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Understand your responsibilities when it comes to fiduciary duty for directors of not-for-profit (NFP) organizations.
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Your fiduciary duty is perhaps one of the most fundamental responsibilities you will have as a director on the board of an NFP. It requires that, at all times, you act in the best interests of the organization you serve. But why do directors have this fiduciary relationship with their organizations and how is it different depending on the type of organization you serve?
20 Questions Directors of Not-for-Profit Organizations Should Ask about Fiduciary Duty examines key differences between not-for-profits that are incorporated, not incorporated and established as trusts, as well as what is involved in the role of director and what you should know before accepting such a position.
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It’s said that a crisis brings out the best in people and, in most cases, that’s true. But there is a dark side to tough times, as fraudsters prey on people who are uncertain and looking for easy answers.
March 18, 2020
The federal government’s actions and fiscal support to address the widespread and devastating economic fallout of the COVID-19 pandemic are welcomed by Chartered Professional Accountants of Canada (CPA Canada).
Listen to this special edition Practitioner’s Pulse webinar where we answer some frequently asked questions around practice management issues and some key financial reporting and auditing implications of COVID-19.