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Trade & Professional Associations Articles

Using IRS Form EZ to Set Up a New Foundation
July 18, 2014
By: Steven John Fellman

Taking Images and Articles from the Internet - Is Your Association Committing Copyright Infringement
June 24, 2014
By: Katharine F. Meyer

Terminating a Difficult Employee
May 8, 2014
By: Katharine F. Meyer

Associations and International Antitrust Enforcement
March 21, 2014
By: Richard B. Bar

What to Do When Federal or State Investigators Knock on Your Door
March 6, 2014
By: Steven John Fellman

What Are "Reasonable" Travel Expenses
November 27, 2013
By: Steven John Fellman

Technology and Legal Fees
October 18, 2013
The Construction User
By: Steven John Fellman

Does Your Association Own its Intellectual Property?
October 2, 2013
By: Katharine F. Meyer

U.S. Tax Exempt Organizations Doing Business in China: Three Components for Entering the Chinese Market
August 1, 2013
By: Richard B. Bar

Executive Employment Contracts
July 8, 2013
By: Steven John Fellman

Is Your Association Compliant With The FLSA?
April 12, 2013
By: Katharine F. Meyer

Boards: When Duty Calls
February 21, 2013
By: Richard B. Bar

Group Buying Programs - - A Source of Non-Dues Income
January 14, 2013
By: Steven John Fellman

Balancing Safety and the Rights of Disabled Employees
December 5, 2012
The Construction User
By: Steven John Fellman

Association Information Exchanges An Antitrust Sensitive Activity
December 3, 2012
By: Steven John Fellman

Protecting an Association's Confidential Information from FOIA Requests
November 26, 2012
By: Brendan Collins

Healthcare Contracts: Obligations and Responsibilities
November 21, 2012
Textile Services, November 2012
By: Steven John Fellman

Maximizing the Benefits of Your Employee Policy Manual
September 21, 2012
By: Steven John Fellman

Protecting an Association's Trademarks
August 16, 2012
By: Brendan Collins

Safety: The Unexpected Benefits
July 27, 2012
The Construction User
By: Steven John Fellman

An Introduction to the New D.C. Nonprofit Corporation Act
June 19, 2012
By: Katharine F. Meyer

"Evergreen" Contracts Create Antitrust Issues
April 26, 2012
Textile Services
By: Steven John Fellman

Owners: Head Off Potential Liability by Insisting On Safety
April 26, 2012
The Association of Union Constructors
By: Steven John Fellman

Remembering the Value of Credentials
March 30, 2012
By: Richard B. Bar

Potential Traps for Employers in Conducting Background Screening
February 14, 2012
By: Brendan Collins

Administering Credentialing Exams under the ADA
January 17, 2012
By: Richard B. Bar

Negotiating A Graceful Departure: Creating A Successful Exit Strategy For Association Executives
2011
By: Richard B. Bar and Katharine F. Meyer

Credentialing Organizations: Creating a Legally Defensible Disciplinary Review Process
2011
By: Katharine F. Meyer

Protecting Your Association from Employment Discrimination Actions
2011
By: Brendan Collins and Katharine F. Meyer

Seventh Circuit Court of Appeals holds a National Association May Not Terminate A Chapter Without Economic Cause
2011
By: Steven John Fellman

Hotel Contracts: It's Still a Buyer's Market
2011
By: Richard B. Bar

Can a National Credentialing Organization be Sued in All 50 States?
2011
By: Richard B. Bar

U.S. Supreme Court Sustains Enforceability of Arbitration Provisions Forbidding Classwide Arbitration
2011
By: Brendan Collins

Board Members Must Remember Their Duties
2011
By: Richard B. Bar

Protecting Attorney Client Privilege when the Threat of Litigation Arises
By: Brendan Collins

U.S. Green Building Council Sued for $5 Million + in New York Class Action Case
2010
By: Steven John Fellman

Contractor Antibribery Compliance Programs
2010
By: Steven John Fellman

It's Contract Time Again
By: Steven John Fellman

Transitioning Outside Legal Counsel
2009
By: Richard B. Bar

Association Mergers - When It Goes Right And When It Goes Wrong (Part I)
2009
By: Steven John Fellman and Richard B. Bar

Association Mergers - A Matter Of Trust (Part II)
2009
By: Steven John Fellman and Richard B. Bar

