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

All Advisories for 1980

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12/08/1980

(Legal) 80x10: Application of Pre-1979 Version of 18 U.S.C. § 207pdf
A former General Counsel of an agency, who had worked to develop plans to desegregate the higher education systems of several states, was barred by 18 U.S.C. § 207(a) from representing one of these states before his former agency with regard to the plans.

11/24/1980

(Legal) 80x9: Application of 18 U.S.C. § 207 Restrictions to Former Employee and Utilization of Exemptionspdf
18 U.S.C. § 207(a) and (b)(i) may bar some representational activities of a former Director of an executive branch office on behalf of a non-profit organization.

10/24/1980

(Legal) 80x8: Applicability of Post-Government Employment Restrictions of 18 U.S.C. § 207(c) to Representations of Former Administrative Law Judgepdf
Whether a former administrative law judge (ALJ) may represent claimants who seek benefits at hearings before ALJs of his former agency requires a case-by-case analysis. [Refers to form implementing regulation]

10/21/1980

(Legal) 80x1(2): Post-Government Employment Statute and Former Government Contracts Attorneypdf
Supplemental opinion to 80x1(1). OGE discusses the type of work on contracts by a government attorney that triggers the restrictions of 18 U.S.C. § 207. (Cites former 5 C.F.R. Part 737)

08/22/1980

(Legal) 80x7: Application of 1979 Amended Post-Government Employment Statutepdf
Restrictions of 1979 amendments to post-government employment statute apply to activities of employee who was re-employed as a special Government employee after the effective date of the amendments.

08/01/1980

(Legal) 80x6: “Communication” under 18 U.S.C. § 207(c)pdf
Arguing to a judge or jury on behalf of a private plaintiff in a case against a Government department constitutes an oral communication to the department with the intent to influence. [Cites former 5 C.F.R. part 737]

06/15/1980

(Legal) 80x5: Filing of Public Financial Disclosure Report by Presidential Candidatepdf
A Presidential candidate who withdraws his candidacy prior to May 15 of the successive reporting year is not required to file a public financial disclosure report.

06/13/1980

(Legal) 80x4: Particular Matter Involving a Specific Party under Post-Government Employment Statutepdf
A former Government employee was barred from representing his new employer in connection with one phase of a Government project but not other phases of the project. [Cites prior version of 18 U.S.C. § 207]

02/27/1980

(Legal) 80x3: Re-Employment by Agency of Former Officerpdf
The re-employment of a retired officer will not be viewed as a “shifting of position” under former 5 C.F.R. part 737.25(i).

02/26/1980

(Legal) 80x2: Specific Parties under 18 U.S.C. § 207(a) and (b)(i)pdf
Unless the potential offeror was identified as a party or one of a number of potential parties to the particular matter in question at the time two former employees worked on the matter, the bar in 18 U.S.C. § 207(a) and 207(b)(i) would not attach.

02/04/1980

(Legal) 80x1(1): Post-Government Employment Statute and Former Government Contracts Attorneypdf
18 U.S.C. § 207 bars a former Government attorney from representing the other parties to government contracts that he reviewed for purposes of making amendments and for purposes of rendering legal advice.