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Clayton Utz welcomes Productivity Commission's final report into Access to Justice arrangements
The Commission's recommendations aim to ensure that even the most disadvantaged people have access to legal assistance.
Australia
10 Dec 2014
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Lawyers acting pro bono for successful litigant can recover costs from losing party
The court confirmed that a successful party in litigation who is represented on a pro bono basis can be awarded costs.
Australia
8 Oct 2014
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'Direct provision of relief' not a criterion for public benevolent institutions in tax law
A public benevolent institution is not defined only by a requirement to provide direct relief from poverty or distress.
Australia
29 Jun 2014
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AICD Good Governance Principles and Guidance for Not-for-Profit Organisations
There is no "one size fits all" good practice solution for effective governance of NFPs, but AICD principles are useful.
Australia
2 Aug 2013
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No requirement that a public benevolent institution must provide direct relief, says Federal Court
Carrying out charitable activities indirectly as a fund raiser may be enough to be a "public benevolent institution".
Australia
2 Aug 2013
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Up to their standards: Governance Standards for ACNC Registered Charities made
Once a charity is registered, compliance with the five Governance Standards will be enforced by the ACNC Commissioner.
Australia
16 Mar 2013
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The Royal Commission wants documents or information that you have - what do you do?
Institutions and police should become familiar with the scope of the inquiry and what to do in response to a summons.
Australia
2 Mar 2013
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Legal pro bono work: "Real work" that meets benchmarks
Law firms who provide legal services to the Commonwealth are required to report their hours of pro bono work per lawyer.
Australia
30 Jan 2013
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The Australian Charities and Not-for-profits Commission (ACNC) Acts now in operation!
As of 3 December 2012, the legislation to implement a new regime for charities in Australia is now in effect.
Australia
9 Dec 2012
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The Australian Charities and Not-for-Profits Commission Act 2012: A guide for charities
This straightforward guide to the ACNC Act sets out what charities need to think about to get ready for the new regime.
Australia
27 Nov 2012
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Australian Charities and Not-for-profit Commission Bill passed - are you ready?
The new regime for charities in Australia is a major step closer to being implemented.
Australia
3 Nov 2012
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Not-for-profit reforms: Where are we now?
There have been important developments in not-for-profit reforms, although the ACNC experiences continuing deferrals.
Australia
28 Oct 2012
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The cost of altruism: are you at risk?
Many volunteer time without thought of remuneration or reward, but also without thought of the personal risks involved.
Australia
30 Sep 2012
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The Australian Charities and Not-for-Profits Commission: A step closer to reality
The new draft Bill will give the ACNC broad powers and will limit the ability of registered entities to dispute them.
Australia
22 Jul 2012
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Not-for-Profit organisations: Understanding the new ACNC - Part 2
ACNC will have a lot more power than the ATO - the ACNC will have some broad powers to investigate organisations.
Australia
3 Jul 2012
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Not-for-Profit organisations: Understanding the new ACNC - Part 1
The new ACNC, established on 1 July 2012, will take over the regulation of charities and non-profits from the ATO.
Australia
3 Jul 2012
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Not-for-Profit organisations: Understanding the new ACNC - Part 4
Organisations that are currently preparing for the new ACNC regime should be considering governance arrangements.
Australia
3 Jul 2012
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Not-for-Profit organisations: Understanding the new ACNC - Part 3
Nick Miller and Simon Bowden talk about understanding the new regulator (the ACNC), its power and responsibilities.
Australia
2 Jul 2012
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NSW rolls back contentious cy-près rule in class actions bill
The NSW Government has removed the contentious provision in its class actions bill allowing the Supreme Court to distribute the undistributed part of a fund of damages to charities or public interest beneficiaries, a move that should be welcomed by all potential defendants to a class action.
Australia
5 Dec 2010
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