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Ownership succession for family-owned banks: building the right estate plan

  • Bryan Cave LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • April 28 2015

For a number of community banks, the management and ownership of the institution is truly a family affair. For banks that are primarily controlled by

Ownership succession for family-owned banks : building the right estate plan

  • Bryan Cave LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • April 21 2015

For a number of community banks, the management and ownership of the institution is truly a family affair. For banks that are primarily controlled by

Can a breach of fiduciary duty land a fiduciary in jail?

  • Bryan Cave LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • March 21 2013

We spend a lot of time here looking at civil cases involving corporate and individual fiduciaries. That doesn't mean that the wrongful acts

Washington court finds Alaska self-settled asset protection trust subject to Washington Uniform Fraudulent Transfer Act

  • Bryan Cave LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • June 28 2013

The Bankruptcy Court for the Western District of Washington has now joined other states in invalidating transfers to a self-settled trust on a

Transfer planning with interests in private equity and hedge funds

  • Bryan Cave LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • July 16 2012

Much has been written about the potentially unique opportunities available to people to make gifts before year-end (for example, see our prior posts here and here

Federal tax consequences of trust modificationreformation: score one for the taxpayer

  • Bryan Cave LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • June 13 2013

When is a modification or reformation of an irrevocable trust given effect for Federal tax purposes? In each of two recent private letter rulings

IRS posts final Form 8960 instructions for Net Investment Income Tax

  • Bryan Cave LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • March 4 2014

The Internal Revenue Service has posted final instructions to Form 8960, Net Investment Income TaxIndividuals, Estates, and Trusts, to its

Breach of fiduciary duty by successor attorney-in-fact under power of attorney

  • Bryan Cave LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • June 27 2013

An attorney-in-fact owes fiduciary duties to his or her principal when acting pursuant to a power of attorney. When an attorney-in-fact acts contrary

Celebrity family at war over estate

  • Bryan Cave LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • February 6 2015

The untimely death of Robin Williams shocked and distressed many of his admirers. Now six months after his death many of his admirers are further

Actions taken in partnership may affect fitness to serve as trustee

  • Bryan Cave LLP
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  • USA
  • -
  • April 29 2015

For how long estate planners have been using interconnections between trusts and family entities as estate planning techniques, only recently have