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Good counsel : meeting the legal needs of nonprofits

Good counsel : meeting the legal needs of nonprofits

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Edition Details

  • Creator or Attribution (Responsibility): Lesley Rosenthal
  • Language: English
  • Jurisdiction(s): New Jersey
  • Publication Information: Hoboken, NJ : Wiley, 2012
  • Publication Type (Medium): Electronic books
  • Material: Document, Internet resource
  • Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
  • Permalink: http://books.lawi.us/good-counsel-meeting-the-legal-needs-of-nonprofits/ (Stable identifier)

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Print version: Rosenthal, Lesley, 1965- Good counsel. Hoboken, NJ: Wiley, 2012 (DLC) 2011039741

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1 online resource (XVIII, 320 pages)

Purpose and Intended Audience

Useful for students learning an area of law, Good counsel : meeting the legal needs of nonprofits is also useful for lawyers seeking to apply the law to issues arising in practice.

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Bibliographic information

  • Publisher: Wiley
  • Responsable Person: Lesley Rosenthal.
  • Publication Date: 2012
  • Country/State: New Jersey
  • Number of Editions: 6 editions
  • First edition Date: 2011
  • Last edition Date: 2012
  • General Notes: Includes index.
  • Languages: English
  • Library of Congress Code: KF1388
  • Dewey Code: 346.73064
  • ISBN: 1118222792 9781118222799 9781118236673 111823667X 1283402068 9781283402064
  • OCLC: 778433073

Main Contents

Good Counsel: Meeting the Legal Needs of Nonprofits; Contents; Preface; Acknowledgments; Introduction; Who Should Use This Book; Features of the Book; How This Book Is Set Up; Preliminary Observations; Illustrative Cases; Part I: An Overview of Nonprofits' Legal Needs; Chapter 1: What Good Counsel Can Do for Nonprofits; What Legal Needs Do Nonprofits Have in Common?; Beyond Laws about Nonprofits: Complying with Business Laws, Too; First Stop for Legal Advice: CYA (Consult Your Attorney); In Sum/Coming Up Next. Chapter 2: Nonprofit Legal Basics: Corporate Law and the Requirements of the Tax ExemptionThe Benefits of Incorporating; Getting Organized as a Nonprofit Corporation; Following Good Corporate Law Practices; Obtaining Recognition of Tax-Exempt Status; Maintaining Tax-Exempt Status; Meeting Additional IRS Expectations; Chapter 3: Good Counsel about Corporate Governance; What Does the Board Do?; Advocacy and Independent Judgment: Counsel in Relation to the Chief Executive; When Governance Fails: Learning by Negative Example; Part II: A Grand Tour of Nonprofits' Business Law Needs. Chapter 4: Contracts and Intellectual Property: Laws that Matter to Program StaffUnderstanding the Organization's Program; Contracts: At the Heart of the Program's Legal Arrangements; What Is Intellectual Property (and What Does It Have to Do with Nonprofits?); Copyright Law for Nonprofits: An Introduction; Chapter 5: Counseling the Rainmakers: Legal Aspects of Raising Money; A Lawyer's Introduction to Fundraising; Laws That Matter to Fundraisers; Other Places Where Legal Meets Fundraising; Better Fundraising Through Good Governance and Compliance. Chapter 6: Laws That Matter to the Finance Department (or Not-for-Profit, but Not-for-Loss Either)Understand the Big Financial Picture; A Year in the Life; Other Places Where Legal and Finance Meet; Chapter 7: Getting Personnel: Human Resources Law for Nonprofits; Human Dynamics, Nonprofits, and the Law; Key Legal Elements of Employment Relationships; Other Laws that Matter to Nonprofit Human Resources Professionals; Chapter 8: Getting the Word Out, Legally: Counseling the Nonprofit Communications Team; Introduction to the Legal Aspects of Nonprofit Communications. What Nonprofit Marketing Directors Should Know about Trademark LawClearing Rights to Use the Protected Works of Others; Consumer Regulatory Laws; Getting the Word Out, Digitally; Other Places Where Legal Meets Communications; Chapter 9: Legal Meets Operations, Facilities Management, and Security; Laws That Matter to Operations; About Leases; Risk Management and the Chief Operating Officer; Chapter 10: Political Activities and Governmental Lobbying; Thou Shalt Not Politick; Lobbying: Advocacy with Limits; Recordkeeping, Registration, and Financial Disclosure; What Isn't Lobbying?

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