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Charities & Not-For-Profits Law in Australia

Monthly Archives: September 2016

Trade Mark Protection – 5 Points Every Charity & Not-For-Profit Organisation Should Consider

Posted in Liability & Risk, Protection, Trade Marks

As a Charity and Not-For-Profit (NFP) you rely heavily on the goodwill and reputation of your organisation which could take years of effort and investment to build.  It is therefore crucial for you to protect your names and brands, and this can be achieved by way of trade mark protection. A trade mark is a “badge of origin”.  It is a way… Continue Reading

Top 7 Procurement Tips for Charities and Not-for-Profit Organisations

Posted in Liability & Risk, Procurement

Procurement decisions are made by charities and not-for-profits regularly and can be the source of problems and expense if you don’t get the decisions right. It’s important that you don’t think that suppliers won’t look to enforce their agreement just because you are a charity or a Not-for–Profit association. Procurement has its pitfalls and you… Continue Reading

Legal Questions for Every Charity & Not-For-Profit Organisation | Issue 1: Governance

Posted in Governance

During the course of advising charities and not-for-profit organisations over many years, we have noticed some common issues that are important to our clients. Over the next few months, we will run a series of short summaries of those legal issues that every charity and not-for-profit organisation should consider. This month we will deal with the topic of governance. It… Continue Reading