Charity & Not-for-Profit Law

 
Carters is one of the leading firms in Canada in the area of charity and not-for-profit law. The focus of the lawyers at Carters is to provide their clients with effective legal risk management through ProActive Advice. The lawyers in the Charity and Not-for-Profit Law Practice Group at Carters can assist clients in a broad range of services, including the following:

•  Church, Charity and Not-for-Profit Incorporation
•  Charitable Registration
•  Social Enterprise Organizations
•  Transition to Ontario Not-for-Profit Corporations Act
•  Amalgamations and Mergers
•  Dissolution and Wind-Up
•  National and International Structures
•  Endowment and Gift Agreements
•  Gift Acceptance Policies
•  CRA Charity Audits and Appeals
•  Director and Officer Liability

•  Governance Policies and Advice
•  International Charity Law
•  Fundraising and Gift Planning
•  Legal Risk Management Audits
•  Privacy Policies and Audits / Anti-Spam
•  Policies on Anti-terrorism and Anti-Money
   Laundering
•  Human Rights Compliance and Litigation
•  Investment Policies
•  Religious Denominational Structures
•  Vulnerable Person Policies

COVID-19 Resources for Charities & NFPs
COVID-19 Resources for Charities & NFPs
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Many of the lawyers at Carters have been recognized by Lexpert and Best Lawyers in Canada as leaders in their fields in Canada. Carters has also been ranked by Chambers and Partners, an international rating service for lawyers. The lawyers and staff at Carters are committed to providing clients with integrated legal solutions for their unique needs.

Lawyers

Terrance S. Carter
Terrance S. Carter
Partner
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 Jacqueline M. Demczur
Jacqueline M. Demczur
Partner
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Theresa L. M. Man
Theresa L.M. Man
Partner
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 Esther S. J. Oh
Esther S.J. Oh  
Partner
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Jennifer M. Leddy
Jennifer M. Leddy
Partner
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 Ryan M. Prendergast
Ryan M. Prendergast
Partner
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Esther Shainblum
Esther Shainblum
Associate
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Recent News Releases and Publications
Charity & NFP Law Update November 2022
Updating Charities and Not-For-Profit Organizations on recent legal developments and risk management considerations
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BILL C-32 Will Increase DQ, Affect Trust Reporting, and Make Other Changes to the Income Tax Act
By Terrance S. Carter, Jacqueline M. Demczur and Theresa L.M. Man. Charity & NFP Law Bulletin No. 517, Nov 23, 2022.
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Charity & NFP Law Update October 2022
Updating Charities and Not-For-Profit Organizations on recent legal developments and risk management considerations
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Charity & NFP Law Update September 2022
Updating Charities and Not-For-Profit Organizations on recent legal developments and risk management considerations
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Recent Legislative Changes May Facilitate Impact Investing by Charities
By Terrance S. Carter, Jacqueline M. Demczur and Lynne Westerhof. Charity & NFP Law Bulletin No. 516, Sept 29, 2022.
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Charity & Not-For-Profit Law Seminar/Webinar Materials
2022 Carters Fall Charity & Not-for-Profit Law Webinar
Charity & NFP Law Seminar Materials. individual presentations here
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Essential Elements of an Effective Brand Strategy
Presented by Terrance S. Carter and Sepal Bonni for the CSAE National Conference in Halifax on October 20, 2022.
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By-Laws: Default v Mandatory v Permissive Provisions of the ONCA
Presented by Theresa L.M. Man for the OBA Charity and Not-for-Profit Law Program on October 13, 2022.
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Transitioning and Congregational Restructuring: Civil Law Issues to Consider
was presented by Terrance S. Carter at the Association of Treasurers of Religious Institute's Conference 2022 in Moncton, NB
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Update on Key Developments in the Law in Canada Affecting Charities
presented by Terrance S. Carter at the American Bar Association (ABA) Tax Exempt Organizations Committee meeting on September 8, 2022.
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