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Election Year Political Activity: Must-Know Compliance Rules for
Associations & Other Non-Profit Entities

Webinar • Tuesday, April 28, 2020 • 2:00 - 3:00 PM ET | Qualifies for 1 CAE

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With the 2020 election season in full gear, associations and nonprofits (and their PACs) have unique opportunities to engage with federal and state elected officials.  Unfortunately, they also have many opportunities to violate the rules that govern those political activities.

The fact that rules of the road can be complicated is no excuse: noncompliance can damage an organization’s reputation and lead to devastating legal consequences.

How can your government relations team exert election-year influence without risking violations?  Start by understanding the “must-know” rules.

Register now for Election Year Political Activity: Must-Know Compliance Rules for Associations & Other Nonprofits.

In this one-hour webinar, political law expert Jim Kahl helps government relations professionals safely take advantage of unique election-year opportunities. You’ll learn how to keep your PAC and other political activities compliant as you engage with public officials on behalf of your members.

Understand the legal ramifications of your GR activity.  From taxes and campaign finance, to ethics, gifts and registering as lobbyists, you’ll learn how to avoid legal missteps. Plus, you’ll have the chance to ask your own questions during the Q&A portion of the webinar.

Reserve your space now for expert guidance on the rules you must follow to engage in political activity this election year, including:

  • Tax rules that apply to nonprofits’ and associations’ political activity
  • Campaign finance rules governing PAC fundraising and spending plus other forms of candidate support
  • Registration and reporting rules for lobbying federal and state officials
  • Rules for inviting public officials to your organization’s events
  • Government ethics rules that regular gift-giving to public officials

Don’t miss this opportunity to understand the “rules of the road” for keeping election-year political activities effective—without risking your reputation and costly legal consequences.

Register now for Election Year Political Activity: Must-Know Compliance Rules for Associations & Other Nonprofits.

Meet Your Webinar Leaders

Jim Kahl is a Partner in the Washington, D.C. office of Whiteford, Taylor & Preston, and is a leader of the firm’s political law practice.  Jim helps clients navigate the complex regulatory maze that affects political activity.  With an extensive background working in and practicing before federal agencies, he provides counsel on federal and state campaign finance, lobbying, and government ethics laws and regulations.  His clients include Fortune 500 corporations, trade associations, advocacy groups and tax-exempt organizations, as well as political action committees (PACs), ballot committees and other political committees.  Jim previously served as Deputy General Counsel of the Federal Election Commission, and he is a frequent speaker and author regarding campaign finance and other political law issues. 

Who Should Attend

This webinar is of value to associations and nonprofits. Attendees who will benefit most include:

  • Legal staff
  • Government Relations professionals

Don't wait, register your entire team today!

CAE Credits: All live webinar attendees are eligible for 1 CAE credit hours. Association TRENDS is a CAE Approved Provider. Our programs meet the requirements for fulfilling the professional development requirements to earn or maintain the Certified Association Executive credential. We will maintain records of your participation in accord with CAE policies. For more information about the CAE credential or Approved Provider program, please visit www.whatiscae.org

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