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There are many traps for the unwary that not-for-profit organizations must navigate with constant diligence.Katz, Sapper & Miller has a depth of expertise in all areas of not-for-profit compliance and planning techniques that allows us to assist organizations in a variety of ways so they can focus on accomplishing their exempt purpose without running into tax-related penalties or compliance issues.He is also co-author of (Brookings Press, 2013), which argues that cities have become the vanguard of policy innovation and problem-solving in the United States and the world.As Brookings’s only centennial scholar, Katz and his team collaborate with experts throughout Brookings and beyond to develop new models of finance, growth, and governance in cities and nations. Bass Initiative on Innovation and Placemaking, a collaboration with the New York-based Project for Public Spaces focused on cross-disciplinary approaches to city building.Pension funds from several states have taken strong stances intended to encourage meaningful board diversity at the 25 percent to 30 percent level.Last year, then-SEC Chair Mary Jo White cited the correlation of board diversity with improved company performance and identified board diversity as an important issue for the Commission, signaling that it may be a priority for regulators going forward.He regularly advises cross-sector metropolitan, national, and global leaders on public reforms and private innovations that advance the well-being of metropolitan areas and their countries. He is also one of the leaders of the Brookings Project on 21st Century City Governance. In 2008, he co-led the housing and urban issues transition team for the Obama Administration and served as a senior advisor to the new Secretary of Housing and Urban Development Shaun Donovan for the first 100 days of the administration.
When I wrote my initial impressions of the MOJO, I had only been using the unit for about a day or so (hence the impressions being "initial").Likewise, a group of corporate leaders—including Warren Buffett, Jamie Dimon, Jeff Immelt, and Larry Fink, among others—published their own “Commonsense Principles of Corporate Governance,” (discussed on the Forum here) an open letter highlighting diversity as a key element of board composition.Momentum toward gender parity on boards is building, particularly in the top tier of public corporations.[The briefs can be found here: for Katz, for Chevaldina, and an amicus brief by the Electronic Frontier Foundation supporting Chevaldina] There’s some really interesting copyright law, and some really interesting copyright policy, in all this.The Copyright Act requires a court to consider “the effect” of Chevaldina’s use on “the potential market for or value of the copyrighted work,” in deciding whether or not her use is “fair.” The district court found – correctly, in my view (but see disclosure above!