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Arizona’s Revised Laws on PACs and Corporate Contributions

by Snell & Wilmer on

The recent major revisions to Arizona’s campaign finance laws (passed in bills S.B. 1516, H.B. 2296 and H.B. 2297), which took effect late last year, modified the previous restrictions on corporate contributions to political...more

Local Campaign Finance Reform: Can Local Agencies Wean the Baby From “Mother’s Milk?” (Part 1)

by Best Best & Krieger LLP on

It is an issue that has been with us since the earliest days of politics: The wealthy tend to have disproportionate influence over our political leaders in contrast to the poor and middle class. In the immortal words of the...more

Partnership Contributions that Trigger Gain? The IRS Says 'Yes' - Tax Update Volume 2016, Issue 1

by Pepper Hamilton LLP on

The new regulations will have a direct impact on the formation of partnerships in the international context. For most of the past decade, contributions to partnerships (including LLCs taxed as partnerships) have been...more

Blog: Politico Reports : Prohibition On Corporate Political Spending Disclosure A Sticking Point In Omnibus Spending Bill...

by Cooley LLP on

According to Politico (subscription required), a “provision to prohibit the SEC from requiring companies to disclose their political campaign contributions is one of the last sticking points in the omnibus spending package,...more

How Many Signatures Are Required For An Agreement of Merger?

by Allen Matkins on

Corporations Code Section 313 generally provides that a contract, note or other instrument will not be invalidated as to a corporation by any lack of authority if it is signed by the corporation’s chairman of the board, the...more

FCC Uses Revised Forfeiture Policy to Settle Old USF Contribution NAL

by Kelley Drye & Warren LLP on

Kajeet, Inc., and its wholly-owned subsidiary Kajeet/Airlink LLC, has agreed to pay $450,000 to settle a 2009 investigation by the Enforcement Bureau of the Federal Communications Commission (Bureau), initiated in 2009, into...more

RLUIPA Round-UP

We’ve been monitoring news items involving local government, religion, and land use that may be of interest to our readers. Below is what has caught our attention. Livingston Daily reports that Genoa Charter Township...more

Alberta's NDP Government's Flagship Bill Bans Corporate and Union Donations to Political Parties in Alberta

by Bennett Jones LLP on

On June 23, 2015, the Alberta legislature unanimously passed the first bill of Alberta's new NDP government. Bill 1, An Act to Renew Democracy in Alberta passed in third reading with the unanimous support of all parties,...more

Blog: Former SEC Chairs And Commissioners To Chair Mary Jo White: Failure To Mandate Political Spending Disclosure Is...

by Cooley LLP on

Today, two former SEC Chairs and one former Commissioner delivered a letter to SEC Chair Mary Jo White politely berating (well, maybe not so politely) her failure to take action on the 2011 rulemaking petition to require...more

"Restrictions on Contributions to Convention and Host Committees"

As the 2016 presidential election nears, fundraising efforts surrounding the presidential nominating conventions are beginning to intensify. Each convention is supported by both a convention committee, established by the...more

"Reminder: New Jersey Pay-to-Play Form BE Due on March 30, 2015"

This memorandum is to remind you that the annual filing for state and local contractors required under New Jersey Chapter 271 (Form BE) is due March 30, 2015. In particular, as we have described in previous client alerts,...more

"Arkansas Bans Corporate Contributions to Candidates and Prohibits Gifts From Lobbyists"

On November 4, 2014, Arkansas voters passed a constitutional amendment extending term limits for state legislators and tightening ethics laws. The amendment prohibits candidates from accepting corporate contributions,...more

Foreign Tax-Exempt Organizations Exempt from Withholding Tax

by Pepper Hamilton LLP on

Investment funds, including private equity funds, often receive capital contributions from tax-exempt organizations. These tax-exempt institutions may include U.S. and foreign pension funds, as well as U.S. and foreign...more

CRA Considers Tax Treatment Of Crowdfunding

by Dentons on

Hot on the heels of the CRA’s recent publication of a “fact sheet” on its views on the tax treatment of Bitcoin currency (which has been in the news recently), the CRA has published two technical interpretations on the tax...more

FTB to Clean Up Deferred Intercompany Stock Account Regulation

by Reed Smith on

On July 25, the FTB held a public hearing on its proposed revisions to its regulation on intercompany transactions. The changes attempt to fix issues with the current rules governing Deferred Intercompany Stock Accounts...more

Legislature Passes Campaign Finance and Election Law Changes

The 2013 Minnesota Legislative Session saw the passage of significant campaign finance and election law legislation. Governor Dayton indicated at the beginning of this session that, despite the DFL majorities in both the...more

Court Denies Cert in Danielczyk

by Genova Burns LLC on

It’s been a roller coaster week for campaign finance law....more

SCOTUS Considers Petitions in Two Campaign Finance Law Cases

by Genova Burns LLC on

Today, during its conference, the Supreme Court will consider whether to issue certiorari on two campaign finance cases: Danielczyk v. United States and McCutcheon v FEC....more

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