5 CFR 2641.203 - One-year restriction on any former employee's representations, aid, or advice concerning ongoing trade or treaty negotiation.
(a)Basic prohibition of 18 U.S.C. 207(b). For one year after his Government service terminates, no former employee shall, on the basis of “covered information,” knowingly represent, aid, or advise any other person concerning an ongoing trade or treaty negotiation in which, during his last year of Government service, he participated personally and substantially as an employee. “Covered information” refers to agency records which were accessible to the employee which he knew or should have known were designated as exempt from disclosure under the Freedom of Information Act ( 5 U.S.C. 552).
(1) Acting on behalf of the United States. See § 2641.301(a).
(3) Testifying under oath. See § 2641.301(f).
(c)Commencement and length of restriction. 18 U.S.C. 207(b) commences upon an employee's termination from Government service. The restriction lasts for one year or until the termination of the negotiation, whichever occurs first.
(d)Represent, aid, or advise. [Reserved]
(e)Any other person. [Reserved]
(f)On the basis of. [Reserved]
(g)Covered information. [Reserved]
(h)Ongoing trade or treaty negotiation. [Reserved]
(i)Participated personally and substantially. [Reserved]