As we were going to press with the March 2008 issue of Trusts & Estates magazine, we received an email from Kevin Matz of White & Case, LLP, who has a piece in that issue entitled Knight's "Decided. Now What?" Matz wrote: The great thing about law is that it never stays the same. Internal Revenue Service Notice 2008-32, issued today, provides interim guidance on the 2 percent floor limitations for trusts and estates relating to bundled investment management and advisory costs.
Recent statistics show markedly improved longevity rates. Between 1985 and 2010, the number of people living past age 90 tripled and will quadruple in the next 40 years. In addition, death rates for various diseases including the two leading killers (heart disease and cancer) have decreased from 38% to 13.5% over the past 10 years....More
You make sure you practice good diversification techniques when advising your clients on their portfolios. Now, with this webinar, you can discover a key way to diversify your practice, with a wider client base that is geared for future growth....More
Investors tend to look at portfolio risk in terms of geographic exposure or asset classes—but that's not always an accurate gauge. Taking a broader view of risk assessment can provide a better sense of how the portfolio will perform in volatile markets....More