A media tycoon and lawmaker with close ties to the Bulgarian government is getting a hand from a lobbying powerhouse amid increasing US attention to endemic corruption in the Balkan country. Bulgarian law firm Aviora Consult has hired the BGR Group to help its client Delyan Peevski with “issues in the US,” according to a
Julian Pecquet is the founder and editor of Foreign Lobby Report, the comprehensive news site tracking foreign influence operations in Washington. Prior to launching the site on June 1, 2020, Julian was a reporter and editor for Middle East news site Al-Monitor for six years. There he initiated lobbying coverage that won national awards from the Online News Association and the Society of American Business Editors and Writers (SABEW). Before that he was a Global Affairs reporter for The Hill and a newspaper reporter in Florida for many years. Contact him at [email protected] or on Twitter @JulianPecquet.