Topic: Lobbying

5 Ongoing Legal Issues for Nonprofit Boards

According to the National Center for Charitable Statistics, there are more than 1.5 million nonprofit and tax-exempt organizations operating in the United States, from charities to industry associations to religious institutions. But whatever their structure or purpose, such organizations need to understand – and respond to – key legal and regulatory issues that are unique… Read more »

Nonprofit Law: A Roundup of Recent Legal Commentary

For your reference, a roundup of legal advisories regarding the new IRS Form 990, unpaid internships, employment matters, fundraising, lobbying, and other issues and concerns particular to nonprofit organizations:  Recent Developments for Exempt Organizations, Including 2011 Year in Review (Ropes & Gray LLP) “Looking ahead, the IRS Exempt Organizations division recently released its annual work… Read more »

Nonprofit Law: A Legal Reading List

For your reference, here’s a roundup of recent legal commentary and analysis to do with the various issues and concerns particular to nonprofit organizations: On Misconduct… Can an Effective Whistleblower Policy Prevent Misconduct? (Ober|Kaler)  “It is not enough to have whistleblower policies on paper – executives of academic institutions, nonprofits and for profit organizations bear… Read more »