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26 Mar. 2014 | Comments (0)

This winter, the IRS and Treasury Department issued proposed regulatory changes for 501(c)(4) organizations, also known as “Social Welfare Organizations.” Much has been made of the political activity of these groups and the extent to which their activities are funded by the “dark money” of corporations. It is likely that new rulemaking will impact ways in which corporations interact with these social welfare organizations as well as other tax-exempt groups such as unions, charities, and membership organizations.

Register now for an exclusive webcast on this issue from The Conference Board.

The webcast, which is free to members of The Conference Board, will discuss the potential impact of current and proposed rules on corporate political and philanthropic activity, how companies can ensure that they understand the changing rules, providing appropriate board oversight, ensuring against reputational injury, and can anticipate where things are headed with respect to corporate political activity regulation. Guests include:

  • Stefan Passantino, Partner, McKenna Long and Aldridge LLC
  • Wesley Bizzell, Assistant General Counsel, Altria Client Services Inc
  • Marcel Buscescu, Assistant Director, The Governance Center, The Conference Board (moderator)

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Date: Wednesday April 2, 2014

Time: 3:00pm EST

Audience:General Counsel, political compliance lawyers, government affairs professionals, corporate secretaries, heads of citizenship/CSR

Price: Free to members of The Conference Board. $300 for non-members.

Registration details: Visit this website to register.

  • About the Author:Alex Parkinson

    Alex Parkinson

    Alex Parkinson is Principal of Parky Communications, a communications agency specializing in sustainability and CSR reporting and communications. He serves as the Co-Leader of The Conference Board Cor…

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