High Court Won’t Intervene in Campaign Finance Case

Nonprofit political groups engaged in electioneering activities must disclose their top political donors beginning this week after the Supreme Court on Sept. 18 declined to intervene in a controversial campaign finance case. The court’s decision could affect political ad spending by 501(c)(4) and 501(c)(6) groups from now until the November midterm elections. “This is a… Read more »

MSAE Weighs In on Association Standing Case

The Michigan Society of Association Executives (MSAE) is planning to submit an amicus brief in a case with potential ramifications for associations pending before the Michigan Supreme Court. The case involves the Michigan Association of Home Builders, which filed suit against the city of Troy over building department fees. But one of the questions on… Read more »

Association Law Symposium is Oct. 28

ASAE’s Association Law Symposium, the definitive legal education event addressing the most pressing issues in association and nonprofit law today, takes place Oct. 28 at the Ronald Reagan Building in Washington, DC. The program is designed for in-house counsel, attorneys with association clients, CEOs and senior-level association executives who need to keep abreast of critical… Read more »

Supreme Court Agrees to Review Antitrust Case

The Supreme Court on June 28 agreed to hear an antitrust class action dispute over whether membership and governance rights in a trade association is enough to constitute a conspiracy in the event of anti-competitive behavior. ASAE filed an amicus brief in the case earlier this year. The lawsuit was initially filed in 2011 by… Read more »