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
September 30, 2021 Marks Canada’s First National Day for Truth and Reconciliation
Published in the Charity & NFP Law Update September 2021
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Charity & NFP Law Update September 2021
Updating Charities and Not-For-Profit Organizations on recent legal developments and risk management considerations
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Ontario COVID-19 Vaccination Policies: Important Legal Issues for Employers
By Barry W. Kwasniewski, Adriel N. Clayton and Martin U. Wissmath. Charity & NFP Law Bulletin No. 503, September 29, 2021.
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ACCS Makes Submission to Finance on the Disbursement Quota Consultation
By Terrance S. Carter, Theresa L. M. Man and Jacqueline M. Demczur. Charity & NFP Law Bulletin No. 502, September 29, 2021.
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The ONCA is Finally Coming! Preparing for Transition
By Theresa L.M. Man. Charity & NFP Law Bulletin No. 501, September 29, 2021.
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Speaking Engagements & Seminar Materials
The 2021 Ottawa Region Annual Charity & NFP Law Seminar Materials
Charity & NFP Law Seminar Materials.
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Carters Spring 2020 Charity & NFP Webinar Series
The sixth of the Series of seven Webinars was held on June 17, 2020 with a session by Esther S.J. Oh and Sean S. Carter entitled "Managing Sexual Abuse Claims: The New Reality for Churches & Charities".
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Carters Spring 2020 Charity & NFP Webinar Series
The Fifth of a Series of Seven Webinars was held on June 3, 2020 with a session by Esther Shainblum entitled "Navigating Privacy Breaches for Charities and NFPs".
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Carters Spring 2020 Charity & NFP Webinar Series
The Fourth of a Series of Seven Webinars was held on May 20, 2020 with a session by Terrance S. Carter entitled "Evolving Trends in Philanthropy: More Than Just Charitable Donations".
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Carters Spring 2020 Charity & NFP Webinar Series
The Third of a Series of Seven Webinars was held on May 6, 2020 with a session by Theresa L.M. Man entitled "Governance 101 for Charities & NFPs: Back to the Basics".
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