Rebecca Tunney co-authored an article, "Reconciling the Limits of Agency Law and the Reach of the Federal Arbitration Act," published by the Massachusetts Law Review. The article analyzes the impact of the Supreme Court's decision in Kindred Nursing Centers Limited Partnership v. Clark on Massachusetts Estate Planning and Arbitration practitioners. The article provides an in-depth analysis of the authority of an attorney-in-fact or a health care agent to bind a principal to arbitration in the nursing home setting, outlines the laws in Massachusetts as they currently stand and predictions for where they are headed, and provides advice to estate planners given the prevalence of this issue in the courts in Massachusetts and nationwide.
On January 16, Dina Kapur Sanna will be speaking on a panel, "Lose the Fear of the Foreign – Practical Planning Strategies," at the 53rd Annual Heckerling Institute.
Rebecca Tunney authored a case comment article, "Protecting Real Property from MassHealth's Estate Recovery Claim: Is it Possible?" published by the Massachusetts Law Review.
Warren Whitaker and Edda Santiago presented a webinar, entitled "A Guide to International Estate Planning for U.S. Citizens, Residents, Trusts and Assets," produced by Lawline.
Barbara Freedman Wand spoke at a program, "The Philanthropy Talk: How Do I Do It...and Why Do I Have To?," presented by The Boston Foundation in partnership with The Philanthropic Initiative, Massachusetts Society of CPAs, and the Boston Estate Planning Council.
Warren Whitaker and Edda Santiago spoke at a joint meeting of the New York Center for Financial Studies and the New York City Chapter of the Society of Financial Services Professionals on the topic of "International Estate Planning."
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.
Partner Leigh A. Newman has been selected by the Jewish Federation of Greater Hartford to receive the Jewish Federations of North America's 2019 Kipnis-Wilson/Friedland Award.