Investors considering purchasing distressed properties are facing one less potential risk thanks to a recent decision by the Washington Supreme Court on nonjudicial foreclosures. Chris Graving reviews the Court's recent decision regarding the Deed of Trust Act.
The closely controlled nature of many private foundations can easily open the door to potential self-dealing. This final post of a three-part series offers tips on how private foundations can prevent self-dealing.
Each charity board member contributes in different ways, but every director should have a firm grasp of the key fundamentals of board service. Successful service takes interest and engagement in the cause—as well as education and attention to the rules governing the charity.
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On July 3, 2012, Tomas Lopez, an on-duty lifeguard, noticed a man struggling in the water south of his post when someone rushed to his stand asking for help. By the time Lopez arrived, several witnesses had pulled the man out of the water. Lopez and an off-duty nurse attended to the man until the paramedics arrived. Later that day, Lopez was fired for leaving his designated post, a violation of company rules. In this post, Beth Joffe discusses considerations for employers when faced...
All charities want to put on their best face when recruiting board members; it's the candidate's job to see past the facade. This post offers tips for evaluating whether the charity is right for you.