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HTMLSupreme Court Bolsters Enforceability of Forum Selection Clause
Paul J. Halasz; Day Pitney LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
December 16, 2013, previously published on December 10, 2013
The U.S. Supreme Court decided unanimously in a December 3 decision that forum selection clauses will be enforced in "all but the most exceptional cases" when a party seeks a transfer to a contractually prescribed federal venue in a motion pursuant to 28 U.S.C. 1404(a). When the parties'...

 

HTMLIRS Compliance Sale for 403(b) Plan Document Failures Ends December 31
Liza J. Hecht; Day Pitney LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
December 9, 2013, previously published on December 4, 2013
Earlier this year, the Internal Revenue Service's (IRS) updated Employee Plans Compliance Resolution System (EPCRS) went into effect. EPCRS provides several procedures under which employers sponsoring retirement plans, e.g., 401(k) plans and 403(b) plans, can correct errors in their retirement...

 

HTMLProposed Regulations Provide Guidance on Political Activity for Social Welfare Organizations
Jennifer M. Pagnillo; Day Pitney LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
December 9, 2013, previously published on December 4, 2013
On Tuesday, November 26, the Internal Revenue Service and the Treasury Department released proposed new guidance that would affect Section 501(c)(4) organizations - those that are required to have social welfare as a primary purpose. Under the existing rules, such organizations are permitted to...

 

HTMLA Shift in the New Jersey Affordable Housing Landscape?
Craig M. Gianetti; Day Pitney LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
December 9, 2013, previously published on December 4, 2013
The New Jersey affordable housing world received some much-needed guidance on the status of the Council on Affordable Housing's (COAH) Third Round regulations, which used a "growth share" methodology to calculate municipal affordable housing obligations.

 

HTMLNew Personnel File Requirements for Connecticut Employers
Daniel L. Schwartz; Day Pitney LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
December 9, 2013, previously published on December 4, 2013
On October 1, amendments to the Connecticut Personnel Files Law went into effect, imposing new requirements on Connecticut employers, including nonprofit organizations, with respect to (a) providing current and former employees with access to their personnel files; (b) notifying employees of...

 

HTMLIndemnification of Trustees, Officers and Employees: What Do You Have? What Should You Have?
Warren J. Casey; Day Pitney LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
December 9, 2013, previously published on December 4, 2013
The chairman of the board of trustees has lunch with a prospective trustee, or the board is looking to bring in a new executive director, and the candidate asks, "What are my indemnification protections?" How do you respond?

 

HTMLNew York's Non-Profit Revitalization Act of 2013: What You Need to Know
Brooke Pollak; Day Pitney LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
December 9, 2013, previously published on December 4, 2013
In the first major overhaul of New York's Non-Profit Corporation Law since 1970, in June the New York State Legislature passed the Non-Profit Revitalization Act of 2013 (the "Act"). The drafters of this piece of legislation were motivated by a desire to (i) modernize and ease the...

 

HTMLApplying for Tax-Exempt Status: The New 'Interactive' Application
Jennifer M. Pagnillo; Day Pitney LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
December 9, 2013, previously published on December 4, 2013
On September 27, the Internal Revenue Service published a new "interactive" Form 1023, Application for Recognition of Exemption Under Section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code. The new interactive guide first asks prerequisite questions to ensure an organization has all of the...

 

HTMLForm 990 Schedule K: Difficult Even for Accountants
Linda L. D'Onofrio; Day Pitney LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
December 9, 2013, previously published on December 4, 2013
The accountants or accounting firms hired by nonprofits typically handle nonprofit tax returns -- Form 990 and Form 990-T -- completely and efficiently. But Form 990's Schedule K: Supplemental Information on Tax-Exempt Bonds often stumps even the best accountants at the best accounting firms....

 

HTMLNew Jersey Trial Court Prohibits Offers of Judgment in Putative Class Actions
Paul J. Halasz, Matthew Stuart Miller; Day Pitney LLP;
Legal Alert/Article
November 27, 2013, previously published on November 22,2013
In a recently filed opinion, a New Jersey trial court held that a defendant in a putative class action could not "pick off" a class representative by filing an offer of judgment that would effectively satisfy the representative's individual monetary claim. The decision, Gambrell v. Hess...

 


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