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Document Metadata REGISTRATION NUMBER=2521 REGISTRANT NAME=Masaoka & Associates, Inc. ALIAS=Masaoka-Ishikawa & Associates, Inc., Mike Masaoka Associates, Inc. SUPP
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LEMENTAL END DATE=2007-08-31 DOING BUSINESS AS=Japan-U.S. News & Communications DOCUMENT TYPE=Supplemental Statement SHORT FORM NAME=N/A SHORT FORM REGISTRATION DATE=N/A SHORT FORM STATUS=N/A SHORT FORM TERMINATION DATE=N/A FOREIGN PRINCIPAL NAME=N/A FOREIGN PRINCIPAL COUNTRY=N/A FP STATUS=N/A FP REGISTRATION DATE=N/A FP TERMINATION DATE=N/A REGISTRANT STATUS=Active REGISTRATION DATE=1974-06-19 REGISTRANT TERMINATION DATE=N/A DATE STAMPED=2008-01-07 The Department of Justice recognizes that some of the Foreign Agent Registration Act (FARA) documents are in some cases not in an accessible format. If you have a disability and the format of any material on the site interferes with your ability to access some information, please email the Department of Justice at fara.public@usdoj.gov. To enable us to respond in a manner that will be of most help to you, please indicate the nature of the accessibility problem, your preferred format (electronic format (ASCII, etc.), standard print, large print, etc.), key information regarding the information you are requesting. (PAGE 2) 4. Have any persons ceased acting as partners, of?cers, directors or similar of?cials of the registrant during this 6 month reporting period? Yes No If yes, furnish the following information: Name Position - - Date connection ended (b Have any persons become partners, of?cers, directors or similar of?cials during this 6 month reporting period Yes CI Nox?x . . If yes, furnish the following information: Name Residence Citizenship Position Date address . .. assumed 5. (8) Has any person named in item 4(b) rendered services directly in furtherance ofthe interests of any foreign principal? Yes Nomx If yes, identify each such person and describe his service. Have any employees or individuals, who have filed a short form registration statement, terminated their employment or connection with the registrant during this 6 month reporting period? Yes No - If yes, furnish the following information: Name Position or connection Date terminated During this 6 month reporting period, has the registrant hired as employees or in any other. capacity, any persons who rendered or will render services to the registrant directly in furtherance of the interests of any foreign principal(s) in other than a clerical or secretarial, or in a related or similar capacity? Yes .lfyes, furnish the follovving information: Name Residence Citizenship Position Date address assumed 6. Have short form registration statements been filed by all of the rascns named in?ems 5(a) and 5(c) ofthe supplemental statement? Yes No If no, list names ofpersons who have not filed the required Statement. (PAGE 3) - FOREIGN PRINCIPAL 7. Has your connection with any foreign principal ended during this 6 month reporting period? Yes Cl If yes, furnish the following information: Name of foreign principal Date of termination 8. Have ou acquired any new foreign principal? during this 6 month reporting period? Yes El Noxm if yes, furnish the following information: Name and address of foreign principal Date acquired 9. In addition to those named in Items 7 and 8, if any, list foreign principals? whom you continued to represent during the 6 month reporting period. JETRO New York 1221 Avenue of the Americas 42nd floor New\%prk, NY 10020 I 10. EXHIBITS A AND Have you filed for each of the newly acquired foreign principals in Item 8 the following: Exhibit A: Yes No Exhibit Yes No lfno, please attach the required exhibit. Have there been any changes in the Exhibits A and previously ?led for any foreign principal whom you represented during the 6 month period? Yes No If yes, have you ?led an amendment to these exhibits? Yes Cl lfno, please attach the required amendment. See? attached contract extensiOn 2 Th: mm "innit" principal" mum? in iddi'ion 'the Act. an individual organization any of whore activities are directly or indirectly supervised. directed, ?nimed' 0' subsidized in Who" or in mejor pm by t?m-emntent, fore in political psny. foreign orpenizetion or foreign individual. (See Rule 100(0) A usisnem Who Itpltum? n10" Ihln on! foreign principal it required to list in the state men]: he file: under the Act only lhou principal: for whom he is not entitled to cleimeaemption under Section ofthe Act. (See Rule 208.] 