Jan Witold Baran



  • Friday, May 18, 2012
    Editor: Mr. Toner, please tell our readers about your background as chairman of the Federal Election Commission (FEC) and the work you do in counseling corporations, trade associations, campaign and political party committees and individuals on complying with federal and state election laws.
  • Thursday, November 1, 2007
    With President Bush's signature, the Honest Leadership and Open Government Act of 2007 (formerly S. 1) was enacted on September 14, 2007. Many provisions in this new law affect corporations, trade associations, and other organizations that employ or retain lobbyists through changes in federal gift laws, lobbyist reporting requirements, and post-employment...
  • Thursday, November 1, 2007
    Political speech by corporations and labor unions during election periods received a major boost in the U.S. Supreme Court's June 25, 2007, decision in FEC v. Wisconsin Right to Life, Inc . ("WRTL"). This case was of intense interest by those who represent business organizations in Washington. We modestly note that Wiley Rein's amicus curiae brief on behalf...