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Posted on September 8, 2020

The Supreme Court recently provided clarification on lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and nonbinary employee rights in the decision Bostock v. Clayton County. How does that decision affect the workplace practices and policies of your nonprofit? In this webcast, our speaker will with talk about:
• What rights are recognized for LGBTQ+ employees after the Supreme Court’s decision
• How your organizational policies and forms should be updated
• Considerations for religious organizations
Presenter: Emma Bellamy

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Posted on July 30, 2020

Many nonprofits find themselves teleworking, now and for the foreseeable future. Just because your workforce is out of sight does not mean they are out of mind. In this podcast, Val Rusk shares legal and practical insight on managing a remote workforce.

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Posted on June 30, 2020

Your organization’s revenue is down, workforce is changing, and facilities are underutilized. What can a nonprofit do? What MUST it do? As your organization considers its options as an entity and a steward, there are several possibilities out there. In this 3-part webcast series, our speakers will:

  • identify the questions your nonprofit should ask during these difficult times
  • provide guidance for your organization on partnership options and processes
  • share information on how to set yourself up in the best position if closure is unavoidable
  • review the steps involved in closing a nonprofit in Georgia and
  • consider potential issues around short-term “soft closings”
  • Part I: Mergers & Asset Sales Speakers: Brian Galison, Nelson Mullins & Erik Speakman, Speakman Management

    Part II: Insolvency & Bankruptcy Speaker: John Mills, Taylor English

    Part III: The Process of Dissolution Speaker: Robyn Miller, Pro Bono Partnership of Atlanta

    Posted on December 7, 2011

    Staying afloat in a tough economy might take all of your energy. But important legal issues that fall by the wayside can make your job even harder. These 10 quick points could help steer you down the right road so you’ll still be around for the good times.

    Posted on April 27, 2011

    The economy has hit nonprofits hard with more people to serve and less money with which to serve. In some cases, the best option may be for nonprofits to combine.

    During this one hour webcast, our speakers help nonprofits understand:

    • The different ways to combine nonprofits
    • The steps for combining nonprofits
    • The advantages and disadvantages of combing nonprofits

    Darcy White, Associate, Paul Hastings
    Adrienne Smith, Associate, Sutherland

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    Posted on November 10, 2010

    During last month’s Questions to Consider in Tough Economic Times webcast, John Mills discussed options for nonprofits facing financial challenges with a focus on decreasing expenses and increasing revenue. If you haven’t watched it already, you can view this very helpful presentation here.

    In this webcast, Mr. Mills turns to nonprofits that are facing possible shutdown. He will advise on how to put your nonprofit in the best position possible if closure is unavoidable. He also discusses issues to consider in deciding whether a nonprofit can dissolve or may need to file for bankruptcy.

    Presenter: John Mills of Barnes & Thornburg

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    Posted on October 20, 2010

    In addition to reduced donations from individual and corporate donors, now many nonprofits are facing reduced federal and state grant money. As a result, it is critical that nonprofits stay on top of their finances by asking the right questions and addressing these issues head on.

    During this one hour webcast, John Mills identifies the questions nonprofits should be asking themselves when facing tough economic times and discuss the benefits of addressing these questions before a nonprofit must face a decision between bankruptcy and dissolution.

    Presenter: John Mills of Barnes & Thornburg

    Click here to view the webcast.