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Basics of the Federal Election Campaign Act 2018

Recorded on: Aug. 8, 2018
Running Time: 01:02:27

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Taken from the Audio-only Briefing Basics of the Federal Election Campaign Act 2018 Recorded July 2018 in New York

Basics of the Federal Election Campaign Act 2018 [01:02:27]

In just one hour, this Briefing will provide you with a summary of federal candidate and PAC campaign law, as regulated by the Federal Election Campaign Act and administered by the Federal Election Commission’s Regulations and Disclosure Rules.

Please join Jan Witold Baran of Wiley Rein LLP, Kenneth A. Gross of Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP and Jason D. Kaune of Nielsen Merksamer Parrinello Gross & Leoni LLP for a discussion addressing:
  • Contribution definitions, limits, and prohibitions
  • Federal Election Commission Overview
  • Contributions and expenditures after the Citizens United and McCutcheon cases
  • Disclosure and political action committees
  • Tax laws for political organizations and 501(c)(4)s
  • Resource materials provided by the FEC and other experts

This presentation will include key chapters from the 2018 Program Course Book Corporate Political Activities 2018: Complying With Campaign Finance, Lobbying and Ethics Laws to allow you to become more familiar with the basics of Federal Campaign Law, “Dark Money” and the IRS regulation of federal campaigns in advance of the Program, or even if you are not attending the Program.

This One-Hour Briefing is offered as a primer for the two-day program Corporate Political Activities 2018: Complying with Campaign Finance, Lobbying and Ethics Laws on September 6-7, 2018 at The Four Seasons Hotel in Washington, D.C., and on October 4-5, 2018 at the PLI San Francisco Conference Center and is presented by the program co-chairs. Register for the program and receive complimentary access to this preparatory briefing.

Program Level: Basic

Intended Audience: In-house counsel, outside attorneys, board members, corporate officers, and other allied professionals responsible for the preparation of public reporting and disclosure documents

Prerequisites: A background in the preparation of public reporting and disclosure documents

Advanced Preparation: None 

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