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Private Client Services Update - 2014 Virginia Legislative Update - Trusts & Estates Law Changes
The 2014 Virginia legislative session resulted in several important changes to trusts and estates law. Except as otherwise noted, the new laws became effective July 1, 2014. Trust Director Defenses (Senate Bill 345) Virginia Code Section 64. 2-770 was amended to confirm that even if a trust
By Sarah E. Messersmith and Private Client Services

NCUA Securitization Rule Offers Opportunities
The Credit Union Times featured an article from the K&C Credit Union Team on the NCUA Securitization Rule Opportunities.
By J. Britton Williston and Lender Representation

Don’t Pour Your Profits Down Your Competitor’s Drain
If you owned a brewery you would never sell your beer without first tasting it, so why would you name your brewery or beer without checking to see if someone else is already using a similar name?
By Nicole J. Harrell and Alcoholic Beverage Team

Restaurant Client Alert - Summer 2014
Beware of using your restaurant name in multiple locations without federal or state service mark protection or a written agreement with all subsequent users of the restaurant name.
By Stephen E. Story, Robert E. Smartschan, Nicole J. Harrell and Franchising

Tila-Respa, One of the Most Expensive Changes in Decades
E. Andrew Keeney presented TILA-RESPA, One of the Most Expensive Changes in Decades at the NAFCU 47th Annual Conference on July 23, 2014. Click on the pdf icon above to access the presentation.
By E. Andrew Keeney and Lender Representation

Credit Union Legal Update - Summer 2014 - 2nd Edition
- Funds in Child’s Joint Account with Father Properly Seized to Satisfy Father’s Debt
- Account Held as Tenants by the Entirety Subject to Garnishment to Satisfy Debt of One Spouse
- Judgment Against Auto Wholesaler Who Failed to Deliver Title Dischargeable in Bankruptcy
By Brian O. Dolan

Private Client Services Update - Estate Planning With Small Captive Insurance Companies
The use of captive insurance companies has ballooned in recent years. The reasons are many, including traditional insurance companies narrowing the areas of risk they are willing to cover, ever increasing premiums charged by traditional carriers, a desire of insureds to have more control over policy terms, cost efficiencies available through the use of captive insurance companies, and wider recognition of the substantial tax and estate planning benefits associated with captives.
By David Kamer and Private Client Services