In this issue:

- Top 5 Legal Issues of the Past Year

- And the horse you rode in on Antitrust and membership restrictions

- Employment and benefits developments: Same-sex couples

- DOJ rules on association joint purchasing plans

- Excerpt from Top 5 Nonprofit Legal Issues of the Past Year:

The IRS scandal, diverting assets, ethics and more – the annual list of issues that affected associations and nonprofits in the past year.

1. Nonprofit corporation law changes

New York and the District of Columbia both revised the laws governing nonprofit corporations in recent years. As a result, associations incorporated in those states have broader leeway to use electronic communications as part of their governance. The new statutes, however, also bring about new burdens for associations as well, particularly with New York’s new law.

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Topics:  Antitrust Litigation, Antitrust Provisions, DOJ, Employee Benefits, IRS, Joint Purchasing Programs, Non-Profits, Same-Sex Marriage

Published In: Antitrust & Trade Regulation Updates, General Business Updates, Labor & Employment Updates, Nonprofits Updates, Tax Updates

DISCLAIMER: Because of the generality of this update, the information provided herein may not be applicable in all situations and should not be acted upon without specific legal advice based on particular situations.

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