Eye of Truth
Lobbyist Report for Samsung Electronics America, Inc.

Samsung Electronics America, Inc.

Electronics and household appliances

1200 New Hampshire Ave, NW Suite 650 Washington, DC 20036

USA

Lobbying on the following issues:

EDUCATION TRADE (DOMESTIC/FOREIGN) FOREIGN RELATIONS TELECOMMUNICATIONS COPYRIGHT/PATENT/TRADEMARK TAXATION/INTERNAL REVENUE CODE CONSUMER ISSUES/SAFETY/PRODUCTS BUDGET/APPROPRIATIONS ENERGY/NUCLEAR COMPUTER INDUSTRY COMMUNICATIONS/BROADCASTING/RADIO/TV MANUFACTURING SCIENCE/TECHNOLOGY GOVERNMENT ISSUES

Attention to STEM education; education technology

-

Outreach and monitoring related to bilateral and multilateral trade policy and proceedings

-

U.S.-Korea relations; civil society development; Investment in the US by foreign-held companies (so-called "in-sourcing"); lobbying disclosure

-

Spectrum allocation; 5G

-

Intellectual property issues

-

HR 1: corporate tax reform

-

S. 2032 - Smartphone Theft Prevention Act; public safety

-

Department of Interior, Environment and Related Agencies

-

Energy efficiency policy

-

Internet of Things; cybersecurity regulations

-

Spectrum allocation

-

Investment in the U.S. by foreign-held companies (so-called "in-sourcing")

-

Cybersecurity

-

Government procurement policy

-

Lobbyists:

THOMPSON, SCOTT CHRISTIAN
CETTA, JENNIFER

PARKS, DERRON
Held the following Government positions
(House only) (House only) (House only) (House only) (House only) (House only) (House only) (House only)

Foreign Entities:

Foreign Entity Name:
Sella Jones Inc.
Country :
CANADA
Contribution :
$0



Lobbying on the following issues:

SCIENCE/TECHNOLOGY GOVERNMENT ISSUES TRADE (DOMESTIC/FOREIGN) ENERGY/NUCLEAR FOREIGN RELATIONS COMPUTER INDUSTRY MANUFACTURING EDUCATION CONSUMER ISSUES/SAFETY/PRODUCTS BUDGET/APPROPRIATIONS COPYRIGHT/PATENT/TRADEMARK TELECOMMUNICATIONS TAXATION/INTERNAL REVENUE CODE COMMUNICATIONS/BROADCASTING/RADIO/TV

Cybersecurity policy

-

Government procurement policy; issues related to lobbying disclosure and operations

-

Outreach and monitoring related to bilateral and multilateral trade policy and proceedings

-

Energy efficiency policy

-

US-Korea relations; civil society development; investment in the US by foreign-held companies

-

Internet of Things; cybersecurity regulations

-

Investment in the US by foreign-held companies

-

Attention to STEM education; education technology; workforce development

-

Public safety; consumer protection

-

H. R. 5515, S. 2987, S. 3073, H.R. 6147, H.R. 5895, S. 2975: Outreach and monitoring related to appropriations legislation including for federal procurement and energy efficiency programs.

-

Intellectual property policy issues

-

H. R. 4953, The Advancing Innovation and Reinvigorating Widespread Access to Viable Electromagnetic Spectrum (AIRWAVES Act). S. 3157, The STREAMLINE Small Cell Deployment Act. Outreach and monitoring relating technology issues, including 5G, affecting the telecommunications industry.

-

Corporate tax reform

-

Lobbyists:

THOMPSON, SCOTT CHRISTIAN
CETTA, JENNIFER
PARKS, DERRON

Foreign Entities:

Foreign Entity Name:
Sella Jones Inc.
Country :
CANADA
Contribution :
$0



Lobbying on the following issues:

BUDGET/APPROPRIATIONS TELECOMMUNICATIONS GOVERNMENT ISSUES CONSUMER ISSUES/SAFETY/PRODUCTS TAXATION/INTERNAL REVENUE CODE MANUFACTURING COPYRIGHT/PATENT/TRADEMARK FOREIGN RELATIONS COMPUTER INDUSTRY TRADE (DOMESTIC/FOREIGN) DEFENSE EDUCATION

H.R. 3055, H.R. 2960, S. 2580, S. 2470: Outreach and monitoring related to appropriations legislation including for energy efficiency programs.

