Kaufman and Canoles



Director Liabilities and the Fun of Being a Board Member
E. Andrew Keeney presented Director Liabilities and the Fun of Being a Board Member on September 9, 2013.
By E. Andrew Keeney

Private Client Services Update - Minimizing the Impact of the New 3.8% Medicare Surtax on Trust Income
Effective January 1, 2013, the Internal Revenue Code imposes a tax of 3.8% on estates and trusts on the lesser of (A) their undistributed “net investment income” or (B) the excess of (i) their adjusted gross income over (II) the dollar amount at which the highest bracket begins for such taxable year.
By Alison V. Lennarz, Robert C. Goodman Jr. and Private Client Services

Title Insurance Client Alert - Virginia Federal District Court Rejects Equitable Subrogation Claim
On July 31, 2013, the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Virginia issued a Memorandum Opinion denying Deutsche Bank National Trust Company's equitable subrogation claim.
By James L. Windsor and Real Estate Claims & Title Insurance Solutions

Fair Lending Examination Documents
A priority in 2014 is for federal credit unions to prepare for a NCUA Fair Lending Examination.
By E. Andrew Keeney

Fraudulent Conveyance Risk a Recession Reality
It is unfortunate that credit unions often must deal with insolvent debtors and guarantors. 
By Alfred M. Randolph Jr.

Private Client Services Update - 2013 Virginia Legislative Update - Trusts & Estates Law
The 2013 session of the Virginia General Assembly resulted in several important changes to trusts and estates law, most of which became effective July 1, 2013.
By Sarah E. Messersmith, William L. Holt and Private Client Services

Credit Union Legal Update - Summer 2013
In This Issue:
- Mortgage Lien Takes Priority Over Renewed Judgment Lien
- Post-Repossession Presale Notice Sufficient to Allow Pursuit of Deficiency
- Credit Union Not Liable for One Account Holder Removing Other Account Holder and Withdrawing All Funds
- Bankruptcy Trustee Wins Windfall for Estate, Avoids Refinance Deed of Trust Lien on Wife's One-Half Interest
- Automobile Lien Avoidable in Bankruptcy if Tool of Debtor's Trade
- Inadequate Redemption Notice Bars Credit Union from Recovering Vehicle Loan Deficiency
- Worth Watching: Recently Filed Lawsuits and Hot Topics