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Nielsen Merksamer Co-hosts Leading Corporate Political Compliance Events in Washington D.C. this September

On September 10 and 11, Nielsen Merksamer attorneys will again speak at the Practising Law Institute’s (PLI) annual two-day conference Corporate Political Activities 2015: Complying with Campaign Finance, Lobbying and Ethics Laws.  Senior partner Chip Nielsen has co-chaired and co-organized this popular conference since 1977.  Jason Kaune, who heads the firm’s political law section, has served on the PLI faculty since 2000.

The first day the program comprehensively outlines federal laws and includes a question and answer period with the chair and vice chair of the Federal Election Commission.  The second day turns to corporate compliance programs and state and local laws. Several state regulators will present from Texas, Maryland, Pennsylvania and New York. This year’s luncheon speaker will be Floyd Abrams, a leading expert on constitutional law.

Nielsen Merksamer clients join together for a mid-day workshop on Wednesday, September 9 to share political law compliance tips and strategies.

“Both the PLI conference and the Nielsen Merksamer workshop are must-attend events for those of us who deal with political law issues—whether you are a lobbyist, attorney, or trade association executive,” notes Wes Bizzell, Assistant General Counsel of Altria Client Services, Inc.

“PLI’s expert faculty provides not only in-depth summaries of the law but also practical compliance tips, making PLI’s Corporate Political Activities conference the best and most informative conference on political law,” he adds.

PLI attendees also receive a detailed course book. This political law “Blue Book” has become a valued resource for practitioners and can be purchased from PLI.   Nielsen Merksamer political law partners Jennie Skelton, Darrin Lim and Elli Abdoli contribute to chapters in this book in their areas of expertise.

Nielsen Merksamer clients can also enjoy a 20% discount on the PLI program.