Attorney Steve Stanton Guidelines about unification: Important matters that ideally should be considered in respect of any future dialogue should it occur again.
I have been asked to submit an article concerning considerations with respect to unification should it arise in the future between the WLCU and any proposed organization that would seek to enter into dialogue and ultimately concluded negotiation as to unification. These matters that are set out in my opinion are what I consider to be basic tenets as a lawyer and considering my mandate as the General Counsel, such as it is and exists; these are matters that ideally should be considered in respect of any future dialogue should it occur again. I am grateful for the opportunity to make this contribution and say, not immodestly, for the benefit of the members concerned throughout the Diaspora.
I am also mindful that in giving my opinion concerning the legality and ramifications of any future Unity dialogue this opinion to be disseminated to members.
As you may know there were negotiations initiated by the actual WLCU administration undertaken with respect to an amalgamation with another body which received both concern and quite vigorous debate .
The concept of a Unity Meeting is to say the least an amorphous if not nebulous prospect. Unity with whom, and for what?
What were to be the integers of amalgamation, and more importantly the machinery whereby such amalgamation would occur?
In terms of corporate governance, the WLCU is, like any other corporate organization, or for that matter body politic, a band of people grouped together but under a corporate charter, which of itself requires that the members conform to their undertaking to abide by that charter, and in our case the Constitution as promulgated and as it applies globally. Read More ...