips and satellites, sketching a vision of the future where a trillion devices are connected to the internet and technology is integrated into humans. Photographer: Kiyoshi Ota/Bloomberg

My latest for Bloomberg BNA on how tax law is handling artificial intelligence and robots replacing human employees across the globe:

The Rise of Robot Taxes

Courtroom Live Streaming Finally Goes Big League

Law, Policy, Technology

My latest for Lawyerist on how the recent federal appeals court decision not to reinstate President Trump’s controversial travel ban was also a historic step for the use of technology to increase courtroom access and transparency:

Courtroom Live Streaming Finally Goes Big League