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Municipal Bankruptcies – Interview with Bill Kannel, Member, Mintz Levin
Financing Trends in Life Sciences – Interview with Bill Whelan, Member, Mintz Levin
Dual Track Auctions for Distressed Companies – Interview with Rich Moche, Member, Mintz Levin
Higher Education Oversight and Governance: Role of a College Board of Trustees
The IRS recently released an Information Letter, written in response to a congressman’s inquiry about an unidentified charity’s unidentified practices, confirming that Section 501(c)(3) organizations may use the internet to...more
In This Presentation:
- Incorporation/Annual Corporate Reporting
- Foreign Corporation Authorization/Reporting
- State Tax - Registration and Reporting
- Charitable Solicitation...more
Effective April 10, 2013, the state of Florida made changes to its Game Promotion Statute. The changes were made partly in response to the state’s recent ban of so-called Internet sweepstakes cafes....more
Forthcoming revisions to Form PC, examining new forms of solicitation using social media, and newly proposed legislation regarding director compensation were topics covered by Mary Beckman, Chief of the Massachusetts Attorney...more
On September 18, 2012, in Van Hollen v. Federal Election Commission, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit reversed a March 30th ruling of the United States District Court for the District of Columbia...more
In this presentation:
- Charitable Solicitation Requirements Overview
- Regulatory Update
- Social Media Implications
- Promotions Through Social Media
Advocacy groups and trade associations that fund political advertisements may be compelled to make heightened donor disclosures as a result of recent litigation. The expanded disclosure requirements apply to “electioneering...more
In this presentation:
- What is Unrelated Business Income?
- UBIT Exceptions: Qualified Sponsorship Income
- UBIT Exceptions: Royalty Income
- Cause-Related Marketing
Please see full...more
Trademarks Have Come of Age.....
Every Nonprofit Has Brands to Protect.....
The Rise in Legal Battles Among Nonprofits Over Trademarks.....
Clearing Trademarks: Selection and How to Work with Marketing...more
What is Unrelated Business Income?
- What is unrelated business income?
- What is excluded from unrelated business income?
- Explanation of specific UBI exceptions
THE PARTICIPATION OF CELEBRITIES in charitable causes is rooted in tradition and increasingly apparent in a variety of venues. When those who are famous for their achievements in the arts, entertainment, media, or sports...more
How do you determine who is control of a noncommercial broadcaster governed by a self-perpetuating Board of Directors? That question was addressed in a recent FCC decision, dismissing an application for a new noncommercial FM...more
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