Political Law Briefing - May 2014

In this issue:

- In Case You Missed It: Venable’s Presentation on Election-Year Advocacy and Nonprofit Organizations

- Virginia Enacts Statutory Gift Restrictions

- The "Ministry of Truth" Goes to Court

- Are Super PACs Finally Allowed in New York?

- Reimbursing Contributions and Foreign Money: A Bad Combination

- After McCutcheon, the Supreme Court Declines to Hear Case Involving Ban on Direct Corporate Contributions

- Supreme Court Strikes Down Cap on Total Individual Contributions, Aftershocks Likely to Have Bigger Impact than Ruling Itself

- Excerpt from After McCutcheon, the Supreme Court Declines to Hear Case Involving Ban on Direct Corporate Contributions:

Much of the post-McCutcheon discussion has focused on what might follow from the decision: are there other dominos to fall? Some predicted the ban on direct corporate contributions might be in play and noted that there was a case pending for the Supreme Court to consider. But the Court declined to hear that case.

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Topics:  FEC, McCutcheon v. FEC, Non-Profits, PACs, Political Contributions, SCOTUS, SuperPACs

Published In: General Business Updates, Elections & Politics Updates, Finance & Banking Updates, Nonprofits Updates

DISCLAIMER: Because of the generality of this update, the information provided herein may not be applicable in all situations and should not be acted upon without specific legal advice based on particular situations.

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