Refreshing Your PAC Pitch for the 2018 Mid-Term Elections:
Strategies for PAC Fundraising and Compliance

Webinar • Thursday, January 25, 2018 • 2:00- 3:30 PM ET | Qualifies for 1.5 CAE credits


The 2018 mid-term election cycle is in full swing.  Millions of dollars have already been raised and spent on the election cycle through fundraisers and donations for PACs, Super PACs, and directly to declared candidates, and the races are just beginning. Political participation in the electoral process through PACs can be a very important aspect of many business and political strategies; however it can also be wrought with issues such as increased competition.

Let an authority on PAC fundraising and compliance show you how to avoid those issues and increase your PAC’s treasure chest!

Register now for Refreshing Your PAC Pitch for the 2018 Mid-Term Elections.

In this 90-minute webinar, Ronald Jacobs, a Partner in Venable’s Political Law Practice, shows you how to integrate proven fundraising and compliance strategies to keep your PAC funded now and give it a strong head start on the 2018 elections. You will learn how use incentive programs to keep donors motivated while complying with the periodic audits and other responsibilities required during the off year.

Improve donations and prior-approval response rates.  From the “one-third” rule on gifts, to fine-line areas like “tangible benefits,” you will learn what works and how to avoid FEC enforcement action. You will also learn techniques for winning approval from trade association members before soliciting contributions. Plus, you will have the chance to ask your own questions during the Q&A portion of the webinar.

Reserve your space now for guidance on off-year fundraising and compliance, including:

  • Fundraising strategies to increase PAC giving
  • Donor incentives that are FEC-compliant
  • The dos and don’ts for PAC solicitations
  • How to obtain or respond to a prior approval request
  • How to develop a compliance plan.

Don’t miss this opportunity to learn strategies for keeping donations up and your PAC ready to make a difference.

Register now for Refreshing Your PAC Pitch for the 2018 Mid-Term Elections

Meet Your Webinar Leader

Ronald Jacobs serves as co-chair of Venable’s Political Law Group. He advises clients on all aspects of state and federal political law, including campaign finance, lobbying disclosure, gift and ethics rules, pay-to-play laws, and tax implications of political activities. Mr. Jacobs assists clients with crises response to government investigations and enforcement actions, Congressional investigations, class-action law suits, and other high-profile problems that involve potentially damaging legal and public-relations matters. Along with Lawrence Norton, he co-edits the firm’s Political Law Briefing blog.

Mr. Jacobs understands the often-contradictory rules imposed by the different laws that apply to political activities. He offers practical advice that considers not only the legal requirements, but also the reputational risk, of political activity to a broad range of clients, including large and small companies, trade associations, charities, campaigns, Super PACs, ideological groups, individuals, and political vendors. He has developed political compliance programs for Fortune 500 companies and other clients that lobby and make political contributions nationwide.

In addition to counseling clients on political law matters, Mr. Jacobs has extensive experience in the administrative rulemaking process and in litigating challenges to agency decisions in federal court. He has represented clients in administrative matters before the Federal Election Commission, the Merit Systems Protection Board, the Federal Trade Commission, the United States Congress, and in federal court.

Who Should Attend

This webinar is of value to all types of organizations that come in contact with PACs, especially lobbying and law firms, PACs, associations, businesses with connected PACs, government relations companies, and think tanks. Attendees who will benefit most include:

  • PAC Managers
  • PAC Treasurers
  • Lobbyists
  • Partners
  • CEOs
  • Presidents
  • Vice Presidents
  • Government Affairs Personnel

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