Sharing Counsel at Multi-Party Waste Sites
David Graham's article "Sharing Counsel at Multi-Party Waste Sites" was featured in American Corporate Counsel Association Docket.
By David B. Graham
Private Client Services Update - The Roth Business Ownership Plan
Roth conversions have been the subject of much attention lately – with the removal, beginning in 2010, of the income limit on conversions from traditional IRAs and other retirement plans to a Roth, and the two year stretch-out of the resulting income tax liability if the conversion occurs in 2010.
By David Kamer, Shad C. Fagerland and Private Client Services
U.N. Convention Shakes Up International Sales Law
In 1986, the United States ratified the United Nations Convention on Contracts for the Intentional Sale of Goods. By 2009, 72 other countries had joined the Sales Convention, including most (but not all) of the United States' major trading partners. Brazil, South Africa and Great Britain are the most notable hold-outs.
By Charles V. McPhillips
Credit Union Legal Update - Fall 2009
In This Issue:
- Proofs Of Claim Privacy Issues And Potential Breaches/Risk Alert
- Credit Card Act And 21-Year-Olds
- CUSOs Can Buy And Restructure Non-Performing Loans
- What To Do When A Reporter Calls
- Text Messages And The Telephone Consumer Protection Act
By E. Andrew Keeney
Private Client Services Update - Minority & Marketability Discounts & Asset Protection
In many of the tax bills currently introduced in Congress, there are provisions which would eliminate or severely restrict the use of minority interest and marketability discounts, which have been utilized for years in both the estate and gift tax areas to reduce the value of interests in closely owned entities in order to save taxes.
By James G. Steiger and Private Client Services
Private Client Services - 2009 Virginia Legislative Update
The 2009 Virginia legislative session resulted in several important changes to trusts and estates law, effective July 1, 2009.
By Sarah E. Messersmith and Private Client Services
SEC Adopts Amendments to NASD Rule 2720 - Conflicts of Interest in Securities Offerings
On June 15, 2009, the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) issued SEC Release No. 34-60113 approving an amendment to NASD Rule 2720 proposed by the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA). This amendment will become effective on September 14, 2009.
By Corporate & Public Finance