Legal Advisories

The Legal Advisories page contains the DAEOgrams on substantive ethics issues published by OGE from 1992 to 2010, the Advisory Opinions published by OGE from 1979 to 2010, and the Legal Advisories, which OGE began publishing in 2011.

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April 25, 2013

LA-13-06: Notification of Negotiations for Post-Government Compensation under Section 17 of the STOCK Act

This Legal Advisory clarifies that employees must comply with the notification requirements under section 17 of the Stop Trading on Congressional Knowledge Act of 2012 (STOCK Act) when they negotiate for, or have an agreement of, post-government, non-federal compensation for services to be rendered entirely after termination of federal employment.

April 6, 2012

LA-12-01: Post-Employment Negotiation and Recusal Requirements under the STOCK Act

This Legal Advisory explains STOCK Act provisions requiring certain employees to: (1) Notify their DAEOs of any negotiation or agreement for future employment or compensation within three business days after commencement of the negotiation or agreement; and (2) Recuse whenever there is a conflict of interest or appearance issue with the entity. [Updated notification/recusal format is available in the attachment to LA-13-06.]

January 22, 2009

DO-09-003: Executive Order 13490, Ethics Pledge

OGE provides an overview of President Obama's Executive Order 13490, "Ethics Commitments by Executive Branch Personnel."

July 12, 2007

Attachment to DO-07-019: Expert Witnesses — Ethics in Court

The attachment, DO-07-019a, is an outline of issues and cases pertaining to expert witnesses and the relevant ethical restrictions. The outline is designed primarily as a legal research aid for ethics officials and attorneys who must deal with expert witness questions in the context of pending litigation.

July 12, 2007

DO-07-019: Expert Witness Outline

OGE prepares an outline of cases and issues pertaining to expert witnesses and the relevant ethical restrictions.

August 9, 2006

06x7: Ethics and Working with Contractors — Questions and Answers

Guidance on variety of ethics issues that commonly arise in procurement context, such as seeking employment, post-employment, financial conflicts of interest, outside employment, gifts and misuse of office.

August 9, 2006

Attachment to DO-06-023: Ethics and Working with Contractors — Questions and Answers

The attachment, DO-06-023A, provides answers to some frequently asked ethics questions about working with Government contractors.

August 9, 2006

DO-06-023: Ethics and Working with Contractors — Questions and Answers

Guidance on variety of ethics issues that commonly arise in procurement context, such as seeking employment, post-employment, financial conflicts of interest, outside employment, gifts and misuse of office.

September 20, 2004

04x13: Detailed Summary of Seeking Employment

OGE provides a detailed summary of the provisions governing seeking employment in Subpart F of 5 CFR Part 2635 (implementing 18 U.S.C. § 208 and the broader restriction imposed by section 101(j) of Executive Order 12674).

February 19, 2003

DO-03-003: Proposed Post-Employment Rule

OGE publishes a proposed rule (February 2003) providing interpretive guidance concerning 18 U.S.C. § 207. This memorandum discusses the history of the statute and the structure of the proposed rule.

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