Applicability of 18 U.S.C. § 208 to Proposed Appointment of Government Official to the Board of Connie Lee

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An executive branch officer or employee appointed to the Board of Directors of Connie Lee would be a “director” within the meaning of 18 U.S.C. § 208(a) and therefore would be disqualified from participating “personnally and substantially” in any “particular matter” implicating the financial interests of Connie Lee unless the conditions of subsection 208(b) are satisfied.

Updated July 9, 2014