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January 08, 2015

Miner, Deshields Named Co-Directors of MWC's Austin Office

McGuireWoods Consulting announced today that Mark Miner and Holly Deshields will lead the firm's Austin office as co-directors. The firm also announced the hiring of Amber Hausenfluck as an assistant vice president and Ellen Joyce as a research assistant.
December 11, 2014

Georgia NAIOP Chapter Names Brad Alexander Volunteer of the Year

McGuirewWoods Consulting Senior Vice President Brad Alexander was named Volunteer of the Year by the Georgia Chapter of NAIOP, the Commercial Real Estate Development Association at its annual awards program on December 4 at the JW Marriot Atlanta Buckhead.
December 08, 2014

Jillian Totman, Former Political Director of NC Republican Party, Joins McGuireWoods Consulting

RALEIGH, N.C. - Jillian DeCamp Totman, a seasoned government relations professional with strong experience in North Carolina politics, has joined McGuireWoods Consulting LLC as an assistant vice president in its Raleigh office. She will also be an attorney with McGuireWoods LLP.
November 21, 2014

MWC Atlanta Office Ranked No. 1 Georgia Governmental Affairs Firm by James Magazine

McGuireWoods Consulting was recently named the Top Governmental Affairs firm, with a law firm affiliation, in Georgia by James Magazine in its 2014 rankings of Georgia's Top Lobbyists & Associations.
November 20, 2014

Botetourt County plans for job and population growth

Botetourt County supervisors asked Chris Lloyd to come and give them a tutorial in a peek behind the mysterious veil of "economic development".
November 10, 2014

McGuireWoods Romania Working to Forge Polish-Romanian Economic Ties

On November 6, 2014, the Embassy of Poland, along with McGuireWoods Romania, hosted an exclusive event that brought together government officials and key Polish and Romanian investors to discuss new ventures under the two nations' strategic partnership. Managing Director Nadia Crisan spoke about the business opportunities between Poland and Romania, in the opening session of the workshop entitled 'Green Future. Identifying New Polish-Romanian Business Opportunities,' together with H.E. Marek Szczygiel, Polish Ambassador to Romania, and high ranking Romanian and Polish Government officials. She also moderated the discussion between a number of key senior business representatives.
November 05, 2014

McGuireWoods Romania Assists with Development of Romania-Ireland Partnership

Bucharest, Romania - A constant promoter of active business communities and growing bilateral relations with strategic partner countries, McGuireWoods Romania is proud to be a founding member of newly established Romania-Ireland Business Association (RIBA).
October 31, 2014

Nadia Crisan Speaks on Future of New Investments in Romania and TTIP

McGuireWoods Romania Managing Director Nadia Crisan recently addressed the media, together with her collogues in the American Chamber of Commerce (AmCham) Board during the official launch of the \"Priorities for Romania\" guide - a series of AmCham recommendations for the candidates at the Romanian Presidential elections this November.
October 31, 2014

Nadia Crisan Quoted on the Development of Romania's Agribusiness Sector

Building on its mission to support effective and transparent communication between the public and private sector, McGuireWoods Romania can always be counted on to clarify matters of specific interest to stakeholders and the general public. In a recent interview with the Romanian National Press Agency (AGERPRES), Managing Director Nadia Crisan walked through the fundamental provisions of the 2014-2020 National Plan for Rural Development (NPRD), a strategic document aimed at long-term growth of the Romanian agribusiness sector.
October 31, 2014

Nadia Crisan Speaks at Bursa-Organized Conference on Romanian Agriculture

Managing Director Nadia Crisan recently spoke on important agribusiness issues at the \"AGRI-BUSINESS PE PROFIT: Common Agriculture Policy - 2014-2020\" conference organized by Bursa publication, a well-respected Romanian business publication with international reach. The event focused on the main issues hindering the agribusiness sector and their impact on local markets and consumers in the context of the upcoming EU budget allocation for 2014 -2020. Nadia focused her input on highlighting the main challenges faced by foreign investors in Romania and recommendations the government should consider in order to have a competitive, profitable and sustainable agriculture industry.
October 31, 2014

Bucharest Office Supports Development of Civil Society in Romania

On October 7, 2014, Government Relations Associate Robert Bogdanffy addressed a group of top students at the Babes-Bolyai University in ClujNapoca, Romania, as a speaker for the launch of the RomaniaOne civil society platform.
October 31, 2014

Bob Skunda Joins McGuireWoods Consulting

RICHMOND - McGuireWoods Consulting today announced that Robert T. Skunda has joined the firm as a Senior Consultant of Infrastructure & Economic Development. Skunda recently retired as the President and C.E.O. of the Virginia Biotechnology Research Park (VBRP) in Richmond and is a former Secretary of Commerce and Trade for the Commonwealth of Virginia.
October 31, 2014

McGuireWoods Promotes Foreign Investments in Romania at Annual Summit

The annual Foreign Investors Summit organized by the Business Review publication was held in Bucharest in mid-October, bringing together business leaders from all of major industries operating in Romania. The summit included both panels and workshops that focused on the most relevant topics for industry executives, foreign investors and business associations. McGuireWoods Romania was invited to play the speaker-moderator role for two of the Summit's most popular panels, bringing forward the expertise of our Bucharest office in key sectors such as agribusiness and automotive.
October 27, 2014

NC Politics in the News - October 27, 2014

Your weekly North Carolina political news bulletin.
October 27, 2014

Tax Policy Update

NUMBER OF THE WEEK: 2. The number of new corporate tax inversion deals announced since the U.S. Treasury Department issued new regulations Sept. 22 to make the deals more difficult and less financially appealing. Ohio-based Steris Corp. offered to buy UK's Synergy Health Plc in a deal that would shift Steris' tax domicile to Britain, and Houston-based oilfield housing supplier Civeo Corp said it will redomicile in Canada for tax purposes.
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