Social Enterprise and Nonprofit Law Blog

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Commission on Accountability & Policy for Religious Organizations Issues Report

In December 2012, the Commission on Accountability & Policy for Religious Organizations presented a 91-page report to Senator Charles Grassley addressing various regulatory issues affecting the religious and broader nonprofit sector.  Entitled Enhancing Accountability for the Religious and Broader Nonprofit Sector (the …

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Canada Creates a New Hybrid Legal Form for Social Enterprise

The government of British Columbia recently approved regulations providing for the creation of “community contribution companies” (CCCs), a new corporate structure designed to bridge the gap between for-profit businesses and non-profit enterprises. CCC’s are really designed for companies that adopt a hybrid …

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