Government Contractor Lobbying and Political Restrictions

Holland & Knight Webinar
December 1, 2015
3:00 PM - 4:00 PM ET

Holland & Knight Partners Bob Tompkins and Chris DeLacy will provide an overview of the federal contractor lobbying restrictions contained in the Byrd Amendment and the Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR) and the prohibition on federal contractor contributions under the Federal Election Campaign Act of 1974. This webinar will cover:

  • potential penalties for violations 
  • how to properly allocate lobbying and political costs 
  • the latest update on federal contractor improper lobbying investigations 
  • ways to engage in lobbying without running afoul of the law 
  • the latest update on legal challenges to the federal contractor contribution ban 
  • the status of the draft White House executive order on federal contractor contributions 
  • ways to engage in the political process without running afoul of the law 
  • how to create a lobbying and political compliance program 
  • steps to take if evidence of potential violations are discovered

Continuing Legal Education: Holland & Knight will make all reasonable efforts to seek CLE credit for this program in states with an MCLE requirement. Holland & Knight is an approved provider in California, Georgia, Illinois, New York and Texas. In certain instances, some programs may not be awarded CLE credits because of content, delivery or jurisdictional restrictions. For New York-barred attorneys, this program's format does not qualify for CLE credit for transitional (newly admitted) attorneys. New York CLE credit will be available for experienced attorneys.

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