Rice: Banking Lobby Won't Let New Glass-Steagall Bill Pass
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
On September 26, 2014, the New York State Joint Commission on Public Ethics (JCOPE) announced that “Ethics for Lobbyists,” an online ethics training course, is now available. The training course covers ethics rules and...more
My husband doesn’t like for me to admit it, but I am a registered Texas lobbyist. That means that I am on the list for every fundraiser for Texas candidates. And admittedly I do make contributions to business-friendly...more
The Obama Administration, which has proudly touted its restrictions on the activities of federal lobbyists, has taken a small step toward rolling back one such provision. The Office of Management and Budget released new...more
Today, the Obama Administration issued revised guidance regarding federal lobbyists serving on federal advisory boards and commissions. Now, instead of a total ban, federal lobbyists will be able to serve in a...more
The oft discussed and long-anticipated unregistered federal lobbyist investigation may be occurring as we speak. The recently released 2014 first quarter report of the Office of Congressional Ethics (OCE) disclosed that one...more
The U.S. Attorney's Office for the District of Columbia recently filed a civil complaint against a lobbyist and a lobbying firm alleging violations of the Lobbying Disclosure Act (LDA) that could result in a fine of over $5...more
In accordance with the Minnesota Campaign Finance and Public Disclosure Act, all lobbyist principals must file an Annual Report with the Minnesota Campaign Finance and Public Disclosure Board ("Board") on or before March 17,...more
Public servants with the utmost integrity also need to be aware of what is happening ethically around the state. In today’s climate, every public agency’s image is impacted by the missteps or misconduct of others. Below...more
In accordance with the Minnesota Campaign Finance and Public Disclosure Act, each lobbyist who registers with the Minnesota Campaign Finance and Public Disclosure Board must periodically disclose the total amount of money...more
A default judgment secured in U.S. v. Biassi Business Services Inc., D.D.C. may be indicative of a more aggressive Lobbying Disclosure Act (LDA) enforcement policy, and the U.S. Attorney's Office is considering pursuing...more
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Table of Contents:
Lobbyist Registration; Lobbyist Report and Record Keeping; Corporate Political Activity; Gifts To Public Officials Prohibited; Issues In Communicating With Public Officials; Employment Law Issues;...more
In this publication:
Lobbyist Registration -
- Lobbying Defined.
- Definition Of Lobbyist
- Lobbyist Registration
Lobbyist Report And Record Keeping -
- Periodic Lobbyists Reports
Senator yesterday. Lobbyist today.
Representative yesterday. CEO today.
Cabinet level appointee yesterday. Bank Chairperson today.
Government Agency Director yesterday. Law firm senior partner today.
July 17 (Bloomberg Law) -- Bob Rice, managing partner at Tangent Capital Partners, tells Bloomberg Law's Lee Pacchia that while Senator Elizabeth Warren's recently introduced bill to separate commercial and investment...more
The U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit in United States v. Ring recently upheld a conviction under the public sector “honest-services” fraud statute and the “illegal-gratuities” statute. Notably, the court: (1)...more
In This Issue:
Welcome to King & Spalding's economic development news bulletin,Investing in Georgia. In this edition, you will find:
- An overview of the sequester, debt ceilings, continuing resolutions to fund...more
In accordance with the Minnesota Campaign Finance and Public Disclosure Act, an Annual Report of Lobbyist Principal is required to be filed annually with the Minnesota Campaign Finance and Public Disclosure Board ("Board")....more
The Federal Election Commission (“FEC”) released an updated reporting threshold for the 2013 calendar year for lobbyist bundling reporting....more
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