Charities Symposium

Attorney General of the State of New York
Charities Bureau
Charities Symposium – Doing Well While Doing Good

September 21, 2018

The Cooper Union
Foundation Building
The Great Hall
7 East 7th Street
New York, New York 


8:30 - 9:00


9:00 – 9:15

Welcome and Introduction
Hon. Gale A. Brewer, Manhattan Borough President

9:15 – 10:15

The Attorney General’s Role in Protecting Charitable Assets and their Beneficiaries and Donors
James G. Sheehan, Bureau Chief
NYS Attorney General’s Charities Bureau

10:15- 10:30


10:30 - 11:30

The Charities Bureau’s Enforcing of the Law: Education, “Soft Touch” Resolution and the Court
Assistant Attorneys General
Charities Bureau

11:30 – 12:30

Protecting Your Property: What to Think About Before Entering Into a Contract to Sell
Assistant Attorneys General
Charities Bureau


Concluding Remarks


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