Sarbanes-Oxley Act of 2002

Representing The National Association of Shareholder and Consumer Attorneys (NASCAT), our firm led the charge for an extension of the statute of limitations in securities fraud cases as part of the Sarbanes-Oxley Act of 2002. That controversial provision was adopted over Republican stall tactics on the floor of the Senate aimed exclusively at this provision. [...]

2018-01-14T19:52:03+00:00August 18th, 2014|Accomplishments, Legislative & Public Advocacy, Legislative Advocacy|

The Committee to Support the Antitrust Laws (COSAL)

We are the Washington, DC representatives for COSAL, which was established in 1986 to promote and support the enactment, preservation and enforcement of a strong body of antitrust laws in the United States. It is the only organization in Washington, D.C. that is dedicated to lobbying for strong antitrust laws and effective private enforcement. In [...]

2018-01-14T19:52:03+00:00August 18th, 2014|Accomplishments, Legislative & Public Advocacy, Legislative Advocacy|

Securities Litigation Reform

We directed a nationwide coalition of hundreds of public interest organizations and state and local government entities in a multi-million dollar legislative campaign to protect investor rights. The campaign prevented the worst aspects of proposed limits on the rights of investors from being enacted by Congress in the 2006 Private Securities Litigation Reform Act (PSLRA). [...]

2018-01-14T19:52:03+00:00August 18th, 2014|Accomplishments, Legislative & Public Advocacy, Legislative Advocacy|

Asbestos Cancer Victims Rights Campaign

CGL is working with patients suffering from asbestos-related diseases and their families to defeat federal legislation that would intrude on their privacy rights and provide special advantages to the companies that were responsible for the asbestos exposure. For additional information, please contact Pamela Gilbert at (202)789-3960, or by email at pamelag@cuneolaw.com.

2018-01-14T19:51:16+00:00June 16th, 2014|Cases, Legislative & Public Advocacy, Legislative Advocacy|

Safe Rental Cars

CGL, working on behalf of Consumers for Auto Reliability and Safety (CARS), an auto safety group based in California, led the lobbying effort to enact the “Raechel and Jacqueline Houck Safe Rental Car Act,” which prohibits rental car companies from renting or selling vehicles in their fleets that are subject to a safety recall until [...]

2018-01-14T19:51:32+00:00June 5th, 2014|Cases, Legislative & Public Advocacy, Legislative Advocacy|