Archive for “October, 2013”

CQ Roll Call: Mercury Hires Reflect Wide-Ranging Experience

Mercury, founded in 1999, has added an impressive stable of public figures in the past several months, including J. Adam Ereli, the former ambassador to Bahrain; Michael Soliman, the former state director for Sen. Robert Menendez, D–N.J.; and former Rep. Denny Rehberg, R-Mont.

According to president and founding partner Kirill Goncharenko, the hiring of Ereli as the firm’s vice chairman, and other recent personnel additions by Mercury are in line with an expansion push by the firm.

For full coverage, visit CQ Roll Call.

Donation to the W.R. Poage Legislative Library Spans Decade of Work as Commissioner of the Commodity Futures Trading Commission

Washigton, D.C. Oct. 11, 2013 — Mercury is pleased to acknowledge the generous donation by Senior Vice President Fowler West to his alma mater—Baylor University—of a decade’s worth of regulatory-related papers from his tenure serving as Commissioner of the Commodity Futures Trading Commission.

The donation of the papers was made to Baylor’s W.R. Poage Legislative Library, which sits on the university’s campus in Waco, Texas. Fowler’s donation to the library includes: speeches he presented, Dissent and Separate Views on cases before the CFTC, pertinent issues of the day heard before the CFTC, and other regulatory efforts.

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