[foundation-board] Fast approval needed: OSI Grant Agreement for €20k

Jordan S Hatcher jordan at opencontentlawyer.com
Fri Sep 16 12:24:12 UTC 2011

On 16 Sep 2011, at 00:26, Jason Kitcat wrote:

> Just to further clarify:
> The contract is with OKF central and I have asked for the names to be amended accordingly, it is just OKF DE's account we are using to speed up disbursement. We will effectively sub-contract OKF DE to do that.

I missed this email in my other response.  Can we update the account information to Open Knowledge Foundation Limited's account?


> Thanks,
> Jason
> On 13 Sep 2011, at 23:14, Rufus Pollock wrote:
>> On 13 September 2011 20:34, Jordan S Hatcher
>> <jordan at opencontentlawyer.com> wrote:
>>> On 12 Sep 2011, at 10:55, Jason Kitcat wrote:
>>>> On 12 Sep 2011, at 08:48, Becky Hogge wrote:
>>>>> It looks like this grant is for OKF Deutschland - don't they have
>>>>> their own Board? Why are we signing this off?
>>>> It is for OKF central but OKF DE will administer the funds for quick turn-around.
>> Long story short: (IMO) there was a minor confusion -- the money
>> should have just come to us. However we ended up putting OKF-De bank
>> details because amount was in euros and we think they may handle
>> disbursing some of the money.
>> However, the money is contracted to OKF central.
>>> I'm sorry, I'm not quite sure what that means.  If it is meant to go to OKF-DE, then they need to handle it do we not?
>> It is only going to their bank account. Legally the money goes to OKF
>> central and OKF-DE are only holding it on OKF central's behalf.
>>> If we are receiving the money, then it needs to go to us. We can then contract OKF-DE to do the work can we not?
>> Whether we subcontract or not (or whether they disburse monies on our
>> behalf or not) the central point is the money is OKF central's money
>> and OKF DE are only holding it on OKF Central's behalf (it is not
>> their money).
>> Rufus
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Mr. Jordan S Hatcher, JD, LLM

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