International Charitable Giving

Hardcover | December 8, 2012

EditorClive Cutbill, Alison Paines, Murray Hallam

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Recent years have seen increased interest in international philanthropy and cross-border charitable giving. A new generation of high-net-worth individuals, keen to dedicate part of their wealth to philanthropic purposes, and an increasingly global charitable landscape raise a range of complexissues. What is a 'charity'? Does that definition vary from one jurisdiction to another? Are domestic charities taxed differently to foreign organizations? Written by a team of experts from around the world, International Charitable Giving provides a detailed and much-needed treatment of the interaction between the various legal systems at play in this complicated area of the law. By untangling the many issues facing practitioners, it facilitatesclear and comprehensive advice to donors and recipients alike. The book provides a comprehensive picture of the most important issues relevant to charitable giving and philanthropy worldwide, including taxation, issues surrounding money laundering and terrorist financing, and the role of EU Law. Alongside a thorough discussion of the broader issues impactingon charitable donation, the book includes a range of chapters on specific national legal systems, including Switzerland, Israel, and Hong Kong, as well as a chapter on Islamic Law. Each of the jurisdictions has been selected because of its tradition of charitable giving and relevance to thetransfer of charitable monies internationally, as well as its importance in relation to the jurisprudence in the field. Expertly written, these chapters provide a detailed survey of the laws, regulations, and policies governing charities and their activities in the relevant jurisdiction, togetherwith an examination of the procedures to be followed for tax-efficient transborder charitable giving.

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Recent years have seen increased interest in international philanthropy and cross-border charitable giving. A new generation of high-net-worth individuals, keen to dedicate part of their wealth to philanthropic purposes, and an increasingly global charitable landscape raise a range of complexissues. What is a 'charity'? Does that def...

Clive Cutbill is a Consultant to Withers LLP, where he advises charities and donors in relation to tax-efficient giving and funding. His practice extends beyond the domestic to the cross-border context and encompasses advice on venture philanthropy, social investment, and the structuring of transactions involving charities and others...

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Format:HardcoverDimensions:480 pagesPublished:December 8, 2012Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

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Part I: Overview Chapters1. Christopher Groves and Alana Lowe-Petraske: The Practice of International Philanthropy2. Theresa Lloyd: Motivational Factors in International Philanthropy3. Robert Dumont: The Role of Tax Treaties in International Philanthropy4. Philip Moser and Raymond Hill: Tax Harmonization in the EU5. Clive Cutbill: Issues Relating to Money Laundering and Terrorist Financing6. Russell Clark and Christopher Salomons: The Role of the Offshore CharityPart II: Legal Systems7. Francis Houben: Belgium8. Peter Pearman: Bermuda9. Pierre Martel: Canada10. Alison Paines: England and Wales11. Line-Alexa Glotin: France12. Andreas Richter and Anna Katharina Gollan: Germany13. Patrick Hamlin and Philip Munro: Hong Kong14. Cormac Brennan: Ireland15. Lyat Eyal, Alon Kaplan, Shlomo Kerem, and Eitan Tsachor: Israel16. Ineke Keole: The Netherlands17. Simon Mackintosh: Scotland18. Luc Hafner and Adrien Tharin: Switzerland19. Richard Cassell: United States of America20. Ian Edge: Islamic Law