-

S. 1699, The STREAMLINE Small Cell Deployment Act. S. 893, Secure 5G and Beyond Act of 2019. S. 1625, United States 5G Leadership Act of 2019. Outreach and monitoring relating technology issues, including 5G, affecting the telecommunications industry.

-

Government procurement policy; issues related to lobbying disclosure and operations

-

Public safety

-

Corporate tax reform

-

Investment in the US by foreign-held companies

-

Intellectual property policy issues, including H.R. 3666 and S. 2082, STRONGER Patents Act

-

US-Korea relations; civil society development; investment in the US by foreign-held companies

-

Internet of Things; cybersecurity regulations and policy

-

Outreach and monitoring related to bilateral and multilateral trade policy and proceedings, including the US-Mexico-Canada Agreement

-

H.R. 2500, S. 1780, National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2020

-

H.R. 425, S. 153: Supporting Veterans in STEM Careers Act; issues related to STEM education and workforce development.

-

Lobbyists:

THOMPSON, SCOTT CHRISTIAN
CETTA, JENNIFER
MARTIN, DAVID

Foreign Entities:

Foreign Entity Name :
LVMH Moet Hennessy Louis Vuitton Inc.
Country :
FRANCE
Contribution :
$0
-
Foreign Entity Name :
Sofidiv S.A.S.
Country :
FRANCE
Contribution :
$0
-



Lobbying on the following issues:

MANUFACTURING SCIENCE/TECHNOLOGY CONSUMER ISSUES/SAFETY/PRODUCTS GOVERNMENT ISSUES TELECOMMUNICATIONS COMPUTER INDUSTRY TRADE (DOMESTIC/FOREIGN) EDUCATION FOREIGN RELATIONS ENERGY/NUCLEAR COPYRIGHT/PATENT/TRADEMARK COMMUNICATIONS/BROADCASTING/RADIO/TV BUDGET/APPROPRIATIONS TAXATION/INTERNAL REVENUE CODE

Investment in the US by foreign-held companies

-

Cybersecurity policy

-

Public safety; consumer protection

-

Government procurement policy; issues related to lobbying disclosure and operations

-

H. R. 4952, The Advancing Innovation and Reinvigorating Widespread Access to Viable Electromagnetic Spectrum (AIRWAVES Act). S. 3157, The STREAMLINE Small Cell Deployment Act. Outreach and monitoring relating technology issues, including 5G, affecting the telecommunications industry.

-

Internet of Things; cybersecurity regulations

-

Outreach and monitoring related to bilateral and multilateral trade policy and proceedings

-

Attention to STEM education; education technology; workforce development

-

US-Korea relations; civil society development; investment in the US by foreign-held companies

-

Energy efficiency policy

-

Intellectual property policy issues

-

H. R. 5515, S. 2987, S. 3073, H.R. 6147, H.R. 5895, S. 2975: Outreach and monitoring related to appropriations legislation including for federal procurement and energy efficiency programs.

-

Corporate tax reform

-

Lobbyists:

THOMPSON, SCOTT CHRISTIAN
CETTA, JENNIFER
PARKS, DERRON

Foreign Entities:

Foreign Entity Name :
Unibail Rodamco SE
Country :
FRANCE
Contribution :
$0
-
Foreign Entity Name :
​WFD Unibail Rodamco N.V.
Country :
NETHERLANDS
Contribution :
$0
-
Foreign Entity Name :
Westfield America Trust
Country :
AUSTRALIA
Contribution :
$0
-



Lobbying on the following issues:

COPYRIGHT/PATENT/TRADEMARK MANUFACTURING COMPUTER INDUSTRY EDUCATION FOREIGN RELATIONS DEFENSE BUDGET/APPROPRIATIONS TRADE (DOMESTIC/FOREIGN) GOVERNMENT ISSUES TELECOMMUNICATIONS

Intellectual property policy issues, including H.R. 3666 and S. 2082, STRONGER Patents Act

-

Investment in the US by foreign-held companies

-

Internet of Things; cybersecurity regulations and policy

-

H.R. 425, S. 153: Supporting Veterans in STEM Careers Act; issues related to STEM education and workforce development.

