PRACTICE AREAS

Tandy & Associates PLLC provides the expertise and quality of services that would be expected from a large law firm, with the responsiveness, personal service and competitive flat fees possible only in a boutique law firm.

SECURITIES REGULATION

Because our attorneys have spent their legal careers focused on the investment fund industry, Tandy & Associates PLLC is positioned to offer a highly sophisticated solutions to emerging and established funds. No private equity funds or investment advisors are identical and each client has unique objectives and circumstances.  We use a client-based approach to our fund structuring and analysis, rather than letting the offering be driven by forms.  Our clients routinely comment on the excellence of our personal service and the time we take to properly understand and implement the client’s unique circumstances and objectives.  Across our various clients who advise on an diverse asset classes and investment structures, we specialize in the following areas:

  • Private Equity Funds
  • Real Estate Funds
  • Private Placement
  • Capital Raising
  • Taxation
  • Cyrptocurrency Funds and related compliance
  • Offshore Funds
  • General Fund Structuring
  • Securities Regulation Compliance Plans and Requisite Bespoke Manual Creation

TRANSACTIONAL LAW

For their select clients, Tandy & Associates PLLC handles complex legal issues in a manner designed to protect their client unique interests.  Regardless of your situation, we are confident that we can explain your options and vigorously defend your interests.

  • Contract formation and negotiation
  • Real Property
  • Estate planning for High-net worth clients
  • Asset Protection
  • Formation and administration of captive insurance companies
  • Taxation
  • Bankruptcy
  • Secured Transactions
  • Entrepreneurial Services (formation, early stage, strategy, etc.)
  • IP protection
  • Oil and Gas Leases
  • Landlord & Tenant
  • Social Impact and Constitutional Inquiries
  • Water Law
  • Merger and Acquisitions

REGULATORY COMPLIANCE

Regulatory frameworks are constantly evolving across sectors and around the world. As transparency rises in importance and the costs of non-compliance with laws and regulations increase, businesses everywhere strive to adapt to the growing pressure from regulatory bodies.

With our extensive knowledge of local regulations and our multijurisdictional capabilities, we are well-positioned to help clients around the world deal effectively and creatively with regulatory and compliance issues.  As business has globalized and cross-border transactions have become more complex, the ability to provide appropriate counsel across jurisdictions becomes all the more important

  • Medicinal Marijuana
  • Energy
  • Environment
  • Data Protection
  • Financial Institutions
  • Consumer Protection
  • Product Liability & product safety

NONPROFIT

Nonprofit organizations are committed to serving a public good. To ensure legal compliance, nonprofit organizations are subject to numerous and often complex laws, governmental regulations, funding restrictions, and reporting requirements. They also must comply with employment, contract, banking, and other laws applicable to all businesses.

We help guide clients through these laws, regulatory systems, and organizational challenges. We assist nonprofit and philanthropic organizations of all types, from those intimately involved in pressing local concerns to those providing valued programs and services of broad public benefit, to those tackling vital national and global issues.

Our nonprofit clients bring to us a deep commitment to providing public benefit, or to effectuating social change, financing an innovative cure to a social ill, or realizing a creative or social entrepreneurial ambition. We bring to our clients clear and feasible structures and mechanisms to help them focus efficiently on their vision.

CORPORATE LAW & GOVERNANCE

  • Formation and incorporation
  • Governance and board structure, composition, roles, and responsibilities
  • Board/staff relationships, responsibilities, and delegation of authority
  • Conflicts of interest
  • Liability, risk management, insurance
  • Attorney General Issues
  • Relationship with chapters and affiliated organizations
  • Regulatory compliance and annual reporting
  • Corporate practices and recordkeeping
  • Mergers and dissolutions

CHARITABLE CONTRIBUTIONS, ENDOWMENTS, AND TRUST LAW

  • Charitable gifts, contributions, and deductibility
  • Endowments: creation, use, and management
  • Endowment policies
  • Charitable Trusts
  • Donor gift instruments including restricted and outright gifts, donor advised funds, and board designated funds
  • Modification of charitable trusts (under the doctrine of Cy Pres)

TAX-EXEMPT ORGANIZATION LAW AND REGULATION

  • Obtaining and maintaining tax-exempt status
  • Advocacy, lobbying, and political activities
  • Grantmaking practices
  • Executive compensation
  • Intermediate sanctions
  • Public charity support tests and qualification
  • Private foundation rules and regulations
  • Operating foundation and supporting organization qualification and operating standards
  • Disqualified person and self-dealing rules
  • Commercial and entrepreneurial activities
  • Taxation of unrelated business income
  • Corporate Sponsorships
  • Annual reporting, Forms 990
  • Counsel to all classification of 501(c) tax-exempt organizations with on emphasis on:
    • 501(c)(2) Corporations holding property for tax-exempt organizations
    • 501(c)(3) Charitable organizations, private foundations, operating foundations, and supporting organizations
    • 501(c)(4) Civic organizations
    • 501(c)(5) Labor organizations
    • 501(c)(6) Professional, business, and trade associations, chambers of commerce
    • 501(c)(7) Social and recreational clubs
    • 501(c)(8), (9), and (10) Employee associations and fraternal organizations
    • 501(c)(12) Mutual or Cooperative Electric Companies
    • 501(c)(14) Credit Unions

CHARITABLE TRANSACTIONAL WORK

  • Contracts of all types
  • Leases
  • Management and operating agreements
  • Gift and funding agreements
  • Grant award agreements
  • Cross-border funding arrangements
  • Non-compete and non-solicitation agreements
  • Confidentiality agreements