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Cost:
  • FREE
Length:
30 minutes of audio
(+ optional 5 minute online quiz)
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Course Aims:

This CPDcast is aimed at private client practitioners and discusses the creation of the Charitable Incorporated Organisation (CIO). It explains exactly what a CIO is, the reasons for its introduction, what the requirements are to become a CIO and what types of charities the new legal structure is likely to appeal to.

Outcomes:
After completing the course you will:
  • Understand exactly what a Charitable Incorporated Organisation is and why the new legal entity was created for charities;
  • Be aware of the statutory basis and key legislation of CIOs;
  • Know what types of CIOs exist and the procedure of setting up and converting to be a CIO;
  • Understand the role of charity trustees and members of a CIO;
  • Be aware of the advantages and disadvantages of the CIO and what types of charities the CIO structure is likely to be most appropriate for.
Level:
Beginner Difficulty: 1 of 5
Classification:
Introduction
Legislative Updates
Sources and References:
  • Charities Act 2006;
  • The Charities Act 2011;
  • The CIO (General) Regulations 2012 (SI No. 3012 of 2012);
  • The CIO (Insolvency and Dissolution) Regulations 2012 (SI No 3012 of 2012);
  • The CIO (Consequential Amendments) Order 2012 (SI 3014 of 2012).
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This CPDcast with charity law specialist Rebecca Fry discusses the new legal structures which mean that charities can now register as charitable incorporated organisations.

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Date Recorded: 2nd July 2013

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