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Nonprofit Legal Resources

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The Nonprofit Organizations Committee seeks to advance the practices of nonprofit and professional associations law and to help ACC members working in these areas better serve their clients. Resources provided include information on taxes and best practices for working with nonprofit organizations.

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Upcoming Teleconference Meeting

Tuesday, May 13, 2014 at 3:00 PM ET, 7:00 PM GMT
Legal Quick Hit (Webcast presentation during the meeting)

Performance Management and Discipline in Nonprofits: Common Pitfalls, Effective Solutions

It's hard to tell an employee they're not performing well, and even harder to tell them they're fired. But it's much worse when these difficult issues and conversations are not handled the right way. This Quick Hit will focus on identifying and avoiding common employer mistakes in the context of employee discipline and termination. Learn to proactively minimize the risk of legal action while empowering your organization to effectively manage its workforce and meet operational needs. David Warner, Partner, Venable LLP

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Upcoming Webcast

Monetizing Large Judgements and Arbitration Awards


April 24th, 2014 9:00 AM EST, 1:00 PM GMT


Presented by ACC's Litigation Committee and Kobre & Kim LLP

As the value of judgments and arbitration awards coming out of large-scale litigation continues to rise, so does the challenge of enforcing them. Sophisticated judgment debtors today often hold assets protected in a variety of structures in offshore financial centers around the world, which create challenging roadblocks to efficient and prompt recovery that can only be overcome with the right tools and strategies.

In this webcast, a group of internationally based attorneys, experienced in enforcing high value judgments and recovering hidden assets will share their first-hand insights into the international judgment enforcement and asset recovery process. The panel discussion will include analysis of effective asset tracing, utilizing specific legal tools available in the U.S., Europe, Asia and offshore jurisdictions as well as the alternative fee structures available to minimize costs and risks.


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Upcoming Webcast

The Why and How of Credentialing by Nonprofits - And the Role of Counsel

Apr 23 2014 12:30 PM ET On-Line CLE/CPD Program
On Demand 60 Minutes
Sponsored by Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman LLP

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Your Nonprofit's Next Big Event: Spotting and Solving the Most Common Meeting Contract Pitfalls

Jun 26 2014 2:00 PM ET On-Line CLE/CPD Program
On Demand 60 Minutes
Sponsored by Venable LLP

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Recent Committee-Developed Resources

Exhibitor Contract Template

Mar 2014 Form & Policy
Sponsored by Venable LLP
An Exhibitor Contract Template that includes provisions for payment, setup, liability, and insurance.

Model Intellectual Property Assignment Agreement

Mar 2014 Form & Policy
Sponsored by Venable LLP
A Model Intellectual Property Assignment Agreement that includes provisions for assurances, representations and warranties, and controlling law.

Model Nonprofit Gift Acceptance Policy

Mar 2014 Form & Policy
Sponsored by Venable LLP
Sample gift acceptance policy for a nonprofit organization.