This article speaks about how numerous lawyers practice at legal departments where supporting low-income communities through pro bono assistance is a core value.
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More and more nonprofits are striving to have a global footprint. Expanding operations across borders poses unique challenges to US-based nonprofits. From opening and closing offices to moving assets, grantmaking, and managing data issues, this session will take a deeper look at the legal and business aspects of managing overseas operations.
This presentation promotes an interactive discussion of the duties and liabilities of directors and officers in the United States, Canada, and other jurisdictions. Of particular interest to in-house counsel in organizations with international operations, the program will focus on rights, liabilities, and other topics of unique importance to directors and officers of your company’s international subsidiaries and affiliates. The duties that are owed, by international directors, to other US-based directors, the corporation, and its shareholders are often scrutinized in the context of change of control transactions, conflict-of-interest disclosure, breach of confidentiality, and insider trading inquiries. The panel and audience will review a number of hypothetical scenarios and consider where conflicts can arise and how they might be proactively managed.
This interactive session will explore the intersection of corporate social responsibility (CSR) and pro bono, with a particular focus on how legal department leaders can develop pro bono programs to complement their companies’ CSR efforts and increase impact.
This panel will explore the emerging issues corporate boards are facing. This innovative program, presented by the National Association of Corporate Directors, will feature independent, non-executive directors of private and Fortune 500 companies. We will discover how the board is grappling with hot issues such as succession planning, board and management dynamics, strategy, performance, risk oversight, shareholder activism, innovation, and competitive disruption. The panelists will provide advice on how the general counsel's office can equip the board to stay ahead of the curve and provide effective oversight with the most cutting-edge governance practices.
This is a sample form 990 disclosure questionnaire for Board of Directors.
This is a sample sponsorship and related benefits agreement.
This Top Ten relates to questions the leadership of organizations should ask when beginning nonprofit merger discussions.
This Quick Overview explains the federal law requirements for obtaining and maintaining tax-exempt status under Section 501(c)(3) of the United States tax code.