Foundational Shifts in Political Law: Citizens United, Pay to Play and Lobbying Reform
Date: June 8, 2010
Time: 4:45 PM EST
Program Description: This panel will discuss the recent dramatic trends in the laws governing campaign finance, government contracting and the regulation and disclosure of lobbying. Specific topics to be addressed include:
- The impact of the Citizens United decision, both as it has directly impacted the rules on corporate political; expenditures and its broader implications for the legal regulation of politics and money going forward;
- New developments on “pay to play” regulation from the Securities and Exchange Commission and in states and localities around the country, including a discussion of best practices in designing and implementing compliance programs;
- Current rules on lobbying disclosure, and on prohibitions and limitations applicable to registered lobbyists, along with a discussion of potential changes and reforms in the near future.
Trevor Potter, Esq.
Former Chairman of the Federal Election Commission; Member
Caplin & Drysdale
Assistant General Counsel
Vice President and Associate General Counsel
Tudor Investment Corporation