Business Insider: The Oscar Mayer heir who gave away his fortune reveals how the rich hide their wealth — and how to stop them (March 31, 2021)

Business Insider has published an article, “The Oscar Mayer heir who gave away his fortune reveals how the rich hide their wealth — and how to stop them,” which reveals how the richest hide their money and how to stop this from the perspective of Chuck Collins. The article begins as follows: Collins was an … Continue reading Business Insider: The Oscar Mayer heir who gave away his fortune reveals how the rich hide their wealth — and how to stop them (March 31, 2021)

The New York Times: Remote Work Is Here to Stay. Manhattan May Never Be the Same. (March 30, 2021)

Matthew Haag, of the New York Times, discusses how COVID-19 has affected the economy due to major changes to working location. His article begins as follows: Spotify’s headquarters in the United States fills 16 floors of 4 World Trade Center, a towering office building in Lower Manhattan that was the first to rise on the … Continue reading The New York Times: Remote Work Is Here to Stay. Manhattan May Never Be the Same. (March 30, 2021)

Barrett Ward: This UT Student Startup Is Bringing Estate Planning Into the Digital Age (March 24, 2021)

Barrett Ward, of The University of Texas at Austin, has made available for download her article, This UT Student Startup Is Bringing Estate Planning Into the Digital Age, published in the Business & Economy segment of UT News. The abstract is as followed: Each semester, The LaunchPad at The University of Texas at Austin helps students in … Continue reading Barrett Ward: This UT Student Startup Is Bringing Estate Planning Into the Digital Age (March 24, 2021)

TaxProf Blog – Bryan Camp: Lesson From The Tax Court: S Corp Payments To Sole Shareholder Were Wages (March 22, 2021)

Bryan Camp has published an article on the TaxProf Blog, titled “Lesson From The Tax Court: S Corp Payments To Sole Shareholder Were Wages,” which discusses the outcomes of Lateesa Ward and Ward & Ward Company v. Commissioner, T.C. Memo. 2021-32 (Mar. 15, 2021) (Judge Holmes) as they pertain to owners of S corporations. The article … Continue reading TaxProf Blog – Bryan Camp: Lesson From The Tax Court: S Corp Payments To Sole Shareholder Were Wages (March 22, 2021)

IRS Criminal Investigation pledges continued commitment to investigating COVID-19 fraud as CARES Act reaches one-year anniversary (March 25, 2021)

The Internal Revenue Service’s Criminal Investigation Division (IRS-CI) marks the one-year anniversary of the Coronavirus Aid, Relief and Economic Security (CARES) Act by pledging its continued commitment to investigating COVID-19 fraud. Over the last year, IRS-CI has been combatting COVID-19 fraud related to the Economic Impact Payments, Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) and Employee Retention Credit. … Continue reading IRS Criminal Investigation pledges continued commitment to investigating COVID-19 fraud as CARES Act reaches one-year anniversary (March 25, 2021)

Bloomberg Tax, Daily Tax Report (“DTR”): New PPP Guidance Issued Following Latest Relief Law (Mar. 18, 2021)

Bloomberg Tax, Daily Tax Report reports that new PPP guidance has been issued following the latest relief law. The summary is as follows: The Small Business Administration released guidance Thursday on changes to the Paycheck Protection Program made in the latest pandemic relief law.The guidance incorporates the new law’s (Pub. L. No. 117-2) amendments to … Continue reading Bloomberg Tax, Daily Tax Report (“DTR”): New PPP Guidance Issued Following Latest Relief Law (Mar. 18, 2021)

Holland + Knight Private Client Webinar: Ongoing Post-Election Coverage Issues for International Clients (March 17, 2021)

Holland & Knight's International Private Client Group is hosting a webinar on March 17, 2021, at 12.00 PM ET, on Ongoing Post-Election Coverage Issues for International Clients (March 17, 2021). The summary is as follows: Please join the International Private Client Group, a part of Holland & Knight's Private Wealth Services Practice, for our exclusive … Continue reading Holland + Knight Private Client Webinar: Ongoing Post-Election Coverage Issues for International Clients (March 17, 2021)

