Day: June 28, 2011

CPBO Spotlight On: Royal Bank of Canada

Royal Bank of Canada (RBC) has been a pro bono leader among Canadian companies. RBC’s success is in large part due to the support of Executive Vice President and General Counsel David Allgood.  Under his supervision, in 2007, RBC adopted a formal pro bono policy and its program has continued to flourish.  With approximately 150 lawyers worldwide, the legal department has provided a wide variety of work for nonprofit organizations, including assistance with incorporation, governance, charitable tax status, employment and real estate issues, legal risk assessments, and the development of policies.  In addition, RBC is involved in a variety of impactful

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