Senate Finance Committee Chairman Max Baucus (D-Mont.) on Monday announced he has hired a new tax staffer to help him advance tax reform.
Lobbyist Brian Tate is leaving the Financial Services Roundtable in what will be the second major departure at the powerful lobbying outfit in recent weeks.
Tate has been the vice president of banking and securities since joining the Roundtable in 2009, and was instrumental in shaping regulations stemming from the Dodd-Frank financial reform law.
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Timothy Massad has spent the last three years overseeing the federal bank bailout program.
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Senate Finance Committee Chairman Max Baucus (D-Mont.) has hired a senior budget committee staffer to help him craft major trade legislation expected to move in the coming months.
The powerhouse firm will now be known as Porterfield, Lowenthal, Fettig & Sears.
KPMG International snagged a senior member of the Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD), the accounting, tax and advisory firm announced Wednesday.
Michael Plowgian will work in its Washington office, where KPMG’s national tax practice is located, and will support multinational corporations while they navigate through international tax issues.
Before joining the firm, he worked as a senior advisor to OECD, an international organization of 34 countries seeking to stimulate worldwide trade.
Former Maine Gov. John McKernan (R) will lead the Chamber of Commerce’s charitable foundation, the organization announced Thursday.
McKernan starts officially on Oct. 2 and will also serve as a senior adviser to Chamber President and Chief Executive Tom Donohue.
Donohue says McKernan has “dedicated his entire life” to pursue the goals of the Chamber’s foundation, including “strengthening America’s economy, enhancing our global competitiveness and promoting innovation.”
“He possesses the perfect mix of public and private sector experiences to ensure that the U.S. Chamber Foundation will accomplish its mission of informing the national debate on key issues,” Donohue said in a statement.
A consulting firm founded by a Wall Street ally of President Obama has hired another former official from the administration.
Carter Lawson, who was previously deputy general counsel for the U.S. Export-Import Bank, is joining 32 Advisors. The firm’s founder and CEO is Robert Wolf, once a top banker at UBS and a close friend and sometime golf partner to the president.
“We’re excited that Carter is joining 32 Advisors and believe his relationships, skills and experience will prove to be extremely valuable for the firm’s clients in our international trade finance practice,” Wolf said in a statement.