“Government Is Everywhere: Special Issues in Business Succession Planning”— Panelists will examine tax and related issues that exist for business owners contemplating whether to retire or transition all or part of a business to a new generation of leaders.May 3, 9:15 – 10:15 a.m.
“Is Your Spouse a Trust Beneficiary? State Law Holds the Key for Same-Sex Spouses”— Trust and estate practitioners face unique challenges when working with same-sex couples. Experts explore the effect that current laws have on private estate planning documents, definitions that may avoid litigation or malpractice claims and how trustees should address these issues.May 3, 10:30 -11:30 a.m.
“Trust and Estate Division Hot Topics CLE”— The U.S. Senate Finance Committee will weigh in on recent and future changes in transfer tax laws opportunities generated by 2012 transactions and gifts and the consequences of these modifications.May 3, Noon – 1 p.m.
What:24th Annual Spring CLE Symposia
ABA Section of Real Property, Trust and Estate Law
When:May 2 – 3
1001 16th St. NW
Washington, DCA complete agenda and updated list of speakers can be found online.For media credentialing, please contact Rabiah Burks at Rabiah.Burks@americanbar.org. This event is free and open to members of the press.With nearly 400,000 members, the American Bar Association is one of the largest voluntary professional membership organizations in the world. As the national voice of the legal profession, the ABA works to improve the administration of justice, promotes programs that assist lawyers and judges in their work, accredits law schools, provides continuing legal education, and works to build public understanding around the world of the importance of the rule of law.