New York, NY, December 18, 2012 --(PR.com
)-- The Knowledge Group/The Knowledge Congress Live Webcast Series, the leading producer of regulatory focused webcasts, has announced today that Pamela A. Mann, Attorney, Carter, Ledyard & Milburn will speak at the Knowledge Congress’ webcast entitled: “Nonprofit Transparency and Disclosure Through Form 990.” This event is scheduled for February 8, 2013 from 12:00pm – 2:00pm (ET).
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About Pamela Mann
Pamela A. Mann is Chair of the Tax Exempt Organizations Group in the firm of Carter, Ledyard & Milburn, LLP, with a practice concentrated in the representation of tax-exempt organization. She is counsel to numerous public charities and private foundations and advises clients in a wide range of governance, regulatory, tax, and general corporate matters. From 1996 to December 2012, she was the principal in the Mann Legal Group, LLC, a boutique law practice serving tax-exempt organizations. From 1985 to 1995, Ms. Mann was Chief of the Charities Bureau in the New York Attorney General’s office, directing scores of important cases and initiatives and influencing the adoption of significant legislative changes affecting tax exempt organizations. Her diverse background includes clinical teaching at Rutgers University School of Law’s Constitutional Litigation Clinic and the litigation of employment discrimination and other employment related matters at the National Employment Law Project.
Ms. Mann has been recognized in New York Magazine’s Best Lawyers in New York and in Super-Lawyers Magazine in the category of lawyers specializing in Nonprofit/Charities Law. Ms. Mann was Chair of the Committee on Nonprofit Organizations of the Association of the Bar of the City of New York from 1998-2001 and has served as President and Vice-President of the National Association of State Charities Officials. She is a member of the American Law Institute, the American Bar Fellows, the Government Relations Committee of the Nonprofit Coordinating Committee of New York and of the Exempt Organizations Committee of the American Bar Association. She has written many articles for professional and lay publications and is a frequent lecturer on non-profit issues. She is a graduate of Oberlin College and the University of Pittsburgh School of Law. More information about the Tax Exempt Organizations practice at Carter, Ledyard & Milburn is available at www.clm.com.
About Carter Ledyard & Milburn LLP
Carter Ledyard & Milburn LLP (www.clm.com), established in 1854, has approximately 100 attorneys and has been headquartered on Wall Street since its founding. Carter Ledyard’s general practice includes corporate, securities, mergers and acquisitions, private equity, litigation, intellectual property, environmental, employment, media and technology, investment regulation, antitrust, trusts and estates, maritime, ERISA, tax-exempt organizations, real estate, tax and bankruptcy. A significant part of the firm’s practice involves representing overseas-based clients and their U.S. affiliates, financial institutions and other financial services providers, governmental entities and media and technology clients.
Nonprofit stakeholders include donors, board directors and trustees, and most importantly, the populations served by and benefiting from the nonprofit mission. Form 990 is a top tool used by federal and state regulators, the media, and grantmakers to assess whether nonprofits work effectively and efficiently to fulfill their qualified exempt purposes and serve the social good. Continued enhancements to Form 990 support the drive for greater nonprofit transparency and disclosure. In this Nonprofit Form 990 Live webcast, a panel of recognized tax practitioners and industry thought leaders will share current need-to-know nuts and bolts of nonprofit compliance along with emerging developments:
• Why the push for more disclosure serves the greater good
• How the nonprofit sector is embracing transparency to demonstrate accountability to donors and regulators
• Anticipated changes on the 2012 Form 990
• Typical differences between a nonprofit’s Form 990 and audited financial statements for the same fiscal year
• Up-to-the-minute audit updates from IRS field examinations and desk audits
• Live interactive Q&A session
About The Knowledge Group, LLC/The Knowledge Congress Live Webcast Series
The Knowledge Congress was established with the mission to produce unbiased, objective, and educational live webinars that examine industry trends and regulatory changes from a variety of different perspectives. The goal is to deliver a unique multilevel analysis of an important issue affecting business in a highly focused format. To contact or register to an event, please visit: www.knowledgecongress.org.