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Guidelines for Cooperative Legislation

These “Guidelines for Cooperative Legislation” are a rewrite of the “Framework for Cooperative Legislation”

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Changes to Wisconsin’s Cooperative Law.

Business statutes provide basic legal requirements for the organization.

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Organization and Management of Coop Housing

It is thought that this pamphlet will be particularly timely given

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Tenancy Agreement

model policies & procedures

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Marketing Legal Compliance in the Real World.

We asked real-life tech marketers to tell us what’s going on behind the scenes.

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All you Need to Know About Legal

Forms and Organizational Types for Cooperatives.

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Ask the Lawyer

Co-op Basics Operation of the Cooperative.

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National-Housing-Cooperatives-Case-Law-Survey

legal cases

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Michigan Cooperative Housing History and Case Law

Owning a home is the quintessence of the American dream.

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Limited Cooperative Association Statutes:

Since 2001, new cooperative laws have been adopted in five states. 

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Legal Sourcebook for California Cooperatives:

Start-up and Administration

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Legal Primer for Formation of Consumer

Cooperative Development Services has created a development model

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Revolving Patron- Member Equity in Cooperatives

Statutory obligations to return retained equity

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Legal Duties and Responsibilities

Cooperatives are member organizations, unlike most other businesses.

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Cooperative Marketing Agreements:

Legal Considerations

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Legal Guide to Cooperative Conversions

A Business Owner’s Legal Guide to Cooperative Conversion

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Knowing Your Governing Documents

The governing documents of your cooperative are the tools of corporate control.

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Effective Governance Keeping Your Records Straight.

Information for boards of trustees on the importance of good record-keeping

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Legal Manual for Small Rural Home Cooperatives.

This manual is designed to help people in rural Wisconsin

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Guidelines for Cooperative Legislation

These “Guidelines for Cooperative Legislation” are a rewrite of the “Framework for Cooperative Legislation”

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Impact of Tax Reform on Agricultural Cooperatives

It should be noted that this is an initial examination of the proposed tax reform plan

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Corporate Governance Liability and Risk

A corporation is a distinct legal entity.:

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Civil-Rights-Law-in-Coops

The application of civil rights laws to housing cooperatives:

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Antitrust Status of Farmer Cooperatives:

The Story of the Capper- Volstead Act

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Income Tax Treatment of Cooperatives:

Table of Citations

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Sample Legal Documents for Cooperatives

To comply with these limitations on its operations,

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Understanding Capper-Volstead

There are two keys to understanding the basic meaning.

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Business Models

How Do They Differ: Co-ops, C-Corps, LLCs, Non-Profits, L3Cs, CMGs

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What Nonprofit Leaders Need to Know About.

This booklet is designed to inform nonprofit managers, board members,

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An Assessment of Loan Regulations Housing

All the cooperatives were organized in the late 1970s or early 1980s.

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After the Mortgage is Paid Off:

Changes to the Governing Documents

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2012 Guide Coop Legislation

This new third edition has been produced to incorporate new developments

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