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Nelligan O’Brien Payne, Collins Barrow Ottawa and RBC Royal Bank will be presenting the 9th annual Not-for-Profit Sector LAB Update on Wednesday, November 16th, 2016 at the Centurion Conference Centre in Ottawa, Ontario. This event is designed to provide you with a comprehensive update on the recent changes and issues affecting not-for-profit organizations and charities.

This year the focus is on “Risks: Awareness and Management”.

Come meet our experts as they provide you with the building blocks to help your changing environment and navigate issues for the not-for-profit sector relating to risk.

Date: Wednesday, November 16, 2016
Time: 8:30 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Location: Centurion Conference Centre, 170 Colonnade Rd Ottawa, ON K2E 7J5 (Map)

Program topics will include:

  • Issues not-for-profits and charities are bringing to court (and other things in the news)
  • Common corporate, tax and accounting compliance issues
  • Overview of case studies involving fraud and identity
  • Economic, market and investment update
  • Cross-border and international payments, and electronic banking
  • The implications of dealing with goods and services from the U.S.
  • In-kind contributions – accounting options and requirements, challenges, and tax and funder implications
  • Risks, traps, and cross-border considerations when working with employees, consultants and volunteers from outside Canada
  • Surpluses – what the financial statements and balance sheet really reveals
  • Employee benefit packages and enhanced CPP

New this year – attendees will have a chance to win a risk management toolkit (you must be present to claim a toolkit).

To view the full program and registration page click here.

To register, visit

Don’t forget to visit our Facebook page for updates. For more information on this event, please contact Hannah Saunders by email or at 613-231-8271.

We hope to see you there!

This content is not intended to provide legal advice or opinion as neither can be given without reference to specific events and situations. © 2021 Nelligan O’Brien Payne LLP.

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