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Startup Alert : Key Agreements Every Startup Should Have

Essential Documents Having founded and run several startups, I understand the challenge of focusing on the mundane details related to corporate formation and governance.   But as an attorney, I can’t understate the importance of insuring that these foundational documents are tailored to …

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Event Contracts for Nonprofits – When to Push Back

Many nonprofit organizations host signature events that are fundamentally important for the organization’s mission. For some nonprofits, an annual fundraising gala provides the bulk of the nonprofits’ funding for the coming year.  For others, conferences may provide essential opportunities to further their …

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NAAG

2018 NAAG/NASCO Conference – Update on the State Charity Regulatory Landscape

The 2018 conference of the National Association of Attorneys General/National Association of State Charity Officials (NAAG/NASCO), convened on October 1st with the theme of “Charities in a World of Change.”  The agenda included discussions on developments in nonprofit governance and accounting, self-regulatory …

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NYC Employers Take Note! Enforcement Guidance Issued By NYC Commission on Human Rights on Employer Obligations for Reasonable Accommodation

Summary New York City’s “cooperative dialogue” law– an amendment to  New York City’s Human Rights Law (“NYCHRL”)– takes effect October 16, 2018.  In anticipation of that development, the New York City Commission on Human Rights (“NYCCHR”) has issued written guidance for covered …

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