National Society of Professional Engineers

Risk Management, Legal Principles, and Ethical Standards for Association Leaders

This session will provide participants with an overview of key issues association leaders need to understand in the areas of association risk management, legal requirements and ethical standards. Among the risk management issues to be discussed will include general and association professional liability, insurance considerations, risks in negotiating contracts, social media, special events, organizational reputation, fraud, privacy, sponsorships and other key issues. Association legal and regulatory issues associated with tax, antitrust, employment, defamation, corporate compliance and other areas will also be explored. The ASAE Standards of Conduct and related ethical issues will also be examined.