Seminar Focus: Nonprofits In Texas

Tuesday, January 1, 2008 - 00:00

The University of Texas School of Law is planning its 25th Annual Nonprofit Organizations Institute.

The program will take place Wednesday-Friday, January 16-18 at the Four Seasons Hotel, Austin, TX. Sessions will run from 5:30 to 7:45 p.m. on the first day, 8:50 a.m. to 5:15 p.m. on the second day and 8 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. on the third day.

Discussion topics will include: Primer on Nonprofit Organizations and Charitable Giving; The Rules: GAAP That Specifically Applies to Nonprofit Organizations; New IRS Focus on Nonprofit Corporate Governance; Overview of the Pension Protection Act; Innovative Ways for Private Foundations to Give Money: Staying Within the Rules and Avoiding Pitfalls; Case Studies Exploring Self-Dealing; Risk Management: Best Practices for Public Charities; Nonprofit Fundraising: A Guide to Staying Within the State and Federal Rules, and Ethical Issues for Lawyers Serving Nonprofit Organizations.

Among the speakers will be Johnny Rex Buckles, University of Houston Law Center; David L. Fish, IRS; Emily A. Parker and David M. Rosenberg, Thompson & Knight LLP, and Kenneth L. Gladish, Johnson Center for Philanthropy and Nonprofit Leadership.

For information on registration fees for the CLE seminar, see the Bulletin Board on The Metropolitan Corporate Counsel website at

For reservations, call (512) 475-67000 or visit