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Legal Considerations For Nonprofits: Boot Camp Basics

View this ondemand webinar and gain a better understanding of common legal issues nonprofits face on a regular basis.

Are you new to the nonprofit world? Do you have staff who have never worked for nonprofit before? This teleconference will cover all the legal basics of working for a nonprofit. You will be better equipped to avoid legal problems and speak knowledgably to volunteers on legal issues. Handouts will include useful guides for future reference.

Runtime: 89 minutes
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Agenda

State Law Limitations on Nonprofit Activities

  • Meaning of Term "Nonprofit"
  • Restrictions State as Nonprofit Statutes
  • Dueling Authorities: State Law vs. Bylaws

Fiduciary Responsibilities

  • Standard Applied by Courts
  • Duty of Care
  • Duty of Loyalty

IRS Restrictions on Nonprofit Activities

  • Categories of Exemption
  • Meaning of Term "Tax Exempt"
  • Definition of Taxable Income

Contract Law

  • What Constitutes a Binding Contract
  • Enforceability of Contracts
  • Clause to Watch for

Anti-Trust Law

  • Conspiracies to Restrain Trade
  • Group Boycotts
  • Criminal Penalties

Copyright Law

  • Creators Own Their Work
  • Fair Use
  • Registration
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This course was last revised on February 24, 2015.

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Paula Cozzi Goedert

Paula Cozzi Goedert

Barnes & Thornburg LLP

  • Partner in the Chicago office of Barnes & Thornburg LLP
  • Concentrates on representing nonprofit organizations, including professional societies, trade associations, charities and private foundations
  • Received the John C. Thiel Distinguished Service Award from Association Forum and the Presidentís Award from the Association Foundation Group
  • Served on the Association Forumís board of directors, on the board of the Foundation of the American Society of Association Executives and on the board of Rush Oak Park Hospital
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Product ID: 395876
Published 2015, 2018
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