ICANN Resolutions » 2005-11-08 - Payment of Legal Expenses

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2005-11-08 - Payment of Legal Expenses

Resolution of the ICANN Board
Payment of Legal Expenses

Board authorizes President to pay legal services invoice.

Administration and Budget
Meeting Date: 
Tue, 8 Nov 2005
Resolution Number: 
Implementation Actions: 
  • None
    • Responsible entity: None
    • Due date: None provided
    • Completion date: None
Resolution Text: 

Whereas, ICANN has had significant needs for legal services during the months of May through September 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 totalling US$177,305.70 in connection with legal services provided to ICANN during May through September 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 (05.93), the President is authorized to make payment to Jones Day in the amount of US$177,305.70 for legal services provided to ICANN during May through September 2005.

The board approved the resolution 14-0 by a voice vote with all present voting in favor.

Additional Information: 
  • Funding is addressed