Another great article from Attorney Robert Lenhard from the Political Law firm Covington & Burling LLP.
The disclosure rules that apply to political ads that air shortly before an election were thrown into question on Friday when a federal trial court in Washington, DC invalidated the FEC’s regulation that limited the disclosure of donors to groups that air electioneering communications. The decision may have an impact on contributions to and spending by issues groups that are not federal PACs, such as groups operating under Section 501(c)(4) of the tax code and trade associations. This advisory highlights the key elements of the decision and provides an initial assessment of the consequences.
READ THE ARTICLE HERE.....
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Wednesday, April 18, 2012
FEDERAL COURT STRIKES DOWN FEC REGULATION LIMITING DISCLOSURE OF DONORS FOR ELECTIONEERING COMMUNICATIONS
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