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Legal and Ethical Considerations For Non-Profits

Attend this live 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 topic 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.

87 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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OnDemand Course

Applications have not yet been submitted for Delaware, Idaho, Kentucky, Maine, Ohio, Oklahoma, South Carolina, and Wyoming CLE for this course. However, if you are interested in obtaining CLE for any of the listed states or have any additional credit questions please email us at [email protected] or call us at 866-352-9540.

This course was last revised on December 12, 2019.

Call 1-866-352-9540 for further credit information.

  • AR CLE 1.5
     
  • This course has been approved for 1.5 hours of CLE by the Arkansas CLE Board.
     
  • CA MCLE 1.5
     
  • Lorman Business Center, LLC. is a State Bar of California approved MCLE sponsor and this course qualifies for 1.5 CLE hours of participatory credit.
     
  • WA CLE 1.5
     
  • This program has been approved by the Washington State Board of Continuing Legal Education for 1.5 hours of A/V credit under the Law & Legal Procedure category.
     

To earn each credit Lorman offers through the OnDemand learning platform, you need to watch 100% of the program. Also, for certain credits you will need to fulfill additional requirements which will be displayed on the "credits" tab when viewing the course.

This program does NOT qualify, nor meet the National Standard for NASBA accreditation.

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Faculty

Barbara F. Dunn

Barbara F. Dunn

Barnes & Thornburg LLP

  • Partner in the Chicago office of Barnes & Thornburg LLP
  • Member of the firm’s Corporate Department and Associations and Foundations Practice Group For more than 25 years
  • Focused her practice on representing all types of nonprofit organizations on a wide range of legal issues as well as representing organizations in the meetings, convention and trade show industries
  • Frequent speaker for organizations such as the American Society of Association Executives, the Association Forum of Chicagoland, Meeting Professionals International, and the International Association for Exhibitions and Exhibits
  • Legal columnist in several publications including Bottom Line Briefing and Meeting Mentor
  • 2005-2006 chair of the ASAE Legal Section Council – the first woman to serve in such a leadership role
  • Currently serves as immediate past president of the Academy of Hospitality Industry Attorneys
  • Undergraduate degree from the University of Michigan; J.D. degree, John Marshall Law School in Chicago
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Product ID: 406283
Published 2019
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