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Friday, August 15, 2014

New Book on Asset Protection Planning

Asset Protection Planning GuideThe third edition of Barry S. Engel’s recently published Asset Protection Planning Guide, provides a comprehensive look at an array of estate planning tools, and provides useful tips and explanations for various methods of asset protection. Of the numerous topics covered, the guide includes discussion on domestic and foreign trusts, the implications of using gifts for estate planning, and the legal and ethical considerations for asset protection. Provided below is a description of this helpful guide from the author’s website:

As with the prior two editions of this planning Guide, the insights and strategies of leading asset protection attorney Barry S. Engel that appear in this Third Edition will prove to be an invaluable resource to planners of all degrees and pedigrees, and to their clients. It will help them master the multitude of planning vehicles available, understand the strengths and weaknesses of each, and achieve client planning goals.  The ideal reference for asset protection practitioners, estate planners, trust officers, tax practitioners, financial planners, CPAs and other wealth planners, the Guide covers every aspect of asset protection.

This 3rd Edition of the Guide contains over 800 pages of information, analysis, statutory law and case law relevant to the asset protection field.  It includes a myriad of new topics and updates, including:

    • Information on the new Uniform Asset Freezing Orders Act;
    • Tax developments under FACTA;
    • Income, gift and estate tax changes relevant to asset protection;
    • New domestic asset protection trust-style legislation;
    • Case law updates;
    • Expatriation tax law changes;
    • Updated practice tools;
    • Recent contempt of court decisions;
    • Anti-money laundering developments;
    • Service of process by email; and
    • Personal jurisdiction via an internet presence

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