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501(c)(6) Organizations and Lobbying

I work for a trade association exempt from federal taxes under Internal Revenue Code § 501(c)(6), and we would like to lobby Congress for some loopholes from certain regulations. If we do not get the loopholes we are seeking, we are going to fund campaigns against all of the congresspersons who voted against them. Will […]

Antitrust Concerns in Trade Associations

My company has been invited to join a trade association that will try to get some of the regulations burdening our industry reduced. A lawyer friend of mine told me I need to be aware of antitrust concerns. Why’d she say that? Whenever representatives of companies in a particular industry—who normally compete against one another—join […]