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Why Nonprofits Should Care About Force Majeure Clauses

Why Nonprofits Should Care About Force Majeure Clauses

June 17, 2020 at 11:03 AM - Nonprofits,

In this ACC Docket article, Washington D.C.-based member Lakshmi Sarma Ramani explains why force majeure clauses should be reviewed closely by nonprofits to ensure such clauses can be relied upon in the event contract performance (including payment obligations) becomes impossible.

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Managing Nonprofit Risks: Executive Compensation

Managing Nonprofit Risks: Executive Compensation

January 7, 2020 at 10:51 AM - Nonprofits,

In this article, Lakshmi Sarama Ramani, a member of our Washington D.C. area team, explores non-profit executive compensation and the IRS parameters relating to it, highlighting the Board's fiduciary duty to ensure that such compensation is reasonable and within the best interests of the organization. 

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Nonprofit Board Fiduciary Duties

Nonprofit Board Fiduciary Duties

October 29, 2019 at 1:40 PM - Nonprofits,

Washington D.C.-based member Lakshmi Sarama Ramani tackles the perennial subject of nonprofit board fiduciary duties in her latest ACC Docket article. Read on to refresh your understanding of these important responsibilities and the consequences of failing to fulfill them. 

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Nonprofit Regulation Compliance: Sweepstakes and Other Prize Promotions

Nonprofit Regulation Compliance: Sweepstakes and Other Prize Promotions

August 8, 2019 at 10:32 AM - compliance,

In her latest ACC Docket article, Outside GC's Lakshmi Sarma Ramani discusses the use of prize promotions, such as sweepstakes and contests, by nonprofit organizations, highlighting their obligation to comply with federal and state prize promotion laws despite being exempt from other tax laws.  

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What Nonprofits Should Know About Anticorruption Laws

What Nonprofits Should Know About Anticorruption Laws

June 25, 2019 at 9:30 AM - compliance,

Outside GC's Lakshmi Sarma Ramani regularly advises nonprofit organizations on a wide range of legal and business issues. In her latest ACC Docket article, Ramani reminds nonprofits to be mindful of their anticorruption responsibilities in the U.S and abroad, including those arising under the U.S. Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA).  

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An Overview of the U.S. State Fundraising Regulations for Tax Exempt Organizations

An Overview of the U.S. State Fundraising Regulations for Tax Exempt Organizations

April 9, 2019 at 3:37 PM - compliance,

In her latest ACC Docket article, Outside GC attorney Lakshmi Sarma Ramani reviews U.S. state fundraising regulations which apply to nonprofit organizations and their corporate partners.

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How the Nonprofit Landscape Will Change in 2019

How the Nonprofit Landscape Will Change in 2019

January 29, 2019 at 1:48 PM - Privacy,

Nonprofit legal departments can expect changes in 2019 due to new federal and state laws passed last year. Lakshmi Sarma Ramani, a member with our Washington D.C.-based team, offers an overview of the key issues that may impact nonprofits in her latest ACC Docket article.

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Political Activity for Tax-Exempt Organizations

Political Activity for Tax-Exempt Organizations

October 25, 2018 at 10:53 AM - Nonprofits,

In this timely ACC Docket piece, Lakshmi Sarma Ramani (Washington D.C.-area team) reviews the IRS rules related to general lobbying and political campaign activity which apply to tax-exempt organizations.

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