Benjamin Leff

Benjamin Leff is a professor of tax law and nonprofit law at American University’s Washington College of Law. He has published numerous law review articles about the law of nonprofit organizations and social enterprise and regularly blogs at the Nonprofit Law Professor’s Blog.

Musk’s Lawsuit Ponders if Nonprofit Governance Can Protect a Social Mission

One of the questions that Elon Musk’s lawsuit against OpenAI and its CEO, Sam Altman, raises is whether Microsoft’s involvement in changes to OpenAI’s board in November violated nonprofit law. Benjamin Leff assesses this challenge and if current nonprofit law is capable of monitoring nonprofit behavior in its current form.

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