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LegalEASE: Notes from the Legal Experts - Dissolution

What Is Dissolution?

Dissolution is the termination or closing of an organization in its present state. There are various reasons an organization would need or want to dissolve. For example, the organization might have fulfilled its mission or lack sufficient resources to effectively carry out its work. Perhaps there is no longer a need for the organization’s services, or it is dissolving as a result of a merger.

China Charity Law Guidebook – Chapter 5: Charitable Fund-raising & Chapter 6: Charitable Donations (Pt. 6)

We continue with Part 6 of our series on the China Charity Law and other regulations in China in partnership with Shanghai Legal Center for NGO (ForNGO) with Chapters 5 and 6 of the China Charity Guidebook with an overview of charitable fund-raising and charitable donations (click the corresponding links to jump to each section). For a full list of articles part of this series, please visit our 

China Charity Law Guidebook – Chapter 4: Internal Governance (Pt. 5)

We continue with Part 5 of our series on the China Charity Law and other regulations in  China in partnership with Shanghai Legal Center for NGO (ForNGO) with Chapter 4 of the China Charity Guidebook with an overview on internal governance of charitable organizations. For a full list of articles part of this series, please visit our intro article or sector news page

China Charity Law Guidebook – Chapter 3: Charitable Organizations and Activities (Pt. 4)

We continue with Part 4 of our series on the China Charity Law and other regulations in  China in partnership with Shanghai Legal Center for NGO (ForNGO) with Chapter 3 of the China Charity Guidebook with an overview of charitable organizations and activities. For a full list of articles part of this series, please visit our intro article or sector news page.​​​​​

Slow Food International: Champion for Good, Clean, and Fair Food

Food consumption and production have long been understood to be a key threat to the environment and climate. But the depth and impact of the unsustainable practices that are often involved are widely underreported and underestimated. For example, the modern food chain is a major producer of carbon emissions. The carbon footprint of food waste alone is estimated to be equivalent to 3.3 gigatons of carbon dioxide, making unconsumed food the third greatest CO2 emitter after the U.S. and China. Major changes in the current food system must take place, and this is no easy feat.

China Charity Law Guidebook – Chapter 2: Legislative Background of Charity Law (Pt. 3)

We continue with Part 3 of our series on the China Charity Law and other regulations in  China in partnership with Shanghai Legal Center for NGO (ForNGO) with Chapter 2: of the China Charity Guidebook on the legislative background of charity law. For a full list of articles part of this weekly series, please visit our intro article or sector news page.

International Detention Coalition: Developing and Promoting Alternatives to Immigration Detention

The International Detention Coalition (IDC) is an Australia-based global network of over 400 civil society organizations and individuals in more than 90 countries that advocate for, research, and provide direct services to refugees, asylum-seekers, and migrants affected by immigration detention. IDC’s global efforts to reduce and eliminate the official and unofficial mistreatment of refugees and migrants is particularly resonant among recent headlines in the U.S. and elsewhere.