Re: By-Laws for Hildonfoundation

Re: By-Laws for Hildonfoundation

RM Bauer
Karma: 552
2012-09-05 18:35 UTC
On Tue, Sep 4, 2012 at 12:24 PM, Woodward Craig <woody14619@yahoo.com>wrote:

> Gregor,
>
>
> The Board (as currently envisioned by the Council and the bylaws) would be
> responsible for managerial, financial, contractual and legal aspects of
> maintaining the assets of the Maemo community. These are the sort of
> things that, to date, Nokia has handled or delegated to a service
> provider. Part of the desire to retain this separation is therefore
> historical, as it's a familiar and established framework.
>
>
A word of clarification - the Board of Directors is (and has to be) legally
responsible for the nonprofit. This responsibility cannot be waived by the
bylaws, although the functions can be delegated to others with the
Board maintaining and being responsible for oversight.

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Re: By-Laws for Hildonfoundation

Niel Nielsen
Karma: 480
2012-09-05 18:41 UTC
Thats the whole point of needing a board and a legal entity, without an
ultimate legally responsible board no one will be willing to sponsor or
make joint ventures etc.

/Niel

onsdag den 5. september 2012 skrev robert bauer :

>
>
> On Tue, Sep 4, 2012 at 12:24 PM, Woodward Craig <woody14619@yahoo.com<javascript:_e({}, 'cvml', 'woody14619@yahoo.com');>
> > wrote:
>
>> Gregor,
>>
>>
>> The Board (as currently envisioned by the Council and the bylaws) would
>> be responsible for managerial, financial, contractual and legal aspects of
>> maintaining the assets of the Maemo community. These are the sort of
>> things that, to date, Nokia has handled or delegated to a service
>> provider. Part of the desire to retain this separation is therefore
>> historical, as it's a familiar and established framework.
>>
>>
> A word of clarification - the Board of Directors is (and has to be)
> legally responsible for the nonprofit. This responsibility cannot be
> waived by the bylaws, although the functions can be delegated to others
> with the Board maintaining and being responsible for oversight.
>

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