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Effective Asset Protection and Trust & Estate Planning CLE
90-Minute On-demand Downloadable Seminar & Complimentary Podcast
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Includes Complimentary Podcast
Register for CLE & MCLE credit - specific credit hours are listed at the bottom of this page.
Trust and estate planning has recently become one of the most lucrative practice areas with on-going changes in the tax code. At the same time, asset protection planning has become one of the most integral areas of practice given the struggling economy and focus on debt collection. From the underlying substantive law to cutting-edge, practical aspects of both asset protection and trust & estate planning, this program will teach you the latest developments in the law and legislation, as well as provide insight from several of the leading attorneys in the field. Our nationally recognized faculty will cover protecting assets from plaintiffs and creditors, planning with business entities, and domestic and foreign trusts, gifting and sale techniques. The faculty will also cover planning for high-net-worth individuals, tax advantages and savings available with IRA’s, pensions, charitable donations, taxation plans, and generational giving. Our instructors will share many real life case applications that will readily illustrate the effectiveness of the latest structures and techniques. Register today to learn the cutting-edge strategies involved in asset protection and trust & estate planning.
1. Effective Asset Protection:
a. Practical Goals and Limitations of Asset Protection
b. Picking the Right Structure to Best Advantage Your Client
c. Fraudulent Transfers
d. Strategies for Business Entities
e. Charging Order Protection
f. Best Practices on Picking the Right Jurisdiction
g. Single Member LLCs, Poison Pills and Other Sexy Clauses
2. Tax Planning for High-net Worth Individuals & Families:
a. Designing Tax-efficient Structures
b. Best Practices on Management of Holdings
c. Transfers to Individuals, Trusts, & Entities
d. Most Effective Charitable Practices
e. “Outbound” Grantor Trusts of U.S. Persons
3. Income & Transfer Taxation:
a. IRA’s & Pension Plans
b. Trusts and Alternative Foreign Vehicles
c. Considerations for Underlying Foreign Corporations
d. Ethical Issues in Offshore Planning
e. Advantaging Clients with the Implications of Recent Tax Changes
4. Recorded Question & Answer Session Biography of Seminar Faculty:
1. Jacob Stein
is one of the nation's leading experts on asset protection. He is a Certified Tax Law Specialist and AV rated by Martindale-Hubbell. Mr. Stein is the author of numerous articles on asset protection and tax planning, and is the author of Asset Protection Planning (Education Foundation, 2007), currently in its 5th edition, and Advanced Tax Planning Techniques (Education Foundation, 2007). Mr. Stein's article Building Stumbling Blocks: A Practical Take on Charging Orders appeared in the October 2006 issue of RIA's Business Entities Magazine and is considered the seminal article on the topic of LLC charging orders. His article on Advanced Asset Protection and Tax Planning is considered the staple in effective planning with LLCs. Mr. Stein has taught thousands of attorneys nationally on the most effective strategies of protecting assets and advanced tax planning. He has served as an adjunct professor of taxation and has spoken at numerous times before bar and CPA associations.
2. Robert C. Lawrence III
is a leading authority in international and domestic tax, trust, succession, and personal planning matters. He is Chairman of Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft LLP's Private Client Practice Group. Mr. Lawrence advises high net worth individuals and families regarding tax-efficient structures for their U.S. and global holdings, with emphasis on the minimization of taxation, the management of holdings, and their transfer to family members, entities, trusts and/or charities. In addition, he assists with dispute resolution among and between families, family members, and fiduciaries. He has been recognized for excellence in practice by Chambers Global, Chambers USA, The Best Lawyers in America, and Euromoney's Top U.S. Tax Lawyers, among others. He has written extensively on trust and estate planning, including a seminal treatise, International Tax and Estate Planning: A Practical Guide for Multinational Investors, and also serves as an editor of Lawrence: International Personal Tax Planning Encyclopedia. Mr. Lawrence is a member of The American College of Trust and Estate Counsel and the International Academy of Estates and Trust Law. He holds an LL.B. and LL.M. in Taxation from NYU Law School.
