Tod Cohen

Since 2000, Mr. Cohen has been responsible for global public policy for eBay, adding PayPal when it was acquired in 2002. Beginning in 2006, he has become responsible for eBay’s legal regulatory and intellectual property (copyrights, trademarks and rightsholder relations) work as well as law enforcement affairs and global investigation teams.

December 7, 2016

Small and medium sellers are the backbone of the US economy, a fact that your eBay Government Relations team constantly reinforces with legislators at all levels – local, state and federal.

December 7, 2016

As the 114th Congress comes to an end and we look forward to swearing in new federal leaders next year, many sellers have asked us about the future of the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) and other trade policies that reduce trade frictions for small online retailers. In the Fall of 2015, the US concluded negotiations with 11 other countries on TTP. eBay supported that agreement becaus

December 7, 2016

Today eBay signed the White House Equal Pay Pledge, underscoring our commitment to advancing equal pay. For more than 20 years, eBay has sought to build a company that supports inclusive commerce that enables opportunity for everyone. As part of our vision, we believe deeply that we must have a diverse workforce and an inclusive workplace to ensure we reflect the perspectives of the tens of millions of customers that we serve globally. That’s why we are proud to join with the White House in pledging to close the gender wage gap.

December 7, 2016

2016 was yet another active year on the Internet Sales Tax front in the US. At the Federal level, proponents of both the Marketplace Fairness Act (MFA) and the Remote Transactions Parity Act (RTPA) once again attempted to pass their highly unfair IST bills.

December 7, 2016

2016 was yet another active year on the Internet Sales Tax front in the US. At the Federal level, proponents of both the Marketplace Fairness Act (MFA) and the Remote Transactions Parity Act (RTPA) once again attempted to pass their highly unfair IST bills.

No online taxation without representation

December 2, 2016

In August 2011, President Obama issued Executive Order 13583 to coordinate government efforts to promote diversity and inclusion (D&I) in the federal

November 30, 2016

This article originally appeared on BIPAC's blog. Written by BIPAC Political Analyst Jim Ellis.

Lame-duck Congress threatens retailers with new sales tax law

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