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25 Jul 2013 | ArticleIn today's challenging fundraising environment many community foundations and other nonprofit organizations strive to work with attorneys, accountants, and wealth advisors with the hope... Read more »
25 Aug 2014| Toledo Community FoundationOur annual reports are comprehensive and include information about new funds created through the Foundation each year, grants made during each year, and stories about how Foundation fundholders... Read more »
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19 Aug 2014| The Boston FoundationThis Client Alert discusses Notice 2014-46. It provides additional rules with respect to the "begun construction" test adopted by the American Taxpayer Relief Act of 2012 ("ATRA"). Read more »
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19 Aug 2014| The Community Foundation for Greater AtlantaThis summer we're running some of the "best of" our Philanthropy Blogs from the past year. Enjoy this week's blog from the Lesley Grady, originally published on September 3, 2013. Click here for post. Read more »
18 Aug 2014| Foundation For The CarolinasClick here to download the latest issue of Philanthropy Focus, Foundation For The Carolinas' semi-annual newsletter. We invite you to learn more about the recent activities of the Foundation, our... Read more »
14 Aug 2014| Minnesota Philanthropy PartnersThe new edition of the MNSights e-newsletter is out. Check it out for inspiring ideas and people -- and even a reading list. It's free and it's online. Read more »
14 Aug 2014| Maine Community FoundationSeptember 15 is the deadline for applications to six of the Maine Community Foundation's 18 competitive grant programs. Grants are available statewide for a range of projects related to LGBTQ... Read more »
12 Aug 2014| The Boston Foundation1099-related IRS notices remind taxpayers that FATCA isn't the only withholding provision to considerThe Internal Revenue Service (the "IRS") is notifying taxpayers that certain information returns filed in previous years were either inaccurately filed or filed late. Taxpayers must... Read more »
The law's good faith principle has traditionally regulated legal relationships, such as the contractual relationship. Equity's more intense fiduciary principle has generally regulated equitable...
Charitable remainder trusts are back! This according to attorney and PGDC contributing author David Wheeler Newman of Mitchell, Silverberg & Knupp, LLP. Read on to see why CRTs are enjoying...
Professor Brian Tamanaha's new book, Failing Law Schools, does a good job of explaining why borrowing to obtain a lower tier law school education has become a bad deal for all too many, but...
Unless the fiduciary issues and the representation issues in a trust dispute are properly sorted out in advance, there is a very real risk that an ill-considered rush to mediate or arbitrate will...
The Interest on Lawyers Trust Account Scheme (IOLTA): Could the medical profession get away with fleecing patients this way?It is coming on a decade since the U.S. Supreme Court ruled that the IOLTA scheme constitutes a collective taking by the state of the property of clients. Still the scheme continues. Nothing has...
Next year, 2013, marks the 20th anniversary of the judicial/political resolution of the final controversy over the administration and disposition of a certain Massachusetts-sited trust established...
Could the Myriad Codifications of Aspects of the Law of Trusts Culminating with the Uniform Trust Code (2000) Be Doing More Harm than Good?Though the trust is a judge-made creature of equity, the last eighty years have seen numerous rounds of uniform legislation codifying various aspects of the law of trusts, beginning with the Uniform...
Since the 1960s, the trust has been under attack on two fronts in the American law school. First, the traditional Trusts course has been down-graded to elective status, a misguided curricular “...
Charles E. Rounds Jr, Fiduciary Consultant | Article | 2 commentsLaw Schools No Longer Adequately Equip Their Students To Think Like Lawyers: The Unintended Consequences of Decontextualizing ContractsThe process of paralegalizing the American legal academy is now complete. It was inevitable. A course in Contracts does not a complete lawyer make. The curricular marginalization of two of the other...
In an article published on line in 2010, Charles E. Rounds, Jr. suggested that the expansion of legal writing programs in the law schools at the expense of instruction in core legal doctrine is why...
It is the conventional wisdom among today’s academics that law students are better off participating in clinical programs administered in-house by the law schools than taking traditional...
Charles E. Rounds, Jr., delves deeply into law school education to explain how "great swaths of core legal doctrine have been scythed from the required law curriculum, a process of misguided...