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Maybe the LDA does have teeth: DOJ files an unprecedented enforcement action
  • Wiley Rein LLP
  • USA
  • July 19 2013

On June 7, 2013in a first-of-its-kind actionthe Department of Justice (DOJ), through the United States Attorney's Office (USAO) for the


FEC rejects complaint against J.D. Hayworth, KFYI(AM)
  • Wiley Rein LLP
  • USA
  • July 27 2010

In a June 10, 2010, letter (the Letter), the Federal Election Commission (FEC or Commission) notified station KFYI(AM) that the Commission had dismissed a complaint against the station filed by former Arizona Attorney General Grant Woods in late 2009


Judge strikes down ban on direct corporate contributions to federal candidates, but don't open the company checkbook just yet
  • Wiley Rein LLP
  • USA
  • July 15 2011

In a surprising development, the ability of corporations to contribute directly to federal candidates is one step closer to reality under a federal court’s ruling in United States v. Danielczyk


FEC settlement paves the way for hybrid PACs
  • Wiley Rein LLP
  • USA
  • September 15 2011

Litigation between the Federal Election Commission (FEC) and the National Defense PAC (NDPAC) recently took an important turn


OGE proposal to tighten executive branch gift regulations
  • Wiley Rein LLP
  • USA
  • September 29 2011

On September 13, 2011, the Executive Branch Office of Government Ethics (OGE) proposed tightened regulations on gifts to career Executive Branch employees from federally-registered lobbyists and entities that employ in-house lobbyists


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


The second time's a charm: revised and re-revised guidance regarding the Lobbying Disclosure Act
  • Wiley Rein LLP
  • USA
  • July 8 2009

On June 10, 2009, the Secretary of the Senate and Clerk of the House of Representatives announced that they had revised their preexisting guidance regarding the Lobbying Disclosure Act (LDA), as amended by the Honest Leadership and Open Government Act


Supreme Court suggests possibility for expanded protection of corporate speech by setting Citizens United for reargument
  • Wiley Rein LLP
  • USA
  • July 8 2009

In an unusual move, the Supreme Court did not issue an opinion in Citizens United v. FEC before leaving for its traditional summer recess


Bundle of joy: the FEC’s new bundled contribution disclosure rules
  • Wiley Rein LLP
  • USA
  • March 13 2009

On February 17, 2009, the FEC published in the Federal Register final rules and an accompanying Explanation and Justification (E&J) to implement a provision of the Honest Leadership and Open Government Act of 2007 (HLOGA) requiring that federal candidate committees, leadership PACs and party committees disclose contributions bundled by federal lobbyists, their employers or their PACs