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Nonprofit Education Seminar Series - Past

Nonprofit Education Series
2018

2018 Programs
10.25.18 - Unpacking Recent Changes in Nonprofit Accounting Reporting Requirements: Compliance and Best Practices for ASU 2016-14 & 2018-08
05.24.18 - Enterprise Risk Management: What Nonprofit Need to Know
04.19.18 - Choosing the Right Charitable Vehicle: PFs, DAFs, SOs and LLCs
03.15.18 - Best Practices of Mega Gifts
03.01.18 - Assessing the Impact of Tax Reform: Planning Opportunities and Pitfalls for Individuals and Charities
02.15.18 - Insurance 101: Liability Protection for Nonprofits
01.17.18 - Public Policy and Advocacy in an Election Year: What Charities and Foundations Need to Know

2017 Programs
11.16.17 - Nonprofits and Intellectual Property: Essential Rules of the Road
05.18.17 - Cannabis: An Introduction to a Smoking Hot Topics
04.26.17 - Rules of the Road: Staying in Your Lane for Board Members and Management
03.16.17 - Employment Law for Nonprofits 
02.16.17 - Corporate Philanthropy: What Does the Future Hold for Your Company or Your Corporate Philanthropic Partner?
01.19.17 - All the Fish in the Sea: Practical Insights for Developing Mission Related and Impact Investing Programs

2016 Programs
11.17.16 - Cybersecurity: Proactively Mitigate and Manage Your Nonprofit’s Cyber Risk
04.20.16 - New Audit Rules for Nonprofits
03.17.16 - Getting It Right: How to Maximize Your Non-Profit Organization's Property Tax Exemption
02.18.16 - Impact Investing: What, Why and How
01.21.16 - Successful Women: Through the Non-Profit Looking Glass

2015 Programs
10.15.15 - From Inspiration to Implementation: Working with Philanthropic Advisors, Lawyers and Accountants
04.16.15 - Critical Risk Management Issues Facing Nonprofit Organizations
03.19.15 - Nonprofits as Landlords and Tenants: A Look at Real Estate Issues from Both Sides
02.19.15 - Theft, Fraud and Embezzlement: What Nonprofits Need to Know to Protect Themselves and Their Boards

2014 Programs
11.20.14 - Phones, Tablets, and Phablets: Tips For Managing Access to Data Through Mobile Devices
10.16.14 - LinkedIn for Nonprofits: Using LinkedIn to Recruit, Advocate, and Develop
04.17.14 - Privacy Matters: The Top Five Nonprofit Privacy Risks and How to Proactively Address Them
03.20.14 - Current Developments in Tax and Compliance for Nonprofits
02.20.14 - Lobbying and Advocacy in an Election Year: What Charities Need to Know
01.23.14 - Everything a Nonprofit (and its Board Members) Need to Know About Insurance

2013 Programs
11.21.13 - Employment Law Best Practices: Wage and Hour Laws, Employee Classification and Compensation
10.24.13 - Hot Topics from the California AG's Office

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CWA Regulation of Discharges to Groundwater: Permitting Uncertainty in Light of Circuit Court Split

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How to Plan for a Smooth Transition of Your Family Business

Family Wealth Senior Associate Lauren Galbraith discusses how family internal dynamics play a role in transferring significant assets, especially a business, between generations. Link to read the full article.

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Last Major SF Transbay Tower, Affordable Housing at Risk of Delays

Real Estate/Land Use and Development Partner Charles (C.J.) Higley shares his thoughts on why the 546 Howard St. tower project deserves priority for approval. Read the full article here .

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North Coast Cannabis Industry Conference

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The 10th Circuit Correctly Construes “That Particular Part” Narrowly

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Who 'Owns' a Secret? Whether Trade Secret Licensees Have Standing to Sue in California

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Attorney General Finds Impact Fees on Density Bonus Projects Invalid

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Individual Accountability in the Huawei Trade Secrets Prosecution

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Identifying and Preparing Expert Witnesses for Trial

How do you identify the key experts you need for trial? Once you have them, what are the best practices for preparing them for trial? How do these practices vary depending on your venue, and...

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