Tag Archives: Charity

Telemarketing by Charity Fundraisers Remains an FTC Enforcement Priority

The FTC’s Northwest Regional Office has, for decades, led federal law enforcement efforts to investigate and shut down alleged fraud in the charity fundraising industry (state attorneys general are even more active in this space, as we’ve noted in previous … Continue reading

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Charity Begins With The Gift Agreement: Keeping Intent Fluid

Susan N. Gary, The Problems with Donor Intent: Interpretation, Enforcement, and Doing the Right Thing, 85 Chi.-Kent. L. Rev. 977 (2010). Browne Lewis Charities have a legal duty to comply with the restrictions donors place on gifts. Most charities act … Continue reading

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UK Charity Calls for Ban on Primetime Alcohol Ads

UK Charity Calls for Ban on Primetime Alcohol Ads A United Kingdom charity group has asked the government to ban alcohol ads from television prior to 9 p.m. and to remove them entirely from the internet, the Guardian reported Oct. … Continue reading

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Charity Labels

Here are a few charity-themed alcohol beverage labels. They are becoming more common, to the point where TTB does have a specific policy. In general, of course the charity language has to be truthful and non-misleading – but also, it … Continue reading

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Dodgers Charity Being Investigated

The California attorney general’s office recently opened an investigation into the 2007 salary of Howard Sunkin, the chief executive of the Dodgers’ Dream Foundation. Sunkin earned more than $400,000 in 2007, which was one-fourth of the Foundation’s budget that year…. … Continue reading

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