July 2015

What are the Benefits of a Private Foundation?

Discover the numerous benefits of a private foundation.

The Family Foundation: Structuring Considerations

Many families (or related corporations) are interested in giving back to the community in the form of charitable contributions. A private foundation is an ideal vehicle for accomplishing this goal, for two reasons: (1) it can be used to provide direct monetary assistance to local charitable organizations, thereby helping the less fortunate, and (2) contributions to a private foundation may serve to reduce a donor’s taxes.

The Sixth Circuit Narrows What It Means To Be An “Advertisement” Under the TCPA

July 13, 2015 by Isaac J. Colunga, Partner
The Telephone Consumer Protection Act (TCPA) prohibits “unsolicited advertisements” sent to fax machines.  47 U.S.C. § 227(b)(1)(C).  But when is a fax considered an “advertisement” for purposes of the TCPA?  Several district courts have attempted to answer this question, and we finally have some appellate court guidance.  

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