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Government & Regulatory Relations ~

Policy Development & Legislative Strategy

"All Politics is Local" ~Tip O'Neill, Former Speaker of the US House of Representatives

Kairos Strategic Advisors provide a wide range of government relations services, including lobbying at the local, state, and federal level influencing positive legislative and regulatory outcomes; legislative strategies to protect, grow and preserve business sectors and professions, industry-specific regulatory guidance and compliance counseling.

 

State & Local Agencies

Agencies / Counties / Municipalities

Prior Agency Involvement:​

  • California State Treasurer's Office

  • State Controller's Office

  • Department of Real Estate

  • California Board of Equalization

  • Franchise Tax Board

  • Governor’s Office of Business & Economic Development

  • Department of Financial Protection & Innovation

  • California Business, Consumer Services, and Housing Agency

  • Bureau of Cannabis Control

  • Department of Housing and Community Development

  • Infrastructure and Economic Development Bank (I-Bank)

  • Orange County Department of Child Support

  • County of Los Angeles

  • Superior Court, Los Angeles County

  • City of Los Angeles

  • Utah State Tax Commission 

  • Oregon Department of Revenue

  • Polk County Florida Clerk of Courts

  • Montana Department of Revenue

 

State Legislative Initiatives

State Legislature & Office of the Governor

  • Banking & Trust Business

  • Banking Cannabis

  • Banking Development Districts

  • California Consumer Privacy Act

  • California Financial Literacy Initiative

  • California Financing Law

  • California Infrastructure & Economic Development Bank

  • California Right to Financial Privacy Act

  • California Small Business Financial Development Corporations

  • Capital Access Loan Program for Small Businesses

  • Commercial Real Property

  • Consumer Credit Reports

  • Consumer Loans

  • Consumer Protection & Residential Mortgage Lending

  • Corporation Tax Credits on Publicly Held Corporations

  • Credit Cards

  • Credit Reporting & Identity Theft

  • Debt Collection

  • Elderly & Dependent Adults Civil Actions

  • Enforcement of Money Judgments Exemptions

  • Fair Debt Collection Practices Debt Collector Responsibilities

  • Federal Home Loan Bank of San Francisco Letters of Credit

  • Financial Abuse of Elder & Dependent Adults

  • Housing Code Compliance

  • Housing Trust Fund / Home Loan Refinance Assistance

  • Income & Corporation Tax Credits

  • Institutional Investors for Housing

  • Interest on Lawyers Trust Accounts (IOLTA)

  • Local Agency Funds & Investments

  • Microenterprise Development

  • Mortgages & Deeds of Trust: Foreclosure

  • Personal Income Taxes

  • Personal Information: Privacy

  • Personal Information: State Agencies & Businesses

  • Property Assessed Clean Energy Program

  • Public Utilities

  • Real Estate Appraisals

  • Real Estate Transfer Fees Residential Property

  • Real Estate Brokers

  • Real Property Liens

  • Registered Warrants: Reimbursement Warrants

  • Sales & Use Taxes

  • Small Business Expansion Fund

  • Substandard Buildings New Ownership Interest

 

Federal Policy Initiatives

Bipartisan Legislative Strategy

  • Bank Secrecy Act / Anti-Money Laundering Modernization

  • Banking Cannabis, Privacy, Home Ownership,

  • Basel III Capital Standards

  • Community Bank Access to Capital Act (H.R. 1523)

  • Data Security, Fraud, And Privacy

  • Dodd-Frank

  • Gramm-Leach-Bliley

  • Housing/Mortgage Policy

  • Industrial Loan Company Charter

  • Industry Concentration and Systemic Risk

  • Preserving Mortgage Lending Liquidity

  • Regulatory Relief / Community Focus 2020

  • Riegle-Neal Interstate Banking and Branching

  • Safe Harbor for Legal Cannabis Banking

  • Tax Relief

  • The House CLEAR Relief Act (H.R. 1233)

  • The Senate CLEAR Relief Act (S. 812)