Super PACs, Ballot Measures, and YouâA Campaign Finance Primer for California Businesses
Andrew T. Kugler
Andrew Kugler, a partner in Mayer Brown’s Government Practice group and former Congressional staffer, provides strategic advice to public and private clients on a variety of issues, including regulatory compliance, government contracting, campaign finance, lobbying disclosure, environmental, and land use.
When it comes to corporate money and politics, ambiguous rules and lax enforcement are the sad norm. But that does not mean the stakes are low. With the 2016 presidential campaign in full swing and the spotlight once again shining on political money, even innocent mistakes can make headlines and do significant damage to corporate brands, customer relationships, and share prices. It is thus a good time to brush up on the basicsâand to dispel some of the myths-of federal and state campaign finance laws.
Super PACs, Super PACs, Super PACs!