2019

Today
Today

Why charities and not-for-profits should comply with PIPEDA

  • January 16, 2019
  • Esther Shainblum

There is a growing global emphasis on and regulation of privacy, as well as increasing stakeholder awareness and expectation with respect to how organizations handle their personal information.

Charities & Not-for-Profit Law

House committee report on money laundering and terrorist financing

  • January 16, 2019
  • Nancy E. Claridge, Terrance S. Carter and Sean S. Carter

The House of Commons Standing Committee on Finance presented its report on November 8, 2018, entitled Confronting Money Laundering and Terrorist Financing: Moving Canada Forward.

Charities & Not-for-Profit Law

Exciting proposed changes in fall economic statement

  • January 16, 2019
  • Theresa L.M. Man and Terrance S. Carter

On Nov. 21, 2018, the Department of Finance released the 2018 Fall Economic Statement1 proposing changes to maintain and develop the economic health of the country.

Charities & Not-for-Profit Law

New Ontario government makes major changes to ESA

  • January 16, 2019
  • Barry W. Kwasniewski

After being introduced by the Ontario government on Oct. 23, 2018,1 Bill 47, Making Ontario Open for Business Act, 2018,2 received royal assent on Nov. 21, 2018, making amendments to the Employment Standards Act, 2000 3 and other legislation.4

Charities & Not-for-Profit Law

British Columbia’s Societies Act: Three months into transition

  • March 13, 2017
  • Margaret H. Mason

While British Columbians can frequently be smug and particularly so with respect to our new and improved Societies Act which came into force Nov. 28, 2016, we are pleased to report that anecdotally, the transition process appears to be proceeding relatively smoothly.

Charities & Not-for-Profit Law

Federal budget 2014 and changes to testamentary charitable giving

  • October 01, 2014
  • Elena Hoffstein and Laura West

Draft legislation proposals released by the Department of Finance at the end of August implement measures introduced in this year’s federal budget. Importantly, they change the manner in which testamentary charitable gifts will be dealt with.

Charities & Not-for-Profit Law

CRA releases guidance on ineligible individuals

  • October 01, 2014
  • Terrance S. Carter and Ryan M. Prendergast

Two years after the Income Tax Act’s provisions for ineligible individuals came into force, the CRA has released its guidance for interpreting and enforcing those provisions.

Charities & Not-for-Profit Law

U.K. Supreme Court highlights the importance of careful drafting

  • October 01, 2014
  • Troy McEachren

Troy McEachren examines the recent decision in Lloyds TSB Foundation for Scotland v. Lloyds Banking Group PLC, which he says highlights the importance of careful drafting of charitable donation agreements.

Charities & Not-for-Profit Law

CASL update for charities and other not-for-profits

  • April 01, 2014
  • Carol Anne O’Brien

Canada’s new anti-spam legislation will come into force on July 1, 2014 – are you and your clients prepared for it? Carol Anne O’Brien looks at what the legislation means for charities and other not-for-profit organizations.

Charities & Not-for-Profit Law