By: J. Bradley Aaron
Whether buying new hardware, upgrading software or implementing a million-dollar association management system solution, at some point each association is going to confront a technology contract. And whether you are drafting your own agreement or, more typically, starting with the vendor’s form of...
By: J. Bradley Aaron, D. Scott Freed, Frank S. Jones, Jr., George S. Lawler
December 3, 2012 is the effective date for new FINRA Rule 5123 (Private Placements of Securities). After that date, FINRA members that sell certain securities in private placement transactions under either Section 4(a)(2) of the Securities Act or Rule 506 of Regulation D to individual, non-...
By: S. Keith Moulsdale
Like most people in our tech-inundated world, you might be a bit numb to seemingly daily reports that yet another organization has been hacked. But, as an executive or employee of a nonprofit organization or association, you may have taken notice and some comfort in the fact that the lion’s...
By: David L. Cahn
Takeaway: Because of their brand recognition, consistency of operation and support network, franchised businesses can be wonderful tenants at shopping centers and other multi-use commercial properties. Franchisees are small business owners with substantial investments and drive to...
By: Christopher B. Lord, Erin O'Brien Millar
Take-away: Look at your leases, loan documents, settlement agreements and promissory notes. Your standard language may no longer protect you. Percentage Calculations
By: Eric M. Altman*, Jeffrey P. Altman
This article was written with Debra Wilson, NAIS, and first appeared in the September 2012 issue of Independent School Advocate, a publication of the National Association of Independent Schools, and is reprinted by permission of NAIS. School is back in session, and it’s a Presidential...
By: D. Scott Freed
SEC Issues Rule Proposals On August 29, 2012, the SEC finally proposed rules required by the Jumpstart Our Business Startups (JOBS) Act to remove the prohibition on general solicitation and general advertising in offers and sales made to accredited investors under Securities Act Rule 506. ...
This article was originally published by The Daily Record and was written by Ben Mook. Wilbur D. “Woody” Preston Jr., a founder of Whiteford, Taylor & Preston LLP and the Maryland Legal Aid Bureau’s Equal Justice Council, died Monday at age 90.
By: Jefferson C. Glassie, Dorothy Deng
© August 2012, Reprinted with permission from Association Media & Publishing, www.associationmediaandpublishing.org
By: Jefferson C. Glassie, Eileen Morgan Johnson, Dana O. Lynch
This article was originally published in The Examiner: http://www.examiner.com/article/new-handbook-on-intellectual-property-for-nonprofits-is-published.