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

LA-12-01: Post-Employment Negotiation and Recusal Requirements under the STOCK Act
April 6, 2012

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. [The notification/recusal format was updated in 2013 in the attachment to Legal Advisory LA-13-06.]

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