Financial Advisers Can’t Overlook the Prudent Investor Rule by Max M. Schanzenbach, Robert H. Sitkoff

Max M. Schanzenbach, Northwestern University – Pritzker School of Law, and Robert H. Sitkoff, Harvard Law School, have made available for download their article, “Financial Advisers Can’t Overlook the Prudent Investor Rule.” The abstract reads,

This article calls attention to the Department of Labor’s imposition of the “prudent investor rule” on

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IRS Releases Revenue Procedure 2016–41

In a news bulletin released late last month, the IRS issued a Revenue Procedure, 2016–41. The document’s purpose is to,

sets forth the procedure for an organization to notify the Internal Revenue Service (IRS), consistent with section 506 of the Internal Revenue Code (Code), that it is operating as an organization described in

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New North Carolina Law Allows Fiduciaries Access to Digital Assets, but Only If … by Jean Gordon Carter, Andrea C. Chomakos, Melissa L. Kreager and E. Graham McGoogan Jr.

An issue that is becoming more and more relevant in recent years is digital assets, specifically what becomes of them after an individual becomes incompetent or dies. In their article, Jean Gordon Carter, Andrea C. Chomakos, Melissa L. Kreager and E. Graham McGoogan Jr. discuss a new North Carolina law granting … Continue reading

Rethinking Premarital Agreements: A Collaborative Approach by Elizabeth Ruth Carter

Elizabeth Ruth Carter, Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge – Paul M. Hebert Law Center, has made available for download her paper, “Rethinking Premarital Agreements: A Collaborative Approach.” The Abstract reads,

Scholars and lawyers have told us to be wary of premarital agreements — unfairly characterizing them as being coercive, unfair, sexist,

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