MIAMI – Sept. 27, 2019 – Global law firm Greenberg Traurig, LLP Shareholder Diana S.C. Zeydel spoke at the 45th Annual Notre Dame Tax and Estate Planning Institute on Sept. 25-27, in South Bend, Ind.
Zeydel spoke Sept. 25 on “Assuring Compliance with the Decedent’s Wishes in an Era of Decanting, Early Terminations, and Other Irrevocable Trust Modifications.”
The Institute presented topics of interest to a broad range of over 400 estate planning professionals, who have clients that range from high net worth individuals exposed to the estate tax, to more moderate net worth individuals with assets below the estate tax exemptions.
Zeydel is global chair of the Private Wealth Services Practice and focuses her practice on estate and tax planning for high net-worth individuals and families, including intra-generational wealth transfer strategies and business succession planning. Her practice includes planning for United States and non-United States citizens and residents. Zeydel also assists clients with litigated probate, trust and guardianship matters, and represents clients before the Internal Revenue Service in matters involving fiduciary income tax and estate, gift, and generation-skipping transfer tax controversies. She represents corporate and individual fiduciaries in connection with the administration of estates and personal and charitable trusts. Zeydel also assists clients in preparing prenuptial and postnuptial agreements. She has participated in numerous projects involving governmental submissions in the estate, gift, and GST tax areas and serves as an expert witness in cases involving her practice areas.
About Greenberg Traurig’s Tax Practice: To stay competitive in today's global marketplace, international companies must seek out greater efficiency in their tax planning and compliance, including coordinating tax decisions from country to country. For United States operations, an environment of increased scrutiny – including passage of more restrictive legislation and a spike in audit activity at every level – is quickly becoming the norm, likewise spurring a need for greater self-evaluation and for more frequent representation in controversies and litigation with tax authorities. Greenberg Traurig’s multidisciplinary tax team works closely with clients to address these and other tax planning needs, as well as tax controversies and litigation issues.
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