ICANN Resolutions » 2005-06-28 - Payment of Legal Expenses

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2005-06-28 - Payment of Legal Expenses

Resolution of the ICANN Board
Payment of Legal Expenses

Board authorizes and ratifies President's payment for legal services.

Administration and Budget
Meeting Date: 
Tue, 28 Jun 2005
Resolution Number: 
Implementation Actions: 
  • None
    • Responsible entity: Not applicable
    • Due date: None specified
    • Completion date: Not applicable
Resolution Text: 

Whereas, ICANN has had significant needs for legal services during the months of January through April 2005, including general legal advice, the .NET RFP process, new sTLD agreements, and several pending lawsuits involving ICANN.

Whereas, Jones Day has provided extensive legal services to meet these needs.

Whereas, ICANN has received invoices from Jones Day totaling US$ 784,785.37 in connection with legal services provided to ICANN during January through April 2005.

Whereas, the General Counsel and the Chief Financial Officer have reviewed the invoices and determined that they are proper and should be paid.

Resolved [05.40], that the President is authorized to make payment to Jones Day in the amount of US$ 784,785.37 for legal services provided to ICANN during January through April 2005.

The board approved the resolution unanimously 13-0 by a vote of the Board Members present. Mouhamet Diop and Joichi Ito were not present during the vote. Njeri Rionge's was listening to the call but her vote was recorded contemporaneously via email due to technical difficulties.

Additional Information: 
  • Funding identified in resolution.