3 Th: ?Mb? ?'hi?h it fried D?rmm CRM ?7 08043715"! forth the information required to be disclosed concerning each foreign principll. 4 The Exhibit B. which it ?led on form (RM-155 tfomrerly HI: forth the iniotmilion concerning the agreement or understanding between the registrant and the foreign principal, (PAGE 4) 111? ACTIVITIES ll During this 6 month reporting period, have you engaged in any activities for or rendered any services to any foreign principal . named in Items 7, 8, and 9 of this statement? Yesm No lfyes, identify each such foreign principal and describe in full detail your activities and services: For JETRO New York: We provided factual information from pub?bly available sources in response to inquiries from staff personnel at JETRO New York about legislative, regulatory, and Bush Administration activities that affect international trade and commerce, We attended hearings, seminars, meetings to report on newsworthy issues and events. We monitored Congressional hearings and activities to provide summary reports. We collected general published news and information. We contacted government employees and officials by phone to seek clarifications or? to obtain factual information and materials. We did NOT lobby, carry out PR activities, marketing, promotions, or engage in any political are activities. We did NOT distribute printed materials, films, or any other materials for JETRO. We did NOT take government.officials/employees to meals or invite them to events. 12 During this 6 month reporting period, have you on behalf of any foreign principal engaged in political activity? as de?ned below? Yes No If yes, identify each such foreign principal and describe in full detail all such political activity, indicating, among otherlthings, -,he relations, interests and policies sought to be in?uenced and the means employed to achieve this purpose. lithe registrant arranged, sponsored or delivered speeches, lectures or radio and TV broadcasts, give details as to dates and places of delivery, names of speakers and subject matter. 13. In addition to the above described activities, if any, have you en a ed in activity on your own behalf which bene?ts any or all of your foreign principals? Yes If yes, describe fully. ivities? mun: mv utiviw that person engaging in belin-u v-ill.ot person intends to. in any way in?uence any agency or of?cii! ofthc oftht 5 Tm ?rm ?pulmul 0? (hanging domestic 0! foreign policies of the United Stem at with reference to Uniltd States or am section of the public within the United Slut: with itintnu to formulating. adopting1 lh! political or publit inluuts, relation: of a of: ful?l." country 0! i {ottign political party. IV FINANCIAL INFORMATION (8) During this 6 month reporting period, have you received from any foreign named Items 7, 8, and 9 of this statement or from any other source, for or in the interests of any such foreign principal, any contributions, income or money - . either as compensation or otherwrse? Ym No If no, explain why. If yes set forth below in the required detail and separately for each foreign principal an account of such monies" Date From whom Purpose I -r Amount? 3/12/07 JETRO New York Retainer and expenses 4 200 . 00 14,200.00 4/30/07 4 ,200.00 5/4/07 34,000.00 7/6/07 4,200.00 7/11/07 4,200.00 8/14/07 4,200.00 $29.200;00 Total RECEIPTS - FUND RAISING CAMPAIGN . . I . . During this 6 month reporting period, have you received, as part of a fund raising any money on behalf of any foreign\principal named in items 7, 8, and 9 ofthis statement? Yes I . If yes, have you filed an Exhibit D3 to your registration? Yes No If yes, indicate the date the Exhibit was filed. Date (C) RECEIPTS - THINGS 0F VALUE . I I I During lhis 6 month reporting period, have you Teceived any thing of value" other than money from any foreign named in Items 7, 8, and 9 of this statement, or from any other source, for or in the interests of any such foreign principal? Yes NOXEXX lfyes, furnish the following information: Name Of D316 Description of foreign principal received thing of value Purpose (i 7 A regiment is required to ?le an Exhibit it he collect: or receive: contributions. loans. money. or other things of value for a foreign principal. at part oft fund raising campaigni301; which no printed form it provided, sets fonh en account of money collected or received as result ofe fund rerun;- csmpargn Ind {m I ptlnetpal. E?Thing? Of ?Much ?mind '0 Fi?" inm'? h? loans, favored stock Putthasu. ?elusive rirhte. favored treatment over competitors, ?kickbacks." and the like. (PAGE 6) I5. MONIES . During this 6 month repontng penod, have you (1) disbursed or expended monies in connection with activity on behalf of any foreig principal named in Items 7. 8, and 9 of this statement? Yem No (2) transmitted monies to any such foreign principal? Yes Cl No' If no explain in full detail why there were no disbursementsmade on behalf of any foreign principal. If yes set forth below in the required detail and separately for each foreign principal an account of such monies, including monies transmitted, if any, to each foreign principal. Date To whom Purpose Amount From 3/1/07 Xerox, Staples Paper, ink,ssupplies, equipment rental . to 8/31/07 for inwoffice use copying and printing 232.25 Inside US Trade Reference publications and CQ Publications subScriptions Leadership Directories (total) 1,102.80 Cong. Delivery Service Cong. Record 128.00 US Postal Service Fed ex . 2 0 . 58 Cabs, METRO Ground transportation 177.00 VERIZON, PRIMUS Telephone, broadband services 378.00 WI TA American League of Lobbyists Trade associations and nonaprofits -Registration and fees to attend seminars, brieiings. presentations (total) 370.00 $2,408.63 Total (PAGE 7) DISBURSEMENTS THINGS or VALUE During this 6 month reporting period, have you disposed of anything of value? other than money in furtherance of or in connection with activities on behalf of any foreign principal named in Items 7, 8, and 9 of this statement? Yes NOXEXX If yes, furnish the following information: Date Name of person On behalf of Description of thing - Purpose disposed to whom given what foreign principal of value POLITICAL CONTRIBUTIONS During this 6 month reporting peri od; have you from your own funds and on your own behalf either directly or. through any other person, made any contributions of money or other things of value in connection with an election to any political of?ce, or in connection with 8% primary elec)t{i on convention, or caucus held to select candidates for political of?ce? Yes No lfyes, furnish the following information: Date Amount or thing Name of . ?Name of of value political candidate organization to. 11 Thing: of vein: includt but at: not limited togifts, inmul flu loans. upensl ire: travel, favored stock purchases. admin rights. {ex-med uutmentover and I'll like. (PAGE 8) - INFORMATIONAL MATERIALS 16. During this 6 month reporting period, did you prepare, disseminate or cause to be disseminated any informational materials Yes. 1F YES, RESPOND TO THE ITEMS IN SECTION V. Identify each such foreign principal. 18. During this 6 month reporting period, has any foreign principal established a budget or allocated a speci?ed sum of money to ?nance your activities in preparing or disseminating informational materials? Yes - NOXEXX lf?yes, identify each such foreign principal, specify amount, and indicate for what period oftime. l9 During this 6 month reporting period, did your activities in preparing, disseminating or causing the dissemination of informational materials include the use of any of the following: Radio or Magazine or newspaper Motion picture ?lms I Letters or telegrams broadcasts articles Advertising campaigns Press releases Pamphlets or other publications Lectures or speeches lnternet El Other (specify) . During this 6 month reporting period, did you disseminate or cause to be disseminated informational materials among any of the following groups: Public Officials Newspapers CI Libraries {3 Legislators Cl Editors Educational institutions CI Government agencies CI Civic groups or associations El Nationality groups Cl Other (specify) 21. What language was used in the informational materials: English Other (specify) 22. Did you file with the Registration Unit, US. Department ofJustice a copy of each item of such informational materials disseminated or caused to be disseminated during this 6 month reporting period? Yes No 23. Did you label each item of such informational materials with the statement required by Section 4(b) ofthe Act? Yes No l2 The term informational material: includes any oral. visual, graphic. written. or pictorial iniornmion or matter of any kind. including that published by means of advertising, books. Pfliudi?l?