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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


Preparing to Transition under the new Societies Act of British Columbia
  • Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
  • Canada
  • April 20 2016

Societies incorporated in BC should be getting ready to consider what they need to do to transition under the new Societies Act of British Columbia


China Adopts Charity Law
  • Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
  • China
  • April 18 2016

Last month law makers in China voted in favour of adopting a new Charity Law. The Charity Law is expected to take effect in September and, among


2016 Federal Budget - Impact on Registered Charities and Non-Profit Organizations
  • Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
  • Canada
  • March 23 2016

The Minister of Finance tabled the Government's 2016 Federal Budget on March 22, 2016. There are few tax measures in Budget 2016 that impact


Know Your Role: Ontario Superior Court of Justice clarifies that under Ontario’s Corporations Act only directors, and not members, may propose changes to the by-laws or changes requiring special resolution
  • Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
  • Canada
  • March 3 2016

In Vaughan Community Health Centre Corporation v Annibale, 2015 ONSC 2559, the Ontario Superior Court of Justice held that the Ontario Corporations


New Reporting Requirement for Charities
  • Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
  • Canada
  • February 1 2016

The 2015 Federal Budget proposed changes to the Income Tax Act (Canada) to allow a registered charity to invest in a limited partnership as long as


British Columbia’s New Societies Act
  • Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
  • Canada
  • January 25 2016

The new Societies Act (the "new Act"), which will come into force on November 28, 2016, is now featured on the BC Registry Services website (the


Liberal Government Announces Winding Down of the Political Activities Audit Program for Charities
  • Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
  • Canada
  • January 20 2016

The Honourable Diane Lebouthillier, P.C., M.P., Minister of National Revenue, announced today the winding down of the review by the CRA of registered


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


BC societies - prepare for the new BC Societies Act!
  • Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
  • Canada
  • December 3 2015

The BC Registry has released an overview of the changes to be brought on by the new legislation effective November 28, 2016. The link for the