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Campaign Finance after Citizens United: A Primer on Super PACs and Corporate Political Activity

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Much has changed in the world of campaign finance since the Supreme Court’s landmark Citizens United decision.  Hear the latest about how Super PACs, 501(c) organizations, and corporations are influencing the 2012 election.

This webcast welcomes General Counsel to John McCain's 2008 and 2000 presidential campaigns, current Caplin & Drysdale member, and co-author of Political Activity, Lobbying Laws and Gift Rules Guide, 3d, 2011-2012 ed. (Thomson Reuters, 2011) Trevor Potter, as he leads this hot topic discussion during the 2012 election season.  Joined by Caplin & Drysale associate Matt Sanderson, the presenters will explore the following topics:

  • Differences between types of "outside" groups, and why those differences matter to your organization
  • New developments in campaign finance rules, such as "hybrid PACs"
  • Possible election effects of and regulatory responses to significant spending by outside groups in the 2012 election

There couldn't be a more timely program with news on PACs breaking each day during this election year.  Get the latest developments and information from nationally recognized authorities.  Enroll today at West LegalEdcenter.



Practice Areas: Corporate & Securities, Election, Campaign & Political Law, Lobbying
Online Media Type: Audio
Production Date: 05/08/2012 12:00 PM EDT
Level: Intermediate
Category: Standard
Duration: 1 Hours, 0 Minutes
Online Format: Live

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Matt Sanderson - Associate, Caplin & Drysdale; Washington, DC
Trevor Potter - Member, Caplin & Drysdale, Washington, D.C.; co-author of Political Activity, Lobbying Laws and Gift Rules Guide, 3d
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