David Silvian and Phyllis Maloney Johnson authored an article, "Do Trustees Have a Duty to Consider Decanting?," published by Wealth Management.com. The article discussed Massachusetts' highest court's recent decision in Ferri v. Powell-Ferri, which held that the trustees of an irrevocable trust could decant the trust property to a new trust even though, at the time of the decanting, the beneficiary, who was going through a divorce, had the current right to withdraw 75 percent of the trust property.
On March 27, Warren Whitaker will be speaking on "Passing Down Your Prized Possessions: How to Avoid Fights and Fees In Your Estate," a seminar hosted by the New-York Historical Society's Planned Giving Advisory Council and held at the Robert H. Smith Auditorium in New York City.
On March 14, Emily Belfer will be speaking at the Yeshivat Chovevei Torah (YCT) Disabilities Seminar.
Warren Whitaker will be serving as chair of the 15th Annual International Estate Planning Institute, hosted by the New York State Bar Association and The Society of Trust and Estate Practitioners USA (STEP USA).
On January 23, Susan Ylitalo will be a guest speaker on the topic of "Estate Planning for the Business Owner" before the Estate Planning Council of Lower Fairfield County.
On January 16, Carl Merino and Warren Whitaker participated in "Estate Planning Across Borders: A Guide for the Perplexed," a program at the annual meeting of the New York State Bar Association presented by the Trusts and Estates Law Section.
Day Pitney Press Release
Day Pitney's Family Office and Trusts and Estates practices have been shortlisted in two categories, "Best Private Client Law Firm" and "Best Trusts and Estates Division," for the 2019 Private Asset Management Awards.
Day Pitney's Family Office and Trusts and Estates practices have been shortlisted in the "Legal Team of the Year" private client category for the 2019 Family Wealth Report Awards.
Darren Wallace was quoted in an article, "Paul Allen's $26 Billion Estate Will Take Years to Unravel," published by Bloomberg.
On October 3, Day Pitney LLP and the Association of Corporate Counsel (ACC), Northeast Chapter – Women's Initiative co-presented a program, "The Power of Women with Wealth," held at Day Pitney's Boston office.