Lobbying Overview Training


On September 20, 2018, the Commission hosted a Lobbying Overview Training session for Lobbyists, Clients of Lobbyists, Public Corporations, and other interested parties regarding the Commission's comprehensive lobbying regulations, which go into effect January 1, 2019.

At this training, members of the lobbying community were given the opportunity to explore and learn more about key elements of the new regulations. 

Lobbying Overview Training Recording

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Upcoming Training: JCOPE Annual CLE Program in NYC

The Commission is also including a separate training session at its annual CLE program, in New York City, on October 25, 2018. It will be hosted in conjunction with New York Law School, at 185 West Broadway, from 1:30 to 5 p.m. This year, the focus will be on lobbying. Registration will begin at 1:30 p.m., followed by a plenary session and two panel discussions. The first will deal with the intersection of the 1st Amendment and lobbying oversight. The second will provide a broad overview of the new comprehensive lobbying regulations. Additional details on this event, including how to signup, will be forthcoming and will be found in this space.  


If you have particular questions or situations that present challenges for you or your firm on these topics, you are encouraged to contact our Legal staff for guidance regarding your unique situations. The contact information for our Attorney-of-the-Day line and the Legal unit's email address are at the end of this page. 

Contact The JCOPE Attorney of the Day

The Commission administers an "Attorney of the Day" program to help provide State officials and employees, lobbyists, and clients of lobbyists with free, confidential advice, both formal and informal, on navigating the State's ethics and lobbying laws. 

Contact us by phone:
Hotline - Press "2" to speak to the attorney of the day   800-87-ETHICS (873-8442)
Contact us by email:
Mailing Address:

New York State

Joint Commission on Public Ethics

540 Broadway 

Albany, New York 12207