The Bipartisan Campaign Reform Act of 2002 (Shays Meehan) is the most significant change to the Federal Election Campaign Act in 25 years. Campaign finance law experts Joseph E. Sandler and Neil P. Reiff outline the compliance ramifications of the 2002 Act, with a particular focus on soft vs. hard money issues. Included throughout the expert analysis are summaries of the claims currently pending in federal district court challenging the constitutionality of the provision referenced. Comparative Analysis Between Old and New Regulations The House committee report is followed by a "line-and-strike" version of the FECA showing changes enacted by the 2002 Act, providing a complete guide to the new requirements. FEC Rulemaking The Explanation and Justification along with the final rules implementing the BCRA, which were published in late July, are included in full text and summarized in the analysis portion of the book. Authors Written by Experts in Campaign Finance Law - Authors Joseph E. Sandler and Neil P. Reiff outline the compliance ramifications of the amendment with a particular focus on soft vs. hard money issues. The authors are partners in the Washington, D.C. law firm of Sandler, Reiff & Young.Sandler, Joseph is the author of 'Bipartisan Campaign Reform Act of 2002: Law and Explanation', published 2002 under ISBN 9780808008422 and ISBN 0808008420.