APCO Worldwide is an independent communications consultancy with more than 500 employees in 29 worldwide locations. Headquartered in Washington, D.C., APCO was founded in 1984 by Margery Kraus, who is now the firm’s global CEO.
Campaign Finance$277,801 Given
Figures are based on itemized contributions reported to the Federal Election Commission and state agencies. Please note that:
- contributions under $200 are not reported, and so are not included in totals.
- only contributions from individuals and organizations to candidates are included. Various accounting measures and more exotic contribution types are excluded.
- contributions are matched based on organization and recipient name reported within each election cycle. Contributions using an incorrect or non-standard version of the name may be missed.
- corporate name changes and mergers may cause figures to differ from those of the Center for Responsive Politics.
- organization totals include known subsidiaries of the organization.
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Top PAC Recipients
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Figures are based on lobbying activity reported to the Senate Office of Public Records. Reported dollar amounts are required to be accurate only to the nearest $20,000. For organizations whose primary business is lobbying, we display total income and top clients. For organizations that are not primarily lobbying firms, we display total amount spent on lobbying and top lobbying firms hired.
For more information, please see our lobbying methodology page.
Lobbying Carried Out by APCO Worldwide
Names of Lobbyists
Client Amount Dow Corning $2,870,000 Steris Corp $1,880,000 Group MENATEP $1,680,000 Corbiere Trust Co $1,520,000 Huawei Technologies $1,050,000 Project Management Institute $870,000 Depository Trust & Clearing Corp $720,000 Cosco North America $610,000 Norimet USA $600,000 National Assn of Town Watch $590,000
Most Frequently Disclosed Lobbying Issues
- Foreign Relations,
- Health Issues,
- Energy & Nuclear Power,
- Fed Budget & Appropriations,
- Marine, Boats & Fisheries,
- Government Issues,
Most Frequently Disclosed Bills
Bill No. Title H.R.4179 Iran Financial Sanctions Improvement Act of 2012 S.2101 Iran Sanctions, Accountability, and Human Rights Act of 2012 H.R.1424 Federal Acquisition Improvement Act of 2011 H.R.1905 Syria Human Rights Accountability Act of 2012 S.801 Information Technology Investment Management Act of 2011 S.1546 Department of Homeland Security Authorization Act of 2011 H.R.2142 Government Efficiency, Effectiveness, and Performance Improvement Act of 2009 H.R.2607 Internet Gambling Regulation and Tax Enforcement Act of 2007 H.R.5013 Implementing Management for Performance and Related Reforms to Obtain Value in Every Acquisition Act of 2010 S.674 Federal Supervisor Training Act of 2010
Recent Lobbying Contracts
Date Client Summary Sept. 18, 2013 Nilit America Corporation Market access relating to apparel imports View registration
RegulationsMentioned in 12 dockets
All data is based on documents downloaded from Regulations.gov. The first table shows mentions: all documents that include the name of the company anywhere in the document or document metadata. The second table shows submissions: all documents where the submitter metadata included the company name. Each table shows the top 10 dockets, ranked by number of occurrences.
Matches are based on a search for the company name. Variations in the company name, such as acronyms, nicknames or alternate names may cause documents to be missed. The mention of a company name in a document may be incidental and does not necessarily indicate that the company has any relevance to the document. Company names that are common English words may erroneously match with text that is not referring to the company.
Not all agencies submit public comments to Regulations.gov. For a list of participating and non-participating agencies see here. Agencies that do submit to Regulations.gov have varying levels of accuracy and completeness.
Regulations and public comments can be downloaded in bulk here.
The tables show occurrences of "APCO Worldwide" in public comments on proposed federal regulations.
Mentions in Document Text
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- Toggle 22 DOT 2007 U.S.-China Frequency Allocation Proceeding 2006
- Toggle 2 DOT 2007, 2008, 2009 US-China Air Services and Combination Frequency Allocation Procedure 2007
- Toggle 1 FDA Draft Guidance FDAs Drug Watch for Emerging Drug Safety 2005
- Toggle 1 FDA Guidance for Industry Bioequivalence Recommendations for Specific Products 2007
- Toggle 1 CMS Exchanges Part II--Standards Related to Essential Health Benefits; Health Insurance Issuer and Exchange Responsibilities with Respect to Actuarial Value, Quality, and Accreditation CMS-9980-P 2012
- Toggle 1 FDA Identifying CDER’s Science and Research Needs Report; Draft Report; Request for Comments 2011
- Toggle 1 DOT 2010 U.S.-Haneda Combination Services Allocation Proceedings 2010
- Toggle 1 HHS Human Subjects Research Protections: Enhancing Protections for Research Subjects and Reducing Burden, Delay, and Ambiguity for Investigators 2011
- Toggle 1 FDA Availability of Information Related to the Sentinel Initiative 2009
- Toggle 1 FDA Draft Guidance for Industry and Food and Drug Administration Staff; Evaluation of Sex Differences in Medical Device Clinical Studies; Availability 2011
Advisory Committees1 person on 1 committee
Data is based on disclosures required by the Federal Advisory Committee Act (FACA). Matches are based on the occurrence of the company name in the committee member affiliation. Variations in company names may cause some matches to be missed.
The table shows only the top 10 agencies. To search and download raw records from the complete dataset see the FACA data section.
Table shows employees of "APCO Worldwide" that sat on federal advisory committees.
- Toggle Department of Defense 1 person on 1 committee