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 Recorded Webinar: Reviewing NFP Governing Documents for Efficiency Gaps andl Risk


Date: Friday 31st July 2020
Approximate Length: 1 Hour

Governing documents, such as constitutions, rules or trust deeds, play a vital role in the operation of a charity or NFP. However, a ‘set and forget’ attitude can lead to outdated documents and increased risks. This session considers how to review governing documents, and when changes need to be implemented, including:

  • Types of governing documents – deeds and constitutions
  • Do you have the right governing documents?
  • What risk factors to watch out for – identifying red flags
  • Auditing checklists for governing documents
  • Reviewing policies and procedures for risk and identifying efficiency gaps
  • Keeping governing documents up to date
  • Tips and tricks for amending governing documents
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Vera Visevic, Partner, Mills Oakley, Sydney

Vera heads up the Not-for-Profit team at Mills Oakley. She practises in a range of sectors and industries including not-for-profit, property and commercial law.

Acting for numerous charities, religious, community groups, professional associations and not-for-profit organisations, Vera has over 25 years’ experience in the legal profession.

In the not-for-profit sector, Vera focuses on governance and fundraising issues, mergers and divisions, establishment of charitable trusts and funds, tax concessions and exemptions, social enterprises, and regularly advises on constitutions, structural advice and ATO endorsements.

Further, she edits the Clubs & Societies title in the Australian Encyclopaedia of Forms and Precedents, and is an author in “Charity Law”, European Lawyer Reference.


This webinar is suitable for executives working for not for profits and charities - Australia wide. This webinar is for practitioners with some knowledge in this area and looking to improve their knowledge.

If you need assistance or have an enquiry, please do not hesitate to contact our Webinar Coordinator, Lisa Tran on (03) 8601 7709 or email: lisa@tved.net.au

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 Price:  $198.00 (Inclusive of GST)
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