3d DCA: In a Will Contest, Will a Decedent’s Confidential Communications With Her Estate Planning Attorney Remain Confidential? by Juan C. Antúnez

Juan C. Antúnez from Stokes McMillan Antúnez P.A. has published an article, “3d DCA: In a Will Contest, Will a Decedent’s Confidential Communications With Her Estate Planning Attorney Remain Confidential?” on the Florida Probate & Trust Litigation.  Antúnez states that estate planners may provide confidential client information regarding the client’s … Continue reading

2016 Elections: First Thoughts by Rebecca Patterson and Meghan Shue

Rebecca Patterson, Chief Investment Officer, and Meghan Shue, Investment Strategist, from Bessemer Trust have made available for download their article, “2016 Elections: First Thoughts,” and accompanying video.  The highlights reads as follows:

One of the most unconventional and tense U.S. presidential election seasons in recent memory finally came to a close Wednesday morning, when

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‘What’ll You Do [With Me] When I’m Gone’ ― Controlling Body Disposition: The Law and the Macabre by Gerry W. Beyer

Gerry W. Beyer, Professor of Law at Texas Tech University School of Law, has made available for download his article, “’What’ll You Do [With Me] When I’m Gone’ ― Controlling Body Disposition: The Law and the Macabre.”  The abstract reads as follows:

Perhaps the most difficult thought to ponder is one’s own

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Disappearing Discounts?: IRC 2704 Proposed Regulations Threaten Valuation Discounts for Transfers of Interests in Family-Controlled Entities by Stephanie Donaho, Lauren Doughty, Mark Jacob, Chelsea Overhuls

Stephanie Donaho, Lauren Doughty, Mark Jacob, and Chelsea Overhuls from Locke Lord LLP have published an article “Disappearing Discounts?: IRC 2704 Proposed Regulations Threaten Valuation Discounts for Transfers of Interests in Family-Controlled Entities.”  The article focuses on the purpose and regulation of Section 2704 and new proposals regarding the regulation.… Continue reading

A Catharsis for U.S. Trust Law: American Reflections on the Panama Papers by Reid K. Weisbord

Reid K. Weisbord, Professor of Law at Rutgers Law School, has made available for download his article, “A Catharsis for U.S. Trust Law: American Reflections on the Panama Papers.”  The abstract reads as follows:

In April 2016, a massive leak of confidential legal documents, now known as the “Panama Papers,” attracted international
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