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Judge Batts: Investors in Madoff Feeder Fund Lack Standing to Sue Fund Managers and Auditors
  • Steptoe & Johnson LLP
  • USA
  • September 22 2016

In an opinion yesterday, Judge Batts dismissed claims by investors in a Madoff feeder fund against the fund’s managers and auditors because, under


Online gaming in and from Macau
  • Rato, Ling, Lei & Cortés Advogados
  • Macau, USA
  • September 22 2016

Players in Macau are free to access overseas gaming websites on a passive basis; however, betting companies are subject to no regulation and


The Devil is in the Details of Will Drafting
  • Bingham Greenebaum Doll LLP
  • USA
  • September 21 2016

Some years ago, I represented family members in a dispute over a tax payment clause contained in a will. The will was prepared by a lawyer who did not


Why You Should Avoid Adult Adoptions as Testamentary Tools in Kentucky
  • Bingham Greenebaum Doll LLP
  • USA
  • September 21 2016

Although most people are familiar with the concept of child adoption, the idea of "adult adoption" is an unfamiliar topic to most individuals. Despite


"Love Can (Sometimes) Buy Me Money"
  • Bingham Greenebaum Doll LLP
  • USA
  • September 21 2016

Baby Boomers have known since at least the 1960s that "money can't buy me love." But as the greatest intergenerational transfer of wealth continues


More Than $500 Million Awarded in Compensatory Damages for the Fraud of Defendants in Breach of Fiduciary Duty in Osborn v. Griffin
  • Bingham Greenebaum Doll LLP
  • USA
  • September 21 2016

On March 21, 2016, Janet P. Jakubowicz and Benjamin J. Lewis of the firm's Trust, Estate, and Fiduciary Litigation Team obtained a judgment totaling


Mind Your Own Business: The Intersection of Trust Law and Corporate Law
  • Bingham Greenebaum Doll LLP
  • USA
  • September 21 2016

As an estate planner, I am often asked to advise clients regarding closely-held family business assets and how they should be addressed in an estate


A New Ruling Issued by the ITA Partially Confirms Foreign Tax Credit for Taxes Paid by US Grantor Trusts
  • Herzog Fox & Neeman
  • Israel, USA
  • September 21 2016

We are setting out below an important update regarding a new private ruling which was published on September 18, 2016, by the Israeli Tax Authority


Estate planning for closely held business interests is trickier than you might think
  • Greensfelder, Hemker & Gale, P.C.
  • USA
  • September 20 2016

The first step in a well-developed estate plan is to have a solid foundation with documents in place including, for example, a revocable trust


Proposed Regulations Target Elimination of Valuation Discounts for Intra-Family Transfers
  • Berger Singerman LLP
  • USA
  • September 20 2016

The Internal Revenue Service recently issued Proposed Regulations that could have a dramatic impact on estate planning and the succession of