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Recent Articles on Legal Issues

September 2012

Proposed Treasury and IRS Rules Would Reduce Barriers to Global Grantmaking

  • Long-awaited regulatory changes will affect whether a foreign nongovernmental organization meets U.S. standards for charitable giving. Read the Council analysis of the proposed regulations.



Topical Resource Lists

  • A bibliographic and resource list regarding the legal issues of grantmaking (has a special section for intl. grantmaking)

Giving to Embargoed Countries

  • Highlights embargoed countries in need + organizations currently doing work in those areas

Legal Dimensions of International Grantmaking: The USA Patriot Reauthorization Act, Treasury Guidelines, and Executive Order 13224

  • An update on the implications of these various pieces of legislation for grantmakers looking to do cross-border giving

Dissolution Dos and Don'ts

  • Dissolution & U.S. Law + Dissolution Rules & Foreign Charities +  How to Deal with the “Dissolution” Requirement




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