This beginner course will provide an overview of federal, state, and local lobbying disclosure laws and discuss common compliance issues. Lindsay Nathan and David Owens instruct on where to start in navigating the lobbying waters for all activity types and share guidance on best practices to steer clear of regulation violations.
- Understand what activities may be considered to be lobbying under federal, state, and local laws
- Identify triggers for when lobbying registration and reporting are required and how to complete reports
- Discuss gift and ethics restrictions applicable to lobbyists and lobbyist employers
- Learn key aspects of effective lobbying compliance programs