Breakfast Briefing on New Lobbying Reform and Ethics Rules

December 4, 2007
[Past Event]

The Association of Women in International Trade and Blank Rome, a WIIT Corporate Member, are hosting a breakfast briefing on New Lobbying Reform and Ethics Rules:  What You Need to Know When Interacting with Federal Representatives.

Tuesday, December 4, 2007

8:00 AM                 Registration & Continental Breakfast

8:30 - 10:00 AM    Briefing

On September 14, 2007, the President signed the “Honest Leadership and Open Government Act of 2007.”   This new law contains significant changes to, among other laws, the Lobbying Disclosure Act of 1995 (LDA), as well as modifications to Senate and House gift rules.  Duncan Smith, Paul Honigberg, and Eric Wang  of Blank Rome will discuss the important changes you need to know, including the new gift ban and travel restrictions, reporting lobbying activity, disclosure of earmarks and bundling of campaign contributions, and other provisions.  

Blank Rome LLP and Blank Rome Government Relations LLC


Boardroom - 12th Floor

600 New Hampshire Avenue NW

Washington, DC


Attendance is free but registration is required.  Continental breakfast will be served.


Please RSVP by Friday, November 30 to Rebecca Jerro at


For more information on this event please contact Barbara Linney at   For directions to Blank Rome’s offices please click here.


The Association for Women in International Trade (WIIT) is a professional association of men and women who share an interest and expertise in international trade.  Our members are engaged in a variety of international trade careers, including business, U.S. and foreign government, and non-profit organizations.