-

US-Korea relations; civil society development; investment in the US by foreign-held companies

-

National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2021

-

Outreach and monitoring related to appropriations legislation including for energy efficiency programs.

-

Outreach and monitoring related to bilateral and multilateral trade policy and proceedings, including the US-Mexico-Canada Agreement

-

Government procurement policy; issues related to lobbying disclosure and operations

-

H.R. 4998, Secure and Trusted Communications Network Act of 2019. S. 1625, United States 5G Leadership Act of 2019. S. 3189, USA Telecom Act. Broadband funding: CARES Act, H.R. 748, S. 3548. Outreach and monitoring relating technology issues, including 5G, affecting the telecommunications industry.

-

Lobbyists:

THOMPSON, SCOTT CHRISTIAN
CETTA, JENNIFER
Martin, David Edward

O'HANLON, KEVIN
Held the following Government positions
Senior Advisor (2008-2012) to Congressman Heath Shuler
Deputy Chief of Staff (2012-2013) to Congresswoman Betty Sutton Senior Advisor (2008-2012) to Congressman Heath Shuler
Deputy Chief of Staff (2012-2013) to Congresswoman Betty Sutton

Foreign Entities:

Foreign Entity Name:
A-to-Be
Country :
PORTUGAL
Contribution :
$0



Lobbying on the following issues:

EDUCATION MANUFACTURING ENERGY/NUCLEAR FOREIGN RELATIONS BUDGET/APPROPRIATIONS GOVERNMENT ISSUES COMPUTER INDUSTRY TAXATION/INTERNAL REVENUE CODE CONSUMER ISSUES/SAFETY/PRODUCTS TELECOMMUNICATIONS TRADE (DOMESTIC/FOREIGN) COPYRIGHT/PATENT/TRADEMARK

H.R. 425, S. 153: Supporting Veterans in STEM Careers Act; attention to STEM education; education technology; workforce development

-

Investment in the US by foreign-held companies

-

Energy efficiency policy

-

US-Korea relations; civil society development; investment in the US by foreign-held companies

-

H.R. 3055, H.R. 2960: Outreach and monitoring related to appropriations legislation including for energy efficiency programs.

-

Government procurement policy; issues related to lobbying disclosure and operations

-

Internet of Things; cybersecurity regulations

-

Corporate tax reform

-

Public safety; consumer protection

-

S. 6199, The STREAMLINE Small Cell Deployment Act. Outreach and monitoring relating technology issues, including 5G, affecting the telecommunications industry.

-

Outreach and monitoring related to bilateral and multilateral trade policy and proceedings, including the US-Mexico-Canada Agreement

-

Intellectual property policy issues

-

Lobbyists:

THOMPSON, SCOTT CHRISTIAN
CETTA, JENNIFER

Foreign Entities:

Foreign Entity Name :
Roivant Sciences Holdings Ltd.
Country :
UNITED KINGDOM
Contribution :
$0
-
Foreign Entity Name :
Roivant Sciences Ltd.
Country :
BERMUDA
Contribution :
$0
-



Lobbying on the following issues:

GOVERNMENT ISSUES TELECOMMUNICATIONS DEFENSE EDUCATION BUDGET/APPROPRIATIONS COPYRIGHT/PATENT/TRADEMARK MANUFACTURING COMPUTER INDUSTRY FOREIGN RELATIONS TRADE (DOMESTIC/FOREIGN)

Government procurement policy; issues related to lobbying disclosure and operations

-

S. 1699, The STREAMLINE Small Cell Deployment Act. S. 1625, United States 5G Leadership Act of 2019. Outreach and monitoring relating technology issues, including 5G, affecting the telecommunications industry.

-

H.R. 2500, S. 1790, National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2020

-

H.R. 425, S. 153: Supporting Veterans in STEM Careers Act; issues related to STEM education and workforce development.

-

H.R. 3055, H.R. 2960, S. 2580, S. 2470: Outreach and monitoring related to appropriations legislation including for energy efficiency programs.

