Friday, October 7, 2011

Community Legal Panel

Social Enterprise for Sustainable Communities presents:
Legal Q & A for Social Enterprises

November 16th 12:00 – 1:30pm

If you are a nonprofit or charity and you’re considering social enterprise as a tool to financial sustainability, please join us for a lunch and learn session about the legal implications of social enterprise in the nonprofit sector. Our guest lawyer is available for this group discussion/Q&A where we will learn together and discuss out thoughts, challenges and concerns about how embarking on social enterprise might impact your nonprofit and/or charitable status in Ontario.

Location: Museum London Boardroom
Maximum enrolment: 25 people
Investment:  Pillar members $35; non-members $45.
Click here to register.

About our Advisor:

Susan Fincer-Stoll
Harrison Pensa LLP |  450 Talbot St.,  London, Ontario N6A 5J6
Taxation, Wills, Trusts, Estates and Charities

Susan's practice involves three primary areas. She advises charities and not-for-profit organizations on asset management, administration, governance and fundraising. She practices tax litigation and she represents corporations and individuals on income and sales tax matters. She practices estate planning, which involves will planning, trusts, powers of attorney, business succession planning and capacity issues under the Substitute Decisions Act.

Call to Bar

1990, Ontario


Bachelor of Laws (with distinction), University of Western Ontario. Received Harold G. Fox Education Fund Award for Academic Achievement, the Osler, Hoskin and Harcourt Writing Prize and the Aylesworth, Thompson Prize.
Bachelor of Civil Law, Oxford University
Bachelor of Arts, Administrative and Commercial Studies, University of Western Ontario


Susan was a Senior Instructor on Taxation Law for the Bar Admission Course and has taught Taxation of Trusts and Estate Planning at the University of Western Ontario, Faculty of Law.
She is the Past President of the Estate Planners’ Council of London and a former Director of Habitat for Humanity London.


London Tax Practitioners Consultation Group, Canadian Tax Foundation, Canadian Bar Association, London Tax Discussion Group, The Estate Planners' Council of London