November 4, 2013
by Alexandra Cabonor
JURIST Guest Columnist Dan Epstein of Cause of Action discusses the upcoming Supreme Court decision in McCutcheon v. Federal Election Commission...Last month, the US Supreme Court heard arguments in McCutcheon v. Federal Election Commission, a campaign finance case that legal commentator Jeffrey ...[read more]
March 13, 2013
by Stephen Krug
JURIST Guest Columnist Joseph Marren of KStone Partners LLC says that the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants must seriously reconsider its decision to designate the Federal Accounting Standards Advisory Board as the "generally accepted accounting principles" standards setter for ...[read more]
February 2, 2013
by Stephen Krug
JURIST Guest Columnist Joseph Marren, President and Chief Executive Officer of KStone Partners LLC, in a continuance of a previous piece, reviews the history of financial reporting by the federal government...In Citizens United v. Federal Election Commission, Justice John Paul Stevens, joined by ...[read more]
January 9, 2013
by Stephen Krug
JURIST Guest Columnist Joseph Marren, President and Chief Executive Officer of KStone Partners LLC, says that the Statement and Account Clause must be strictly adhered to if voters are to make truly informed choices...On January 21, 2010, in Citizens United v. Federal Election Commission (FEC), ...[read more]
June 29, 2012
by Max Slater
The US Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit ruled Thursday that a district court erred in holding that corporations can contribute directly to political campaigns. The Fourth Circuit held that the Supreme Court's decision in Citizens United v. Federal Election Commission does not prevent ...[read more]
March 9, 2012
by Michael Kalis
JURIST Guest Columnist Mark Loewenstein of the University of Colorado Law School says that while the SEC clearly has the authority to require reporting companies to disclose information regarding their political expenditures, a better course of action may be to amend existing SEC rules to ...[read more]
February 14, 2012
by Garrett Eisenhour
On February 14, 2010, Senator Charles Schumer and Representative Chris van Hollen proposed legislation to ban foreign companies, or those controlled by foreign companies or governments, from making campaign contributions in US elections. The proposal followed the US Supreme Court decision in ...[read more]
January 21, 2011
by Dwyer Arce
On January 21, 2010, the US Supreme Court ruled 5-4 in Citizens United v. Federal Election Commission that corporations had a First Amendment right to expend general treasury funds in political campaigns. The court was asked to consider Section 203 of the Bipartisan Campaign Reform Act (BCRA), ...[read more]
July 30, 2010
by Torrey Hullum
Nick Nyhart: "With just four Republican Senators in play on the DISCLOSE Act its failure to reach closure Wednesday was no surprise. The original intent of the legislation was to blunt the impact of the disastrous Supreme Court decision in Citizens United v. Federal Election Commission. ...[read more]
April 29, 2010
by Jonathan Cohen
A group of Senate Democrats on Thursday introduced legislation aimed at curbing foreign and corporate influence in elections after a recent Supreme Court decision eased restrictions on campaign spending. In Citizens United v. Federal Election Commission, the Supreme Court struck down Section 203 ...[read more]

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