Foreign Influence Transparency Scheme Register Registration Record

Registrant - Organisation
Business name Blackstone Charter Cities
Trading name Blackstone Charter Cities
ABN
Foreign business registration number
Activity
Activity type General political lobbying
Activity start date 27/08/2019
Activity end date 26/04/2020
Activity description
 Blackstone Charter Cities is in an arrangement with Jeffrey Geer, a foreign government related individual, to potentially engage in general political lobbying which may involve legislative lobbying activities in the context of possible property development projects. These projects may involve US defence assets, the US Department of Defense, and other related US agencies.
Foreign Principal
Foreign principal type Foreign government related individual
Foreign principal commencement date 02/12/2019
Foreign principal cease date 26/04/2020
Title Mr
Given names Jeffrey
Last name Geer
Postnominals JD
Other names the registrant is known by
Description of the arrangement with the foreign principal
Jeffrey Geer and Blackstone Charter Cities have an arrangement under which Blackstone may undertake general political and parliamentary lobbying. Mr Geer is a party to this arrangement in his personal capacity, but is also employed with the US Department of Defense and is accustomed in his work to act in accordance with its directions.  Jeffrey Geer complies with all US Government disclosure requirements.