By: Laurence D. LauferOn May 21, the New York City Conflicts of Interest Board issued an advisory opinion confirming that employees, trustees, and trustee-designated representatives of the five
Under NYC’s conflicts law, public servants may not, for example, accept any valuable gift from any person or firm which the public servant knows is or intends to become engaged in business dealings with
Persons required to be listed on a NYC-lobbyist registration statement, such as the lobbyists, their spouses and domestic partners, and certain employees of lobbying organizations, may not offer or make a gift to a public servant. While the new opinion does not address the lobbyist gift ban directly, the implication is that lobbyists may not make gifts to employees, trustees, and trustee-designated representatives of the five NYC pension funds.
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