A Guide for Directors to Political Law Issues in This Election Year

Harvard Law School Forum On Corporate Governance

Charles M. Ricciardelli Melissa L. Miles

Partner Charles Ricciardelli and counsel Melissa Miles explain why corporations that want to help finance the presidential nominating conventions or support transition or inaugural activities during the 2024 election season need to be mindful of both campaign finance laws and pay-to-play rules. Violations of the latter, the authors point out, could result in a company’s being banned for years from competing for government contracts.