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22nd Annual Nonprofit Law Conference 2021

Breaking developments in exempt organization law

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    This has been a year of major challenges for tax-exempt organizations! MCLE's 22nd Annual Nonprofit Law Conference 2021 synopsizes the latest updates, focusing on diversity and racial equity issues, nonprofits in trouble, and other hot topics. Our faculty of leading practitioners brings you up to date on the most importanttrends and issues in the law of tax-exempt organizations. Your time is valuable—spend part of the day online with us to keep abreast of the changes—and still have time to focus on your clients in the afternoon!

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    • 9:00 am–10:00 am

      Diversity and Racial Equity in the Non-Profit World

      Hear how nonprofits are (or can be) expanding their diversity efforts and striving for racial equity and striving for racial equity at the board level, on their staffs, and in the programs they offer and communities they serve.
      Essence R. McGill Arzu, Esq., The Arzu Law Group LLC , Somerville
      Michael A. Curry, Esq., MA League of Community Health Centers , Boston
      Gauri P. Punjabi, Esq., Ropes & Gray LLP , Boston
    • 10:00 am–10:35 am

      Excess Compensation Regulations

      The IRS has published proposed regulations on the new excise tax on excess compensation under Internal Revenue Code Section 4960, added as part of 2017 tax reform. Learn how this tax may impact your clients and the new (and useful) exceptions added in the proposed regulations.
      Natascha S. George, Esq., Goodwin Procter LLP , Boston
      Susan L. Abbott, Esq., Goodwin Procter LLP , Boston
    • 10:35 am–10:45 am

      Refreshment Break

    • 10:45 am–11:45 am

      Conservation Easements

      The IRS has been challenging the deductibility of certain contributions of conservation easements to nonprofit organizations on a regular basis in recent years. Leading national expert Steve Small provides an overview of the rules regarding conservation easements, as well as an update on the latest case law and developments.
    • 11:45 am–12:15 pm

      Lunch (on your own)

    • 12:15 pm–1:30 pm

      Nonprofits in Trouble

      In the era of COVID-19, nonprofits are facing unprecedented challenges, including in many cases financial hardship and risk of closure. Hear from a panel of experts, including a representative of the Public Charities Division of the Massachusetts Attorney General’s office, about steps that can be taken when a nonprofit is in financial trouble.
      Jonathan C. Green, Esq., Office of the Attorney General/Nonprofit Organizations/Public Charities Division , Boston
      Sharon C. Lincoln, Esq., Casner & Edwards LLP , Boston
      Lawrence W. Vernaglia, Esq., Foley & Lardner LLP , Boston
    • 1:30 pm–1:40 pm

      Refreshment Break

    • 1:40 pm–2:45 pm

      Year in Review

      Hear an overview of significant legal developments for tax-exempt organizations over the past year, including new legislation, regulatory changes, and updates on recent judicial decisions.
    • 2:45 pm–3:00 pm

      "Ask the Experts" Q&A Session and Key Takeaways

      Panel

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    Essence R. McGill Arzu, Esq., The Arzu Law Group LLC, Somerville
    Michael A. Curry, Esq., MA League of Community Health Centers, Boston
    Natascha S. George, Esq., Goodwin Procter LLP, Boston
    Jonathan C. Green, Esq., Office of the Attorney General/Nonprofit Organizations/Public Charities Division, Boston
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