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ACPNS Quarterly Case Notes Summary | Latest now available

The 2020 final quarter case notes summary is now available for download.

Researchers at ACPNS scan Australia and the world constantly for legal cases that involve important issues concerning charities, nonprofit organisations, philanthropy, gifts and bequests.

Our Quarterly Case Note Summaries capture key legal cases in an easy-to-digest format for lawyers, accountants and managers involved in the nonprofit sector. The third quarter summary for 2020 is now available via eprints and includes significant cases involving charity law, regulators, liability, fundraising, tax, human rights and more. With commentary and picks from leading nonprofit experts, this summary is an insightful and eye-opening glimpse into nonprofit legalities across the globe. The latest is available for download now here:

Access the Oct-Dec 2020 summary


Also available: Ten Cases that Shaped Charity and Nonprofit Law in 2020 and Ten Trends to Consider

ACPNS Legal Case Reports found over 200 cases in 2020 from charity jurisdictions to summarise and make available to the nonprofit sector. Of these, ten cases have been chosen as providing significant judgements that develop the sector’s jurisprudence, or are otherwise noteworthy. We also stand back and reflect on how the dots can be joined to discover trends. In some instances, it is the dots that are missing that provide significant insights for the sector to reflect upon.

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