3. Dean C. Berry
practices at Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft LLP, where he counsels clients on developing and implementing tax-efficient strategies for the management and transfer of private wealth, with a focus on complex U.S. and international trust and estate planning. In his estate planning practice, Mr. Berry advises U.S. and foreign clients on the U.S. personal income, estate, gift and generation-skipping transfer tax laws. He also has experience representing clients in tax audits, appeals and litigation. In the area of estate and trust administration, he advises fiduciaries and beneficiaries with respect to probate, the prudent investor standard for investments, fiduciary accountings, controversies, and related court proceedings. Mr. Berry also advises and assists philanthropic donors in making charitable gifts. He is a graduate of Harvard Law School, where he was an editor of the Harvard Law Review. Mr. Berry also holds an LL.M. in Taxation from the New York University School of Law. You will receive an on-demand download of the seminar, accompanying materials, and information to report the CLE credits as soon as you register with a credit card or when we process your check. CLE ACCREDITATION: Rossdale CLE is a national leader in attorney education and has trained thousands of attorneys, paralegals, and other legal professionals.
Attend this on-demand seminar & podcast for CLE & MCLE credit with the following pending & approved jurisdictions:
1. Alaska Bar Association for 1.5 CLE Credits *
2. Alabama State Bar MCLE Commission for 1.5 MCLE credits
3. Arizona State Bar for 1.5 CLE credits**
4. State Bar of California for 1.5 MCLE credits
5. Colorado Supreme Court Board of Continuing Legal & Judicial Education for 1.8 CLE Credits
6. Connecticut (CLE credits are not required, but are encouraged)**
7. District of Columbia (CLE credits are not required)***
8. Florida Bar for 2.0 CLE credits
9. Georgia Bar for 1.5 CLE credits
10. Idaho State Bar for 1.5 CLE credits
11. Indiana Commission for Continuing Legal Education for 1.5 CLE Credits
12. Louisiana Supreme Court Commission on MCLE for 1.5 MCLE credits
13. Maryland (CLE credits are not required)**
14. Massachusetts (CLE credits are not required)**
15. Michigan (CLE credits are not required)**
16. Mississippi Commission on Continuing Legal Education for 1.5 CLE credits
17. Nevada Board of Continuing Legal Education for 1.5 CLE credits
18. New Jersey Board on Continuing Legal Education for 1.5 CLE credits (per Rule 201:4)
19. New Mexico Minimum Continuing Legal Education Board for 1.5 CLE credits
20. New York State Bar for 1.5 CLE credits
21. North Carolina State Bar Continuing Legal Education for 1.5 CLE credits
22. Oregon State Bar for 1.5 CLE credits
23. Rhode Island Mandatory Continuing Legal Education Commission for 1.5 CLE credits
24. South Dakota (CLE credits are not required)**
25. Texas State Bar for 1.5 CLE credits
26. Utah State Board of Continuing Legal Education for 1.5 MCLE credits
27. Vermont Mandatory Continuing Legal Education Board for 1.5 CLE credits
28. Virginia State Bar for 1.5 MCLE credits
29. Washington State Board of Continuing Legal Education for 1.5 MCLE credits
30. Wisconsin Board of Bar Examiners for 1.5 CLE credits
Additional States - call customer service at (888) 626-3462
* Members of the Alaska Bar Association may report 1.5 CLE credits for participating in this course as it has been approved by other mandatory CLE jurisdictions for 1.5 CLE credits.
** The State Bar of Arizona does not approve or accredit CLE activities for the Mandatory Continuing Legal Education requirement. This activity may qualify for up to 1.5 hours toward your annual CLE requirement for the State Bar of Arizona, including 0 hour(s) of professional responsibility.
*** States that do not require CLE are indicated above. Rossdale does not apply for CLE in these states as CLE credit is not required. For additional questions, please call 888-626-3462. REGISTER FOR CLE CREDIT AND LISTEN & LEARN AT YOUR CONVENIENCE WITH THIS 24/7 ON-DEMAND DOWNLOADABLE SEMINAR.
You will receive an on-demand download of the seminar, accompanying materials, and information to report the CLE credits as soon as you register with a credit card or when we process your check.