Clerk of the House of Representatives
Legislative Resource Center
135 Cannon Building
Washington, DC 20515
http://lobbyingdisclosure.house.gov
Secretary of the Senate
Office of Public Records
232 Hart Building
Washington, DC 20510
http://www.senate.gov/lobby

LOBBYING REGISTRATION

Lobbying Disclosure Act of 1995 (Section 4)

Check One: New Registrant New Client for Existing Registrant Amendment

1. Effective Date of Registration
3/7/2016
2. House Identification
 31110
Senate Identification
 31680

REGISTRANT Organization/Lobbying Firm Self Employed Individual

3. Registrant Organization
Podesta Group, Inc.
Address
1001 G Street, NW
Address2
​Suite 1000 West
City
Washington
State
DC
Zip
20001
Country
USA

4. Principal place of business (if different than line 3)

City
State
Zip
Country
5. Contact name and telephone number International Number
Contact
​Ms. KIMBERLEY FRITTS
Telephone
​2023931010
E-mail
​LOBBYING@PODESTA.COM
6. General description of registrant’s business or activities
​Public policy, government relations, and public affairs firm

CLIENT A Lobbying Firm is required to file a separate registration for each client. Organizations employing in-house lobbyists should check the box labeled “Self” and proceed to line 10. Self

7. Client name
​Sberbank CIB USA, Inc.
Address
​152 W. 57th Street, 44th floor
City
​New York
State
​NY
Zip
​10019
Country
​USA
8. Principal place of business (if different than line 7)
City
State
Zip
Country
9. General description of client’s business or activities
​Trading in equities and fixed income instruments eligible for US clients (not derivatives)

LOBBYISTS

10. Name of each individual who has acted or is expected to act as a lobbyist for the client identified on line 7. If any person listed in this section has served as a “covered executive branch official” or “covered legislative branch official” within twenty years of first acting as a lobbyist for the client, state the executive and/or legislative position(s) in which the person served.

Name Covered Official Position (if applicable)
First
Last
Suffix
​Anthony ​Podesta
​Stephen ​Rademaker ​Pol'y Dir/Nat'l Security/Sr. Counsel, S. Maj. Ldr // Asst. Sec'y for Arms Control, Dept. of State // Chief Counsel, H. Sel. Cmte. on Homeland Sec. // Chief Counsel/Dpty. SD, H. Cmte. on For. Affairs
​David ​Adams ​Asst Secy for Legislative Affairs, Dept. of State // Dpty. Asst Secy for House Affairs, Dept. of State // SD, H. For. Aff. Cmte./Sub. on M. East & S. Asia // Prof. Staff, H. Foreign Affairs Cmte.

LOBBYING ISSUES

11. General lobbying issue areas (Select all applicable codes).

​BAN
​TRD
​FOR

12. Specific lobbying issues (current and anticipated)

Registrant will assist in clarifying scope of sanctions imposed by Executive Order 13660, assessing possible ways to address sanctions relief and monitoring relevant developments applicable to such matters.


AFFILIATED ORGANIZATIONS

13. Is there an entity other than the client that contributes more than $5,000 to the lobbying activities of the registrant in a quarterly period and either participates in and/or in whole or in major part supervises or controls the registrant’s lobbying activities?

No --> Go to line 14. Yes --> Complete the rest of this section for each entity matching the criteria above, then proceed to line 14.

Internet Address:
Name Address Principal Place of Business
Street
City State/Province Zip Code Country
City
State
Country
City
State
Country
City
State
Country

FOREIGN ENTITIES

14. Is there any foreign entity

a) holds at least 20% equitable ownership in the client or any organization identified on line 13; or

b) directly or indirectly, in whole or in major part, plans, supervises, controls, directs, finances or subsidizes activities of the client or any organization identified on line 13; or

c) is an affiliate of the client or any organization identified on line 13 and has a direct interest in the outcome of the lobbying activity?

No --> Sign and date the registration. Yes --> Complete the rest of this section for each entity matching the criteria above, then sign the registration.

Address Ownership
Name Street Principal place of business Amount of contribution
City State/Province Country
(city and state or country) for lobbying activities

​PO Box 1103 Ground Fl, DMS House, 20 Genesis
City
​Troika Dialog Group Limited
​George Town
​CAY
State
Country
​0
​100
%
​6 Ioanni Stylianou, 2nd FL, Office 202
City
​SBGB CYPRUS LIMITED
​2003 Nicosia
​CYP
State
Country
​0
​100
%

Signature
Digitally Signed By: Sean Crotty
Date
3/25/2016 5:33:45 PM

ADDITIONAL LOBBYISTS

10. Supplemental. List any additional lobbyists for this client not listed on page 1, number 10.

Name Covered Official Position (if applicable) Have you been convicted of a crime?
First
Last
Suffix
ADDITIONAL LOBBYING ISSUES
11. Supplemental. General lobbying issue areas. Enter any additional codes for issues not listed on page 2, number 11.

ADDITIONAL AFFILIATED ORGANIZATIONS13. Supplemental. List any other affiliated organization that meets the criteria specified and is not listed on page 2, number 13.
Name Address Principal Place of Business
Street
City State/Province Zip Code Country
City
State
Country
City
State
Country
City
State
Country

ADDITIONAL FOREIGN ENTITIES
14. Supplemental. List any other foreign entity that meets the criteria specified and is not listed on page 2, number 14.
Name Address Principal place of business
(city and state or country)
Amount of contribution for lobbying activities Ownership
Street
City State/Province Country
​SB International S.a.r.l.
​46A Avenue J.F. Kennedy
​L1855 Luxembourg
​LUX
City
State
Country
​0
​100 %
​Sberbank of Russia
​19 Vavilova Street
​Moscow
​RUS
City
State
Country
​0
​100 %
City
State
Country
​ %