-

Intellectual property policy issues, including H.R. 3666 and S. 2082, STRONGER Patents Act

-

Investment in the US by foreign-held companies

-

Internet of Things; cybersecurity regulations and policy

-

US-Korea relations; civil society development; investment in the US by foreign-held companies

-

Outreach and monitoring related to bilateral and multilateral trade policy and proceedings, including the US-Mexico-Canada Agreement

-

Lobbyists:

THOMPSON, SCOTT CHRISTIAN
CETTA, JENNIFER
MARTIN, DAVID

Foreign Entities:

Foreign Entity Name:
Roche Holdings, Ltd.
Country :
SWITZERLAND
Contribution :
$0



Lobbying on the following issues:

COMPUTER INDUSTRY CONSUMER ISSUES/SAFETY/PRODUCTS TELECOMMUNICATIONS GOVERNMENT ISSUES BUDGET/APPROPRIATIONS EDUCATION MANUFACTURING COMMUNICATIONS/BROADCASTING/RADIO/TV SCIENCE/TECHNOLOGY TAXATION/INTERNAL REVENUE CODE FOREIGN RELATIONS TRADE (DOMESTIC/FOREIGN) ENERGY/NUCLEAR COPYRIGHT/PATENT/TRADEMARK

Internet of Things; cybersecurity regulations

-

Public safety; consumer protections

-

H. R. 4953, The Advancing Innovation and Reinvigorating Widespread Access to Viable Electromagnetic Spectrum (AIRWAVES Act). S. 3157, The STREAMLINE Small Cell Deployment Act. Outreach and monitoring relating technology issues, including 5G, affecting the telecommunications industry.

-

Government procurement policy

-

H. R. 5515, S. 2987, S. 3073, H.R. 6147, H.R. 5895, S. 2975: Outreach and monitoring related to appropriations legislation including for federal procurement and energy efficiency programs.

-

Attention to STEM education; education technology; workforce development

-

Investment in the U.S. by foreign-held companies (so-called "in-sourcing")

-

Cybersecurity policy

-

Corporate tax reform

-

U.S.-Korea relations; civil society development; investment in the US by foreign-held companies (so-called "in-sourcing"); lobbying disclosure

-

Outreach and monitoring related to bilateral and multilateral trade policy and proceedings

-

Energy efficiency policy

-

Intellectual property policy issues

-

Lobbyists:

THOMPSON, SCOTT CHRISTIAN
CETTA, JENNIFER
PARKS, DERRON

Foreign Entities:

Foreign Entity Name:
Sella Jones Inc.
Country :
CANADA
Contribution :
$0



Lobbying on the following issues:

EDUCATION TAXATION/INTERNAL REVENUE CODE TELECOMMUNICATIONS CONSUMER ISSUES/SAFETY/PRODUCTS GOVERNMENT ISSUES FOREIGN RELATIONS BUDGET/APPROPRIATIONS COMPUTER INDUSTRY COMMUNICATIONS/BROADCASTING/RADIO/TV COPYRIGHT/PATENT/TRADEMARK TRADE (DOMESTIC/FOREIGN) SCIENCE/TECHNOLOGY MANUFACTURING ENERGY/NUCLEAR

Attention to STEM education; education technology; workforce development

-

Corporate tax reform

-

H. R. 4952, The Advancing Innovation and Reinvigorating Widespread Access to Viable Electromagnetic Spectrum (AIRWAVES Act). S. 3157, The STREAMLINE Small Cell Deployment Act. Outreach and monitoring relating technology issues, including 5G, affecting the telecommunications industry.

-

Public safety; consumer protections

-

Government procurement policy

-

U.S.-Korea relations; civil society development; investment in the US by foreign-held companies (so-called "in-sourcing"); lobbying disclosure

-

H. R. 5515, S. 2987, S. 3073, H.R. 6147, H.R. 5895, S. 2975: Outreach and monitoring related to appropriations legislation including for federal procurement and energy efficiency programs.

-

Internet of Things; cybersecurity regulations

-

Intellectual property policy issues

-

Outreach and monitoring related to bilateral and multilateral trade policy and proceedings

-

Cybersecurity policy

-

Investment in the U.S. by foreign-held companies (so-called "in-sourcing")

-

Energy efficiency policy

-

Lobbyists:

THOMPSON, SCOTT CHRISTIAN
CETTA, JENNIFER
PARKS, DERRON



Money Spent:

Amount Client Government Entities

$1,250,000

Sep 25, 2019

FIRST QUARTER AMENDMENT

Samsung Electronics America, Inc.

