University Of Texas Law School Plans Nonprofits Seminar

Monday, January 1, 2007 - 01:00

The University of Texas School of Law this month will present its 24th Annual Nonprofit Organizations Institute.

The program will take place Wednesday-Friday, January 10-12 at the Four Seasons Hotel, 98 San Jacinto, Austin, TX. Sessions run from 6 to 8:30 p.m. on the first day, 8:50 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. on the second day, and 8:30 a.m. to 4:45 p.m. on the third day.

Panelists will discuss topics such as: Reading Between the Lines: Beyond a Basic Understanding of Nonprofit Financial Statements; Navigating the UBTI Rules: How to Run Innovative Programs Without Tripping Over the Tax Laws;Investment and Tax Implications of Alternative Assets; Chasing Government Money: How to Obtain Earmarked Funding; Compensation Issues for Exempt Organizations; Basics of International Grant Making, and A Guide for Nonprofits on Legal and Effective Lobbying (or How to Be a Troublemaker Without Getting Into Trouble).

Among the speakers are Johnny Rex Buckles, University of Houston Law Center; Joyce Hellums, Ernst & Young LLP, and David M. Rosenberg and Terry L. Simmons, Thompson & Knight LLP.

For details on registration fees and CLE credits, see the Bulletin Board on The Metropolitan Corporate Counsel website at

For reservations, call (512) 475-6700 or visit