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Higher Education Oversight and Governance: Role of a College Board of Trustees
As in past years, there have been numerous interesting tax-related developments over the last 12 months in the state of Georgia. Just a few of these recent developments are summarized below...more
Corporate Counsel can efficiently and cost-effectively delegate their commercial real estate transactions to outside counsel. This article touches on key-points of the corporate leasing process and the dynamics that corporate...more
Even in seemingly straight forward transactions, there are several key points a tenant or company should consider when renewing or extending its lease, and a few "best practices" it should adopt....more
Startups, small tenants and non-profits can successfully negotiate several key leasing issues that materially improves the terms of their office space leases. By Peter Pokorny, Real Estate Counselors, PLLC. ...more
Non-Profit entities have unique issues that should be considered when leasing office space....more
If you are an in-house lawyer for a trade or professional association, you probably spend a good amount of your time counseling the association and its members on the importance of complying with government regulations,...more
On February 2, 2012 Governor Corbett signed into law Act 2 of 2012, which became effective March 3, 2012. Act 2 makes substantial changes to the Small Games of Chance Act, and those who are involved with charities that might...more
Generally, a commercial co-venturer is a person regularly and primarily engaged in commerce (other than in connection with raising funds for charities) who conducts a “charitable sales promotion.” Co-venturers are typically...more
With the release of New York's Consolidated Funding Application, Governor Cuomo's economic development strategies are being implemented. Municipalities, businesses and not-for-profit organizations are faced with the task of...more
What is Unrelated Business Income?
- What is unrelated business income?
- What is excluded from unrelated business income?
- Explanation of specific UBI exceptions
As we have done previously (click here for our first quarter 2010 Nonprofit Alert, click here for our second quarter 2010 Nonprofit Alert, and click here for our third and fourth quarters 2010 Nonprofit Alerts), Venable's...more
*Promotional and Fundraising Affiliations
– Corporate Sponsorships
– Licensing (Passive Royalty Income)
– Commercial Co-Venture
– Joint Programs Via Contract
– Subsidiary Entities
In This Issue:
UBIT Basics; Is the Income Taxable? Corporate Partnerships Maximizing Income; Corporate Sponsorship Income; Acknowledgment vs. Advertising; What is a Royalty? and, Cause Marketing.
On February 28, 2011 the U.S. Supreme Court will hear oral argument in a case that may significantly impact the intellectual property rights of small businesses and universities that work in close collaboration to develop new...more
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