This year's US presidential election has drawn the attention
of voters across the country as well as people around the world.
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employees is highly regulated and could subject the business to
significant penalties if undertaken in a way that violates
applicable laws and regulations. Please join Mayer Brown Government
partners John Janicik and Joe Seliga for an overview of the legal
and regulatory framework governing political activity related to
this year's elections, including considerations at the federal,
state and local levels, and the potential applicability of
pay-to-play regulations such as those adopted by the Securities and
Exchange Commission, the Municipal Securities Rulemaking Board and
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The Trump presidency is halfway through its first 100 days. The legislative and executive branches are under a unified Republican government for only the second time since the Eisenhower administration, and the GOP is seeking to use this rare opportunity to advance its policy agenda.
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