Law of Not-For-Profits

1 May 2014

Law of Not-For-Profits
Law of Not-For-Profits

Examine Australia's legal regime regarding the regulation and governance of not-for-profit ("NFP") entities in this second semester unit of study.

Commencing Monday, 28 July, Law of Not-For-Profits provides an opportunity to study not only the law as it is and as it is going to be, but also relevant historical, policy, theoretical, and international issues as well.

The unit will be taught by Mr Micah Burch and run in a seminar style, delivered at Sydney Law School's St James Campus in Sydney's Central Business District (CBD).

Micah Burch is a Senior Lecturer specialising in tax law.

He joined the law faculty from New York University School of Law in 2010.

A graduate of Princeton University and Harvard Law School, Micah previously practiced tax law at a large international firm and helped launch an independent book publishing house.


  1. Structured Class Participation (25 per cent)
  2. 7,500 Word Essay (75 per cent)

Applicable degrees
If you successfully complete this subject and the assessments above, you can count it as credit toward the following degrees

  1. Master of Laws
  2. Master of Global Law
  3. Master of Business Law
  4. Master of Taxation
  5. Master of International Taxation
  6. Graduate Diploma in Taxation
  7. Graduate Diploma in Law
  8. Graduate Diploma in Commercial Law

Continuing Professional Development (CPD)
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Single Unit Study Discount
For a discounted rate, you can attend classes for this single subject and still earn continuing professional development or mandatory continuing legal education points without undertaking theassessments.

Single Unit Study (Without Assessment)
$3200 - Individuals Discount

$3000 - Group Discount for bookings of 5+

Single Unit Study (With Assessment)

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