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  • Newsbits – Foundation Center and GuideStar join forces

    Summer 2019
    Newsletter: Profitable Solutions for Nonprofits

    Price: $225.00, Subscriber Price: $157.50

    Word count: 422

    Abstract: This issue’s “Newsbits” highlights the collaboration between Foundation Center and GuideStar and the conversion of “social donors” to regular supporters. It also focuses on a study revealing what donors want to see from an organization after a fraud, and discusses a new book on church board governance.

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  • Warning: Expert admissibility standards may vary

    March / April 2019
    Newsletter: Viewpoint on Value

    Price: $225.00, Subscriber Price: $157.50

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    Abstract: In federal court, the admissibility of expert testimony is governed by the strict Daubert standard. Courts in most states have also adopted the Daubert standard, but others may apply the less stringent Frye standard. This article compares these standards, and explains why it’s important to look beyond state law to determine which standard applies in a particular case. Daubert v. Merrell Dow Pharmaceuticals, Inc., 113 U.S. 2786, 1993 Frye v. United States, D.C. Cir., 293 F. 1013, 1923 Kumho Tire Co. v. Carmichael, 526 U.S. 137, 1999 Delisle v. Crane, No. SC16-2182, October 15, 2018

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  • News for Nonprofits – How “techie” are nonprofits?

    October / November 2017
    Newsletter: Nonprofit Agendas

    Price: $225.00, Subscriber Price: $157.50

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    Abstract: This issue’s “News for Nonprofits” spotlights a study about NGOs and the online technology they use; fundraising opportunities through smaller “Giving Days”; the “most charitable cities” as identified by Charity Navigator; and nonprofit activities using AI apps.

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  • Tax Tips – Proposed valuation regulations may have a big impact on estate planning

    November / December 2016
    Newsletter: Tax Impact

    Price: $225.00, Subscriber Price: $157.50

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    Abstract: These brief tips cover how proposed regulations may affect estate planning; detail the alternative minimum tax “sweet spot”; and explain a safe harbor 401(k) plan.

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  • Bank Wire

    Fall 2016
    Newsletter: Community Banking Advisor

    Price: $225.00, Subscriber Price: $157.50

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    Abstract: This issue’s “Bank Wire” reports on the DOL’s new overtime requirements, which increase the salary level threshold for white-collar exempt employees and are expected to yield a large impact on financial institutions. It also discusses the FFIEC’s new cybersecurity guidance, which urges financial institutions to review their risk-management practices and controls for IT systems and wholesale payment networks, and recommends using multiple-layered security controls.

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  • What’s in a domain name? Determining the value of an Internet address

    May / June 2016
    Newsletter: Valuation & Litigation Briefing / Litigation & Valuation Report

    Price: $225.00, Subscriber Price: $157.50

    Word count: 422

    Abstract: Domain names are valuable — sometimes fetching six or seven figures. This brief article looks at how appraisers value them by taking into account brandability, length, search volume, existing traffic and sales history. It also notes factors that tend to diminish a domain name’s value.

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  • Confidentiality agreements – Why it’s important to address whistleblowing

    October / November 2015
    Newsletter: Public Company Insights

    Price: $225.00, Subscriber Price: $157.50

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    Abstract: The Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has begun to crack down on confidentiality agreements that potentially stifle employee whistleblowing. This short article discusses why it’s important to address the issue in order to avoid monetary penalties and other sanctions.

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  • Improve your managing partner compensation model

    Fall 2015
    Newsletter: Law Firm Management

    Price: $225.00, Subscriber Price: $157.50

    Word count: 422

    Abstract: Managing partners who reduce their rainmaking activities and billable hours to assume administrative duties can end up with smaller slices of the compensation pie. This short article proposes a fair and straightforward managing partner compensation model that takes into account objective and subjective criteria.

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  • Accounting and tax mistakes – Is your nonprofit making these 6 common slipups?