- Mun?. bluidt85t5-_n10Itan pictures. or any means or instrumc ntaliry of internal! or foreign commerce or otherwise. lnform?ionll materials disseminated bv agent of i ionign principal a: pan of an activity tn IIMH from registration. or an activity which by itself would not require registration. need not be filed pursuant to Section Nb) of the Act. l-1 (PAGE 9) VI EXECUTION In accordance with 28 U.S.C. ?174 6, the undersigned swear(s) or af?rm(s) under penalty ofpetjury that lie/she has (they have) read the information set forth in this registration statement and the attached exhibits and that he/she is (they are) familiar with the contents thereof and that such contents are in their entirety true and accurate to the best of his/her (their) knowledge and belief, except that the undersigned make(s) no representation as to the truth or accuracy of the information contained in the attached Short Form Registration Statement(s), if any, insofar as such information is not within his/her (therr)pet'sona1 knowledge:- (Date of signature (Type or print name under each signature") ?en a. December 28, ?2007 W, riffs W- 1 T, AlberthYamada . President; Masaoka 3! Associates, Inc. 15 This Slilrm?ll shall br signed by individual arm]. llfisha'nl i: an individual or by a majonty of tho.? partners. of?cers. directors or persons petlorming similar functions. iI'Iht Iqiltrant it an mganiuliun, uupt that Ihl organization can. by pot-vet oiattomty. authorize one or more individuals to newt: this statement on its behalf. UNITED STATES DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE FARA REGISTRATION UNIT NATIONAL SECURITY DIVISION WASHINGTON, DC. 20530 NOTICE Please answer the following questions and return this sheet in triplicate with yom' Supplemental Statement: Is your answer to Item 16 of Section (Informational Materials- page 8 of Form CRM- 154, l. formerly Form OBD- 64- Supplemental Statement): 01' N0 ywy YES (If your answer to question 1 is ?yes? do not answer question 2 of this form) Do you disseminate any material in connection with your registration 2. or NO . YES (11' your answer to question 2' is "yes ?please forward for our review copies of all material mCIUdng ?lms, ?lm catalogs, posters, brochures, press releases, etc. which you have disseminated during the . past six\months. WWMH December 28, 2007 1/ Signature (j Date A ., Alber Y?amada Please type or print name of Signatory on the line above 3f 1 ?t i: President. Masanka X, Acmiates? Inc. 41 *1 Title US. Department of Justice Criminal Division Washington, DC 20530 THIS FORM IS TO BE AN OFFICIAL ATTACHMENT TO YOUR CURRENT SUPPLEMENTAL STATEMENT - PLEASE EXECUTE IN TRIPLICATE SHORT-FORM REGISTRATION INFORMATION SHEET The Department records list active short-form registration statements for the following persons of your organization ?led on the date indicated by each name. If a person is not still functioning in the same capacity directly on behalf of the foreign principal, please show the date of termination. Short Form List for Registrant: Masaoka Associates, Inc. Last Name First Name and Other Names Registration Date Termination Date Role Yamada T. Albert 12/06/1984 US. Department of Justice National Security Division Washington, DC 20530 mun In addition to those persons listed in Section A, list below all current employees rendering services directly on behalf of the foreign principals(s) who have not ?led short-form registration statements. (Do n_ot list clerks, secretaries, typists or employees in a similar or related capacity). If there is some question as to whether an employee has an obligation to ?le a short-form, please address a letter to the Registration Unit describing the activities and connection with the foreign principal. Name Function Date Hired Michael J.Gould Writer Tina Chen Writer SignagireE/ZW' Date: December 28, 2007 I li?e: President, Masaoka Associates? Inc.
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