Perspecta Trust Principal and General Counsel Todd Mayo and Vice President of Government Affairs Glenn Perlow prepared an amicus brief which was filed on behalf of the New Hampshire Trust Council in the New Hampshire Supreme Court, in the matter of Hodges, et al. v. Johnson, et al., Docket No. 2016-0130. The brief seeks reversal of a ruling by the 7th Circuit Court, Probate Division that voided a series of decantings of an irrevocable trust established in 2004. The amicus brief can be read in its entirety here.
The 2016 STEP Asia Conference will take place in Hong Kong on November 1 and 2. Considered the premier annual symposium for global tax and estate planning practitioners, the event will bring together over 40 legal experts from around the world. Perspecta Principal and General Counsel Todd D. Mayo will serve on a panel discussion that will explore the increased interest among non-US persons in using US-based trusts. The panel will consider the benefits of the United States as a trust jurisdiction for non-US settlors, and which states within the US have the most suitable and advantageous trust laws. For more information regarding the 2016 STEP Asia conference, please click here.
R. Angus West, Senior Wealth Strategist, discusses year-end estate planning considerations for 2016. Please click here to view the full article.