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Non-profit board members’ duty of confidentiality
  • Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
  • Canada
  • June 20 2012

Like their for-profit counterparts, board members of a non-profit corporation are in a fiduciary relationship with the corporation


Charities and giving - What’s new?
  • Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
  • Canada
  • April 26 2016

The Financial Action Task Force (FATF) is holding a public consultation on the revision of the international counter-terrorist financing standard


Will Ontario's unclaimed intangible property program exclude gift cards?
  • Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
  • Canada
  • October 9 2012

In 1989, the Unclaimed Intangible Property Act was passed in Ontario, but it was never proclaimed in force


Does your contest violate canadian laws?
  • Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
  • Canada
  • January 11 2012

In designing a contest that is open to residents of Canada, there are a number of legal issues to consider


Options for unhappy members under the Canada Not-For-Profit Corporations Act: derivative actions
  • Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
  • Canada
  • March 18 2015

If your association has ever encountered an unhappy member or member group, you should be aware of the enhanced member rights under the Canada


Honesty is No Longer the Best Policy - It’s the Law in Contracts
  • Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
  • Canada
  • January 10 2016

In Bhasin v Hrynew released in November 2014, the Supreme Court of Canada recognized a new duty for contracting parties: the "honest performance" of


Not-for-profit newsletter - Fall 2013
  • Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
  • Canada
  • September 12 2013

There are always new things of interest to the NFP and charities law sector and we report on several in this edition of our newsletter


Ontario Not-for-Profit Corporations Act: some special issues to consider
  • Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
  • Canada
  • September 8 2011

What follows is a summary of some of the key (or special) issues under the new Ontario Not-for-Profit Corporations Act (the New Act


The CNCA is here: now what?
  • Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
  • Canada
  • December 12 2011

After years of anticipation, the Canada Not-for-Profit Corporations Act (the CNCA) was proclaimed in force on October 17, 2011


International Day of Persons with Disabilities
  • Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
  • Canada
  • December 3 2015

Today is International Day of Persons with Disabilities (IDPD). Established by the UN, IDPD has been commemorated since 1992 to "promote awareness