    April / May 2014
    Newsletter: Nonprofit Agendas

    Price: $225.00, Subscriber Price: $157.50

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    Abstract: A nonprofit’s accounting function is key to its organization and should be reviewed regularly. This article discusses six errors that are made frequently by many nonprofits, including failing to report unrelated business income (UBI), wrongly classifying employees as independent contractors, and having no off-site data backup.

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  • Drafting a living will

    Spring 2014
    Newsletter: Management & Tax Concepts

    Price: $225.00, Subscriber Price: $157.50

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    Abstract: A living will could provide peace of mind should the unthinkable occur. Yet many people neglect to draft this important document. This article discusses the difference between a last will and testament and a living will (or “health care directive”). It also describes other important documents, such as a durable power of attorney and a health care power of attorney.

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  • Dodging patent infringement liability in good faith

    Year End 2013
    Newsletter: Ideas on Intellectual Property Law

    Price: $225.00, Subscriber Price: $157.50

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    Abstract: In what could be a tough break for patent holders, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit has given parties accused of induced patent infringement another way of defending themselves. They may now be able to escape liability by showing a good-faith belief that the patent was invalid — even if the patent was, in fact, valid. This article examines the case. Commil USA, LLC v. Cisco Systems, Inc., No. 2012-1042, June 25, 2013 (Fed. Cir.)

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  • BANK Wire – Expanded reporting of interest paid to nonresident aliens

    Fall 2012
    Newsletter: Community Banking Advisor

    Price: $225.00, Subscriber Price: $157.50

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    Abstract: This issue’s “BANK Wire” looks at expanded reporting requirements for interest paid to nonresident aliens; the scheduled end of mandatory unlimited coverage of non-interest-bearing transaction accounts and Interest on Lawyer Trust Accounts (IOLTAs); and new federal interagency guidance to help protect military homeowners who receive Permanent Change of Station (PCS) orders.

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  • Dealer Digest – Selling to the “concierge”

    November / December 2011
    Newsletter: Dealer Insights

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    Abstract: This issue’s “Dealer Digest” examines “concierge” car-buying services, which work to find the car a specific customer wants at the best price. It also discusses a dramatic rise in M&A activity among auto dealerships in the first seven months of 2011.

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  • Dealer Digest – Repeal of the expansion of Form 1099 reporting

    September / October 2011
    Newsletter: Dealer Insights

    Price: $225.00, Subscriber Price: $157.50

    Word count: 422

    Abstract: This issue’s “Dealer Digest” looks at the repeal of legislation that would have required significant expansion of Form 1099 reporting; improved opportunities for auto loan financing, although the subprime market is lagging; and some innovative sales techniques Down Under.

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  • Cybercrime – Are your donors safe?

    Spring 2011
    Newsletter: Nonprofit Observer

    Price: $225.00, Subscriber Price: $157.50

    Word count: 422

    Abstract: Hackers and identity thieves increasingly target charities because they typically have smaller budgets for computer security and are less tech-savvy. Just because a nonprofit hasn’t experienced problems doesn’t mean it’s safe. Even without the budget to launch a full-scale offensive, nonprofits can take steps to protect their constituents, so that supporters don’t have to worry about disclosing personal information to them.

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  • Ask the Advisor – Q: What does it mean to “buy a balance sheet”?

    February / March 2010
    Newsletter: Merger & Acquisition Focus

    Price: $225.00, Subscriber Price: $157.50

    Word count: 422

    Abstract: In an uncertain economic climate, bank financing for strategic growth initiatives can be hard to find — even for financially healthy companies. Buyers having trouble attracting lenders could consider “buying a balance sheet,” or acquiring a cash- or asset-rich company it has little strategic use for to use as loan collateral. This strategy can not only benefit buyers, but also sellers with a decent cash reserve or significant liquid assets, who can then negotiate for a higher-than-market price and favorable deal terms.

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