Chair of Torkin Manes’ Not-for-Profit & Charities Group. Provides advice to local, provincial, national and international organizations covering a wide range of disciplines. Clients include professional associations, self-regulated bodies and other organizations in such fields as religion, health, education, social services, poverty, childcare, athletics and recreation. Acts as external general counsel to numerous not-for-profit organizations, both charitable and non-charitable. Advises organizations in the third sector on structuring and restructuring matters, corporate governance, by-law interpretation, director and member disputes, directors’ and officers’ liability, compliance issues, cross-border and international relationships, social enterprise, investments, and gifting, endowment and fundraising issues. Frequent speaker and writer on topics pertinent to the voluntary sector. Member, Executive and various committees of the Charities and Not-for-Profit Law Section of the Canadian Bar Association. Member, Chartered Professional Accountants of Canada, Not-For-Profit Governance Committee.
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