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Category Archives: Not-For-Profit Law

New York Nonprofit Revitalization Act Rollout Challenges

As the July 1, 2014 compliance date of the New York Nonprofit Revitalization Act of 2013 (the “Revitalization Act”) quickly approaches, many charities operating in New York are confronting some difficult rollout challenges. While parts of the Revitalization Act are clear and welcomed (such as new rules that broaden the use of electronic communications and eliminate the need …

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A Continued Examination of Charitable Patient Assistance Programs Part Seven in a Series: Charitable PAPs: Donations and Transparency 2013-09-03

In today’s challenging health care environment, Charitable Patient Assistance Programs (Charitable PAPs) have emerged to meet the needs of the nearly 30 million Americans that are underinsured and have difficulty paying out-of-pocket medical costs. As potential donors make strategic decisions to invest in Charitable PAPs, there are many elements that must be considered to ensure compliance …

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Poor Help: Audit Says Legal Aid Boss Charged Taxpayers for Club, Car

From the featured guest bloggers from the Center for Public Integrity. John Solomon and Laurel Adams share some insight on how federal tax dollars meant for legal aid for the poor took a detour down in the Bayou State.  The head of a Louisiana legal aid group funded by the federal government routinely dined at …

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Cy Pres Class Action Defense Cases–In re American Tower: Massachusetts Federal Court Rejects Request To Distribute Class Action Settlement Cy Pres Funds To Non-Profit Organization

First of a series of daily guest blog spots from the National Law Review’s featured blogger Michael J. Hassen of  Jeffer, Mangels, Butler & Mitchell LLP.  Michael Hassan authors  JMBM’s Class Action Defense Blog. Distribution of Unclaimed Class Action Settlement Funds to Non-Profit Organization Unconnected to Harm Suffered by Class Members Inappropriate Massachusetts Federal Court …

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