Congratulations to BCLP associate, Elizabeth Schlesinger, on her election to serve as co-chair of the national Human Rights Campaign Board of Governors!
Reposted from our charity law blog.
The IRS has launched an easy-to-use webpage, IRS.gov/taxreform, with information about how the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act affects your taxes, with a special section focused on tax exempt entities.
The tax reform page features three areas designed specifically for:
Under the Tax Exempt Entities tab, you’ll find highlights of how tax reform affects retirement plans, tax-exempt organizations and tax-advantaged bonds.
Andrew Bleyer and Lana Lane, associates in the Private Client Group, St. Louis, Missouri, have been accepted into the inaugural class of the Heart of America Fellows Institute of the American College of Trust and Estate Counsel (ACTEC). The Heart of America Fellows Institute was created by ACTEC Fellows to develop the profession’s future leaders in trust and estate law through a series of in-depth educational presentations led by outstanding subject matter experts in each filed from across the U.S. The institute includes six sessions for lawyers who were nominated by an ACTEC Fellow and selected through a competitive application process. The program begins in November 2018 and concludes in May 2019.
Please enjoy our first cross-Atlantic blog post since the merger of Bryan Cave and Berwin Leighton Paisner. Caroline Ferrigan is a Senior Associate in the Private Client team in Bryan Cave Leighton Paisner’s London office. Stephanie Moll is a Private Client Partner in Bryan Cave Leighton Paisner’s Denver and St Louis offices.
The music world was left mourning the death of another legend recently with the passing of the Queen of Soul, Aretha Franklin. A woman with a voice full of power and emotion, her death leaves a musical landscape with few (if any) who can emulate someone rated by Rolling Stone as the greatest singer of all time. However, as well as leaving a gaping hole in the music industry, Aretha Franklin’s death may also leave an estate administration headache, as
Private Client Global Elite is the list of the world’s elite lawyers advising ultra-high net worth clients. Congratulations to Dyke Arboneaux, Marcus Dearle, Martin Paisner and Rupert Ticehurst for being featured as “Elite” this year, and to Simon Goldring, Jessica Henson and Ruben Sinha featured as “Ones to Watch.”
Douglas Stanley, Shannon Barks, and Kathleen Sherby of Bryan Cave Leighton Paisner were all recognized as Best Lawyers in America© for Trusts and Estates Litigation. Congratulations!
The Best Lawyers in America© is the oldest lawyer-rating publication in the U.S., and inclusion in Best Lawyers is based entirely on peer-review.