Additional Blogs of Interest

The Value of the Whistleblower Program

Posted by Whitcomb, Selinsky, PC Staff on May 14, 2020 4:26:00 PM

On September 23, 2019, Senators Chuck Grassley, Tammy Baldwin, Joni Ernst, and Dick Durbin introduced the Whistleblower Programs Improvement Act (WPIA), which protects financial whistleblowers who report internally from retaliation. This law mirrors the Whistleblower Protection Reform Act of 2019, which passed in the House of Representatives last spring. It is aimed at clarifying that the Dodd-Frank Act’s anti-retaliation provision should apply equally to employees who report alleged misconduct directly to the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) and to employees who only report alleged misconduct internally to their employers.

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Tags: government relations

Formation of PACs For Individuals, Breweries, Associations & Guilds

Posted by Kimberly Craven on Aug 18, 2019 9:17:49 PM

Now that you know what Political Action Committees (PACs) can do and have been doing, are you curious as to how to start one? According to the Federal Election Committee (FEC) website “An individual or group can set up a "nonconnected committee" when it wants to set up a political action committee (PAC), and that PAC is not one of the following:

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Tags: government relations, political action committee

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