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ANSI Legal Issues Forum 2015 Proceedings

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ANSI Legal Issues Forum 2015

Tuesday, September 29, 2015

9:00 am – 12:30 pm
FHI 360 Conference Center

1825 Connecticut Ave. NW, 8th Floor
Washington, DC 20009

9:00am – 9:05am

Welcoming Remarks

Joe Bhatia, President and CEO, American National Standards Institute (ANSI)
9:05am – 10:35am

Discussion Managing Tax Issues

Managing Tax Issues, including Form 990s and UBIT

Managing Proper Governance Practices, including Conflicts of Interest

3 panelists, 15 minutes each followed by a 45-minute interactive Q&A session

Panelists:

Moderators:

  • Eileen Lach, General Counsel and Chief Compliance Officer,
    Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE)
  • Clark Silcox, General Counsel, National Electrical Manufacturers Association (NEMA)
10:35am – 10:55am

Break

10:55am – 12:25pm

Discussion Employment Compensation Issues

Managing, Disciplining, and Terminating Volunteers

3 panelists, 15 minutes each followed by a 45-minute interactive Q&A session

Panelists:

        
  • Eileen Morgan Johnson, Partner, Whiteford Taylor Preston LLP
  • Suzanne Ross McDowell, Partner, Steptoe & Johnson LLP
  • Ronald Taylor, Partner, Venable LLP
  • Panel Two Joint Presentation

Moderators:

  • Christian Dubay, Vice President and Chief Engineer, National Fire Protection Association (NFPA)
  • Claire Ramspeck, Director of Technology, American Society of Heating, Refrigerating and Air-Conditioning Engineers (ASHRAE)
12:25pm – 12:30pm

Conference Wrap-up / Closing Remarks

Joe Bhatia, ANSI
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