HBR Hotlist (August 29, 2022): Managing Up When Leadership Is Stuck in the Weeds, How Much Should New Hires Focus on Building Peer Relationships?, Don’t Let Hierarchy Stifle Innovation, and More

Managing Up When Leadership Is Stuck in the Weeds by Ian Gross and Samir Ranavat How to reset the conversation and start getting things done. ONBOARDING How Much Should New Hires Focus on Building Peer Relationships? by Le Zhou and Elizabeth M. Campbell It’s an important component of effective onboarding—but too much can backfire. INNOVATION Don’t Let … Continue reading HBR Hotlist (August 29, 2022): Managing Up When Leadership Is Stuck in the Weeds, How Much Should New Hires Focus on Building Peer Relationships?, Don’t Let Hierarchy Stifle Innovation, and More

CoinDesk: US Treasury Develops ‘Framework’ for International Crypto Regulation (July 7, 2022)

Nikhilesh De, of CoinDesk, has made available for download his article "US Treasury Develops 'Framework' for International Crypto Regulation", published on CoinDesk. The abstract is as follows: The U.S. Treasury Department published a fact sheet Thursday outlining how it could work with foreign regulators to address the cryptocurrency sector.The fact sheet, which is the first report … Continue reading CoinDesk: US Treasury Develops ‘Framework’ for International Crypto Regulation (July 7, 2022)

Eva E. Subotnik: Dead-Hand Guidance: A Preferable Testamentary Approach for Artists (May 6, 2022)

Eva E. Subotnik, of St. John's University School of Law, has made available for download her article “Dead-Hand Guidance: A Preferable Testamentary Approach for Artists”, published in the St. John's Legal Studies Research Paper No. 22-0005. The abstract is as follows: Postmortem copyrights in the United States allow for the control of art long after … Continue reading Eva E. Subotnik: Dead-Hand Guidance: A Preferable Testamentary Approach for Artists (May 6, 2022)

Richard F. Storrow: Legacies of a Pandemic: Remote Attestation and Electronic Wills (May 19, 2022)

Richard F. Storrow, of the City University of New York School of Law has made available for download his article “Legacies of a Pandemic: Remote Attestation and Electronic Wills”, published in the Mitchell Hamline Law Review, Vol. 48, p. 826, 2022. The abstract is as follows: The coronavirus pandemic has compelled governors and legislatures to … Continue reading Richard F. Storrow: Legacies of a Pandemic: Remote Attestation and Electronic Wills (May 19, 2022)

Ying Khai Liew and Ying-Chieh Wu: Introduction: Adaptation in Context (June 8, 2022)

Ying Khai Liew and Ying-Chieh Wu, of University of Melbourne - Melbourne Law School and Seoul National University (SNU), School of Law, respectively, have made available for download their article “Introduction: Adaptation in Context”, published in Asia-Pacific Trusts Law, Vol. 2: Adaptation in Context, Hart Publishing, forthcoming. The abstract is as follows: This is the … Continue reading Ying Khai Liew and Ying-Chieh Wu: Introduction: Adaptation in Context (June 8, 2022)

Rajinder Goyal: Joint Hindu Family, Ancestral & Coparcenary Property (May 21, 2022)

Rajinder Goyal, of the Goyal Chambers of Law, Chandigarh has made available for download his article “Joint Hindu Family, Ancestral & Coparcenary Property”. The abstract is as follows: The concept of Joint Hindu Family, Ancestral, coparcener has always been a debatable issue and gives rise to litigation and as such effort has been made to … Continue reading Rajinder Goyal: Joint Hindu Family, Ancestral & Coparcenary Property (May 21, 2022)

McGuire Woods: Recent Cases of Interest to Fiduciaries (July 2022)

Farhan N. Zarou, Laure A. Meis, Kimberly T. Mydock, Hunter M. Glenn, Stephen W. Murphy, Meghan Gehr Hubbard, Derek A. Farrugia, and Danielle M. Burness of McGuire Woods, have made available for download their article, “Recent Cases of Interest to Fiduciaries”, published on McGuire Woods. The article begins as follows: Wellin v. Farace, 2021 WL … Continue reading McGuire Woods: Recent Cases of Interest to Fiduciaries (July 2022)

Rubin on Tax: Time Period to File Estate Tax Return to Make Portability Election Extended to 5 Years (July 10, 2022)

Charles Rubin, of Rubin on Tax, has made available for download his article, “Time Period to File Estate Tax Return to Make Portability Election Extended to 5 Years”, published on Rubin on Tax. The abstract is as follows: If a spouse dies and his/her estate does not fully use the decedent's remaining unified credit, the … Continue reading Rubin on Tax: Time Period to File Estate Tax Return to Make Portability Election Extended to 5 Years (July 10, 2022)

Michael Waters: Prenups Aren’t Just for Rich People Anymore (July 12, 2022)

Michael Waters, of the New Yorker, has made available for download his article, “Prenups Aren’t Just for Rich People Anymore”, published in the New Yorker. The abstract is as follows: A few months after Sandy Webb moved from Indiana to Arizona, in 1994, she and a close friend decided to go out for drinks at … Continue reading Michael Waters: Prenups Aren’t Just for Rich People Anymore (July 12, 2022)

Naomi Cahn, Claire Huntington, Elizabeth S. Scott: Family Law for the One-Hundred-Year Life (February 19, 2022)

