02.20.2023 FEC Announces New Contribution Limits for Federal CandidatesThe Federal Election Commission has announced its inflation-adjustments for contribution limits to federal political recipients. These new limits apply to the 2023-2024 federal elections, and represent a significant increase from previous limits.
12.13.2022Gift Rules for Elected Officials and Government EmployeesSecret Santa, Pass the Parcel, White Elephant, Mystery Maccabee—whatever you call it, this is the season of gift giving. But private individuals, businesses, and elected officials need to think carefully before providing or accepting any gifts or other things of value this holiday season. New Jersey’s gift-and-ethics rules can restrict even such innocuous seeming items as gift baskets, meals, or entertainment—providing anything of value to an elected official or government employee can have important legal and compliance implications.
09.21.2022Who Can Make Political Contributions in New Jersey?Now that Labor Day is in the rearview mirror, we are only two months out from important federal and state elections here in New Jersey. In this period will come a rush of dinners, cocktail parties, and breakfasts, all with the goal of raising funds for the homestretch of the election. Before you or your business attend one of these fundraisers, it is important to understand which people and entities are legally permitted to make political contributions, and which are not.
01.15.2021Genova Burns LLC Launches New "Compliance Corner" Column in Insider NJ Genova Burns LLC is excited to announce that the firm is launching a new initiative entitled the "Compliance Corner" in Insider NJ. In this new column, Genova Burns attorneys will be providing regular insights on government-contracting, political-activity, and pay-to-play compliance to readers. We will be addressing popular topics, answering questions, and providing compliance tips.