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Making your Client Judgement Proof: A Practical Guide to Asset Protection Planning

Program Number: 2848 Presenter: Jacob Stein, Esq.

**** CD's are pre-order only and not available until after the program date - Online is not available until after the program date **** From the underlying substantive law to practical aspects of making your client judgment-proof (i.e., what works and what does not), this program will provide an overview on protecting your clients’ assets from plaintiffs and creditors. We will focus on the strategies and solutions used to protect common assets such as houses, bank and brokerage accounts, businesses, professional practices and retirement plans. The instructor will share real-life stories and anecdotes and will present a very practical approach to protecting assets. The discussion will also cover asset protection planning in a troubled economy, focusing on protecting assets from lenders and landlords and how to plan after a lawsuit, a default or an accident.

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2018 Critical Tax and Planning Updates for Asset Protection, Estate Planning and Taxation Lawyers

Program Number: 2831 Presenter: Edward D. Brown, Esq., GreenspoonMarder, PA, Jacqueline Z. Fox, Esq., LL.M.

Edward D. Brown, Esq., LL.M., CPA and Jacqueline Z. Fox, Esq., LL.M. discuss latest legal and regulatory developments that have impacted the entire asset protection landscape. Topics include: • impact of changing trends, case law and banking procedures, which portend the future treatment of asset protection trusts by the U.S. court system; • 2018 changes in tax laws; • tax and filing requirements; and • selected recommendations and cautions, e.g., who should serve as protectors of an asset planning trust; where assets should be held and under whose control; what benefits and controls should a person retain with respect to trust assets; reasons why a U.S. trustee should be a part of an offshore trust; what income tax-related provisions should be in the trust instrument in light of recent changes under the new tax laws.

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Ethical Considerations for Lawyers Involved in Estate Planning and Asset Protection

Program Number: 2746 Presenter: Edward D. Brown, Esq., GreenspoonMarder, PA, Carl G. Stevens

Attorneys who assist clients with their asset protection and estate planning needs must be careful to comply with what is ethical to avoid facing potential ethics complaints, not to mention possible criminal liability. Join Edward D. Brown, Esq. and Carl G. Stevens, Esq. for this detailed analysis of potential ethical issues in the asset protection and estate planning contexts, including: when is asset protection planning ethical and when does it cross the line into the unethical; properly screening the client; identifying voidable transactions; when can the attorney be targeted as a co-conspirator with a client engaging in fraudulent transfers; can the attorney be liable for not advising the client as to the full range of asset protection strategies; and who is the client. Specific attention is placed on the ABA Model Rules of Professional Conduct that include Rule 1.2(d) (fraudulent conduct), Rule 1.3 (the diligent representation of the client), Rule 1.6 (the

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Advanced Asset Protection Strategies and Considerations

Program Number: 2745 Presenter: Edward D. Brown, Esq. - Davis Schilken, PC, Carl G. Stevens

This program is geared for attorneys involved in asset protection and estate planning, trusts, and business succession. Edward D. Brown, Esq. and Carl G. Stevens, Esq. discuss (i) the most comprehensive structure designs that are used today; (ii) why divorce cases pose a special challenge; (iii) the more subtle issues of public policy, retaining control, choice of law, jurisdiction, federal law pre-emption, and the statute of limitations; and (iv) avoiding contempt of court exposures that may be threatened.

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Asset Protection Fundamentals: What Attorneys Should Know to Advise the Moderate Net Worth Clients

Program Number: 2744 Presenter: Edward D. Brown, Esq. - Davis Schilken, PC, Carl G. Stevens

Whether your practice involves estate planning, business succession planning, family law or other areas, you should have an understanding of asset protection planning for your more moderate and medium net worth clients. This program introduces the attorney to the planning tools that are available without having to “go offshore” or create complex and expensive protective structures and discusses the asset protection concepts and various designs. Join Edward D. Brown, Esq. and Carl G. Stevens, Esq. for this informative overview of the multitude of tools that are available to shield assets from unwanted attachments and seizures, such as through the use of exemptions, third party trusts, limited liability companies and gifting strategies.

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Protecting Your Client’s Company from Negative Impact of Divorce

Program Number: 2654 Presenter: Megan Lopp Mathias, Esq.

Megan Mathias discusses important legal issues and the related documents and provisions for counsel regarding their or their client’s company in the wake of a business partner’s divorce. Topics include: • Premarital agreements • Critical Shareholder Agreement and Operating Agreement Provisions • Other planning strategies

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