ICANN Resolutions » 2005-11-08 - Payment of Legal Expenses
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Board authorizes President to pay legal services invoice.
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.