- New Jersey became the 32nd state, along with the District of Columbia, to adopt the Uniform Trust Code, which became effective in New Jersey on July 17, 2016. Richards Sanders, in Trusts and Estates, takes a look at some of the statute’s highlights.
- As reported by Michael J. de la Merced in the New York Times, the Board of Trustees of the Hershey Trust has reached a settlement with the Pennsylvania AG’s Office, which includes the resignation of 3 Trustees and the resignation, by the end of 2017, of the Board Chairwoman.
- Wrapping up The Water Cooler this morning, two stories at the intersection of presidential politics and the world of exempt organizations:
As first reported by Richard Pollock of the Daily Caller, the IRS Commissioner has referred congressional charges against The Clinton Foundation to the IRS exempt organizations office for investigation; and
In Nonprofit Quarterly, Erin Bradrick offers her perspective on Donald Trump’s rhetoric calling for the repeal the Johnson amendment.