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Charity Law & Policy Unit Seminar

2017-01-17T14:46:55+00:00 January 17th, 2017|

Dear friends and colleagues, First of all, I wish you all a very happy, healthy and successful 2017. I am pleased to invite you to attend our next Charity Law & Policy Unit Seminar which we will be holding at the London Campus. This will be a presentation by CLPU colleague, Dr John Picton, who [...]

New Charity Authorised Investment Fund Structure (CAIF)

2017-02-02T15:09:58+00:00 October 12th, 2016|

As announced by the government in last year’s March budget, we are delighted to confirm the launch of a new Charity Authorised Investment Fund structure following a number of years of work by the Charity Investors Group, the Charity Law Association, the Investment Association, the Charity Commission and the Financial Conduct Authority. This structure will [...]

Charity Commission registration applications

2016-04-12T09:12:38+00:00 April 12th, 2016|

We have received an update on the transitional arrangements for the use of old and new forms of application for registration from the Charity Commission. The updated timetable is as follows: The new form has been available for use since 14 March and the expectation is that all new applications will now be made using [...]

Charity Law Bulletin by Hubert Picarda QC

2016-03-17T13:49:26+00:00 March 17th, 2016|

Hubert Picarda QC has recently started writing a free Charity Law Bulletin, which he would like to offer to members of the CLA to read and benefit from. First issue: