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United States Office of Government Ethics, Preventing Conflicts of Interest in the Executive Branch

Watch Live on August 21 at 12:00 PM: Gifts of Free Attendance - 31 USC § 1353 v. WAG
August 21, 2014

In this 60 minute broadcast, OGE's lead instructors will address the key distinctions between agency gift acceptance authorities, such as 31 USC § 1353, and personal gift acceptance authorities, such as the exception for widely attended gatherings (WAG). Participants will analyze a scenario to determine how each of these authorities (and others) might apply.

This session is designed as an advanced application of regulations pertaining to gifts from outside sources.

Date: Thursday, August 21, 2014

Time: 12:00 p.m. -- 1:00 p.m. (EDT)

Link: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Rx5kBZfuG_4