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September 1-15, 2009

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September 1-15, 2009

September 1-15, 2009

Indemnification Clause in Contract Provides Phantom Protection for City
Nonprofit’s commitment to name City as additional insured, defend, and indemnify fails against claim of intentional misconduct

Is Person Who Signs Contract Personally Liable?
Court denies summary judgment to dismiss case against woman who signed d/b/a School

Is Fire Insurance Good When Premium Bounces?
Carrier sent notice of reinstatement subject to collection, but payment was dishonored two days after the fire

Nonprofit Law You Want to Know
Can PILOTS be required?
Who should be protected by whistleblower policy?
Is organization responsible for President’s contract?
Is donation deductible?

Issues Notes

Association Members Get Discounts
Talk with the Editor, September 24

To the Point

Our for-profit organization would like to host an event to raise funds for a charity.  What is the legal percentage/portion of the proceeds that should be donated to the organization for it to be considered a charitable event?

Lessons from Litigation

  • Law firm not disqualified from suing former client
  • Right to ban aid to terrorist groups affirmed

Tax Matters

  • Contributions not “necessary expenses”

Employment Law

  • Exec, fired for row over pay approved by Board, has no discrimination claim CEO may sue for retaliation by Board chair
  • Meeting with pastor not protected in religious bias case

Say That Again

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