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ANSI Announces 2015 Legal Issues Forum: Top Legal Traps Your Non-Profit Organization Needs to Avoid


Sessions to Highlight Tax Issues, Employment Compensation, Governance Practices, and Volunteer Management

The American National Standards Institute (ANSI) will hold a Legal Issues Forum on Top Legal Traps Your Non-Profit Organization Needs to Avoid from 9:00 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. on Tuesday, September 29, 2015, at the FHI 360 Conference Center, 1825 Connecticut Avenue, NW, in Washington, DC. The event is part of the World Standards Week (WSW) series of meetings and celebrations hosted annually by ANSI, coordinator of the U.S. voluntary standardization system.

A broad range of legal experts will lead panel discussions on managing tax issues, employment compensation issues, proper governance practices, and volunteer management - all topics of importance to non-profit organizations in the standardization community. Each session will be followed by a 15-minute interactive Q&A period for attendees. ANSI members and all interested stakeholders including those from government, industry, business, consumer groups, and academia are encouraged to attend and share their perspectives on these critical issues.

The registration fee for this annual event is $295 for current ANSI members and $350 for non-members. The draft agenda and registration details are available on the Legal Issues Forum event webpage.

World Standards Week, to be held this year on September 28-October 2, 2015, is an annual event where members of the standards and conformity assessment community come together in the spirit of cooperation and collaboration. For more information, including registration for other WSW events and details on all meetings and conferences, visit

About ANSI

The American National Standards Institute (ANSI) is a private non-profit organization whose mission is to enhance U.S. global competitiveness and the American quality of life by promoting, facilitating, and safeguarding the integrity of the voluntary standardization and conformity assessment system. Its membership is made up of businesses, professional societies and trade associations, standards developers, government agencies, and consumer and labor organizations. The Institute represents the diverse interests of more than 125,000 companies and organizations and 3.5 million professionals worldwide.

The Institute is the official U.S. representative to the International Organization for Standardization (ISO) and, via the U.S. National Committee, the International Electrotechnical Commission (IEC), and is a U.S. representative to the International Accreditation Forum (IAF).


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