April 2013

A Collection of Venable's Nonprofit Legal Articles and Presentations from the First Quarter of 2013

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Venable's Nonprofit Organizations Practice Group is pleased to share below the best of our articles, presentations, and recordings of our monthly in-house nonprofit luncheon programs/webinars by our attorneys. These quarterly digests gather our most interesting and useful materials to help your organization as you tackle the always-challenging array of legal issues facing nonprofits. Please click here for our last (fourth quarter 2012) alert.

Best wishes,

Venable's Nonprofit Organizations Practice Group

To read any of these articles, alerts, handouts or PowerPoint presentations, or to listen to any of these recordings, please click on the title.

"Common Pitfalls of Hiring and Managing Nonprofit Staff" for Nonprofit Spark Radio (Recording Available)

Association TRENDS 2013 Legal Review (Article)

Federal Grant & Contract News for Nonprofits - March 2013 (Article)

Raising Funds for Nonprofits: Key Legal Issues, Common Pitfalls & New Intellectual Property Concerns (PowerPoint Presentation) (Recording Available)

Sales and Use Tax for Nonprofits: Updates & Expectations for 2013 (PowerPoint Presentation) (Recording Available)

Revisiting 'Force Majeure' for Association Meetings and Events (Article)

Tax Considerations of International Grantmaking in Today's World (PowerPoint Presentation)

The FCPA and Anti-Corruption Enforcement: What Does It Mean for Charitable Contributions? (PowerPoint Presentation)

Preparing an Online Social Media Policy: The Top Ten Legal Considerations for Your Nonprofit (PowerPoint Presentation) (Recording Available)

Charity Boards – Ethical Considerations under the Microscope (PowerPoint Presentation)

Protecting Your Nonprofit Housing Counseling Agency's 501(c)(3) Status (PowerPoint Presentation)

Top Five International Trademark Pitfalls for Nonprofits (PowerPoint Presentation)

IRS Denials of Tax-Exempt Status to Mortgage Foreclosure Assistance Providers Offer Lessons for Housing Counseling Agencies (Article)

Detecting and Preventing Fraud and Embezzlement (PowerPoint Presentation)

Using Section 7428 to Resolve Exempt Status Controversies (Article)

Safe Passage: Managing Legal Risks when Your Association Meets Abroad (Article)

Federal Grant & Contract News for Nonprofits - February 2013 (Article)

Political Law 101 (PowerPoint Presentation) (Recording Available)

U.S. House of Representatives Ways and Means Committee Holds Marathon Session on Charitable Contribution Tax Deduction (Article)

Commercial Co-ventures – Best Practices and Legal Developments for Nonprofits (PowerPoint Presentation)

The Top Ten Federal Grant and Contract Pitfalls for Nonprofits (PowerPoint Presentation) (Recording Available)

Managing Association Joint Purchasing Programs without Violating the Antitrust Laws: Lessons from a DOJ Business Review Letter (Article)

IRS Releases Exempt Organizations 2012 Annual Report and 2013 Workplan (Article)

Tax Considerations of Grantmaking in Today's World (PowerPoint Presentation)

IRS Examinations of Nonprofit Housing Counseling Agencies (Article)

Federal Grant & Contract News for Nonprofits - January 2013 (Article)

Protecting Tax-Exempt Status: The Importance of Intangible Asset Valuation (PowerPoint Presentation)

The Changing Landscape for Employer Health Plans: What Employers and Plan Sponsors Need to Know (PowerPoint Presentation) (Recording Available)

Exempt or Non-Exempt? The Ten Most Common Employee Classification Pitfalls Faced by Nonprofits (PowerPoint Presentation) (Recording Available)

Sales and Use Tax for Nonprofits: Updates & Expectations for 2013 (PowerPoint Presentation)