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Greenberg Traurig Presents At The AALU Annual Meeting During The Washington Report Marketplace LIVE! Session

Greenberg Traurig attorneys Jonathan Forster, Rebecca Manicone, and Richard Sirus presented today at the Association of Advanced Life Underwriting (AALU) Annual Meeting in Washington D.C.  Roughly 900 members and guests attended this session to listen to Forster, Manicone, and Sirus provide a review of hot estate planning and employee benefits topics from popular WRMarketplace reports.  … Continue Reading

Greenberg Traurig Webinar – 2016 Heckerling Institute on Estate Planning: Key Take-Aways

Greenberg Traurig Tax & Business Group attorneys Jonathan Forster and Todd Steinberg, along with AALU Director of Public Policy, David Hollingsworth, hosted the 2016 Heckerling Institute on Estate Planning webinar.  Hollingsworth provided the political and legislative update and discussed the challenges facing the insurance industry. Forster discussed what is trending  in the marketplace, including rising interest … Continue Reading

Greenberg Traurig Sponsors the 26th Annual MusiCares Event

Greenberg Traurig recently sponsored the 2016 MusiCares Person of the Year honoring Lionel Richie. The MusiCares Foundation, Inc. provides assistance to musicians in time of financial, personal or medical crisis.  This year, MusiCares honored Lionel Richie for his significant creative accomplishments as well as his charitable work. More than 2,000 guests, including legendary recording artists … Continue Reading

IRS Says Aircraft Leasing Entity is Eligible for 1031 Tax Free Exchange Treatment Despite Leasing to Related Companies at No Profit

We previously wrote about how a recently passed Texas bill (S.B. 1396) will allow certain in-state aircraft purchases to qualify for a resale exemption from sales tax, with the tax instead applied to later leasing contract payments. Now, a new IRS Chief Counsel memo says that an aircraft leasing partnership that trades in an aircraft that … Continue Reading

Rudolph W. Giuliani Joins Greenberg Traurig in New York

Greenberg Traurig is excited to welcome former New York City Mayor Rudolph W. Giulani to the Greenberg Traurig family as Global Chair of the firm’s Cybersecurity and Crisis Management Practice and Senior Advisor to the firm’s Executive Chairman Richard A. Rosenbaum. Also joining the firm is former supervisory federal prosecutor Marc L. Mukasey who will … Continue Reading

Greenberg Traurig Ranks No. 1 on Law360’s “The 10 Most Charitable Law Firms”

Law360 conducted a survey to identify the 10 law firms that made the largest charitable donations in 2014.  Greenberg Traurig ranked No. 1 with over 7 million dollars in charitable donations.  Greenberg Traurig attorneys from across the firm regularly help the neediest on matters as wide-reaching as human rights and economic development, and as personal … Continue Reading

Incentive Trusts Can Be Used to Provide Guidance to Your Trustee and Incentivize Beneficiaries

Leona Helmsley infamously left $12 million in trust to her dog while completely cutting out two of her four grandchildren from her fortune. The two grandchildren who received bequests could only receive their payouts if they visited their father’s grave at least once a year, which they had to prove by signing a register kept … Continue Reading