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A guide to dealing with charity legacy disputes
  • Ashfords LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • August 14 2018

This is a guide to dealing with charity legacy disputes, taking into consideration the dispute and being aware of the charities reputation

Ontario Court Strikes Down Limits on Non-partisan Political Advocacy by Charities
  • Miller Thomson LLP
  • Canada
  • August 13 2018

An Ontario court decision rendered on July 16th may completely change the rules about political advocacy by Canadian charities. The decision struck

Can charitable members be compelled to vote?
  • Boyes Turner LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • August 13 2018

Can charitable members be compelled to vote in favour of a resolution? This was the question that the Court of Appeal had to answer in the recent

The More (Members) the Merrier? Or, So Long, Sole Members
  • Patterson Belknap Webb & Tyler LLP
  • USA
  • August 9 2018

The New York Assembly and Senate recently passed legislation - A.B. 10336-A (Paulin) S.B. 8699 (Gallivan) (the “Bill”) - that would raise the

The End of "Dark Money" in Federal Races?
  • Nossaman LLP
  • USA
  • August 8 2018

Late last week, U.S. District Court judge Beryl Howell struck down a Federal Election Commission (FEC) regulation that allowed certain non-profit

Updates to Charitable Contribution Procedures
  • Bryan Cave Leighton Paisner (Bryan Cave)
  • USA
  • August 8 2018

To simplify compliance for grantors and contributors to tax-exempt organizations, the IRS recently issued an updated revenue procedure (Rev. Proc

Changes to automatic disqualification rules for charities
  • Womble Bond Dickinson (UK) LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • August 1 2018

New rules come into force on 1 August 2018 which widen the scope of the current automatic disqualification rules for charities. The main aim of the

Canadian Income Tax on US Charities
  • Miller Thomson LLP
  • USA, Canada
  • July 31 2018

How does a US charity make sure that it does not pay Canadian tax? By applying for an exemption letter from the Canada Revenue Agency (CRA). In Canada

CHARITIES REMINDER: Automatic disqualification - the rules change on 1 August 2018
  • Charles Russell Speechlys LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • July 31 2018

Charities should have systems in place to check whether any of their trustees or senior managers will now be disqualified

Charities Update: Religious & Educational Charities to Save Money
  • Mason Hayes & Curran
  • Ireland
  • July 31 2018

A recent decision of the Valuation Tribunal, unless successfully appealed, establishes that advancement of religion is now a charitable purpose for