IRS Issues Final regs on Life Insurance Info Reporting and Excluded Death Benefits – TD 9879

The IRS has issued final regs on the new information reporting obligations for reportable policy sales of life insurance contracts and payments of reportable death benefits under Code Sec. 6050Y, as added by the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act. The final regs also provide guidance on the amount of death benefits excluded from gross income … Continue reading IRS Issues Final regs on Life Insurance Info Reporting and Excluded Death Benefits – TD 9879

HBR Hotlist.2019.10.28: Confident Presentations; Secrets of Successful Female Networkers; Cracking the Code of Successful Collaboration

THE BEST-PERFORMING CEOS IN THE WORLD, 2019 BY HARVARD BUSINESS REVIEW STAFF THE LATEST EDITION OF HBR’S ANNUAL LIST. COLLABORATION The Truth About Open Offices by Ethan Bernstein, Ben Waber There are reasons why they don’t produce the desired interactions. PRESENTATIONS How to Look and Sound Confident During a Presentation by Carmine Gallo Your audience will make up their minds about … Continue reading HBR Hotlist.2019.10.28: Confident Presentations; Secrets of Successful Female Networkers; Cracking the Code of Successful Collaboration

Free HBR Webinar: The Secrets of Strong Family Businesses

The Harvard Business Review is offering a free webinar on The Secrets of Strong Family Businesses on November 12, from 12-1 pm EST. The Abstract is as follows: Family businesses are the cornerstone of most national economies. They can create jobs, spur innovation, and drive superior returns. But most family businesses fail to last through … Continue reading Free HBR Webinar: The Secrets of Strong Family Businesses

Estate of Skeba (DC NJ Oct. 3, 2019): Estate Entitled to Abatement of Failure to File Penalty for Late Estate Tax Return

The US District Court for the District of New Jersey held that an estate was entitled to a refund of failure to file penalties for filing an estate tax return late. The court reasoned that IRS refusal to abate the penalties was arbitrary and capricious. See full opinion by clicking Estate of Skeba (DC NJ … Continue reading Estate of Skeba (DC NJ Oct. 3, 2019): Estate Entitled to Abatement of Failure to File Penalty for Late Estate Tax Return

What Do You Mean I Cannot Take that Money? Duties, Responsibilities, and Ethics for Fiduciaries and the Attorneys Who Advise Them

By Lisa C. Henry & Francis J. Rondoni Chestnut Cambronne PA Minneapolis, Minnesota1 2 With the recent trend to sue anyone and everyone, practitioners should be aware of potential liability for their client’s acts.  Along with claims for malpractice, courts are coming around to considering a legal practitioner being liable for his or her role in … Continue reading What Do You Mean I Cannot Take that Money? Duties, Responsibilities, and Ethics for Fiduciaries and the Attorneys Who Advise Them

Francis J. Rondoni

Francis J. Rondoni (Frank) is a Partner and Shareholder at the law firm of Chestnut Cambronne PA, in Minneapolis, Minnesota.  Mr. Rondoni has been a trial attorney and litigator for more than 38 years, practicing in the areas of Civil Litigation, Estate Litigation, Class Actions, with emphasis on Estate Litigation. Mr. Rondoni has also been a … Continue reading Francis J. Rondoni

Elizabeth C. Henry

lhenry@chestnutcambronne.com Experience Elizabeth (Lisa) Henry is a partner at Chestnut Cambronne who specializes in the areas of civil litigation, commercial litigation, elder law, estate and trust litigation, guardian and conservatorships, and business representation. She graduated Phi Beta Kappa from St. Catherine University and went on to earn a Master of Arts in Organizational Leadership before … Continue reading Elizabeth C. Henry