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Small mobile ads pose huge dilemma for FEC (and advertisers)
  • Wiley Rein LLP
  • USA
  • March 19 2014

For the third time in recent years, the Federal Election Commission (FEC) struggled to reach a consensus on what disclaimers are required for


FEC opinion addresses solicitations by parent corporation with different types of subsidiaries
  • Wiley Rein LLP
  • USA
  • March 13 2009

On February 12, the FEC issued an advisory opinion on corporate solicitations to the Chicago Mercantile Exchange (CME) Group and three of its wholly owned subsidiaries: the Chicago Board of Trade (CBOT), the New York Mercantile Exchange (NYMEX) and the Chicago Mercantile Exchange


Lobbyist gifts to Obama political appointees: they can’t take it anymore
  • Wiley Rein LLP
  • USA
  • March 13 2009

An Executive Order issued by President Obama on January 21, 2009, imposed a "lobbyist gift ban" on political appointees in the executive branch


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


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


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


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