The flood of corporate money going into independent expenditures or to fronts remain in the dark. And the business lobby is intent on insuring that they stay there. The business lobby opposes disclosure in any form, from the congressional Disclose Act, to the proposed SEC regulations, to the now banned executive order.
Throughout the conference, the panelists kept reiterating that what occurs in court is state specific, "locale specific," and jurist specific. In other words, results vary from judge to judge based upon the judge's biases, beliefs, assumptions and values. I think this should really scare anyone and everyone.