Counsel Jisha V. Dymond of the firm’s Corporate Political Activity Law Group is featured in a Reuters article entitled “COMPLY-Why U.S. election season donations can trip up advisers.” The piece by Suzanne Barlyn examines why public retirement plan advisers planning to make political contributions should be aware of the Securities and Exchange Commission rules and other relevant pay to play regulations. Ms. Dymond comments that “(i)n an election year, there's so many different ways to hit a trip wire in terms of compliance.”
Ms. Dymond represents for-profit and non-profit corporations, trade associations and PACs on the legal aspects of their political activities, including federal and state campaign finance, pay-to-play, and federal and state lobbying laws. She also advises candidates and elected officials on state and federal campaign finance law and ethics obligations. Ms. Dymond’ s experience includes litigation and appearing before administrative agencies such as the New York City Campaign Finance Board, New York State Board of Elections, and the New Jersey Election Law Enforcement Commission.
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