Joshua Rosenstein, Partner, Comments on the Legality of Washington State Senator Lobbying for Cambodia

Joshua Rosenstein, partner, comments on the legality of Washington State Senator lobbying for Cambodia with The Diplomat.

“The legislator can’t take on a job that is impacted by his or her official duties in Washington [state]. It has to be a legitimate arms-length contract. It can’t count as a prohibited gift, and it generally can’t involve a contract with the state,” explains Joshua Rosenstein, a lawyer who focuses on the Foreign Agents Registration Act.

“In most places, ethics restrictions only apply to lobbying representatives of their own chambers.”

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