Nonprofit Organizations Law Articles

Articles written by lawyers worldwide
explaining the different aspects of Nonprofit Organizations.

Non-Profits and the Establishment of the Organization

  December 1, 2017     By HG.org
Starting a non-profit organization is important based on the goals of the owner, benefit to the public and the services supplied to those...
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Can a Minor Start a Non-Profit Organization Legally?

  November 16, 2017     By HG.org
Minors have taken part in creating businesses, organizations and churches, and starting a non-profit is not much of a reach for someone under...

What Is a Non-Profit, and Why Is It Created?

  November 16, 2017     By HG.org
It is important to understand what a non-profit is before attempting to create one, and this may require research, communicating with local...

Differences between 501 c(3) and 501 c(4) Non-Profit Organizations

  November 13, 2017     By HG.org
A nonprofit organization under the 501C(3) is one that is for charitable purposes and is exempt based on this Section of the Internal Revenue...

How to Create a Non-Profit Startup and the Need for a Lawyer

  November 13, 2017     By HG.org
Starting any organization it is important to know what steps to follow, what professionals are involved and the need to hire a lawyer to ensure...

Myths and Realities of Panamanian Corporations

Some have come across diverse and perhaps incompatible information on the legal framework regarding the creation of corporations and private...

Guide to Establishing and Operating a Foreign Not-for-Profit Organization in Uganda

Not for profit Organisations commonly referred to Non Governmental Organizations (NGOs) in Uganda are regulated by the Non Governmental...

California Startup Seeking to Hire Foreign Employee on H-1B Visa

  By Kaass Law
Whether you are a foreign citizen willing to work in the US or an US employer that wants to hire a foreign employee, below are a number of...

Non-Profit Foundations Based in Switzerland Have to Pay Tax on Income Generated in Germany

Foundations based in Switzerland need to pay tax on their income generated in Germany, even if they pursue non-profit causes.

After a Riot, Who Pays for the Damage?

  By HG.org
Riots have erupted all over the United States in recent years, often in the wake of racial tensions created by police activities. Often...

What Are the Conditions Needed to Qualify for a Pro Bono Lawyer?

  By HG.org
Lawyers can be very expensive. They are highly trained professionals with in-demand skills that make them able to charge increasingly high fees...

Registration of a Non-Profit Organization in Bulgaria

The types and specifics of non-profit organizations in Bulgaria.

I Cannot Pay for a Lawyer. What Should I Do?

  By HG.org
Most people do not anticipate that they will need an attorney and as such do not save for such an expensive need. While many lawyers charge...

European Economic Interest Groups in Italy (EEIG)

EEIG in Italy ("Gruppo Europeo di Interesse Economico", GEIE) is an associative organization. GEIE or EEIG can exclusively be used within...

Fair Use in Trademarks

Unlike copyrights, the defense of fair use in trademark law is relatively new and not as developed.

Legal Requirements for Registration of NGOs in Uganda

Registration of NGOs in Uganda is seen by many as a complex process given the documentation involved. With the right information, the process...

Super PACs vs Other Types of Non-Profits

Super PACs are starting up everywhere, but many of them would have been better off as a 501(c)(4). Do you know the difference? Do you know the...

Legal Liability in the Humanitarian Sector

This paper provides a brief introduction to the legal issues regarding possible legal claims against international organizations for death or...

Legally Operating a Medical Marijuana Business in California

Pursuant to California law, medical marijuana businesses legally are allowed to operate in the state. However, there are conflicts in the laws...

Non-Profit Organization Types and Common Issues

The author has seen a lot of the pitfalls in operating nonprofits and developed some ways to ensure things run smoothly. Following is a quick...

Russian Legislation Overview, January 2012

The Russian Legislation Overview includes a brief overview of the major legal acts that came into force in January 2012. Federal Law N 353-FZ...

Pressure Sores are Needlessly Killing Nursing Home and Hospital Patients

Pressure sores (also referred to as bed sores, pressure ulcers, or decubitus ulcers) are an all too common and painful problem for nursing home...

Government Program Aims to Reduce Hospital Re-admissions from Problems Such as Pressure Ulcers

A new government program unveiled on Wednesday, April 27, will aim to reduce hospital readmissions by 20 percent, according to NorthJersey...

Reform on Hong Kong’s Charity Law

Introduction - There are over 6,000 charities in Hong Kong, responsible for raising more than HK$ 8 billion dollars in the fiscal year...

Criminal Liabilities for Illegal Fundraising in China

In China, raising funds from public must be conducted strictly in accordance with laws to avoid criminal liabilities. China’s Criminal Law...

Not for Profit Bankruptcy Case Shows the Law in the Area is Clear as Mud - Canada

We are periodically faced with the unfortunate situation when a charity or not for profit is forced into bankruptcy or receivership....

Canadian Charities Operating Overseas

Overseas operation is fundamental to the operation of many charities, especially religious charities, and so it is important for these charities...

Setting up a Nongovernmental and Nonprofit Organization in Romania

In the following we will briefly present the characteristics of Romanian nongovernmental and nonprofit organizations.

UK Tax Relief on Charitable Donations

The UK, along with many other Member States of the EU, limits tax reliefs for donations to charity to charities based in the UK. Following the...

Charity and Non-Profit Organization Law in California - How to Hold A Charitable Raffle or Poker Tournament in Orange County

There is a growing trend by California Charities and Non-Profit Organizations to hold raffles for dream homes worth millions of dollars and...

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