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Supreme Court strikes down federal aggregate contribution limits
  • Wiley Rein LLP
  • USA
  • April 2 2014

The Supreme Court issued its much-anticipated opinion in McCutcheon v. Federal Election Commission this morning, striking down the federal aggregate


Judging by appearances: revisions to the Code of Conduct for US Judges
  • Wiley Rein LLP
  • USA
  • May 6 2009

In March 2009, the Judicial Conference of the United States adopted a revised Code of Conduct for United States Judges


FEC deadlocks on $2 for $1 PAC charitable matching program
  • Wiley Rein LLP
  • USA
  • May 6 2009

By a vote of three to three (with four votes necessary for approval), the Federal Election Commission (FEC) failed to reach an agreement last month on an advisory opinion that would have expanded a corporation's ability to encourage PAC participation through a charitable matching program


SEC proposes pay-to-play ban for investment advisers
  • Wiley Rein LLP
  • USA
  • September 11 2009

On August 7, 2009, the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) published proposed rules that would impose a pay-to-play contribution ban on investment advisers who work for or seek to work for states and localities


Pay-to-play re-registration required in Illinois
  • Wiley Rein LLP
  • USA
  • September 11 2009

The Illinois State Board of Elections has completed work on its electronic business registration system


FEC proposes to expand coordination rules; outcome could curtail grass-roots lobbying year-round
  • Wiley Rein LLP
  • USA
  • November 9 2009

Certain spending that is "coordinated" with a federal candidate or political party can become an illegal contribution


New House travel regulations: clearing up some issues, raising others
  • Wiley Rein LLP
  • USA
  • January 24 2013

On December 27, 2012, the House Committee on Ethics issued new, detailed guidelines and regulations on the acceptance of officially related travel


FEC solicits comments on enforcement process, due April 19
  • Wiley Rein LLP
  • USA
  • January 24 2013

The Federal Election Commission (FEC) is currently evaluating the agency's enforcement process and is soliciting comments from the public with


Leaked draft of presidential executive order would require contractors to report political spending
  • Wiley Rein LLP
  • USA
  • May 13 2011

In April, a draft Presidential Executive Order (the E.O.) was leaked and generated immediate controversy


Pay-to-play survey now available
  • Wiley Rein LLP
  • USA
  • May 13 2011

Almost two-dozen states and scores of municipalities have some sort of pay-to-play restrictions on contributions related to current or prospective government contractors