Naomi Cahn, Claire Huntington, Elizabeth S. Scott, of the University of Virginia School of Law, Fordham University School of Law, and Columbia University-Law School, have made available for download their article “Family Law for the One-Hundred-Year Life”, published in the Yale Law Journal, Vol. 132, Columbia Public Law Research Paper No. 14-700, Virginia Public Law … Continue reading Naomi Cahn, Claire Huntington, Elizabeth S. Scott: Family Law for the One-Hundred-Year Life (February 19, 2022)

Hui Jing: The Legal Nature of the Chinese Charitable Trust (March 22, 2021)

Hui Jing, of the University of Hong Kong Department of Law has made available for download their article “The Legal Nature of Chinese Charitable Trust”. The abstract is as follows: This book chapter examines the legal nature of Chinese charitable trusts. Charitable trusts in China are still in their formative stage, and there exists a … Continue reading Hui Jing: The Legal Nature of the Chinese Charitable Trust (March 22, 2021)

Attorney at Work: Accepting Crypto Payments for Legal Services (July 5, 2022)

Todd Carney, in his Attorney at Work article, discusses the possibility of law firms accepting crypto payment. His article, “Accepting Crypto Payments for Legal Services”, begins as follows: Over the past few years, many law firms have started cryptocurrency practice groups. But are these law firms accepting crypto as payment? Some are. The acceptance makes sense because, … Continue reading Attorney at Work: Accepting Crypto Payments for Legal Services (July 5, 2022)

IPB Tax: Trusts and Estates Newsletter (June 2022)

Ivins Philips Barker has made available for download their article, “Trusts and Estates Newsletter”, which highlights developments and trends in trusts and estates. The abstract is as follows: Estate Planning with Personal Use Real Estate by Leslie Bradenham To see the full article, click: “Trusts and Estates Newsletter” Posted by Marin Larkin, Associate Editor, Wealth Strategies … Continue reading IPB Tax: Trusts and Estates Newsletter (June 2022)

Kitces: How To Take More Vacation: An Advisor’s Guide To Balancing Work And Time Off (June 27, 2022)

Kitces has made available for download their article, “How To Take More Vacation: An Advisor’s Guide To Balancing Work And Time Off”, published on Kitces. The Executive Summary is as follows: Taking time away from the office can have many benefits for advisors, from the personal (e.g., spending time with family and exploring new places) … Continue reading Kitces: How To Take More Vacation: An Advisor’s Guide To Balancing Work And Time Off (June 27, 2022)

Muhammad Munir: Dower in Islamic Law and Pakistani Legal System (June 2, 2022)

Muhammad Munir, of the International Islamic University, Islamabad - Department of Law, has made available for download his article “Dower in Islamic Law and Pakistani Legal System”. The abstract is as follows: This work examines some of the crucial questions pertaining to dower under Islamic law and Pakistani legal system. The most important questions that … Continue reading Muhammad Munir: Dower in Islamic Law and Pakistani Legal System (June 2, 2022)

Charles Muhumza: Resealing of Foreign Grants of Letters of Administration and Probate in Uganda (June 1, 2022)

Charles Muhumza has made available for download his article “Resealing of Foreign Grants of Letters of Administration and Probate in Uganda". The abstract is as follows: We spend almost every waking minute of our lives trying to amass immense wealth. But as the quote, often attributed to Benjamin Franklin, goes "only two things in life … Continue reading Charles Muhumza: Resealing of Foreign Grants of Letters of Administration and Probate in Uganda (June 1, 2022)

Adam J. Hirsch: When Beneficiaries Predecease: An Empirical Analysis (June 5, 2022)

Adam J. Hirsch, of the University of San Diego, has made available for download his article “When Beneficiaries Predecease: An Empirical Analysis”. The abstract is as follows: Under current law, bequests to beneficiaries who predecease the testator “lapse” to the beneficiary of the residuary, unless they are preserved for the descendants of predeceased beneficiaries under … Continue reading Adam J. Hirsch: When Beneficiaries Predecease: An Empirical Analysis (June 5, 2022)

Bloomberg: One-Third of Americans Making $250,000 Live Paycheck-to-Paycheck, Survey Finds (June 1, 2022)

Alexandre Tanzi, of Bloomberg News, has published an article, "One-Third of Americans Making $250,000 Live Paycheck-to-Paycheck, Survey Finds", which discusses the impact of inflation on Americans' budget. The article begins as follows: More than a third of Americans earning at least $250,000 annually say they are living paycheck to paycheck, underscoring how inflation is taking … Continue reading Bloomberg: One-Third of Americans Making $250,000 Live Paycheck-to-Paycheck, Survey Finds (June 1, 2022)

Ray Dalio: The Changing World Order Country Power Index (2022)

Ray Dalio has published an article, "The Changing World Order Country Power Index", which discusses the strengths and weaknesses of several countries' decision making systems. The abstract is as follows: As a global macro-investor for over 50 years, I’ve spent a lot of time studying what makes countries healthy and unhealthy, and observing how the … Continue reading Ray Dalio: The Changing World Order Country Power Index (2022)

MIT News: The MIT Press and Harvard Law School Library launch new series offering high-quality, affordable law textbooks (April 26, 2022)

Kate Silverman Wilson, of the MIT Press, has made available for download her article "The MIT Press and Harvard Law School Library launch new series offering high-quality, affordable law textbooks", published on MIT News. The article begins as follows: Together, the MIT Press and Harvard Law School Library announce the launch of the “Open Casebook” series. Leveraging free and open … Continue reading MIT News: The MIT Press and Harvard Law School Library launch new series offering high-quality, affordable law textbooks (April 26, 2022)