Paul Sullivan, Wealth Matters, NY Times (February 26, 2021): Home Buyers, Beware: ‘Views Are Not Guaranteed’

Paul Sullivan’s weekly New York Times Wealth Matters column discusses important aspects that home buyers should be aware of. His article, "Home Buyers, Beware: ‘Views Are Not Guaranteed’," begins as follows: Mike Tracy bought his dream home on a whim. He and his wife, Cyndi, were visiting Palm Springs, Calif., 10 years ago and looked … Continue reading Paul Sullivan, Wealth Matters, NY Times (February 26, 2021): Home Buyers, Beware: ‘Views Are Not Guaranteed’

Gregory S. Crespi: Teaching a Class on Income and Wealth Inequality (January 31, 2021)

Gregory S. Crespi, of Southern Methodist University, has made available for download his article, Teaching a Class on Income and Wealth Inequality. The abstract of the article, available on SSRN, reads as follows: I am offering a course on “Income and Wealth Inequality” for the first time during this spring, 2021 semester at the Dedman … Continue reading Gregory S. Crespi: Teaching a Class on Income and Wealth Inequality (January 31, 2021)

TaxProf Blog – Bryan Camp: Lesson From The Tax Court: The Common Law Mailbox Rule Lives! (February 3, 2020)

Bryan Camp has published an article on the TaxProf Blog, titled "Lesson From The Tax Court: The Common Law Mailbox Rule Lives!" The article begins as follows: The United States Postal Service (USPS) is a very large, complex organization, as detailed in this webpage.  It delivers some 146 billion pieces of mail a year.  It has … Continue reading TaxProf Blog – Bryan Camp: Lesson From The Tax Court: The Common Law Mailbox Rule Lives! (February 3, 2020)

Baker McKenzie Family Office Forum Feb. 24-25, 2021

Baker McKenzie has announced its Virtual Family Office Forum. The agenda is as follows: The 2021 Family Office Forum provides families and family office professionals with engaging presentations and interactive discussion on pressing topics for family offices. Stay ahead of the curve by joining this two-day virtual event from February 24-25, 2021.The full agenda with session descriptions … Continue reading Baker McKenzie Family Office Forum Feb. 24-25, 2021

Simon Goldring and Elysa Jacobs (McDermott Will & Emery LLP): Remote Witnessing of Wills: A Step in the Right Direction (February 10, 2021)

Simon Goldring and Elysa Jacobs, of McDermott Will & Emery LLP, have made available for download their article, Remote Witnessing of Wills: A Step in the Right Direction, published in JDSUPRA. The abstract is as follows: The COVID-19 pandemic has highlighted the benefits of post-death planning, whilst also giving individuals the much-needed down-time to reflect … Continue reading Simon Goldring and Elysa Jacobs (McDermott Will & Emery LLP): Remote Witnessing of Wills: A Step in the Right Direction (February 10, 2021)

Bloomberg Wealth: At 93, She Waged War on JPMorgan—and Her Own Grandsons (February 17, 2021)

Tom Schoenberg of Bloomberg News has made available for download his article, “At 93, She Waged War on JPMorgan—and Her Own Grandsons,” which discusses the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority's recent ruling in the dispute between Beverley Schottenstein and her two grandsons at JPMorgan Chase & Co., in which the latter were found liable for fiduciary duty abuse and elder … Continue reading Bloomberg Wealth: At 93, She Waged War on JPMorgan—and Her Own Grandsons (February 17, 2021)

Daily Mail: Larry King left a ‘hand-written will’ in 2019 seeking equal split of his $50M fortune to his five children… and leaves out ex-wife Shawn (February 11, 2021)

