We use cookies to customise content for your subscription and for analytics.
If you continue to browse Lexology, we will assume that you are happy to receive all our cookies. For further information please read our Cookie Policy.

Search results

Order by: most recent most popular relevance



Results:1-10 of 10

Herzog Heirs Win Again in Appeals Court on Jurisdiction Over Hungarian Museums
  • Sullivan & Worcester LLP
  • USA
  • June 26 2017

A federal appeals court has upheld the growing consensus that the Foreign Sovereign Immunities Act (FSIA) confers jurisdiction over foreign state


Massachusetts High Court clarifies that a written agreement is not required to create consignment of fine art
  • Sullivan & Worcester LLP
  • USA
  • September 26 2014

The Supreme Judicial Court of Massachusetts has answered a lingering question about the interpretation of Massachusetts's fine art consignment law, G


Massachusetts High Court clarifies: written agreement not required to create consignment of fine art and resulting trust duties
  • Sullivan & Worcester LLP
  • USA
  • September 9 2014

The Supreme Judicial Court, the high court of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts, has answered a certified question from the Bankruptcy Court about


Strict privity requirement relaxed in New York: personal representative of estate may sue estate-planning attorney for negligence
  • Sullivan & Worcester LLP
  • USA
  • August 1 2010

In Estate of Schneider v. Finmann, 2010 NY Slip Op. 05281 (June 17, 2010), the Court of Appeals of New York relaxed its doctrine of strict privity, which holds that neither an estate nor its beneficiaries may maintain an action for malpractice against an attorney who advised a decedent regarding his estate plan.


U.S. stock owned by British citizen residing in Belgium included in taxable estate, but penalties abated
  • Sullivan & Worcester LLP
  • USA, Belgium
  • August 1 2010

In an interesting case before the U.S. Court of Appeals for the First Circuit, the estate of Noordin Charania appealed the IRS' determination that all of Noordin's Citigroup stock was includible in his estate and the IRS' refusal to abate an additional penalty assessed during audit.


Alison E. Lothes
  • Sullivan & Worcester LLP


David A. Handler
  • Sullivan & Worcester LLP

Nicholas O'Donnell
  • Sullivan & Worcester LLP

Joseph B. Darby III
  • Sullivan & Worcester LLP