Treasury, Dept of
SENATE
Executive Office of the President (EOP)
White House Office
Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)
Commerce, Dept of (DOC)
General Services Administration (GSA)
Education, Dept of
Transportation, Dept of (DOT)
State, Dept of (DOS)
U.S. Trade Representative (USTR)
HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES
Agriculture, Dept of (USDA)
Energy, Dept of

$910,000

Sep 25, 2019

FIRST QUARTER AMENDMENT

Samsung Electronics America, Inc.

Treasury, Dept of
SENATE
Executive Office of the President (EOP)
White House Office
Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)
Commerce, Dept of (DOC)
General Services Administration (GSA)
Education, Dept of
Transportation, Dept of (DOT)
State, Dept of (DOS)
U.S. Trade Representative (USTR)
HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES
Agriculture, Dept of (USDA)
Energy, Dept of

$910,000

Oct 21, 2019

THIRD QUARTER REPORT

Samsung Electronics America, Inc.

Treasury, Dept of
SENATE
Executive Office of the President (EOP)
White House Office
Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)
Commerce, Dept of (DOC)
General Services Administration (GSA)
Education, Dept of
Transportation, Dept of (DOT)
State, Dept of (DOS)
U.S. Trade Representative (USTR)
HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES
Agriculture, Dept of (USDA)
Energy, Dept of

$880,000

Apr 22, 2019

FIRST QUARTER REPORT

Samsung Electronics America, Inc.

Treasury, Dept of
SENATE
Executive Office of the President (EOP)
White House Office
Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)
Commerce, Dept of (DOC)
General Services Administration (GSA)
Education, Dept of
Transportation, Dept of (DOT)
State, Dept of (DOS)
U.S. Trade Representative (USTR)
HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES
Agriculture, Dept of (USDA)
Energy, Dept of

$860,000

Apr 20, 2020

FIRST QUARTER REPORT

Samsung Electronics America, Inc.

Treasury, Dept of
SENATE
Executive Office of the President (EOP)
White House Office
Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)
Commerce, Dept of (DOC)
General Services Administration (GSA)
Education, Dept of
Transportation, Dept of (DOT)
State, Dept of (DOS)
U.S. Trade Representative (USTR)
HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES
Agriculture, Dept of (USDA)
Energy, Dept of

$850,000

Jul 22, 2019

SECOND QUARTER REPORT

Samsung Electronics America, Inc.

Treasury, Dept of
SENATE
Executive Office of the President (EOP)
White House Office
Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)
Commerce, Dept of (DOC)
General Services Administration (GSA)
Education, Dept of
Transportation, Dept of (DOT)
State, Dept of (DOS)
U.S. Trade Representative (USTR)
HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES
Agriculture, Dept of (USDA)
Energy, Dept of

$800,000

Jan 21, 2020

FOURTH QUARTER REPORT

Samsung Electronics America, Inc.

Treasury, Dept of
SENATE
Executive Office of the President (EOP)
White House Office
Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)
Commerce, Dept of (DOC)
General Services Administration (GSA)
Education, Dept of
Transportation, Dept of (DOT)
State, Dept of (DOS)
U.S. Trade Representative (USTR)
HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES
Agriculture, Dept of (USDA)
Energy, Dept of

$770,000

Sep 25, 2019

FOURTH QUARTER AMENDMENT

Samsung Electronics America, Inc.

Treasury, Dept of
SENATE
Executive Office of the President (EOP)
White House Office
Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)
Commerce, Dept of (DOC)
General Services Administration (GSA)
Education, Dept of
Transportation, Dept of (DOT)
State, Dept of (DOS)
U.S. Trade Representative (USTR)
HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES
Agriculture, Dept of (USDA)
Energy, Dept of

$730,000

Jan 22, 2019

FOURTH QUARTER REPORT

Samsung Electronics America, Inc.

Treasury, Dept of
SENATE
Executive Office of the President (EOP)
White House Office
Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)
Commerce, Dept of (DOC)
General Services Administration (GSA)
Education, Dept of
Transportation, Dept of (DOT)
State, Dept of (DOS)
U.S. Trade Representative (USTR)
HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES
Agriculture, Dept of (USDA)
Energy, Dept of