[Foundation-l] 2007 Form 990 Now Posted

Veronique Kessler vkessler at wikimedia.org
Thu May 14 23:10:10 UTC 2009

The account being referred to is our Moneybookers account; Moneybookers 
is a payment gateway like Paypal and we have had the account for a 
couple of years.  Only a small fraction of donations come via 
Moneybookers but some folks prefer it over Paypal.

geni wrote:
> 2009/5/13 Veronique Kessler <vkessler at wikimedia.org>:
>> Dear All,
>> Please note that the 2007 Form 990 which covers fiscal year July 1, 2007
>> through June 30, 2008 has been posted to the Wikimedia Foundation
>> website at: http://wikimediafoundation.org/wiki/File:WMF_2008_Form_990.pdf
>> Also posted are questions and answers which can be found at:
>> http://wikimediafoundation.org/wiki/Form_2007_Questions_and_Answers
>> Of course I am available to answer questions as well.
>> Veronique
> According to part VI line 91B the foundation had an interest in or a
> signature or other authority over a financial account in the United
> Kingdom. Given the risks posed by holding any assets in a country
> where Mr Justice Eady continues to act as a judge could you explain
> what was going on there?

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