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CFO Insights — Working with government — at every level

Published on: Jun 18, 2015

Whether they want to or not, CFOs routinely interact with government on the local, state, and federal levels. But actually working with government to affect change for your company or industry is far from routine: it demands solid relationships, political astuteness, and the ability to be heard.

Gaining those attributes is no easy task. But given mounting regulation and the need to manage political risk, it behooves CFOs and their companies to make the time investment.

This issue discusses four principles of interacting with government and outline barriers and possibilities on both the federal and state level to affect change.


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