Daily Mail has published an article, "Larry King left a 'hand-written will' in 2019 seeking equal split of his $50M fortune to his five children… and leaves out ex-wife Shawn," which discusses Larry King's will and testament. The article begins as follows: Larry King reportedly left behind a 'hand-written will' advising for an even-split of his … Continue reading Daily Mail: Larry King left a ‘hand-written will’ in 2019 seeking equal split of his $50M fortune to his five children… and leaves out ex-wife Shawn (February 11, 2021)

Paul Sullivan, Wealth Matters, NY Times (February 12, 2021): The Question Some Company Owners Don’t Want to Deal With

Paul Sullivan’s weekly New York Times Wealth Matters column shares a story of a son who is struggling to continue his family business to shed light on the importance of succession planning. His article, "The Question Some Company Owners Don’t Want to Deal With," begins as follows: Ivo Puidak, who cooked for Presidents Jimmy Carter … Continue reading Paul Sullivan, Wealth Matters, NY Times (February 12, 2021): The Question Some Company Owners Don’t Want to Deal With

Ocasio-Cortez, Schumer announce federal COVID-19 fund to help families pay for funerals (Feb. 8, 2021)

According to The Hill, FEMA will reimburse families up to $7,000 for funeral expenses for decedents passing away due to COVID. The Hill Article begins as follows: Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-N.Y.) and Senate Majority Leader Charles Schumer (D-N.Y.) announced Monday that funds will soon be available for families struggling to pay funeral costs after losing a loved one to COVID-19. The … Continue reading Ocasio-Cortez, Schumer announce federal COVID-19 fund to help families pay for funerals (Feb. 8, 2021)

Paul Brezina, Eva Eberhartinger, and Maximilian Zieser: The Future of Tax Audits? The Acceptance of Online-Based, Automated Tax Audits and their Effects on Trust and Power (January 1, 2021)

Paul Brezina, Eva Eberhartinger, and Maximilian Zieser, of Vienna University, have made available for download their article, The Future of Tax Audits? The Acceptance of Online-Based, Automated Tax Audits and their Effects on Trust and Power, published in WU International Taxation Research Paper Series No. 2021-02. The abstract, also available on SSRN, is as followed: … Continue reading Paul Brezina, Eva Eberhartinger, and Maximilian Zieser: The Future of Tax Audits? The Acceptance of Online-Based, Automated Tax Audits and their Effects on Trust and Power (January 1, 2021)

Michael Helfand (LexBlog): Illinois Legal Malpractice Cases On The Rise From Covid (February 10, 2021)

Michael Helfand has published an article on LexBlog, titled “Illinois Legal Malpractice Cases On The Rise From Covid.” The article begins as follows: Covid has changed our world in countless different ways.  It has also seemingly lead to a pandemic in the legal community.  From the people I talk to, it seems like attorneys are committing … Continue reading Michael Helfand (LexBlog): Illinois Legal Malpractice Cases On The Rise From Covid (February 10, 2021)

Benjamin G. Lombard (Reinhart Boerner Van Deuren s.c.): SEC Overhauls Its Marketing Rules for Registered Investment Advisers (February 5, 2021 )

Benjamin G. Lombard, of Reinhart Boerner Van Deuren s.c., has published an article that discusses the implications of amended Rule 206(4)-1 under the Investment Advisers Act of 1940. His article, titled "SEC Overhauls Its Marketing Rules for Registered Investment Advisers," begins as follows: On December 22, 2020, the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) adopted … Continue reading Benjamin G. Lombard (Reinhart Boerner Van Deuren s.c.): SEC Overhauls Its Marketing Rules for Registered Investment Advisers (February 5, 2021 )

M. Ryan Groff: Keeping America: Wealth Concentration and the Need for Repaired Revenues and Basic Income (June 30, 2020)

M. Ryan Groff, of New England Law | Boston,  has made available for download his article, "Keeping America: Wealth Concentration and the Need for Repaired Revenues and Basic Income," published in SSRN. The abstract is as followed: This paper comes from a place of deep concern about wealth concentration in the United States of America, but also from a … Continue reading M. Ryan Groff: Keeping America: Wealth Concentration and the Need for Repaired Revenues and Basic Income (June 30, 2020)