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Hastings v. PNC Bank NA, Md. No. 109 (09272012)
  • Proskauer Rose LLP
  • USA
  • November 15 2012

The Maryland Court of Appeals holds for PNC in a suit by the beneficiaries of a testamentary trust created under the will of a Maryland resident where the beneficiaries claimed that PNC breached its fiduciary duty in requiring them to sign a release agreement arguably too favorable to PNC before distributing assets to them


In Re: Grand Jury Subpoena, 5th Cir., No. 11-20750 (09212012)
  • Proskauer Rose LLP
  • USA
  • November 15 2012

The Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals reversed the district court's denial of the government's motion to compel production of foreign bank account records required to be kept under Treasury Department regulations by the target of a grand jury investigation (the "witness"


Keller v. United States, 5th Cir., No. 10-41311 (092512)
  • Proskauer Rose LLP
  • USA
  • November 15 2012

In Keller, the Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals ruled that an estate was entitled to an estate tax refund for the discounted value of a family limited partnership ("FLP") that was created during the decedent's lifetime but not fully funded until after the decedent's death


U.S. government sues estate and donees of J. Howard Marshall II for unpaid gift taxes
  • Proskauer Rose LLP
  • USA
  • November 5 2010

The U.S. government is suing the estate and donees of J. Howard Marshall for a combined $85 million of unpaid gift and GST taxes


Estate of Schneider v. Finmann, 2009 NY Slip Op 2319 (App. Div. Mar. 24, 2009) (appeal pending before Court of Appeals)
  • Proskauer Rose LLP
  • USA
  • June 7 2010

This case was argued before the Court of Appeals on May 4, 2010, and has not yet been decided by the Court


Homestead exemption allowed for separated (but not divorced) taxpayer
  • Proskauer Rose LLP
  • USA
  • December 6 2010

In Wells v. Haldeos, Fla. Dist. Ct. App., 2nd Dist., Dkt. No. 2D09-4250 (10222010), an appeal by the property appraiser of Pasco County, Florida of a final judgment in favor of the taxpayer, the Florida District Court of Appeals for the 2nd Circuit held that a separated (but not divorced) taxpayer was eligible to receive a homestead exemption for his property in Florida despite the fact that his wife receives a residency-based property tax exemption on a separate property in New York


Chief Counsel Advice Memorandum 201208026 (9282011)
  • Proskauer Rose LLP
  • USA
  • April 2 2012

In a recently released Memorandum, the IRS Office of Chief Counsel concludes that contributions made by Settlors to a discretionary trust for their descendants were taxable gifts, since (1) the Settlors had not retained any rights that would make the gifts incomplete and (2) the withdrawal powers granted to the beneficiaries were unenforceable in state court and thus illusory


Personal planning strategies: July 2015
  • Proskauer Rose LLP
  • USA
  • July 21 2015

Gifting assets during life will reduce the size of your taxable estate at death and, correspondingly, reduce your estate tax liability. But with each


Gift Tax Update
  • Proskauer Rose LLP
  • USA
  • December 14 2015

In 2016, the gift tax annual exclusion amount per donee will remain $14,000 for gifts made by an individual and $28,000 for gifts made by a married


TAM 201317010 (April 26, 2013)
  • Proskauer Rose LLP
  • USA
  • June 3 2013

In this TAM, Trust A and Trust B owned interests in Company X. B was a Trustee of both Trust A and Trust B. A was a shareholder in Company X and a