Force Majeure; It Depends
2009
By: Richard B. Bar

Balancing Transparency
2009
By: Steven John Fellman

Attrition Clauses - - No More Mr. Nice Guy
2009
By: Steven John Fellman

Board Member's Fiduciary Responsibility For Association Finances
2009
By: Steven John Fellman

An Ounce of Prevention
2009
By: Steven John Fellman and Brendan Collins

The Need for a Corporate Regulatory Compliance Policy
2009
By: Steven John Fellman

Fall Protection - Contractor Liability
By: Steven John Fellman

Maximizing Your Clout With Regulatory Agencies
By: Steven John Fellman

What A Relevant Association Organizational Model Was 30 Years Ago Is An Irrelevant Model Today
2008
By: Steven John Fellman

Serious Legal Traps for Money Processors
2008
By: Brendan Collins

Are Your Board Members Industry Experts or Asset Managers?
2008
By: Steven John Fellman

IRS Issues Proposed Regulations on Entertainment Use of Business Aircraft
2007
By: Keith G. Swirsky

Investing Your Reserve Funds
By: Steven John Fellman

Does Your Association Want To Own A Building?
2007
By: Steven John Fellman

Common Sense Rules For Bidding On Public Contracts
2007
By: Steven John Fellman

Technology And New Products Utilization Of Technology - The Need For Legal Protection
2007
By: Steven John Fellman

Non-Profit Hospitals Are In Danger Of Losing Their Tax Exempt Status
2007
By: Steven John Fellman

Corporate Governance: A Balance Of Openness, Transparency And Accountability
2007
By: Steven John Fellman

Legal Issues With Outsourcing
2007
By: Steven John Fellman

Can You Rely On Your No Fault Severance Package?
2007
By: Steven John Fellman

Legal, Governance and Financial Management
2007
By: Steven John Fellman

Democrats Take Control Of House And Senate - Good News And Bad News For Contractors
Jan 2006
By: Steven John Fellman

How Significant Are DOL Opinion Letters?
Jan 2006
By: Steven John Fellman

Being A Good Samaritan With Your Competitor's Customers
Jan 2006
By: Steven John Fellman

Department Of Justice Approves Unusual Joint Venture
Jan 2006
By: Steven John Fellman

Guaranteed Severance May Be An Illusion
Jan 2006
By: Steven John Fellman

Employee Files - How To Document Poor Performance And Improper Conduct
Jan 2006
By: Katharine F. Meyer

Energy And The Environmental Surcharges
Jan 2006
By: Steven John Fellman

Can Your C(6) Association Make Charitable Donations?
Jan 2006
By: Steven John Fellman

Service Animals In Training
Jan 2006
By: Steven John Fellman

A Tangled 'Web' - The Courts Are Divided Again On An ADA Issue: Accessibility To Websites
By: Steven John Fellman

The Need For Due Process In Certification Disciplinary Cases
Jan 2006
By: Katharine F. Meyer

Skills Needed For Employment In A Theatre
By: Steven John Fellman

How Good Is The Severance Clause In Your Contract?
2006
By: Steven John Fellman

Marketing Digital Cinema
2006
By: Steven John Fellman

Field Of Dreams
Jan 2005
By: Steven John Fellman

Taking The Hard Road, Stopping Director Proxy Voting
Jan 2005
By: Katharine F. Meyer

Consolidating America - Are You Ready To Sell?
Jan 2005
By: Steven John Fellman

Why Buying Groups Are Stealing Your Small Members And Consolidators Are Eating Up The Others!
Jan 2005
By: Steven John Fellman

How Big Should Your Board Of Directors Be?
Jan 2005
By: Steven John Fellman

Underfunded Pension Liabilities
Jan 2005
By: Steven John Fellman

The Size Of Your Board And Sarbanes-Oxley
Jan 2005
By: Steven John Fellman

Association Meetings And The Americans With Disabilities Act
Jan 2005
By: Steven John Fellman

How Transparent Is Your Election Process?
Jan 2005
By: Steven John Fellman

The OSHA 15-Day Rule
Jan 2005
By: Steven John Fellman

Extension of Bonus Depreciation Rules
Oct 2004
By: Keith G. Swirsky and Troy A. Rolf