Cross-Border Estate Planning-What every Domestic Estate Planner Needs to Know
This session will begin with a primer on planning for foreign clients who have domestic property or U.S. beneficiaries, including steps that should be taken if the client intends to immigrate to the United States
GIDEON ROTHSCHILD is a partner with the New York City law firm of MOSES & SINGER LLP, where he co-chairs the Trusts & Estates and Wealth Preservation Group. He focuses his practice in the areas of domestic and international estate planning techniques for high net worth clients and is a nationally recognized authority on wealth preservation and foreign trusts.
Mr. Rothschild is the Immediate Past Chair of the Real Property, Trust & Estate Law Section of the American Bar Association, a Fellow of the American College of Trust and Estate Counsel and Academician of The International Academy of Trust and Estate Lawyers. He is a member of the Advisory Boards of BNA’s “Tax Management” and “Trusts and Estates,” a Past Chair of the New York Chapter of the Society of Trust and Estate Practitioners (STEP), and a member of the New York State Bar Association.
He was an Adjunct Professor at the University of Miami Law School Graduate Program and has lectured frequently to professional groups including the University of Miami’s Philip Heckerling Institute, the New York University Federal Tax Institute, the New York State Bar Association, the American Bar Association, and the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants.
Mr. Rothschild is the co-author of the BNA “Tax Management” portfolio on Asset Protection Planning and has authored numerous articles for publications including “Trusts and Estates” and “Estate Planning.” Mr. Rothschild is a recipient of the prestigious Distinguished Estate Planner award from the National Association of Estate Planners and Councils and is listed in Chambers USA, “Best Lawyers in America,” “Top 100 New York Superlawyers” and Worth’s “Top 100 Lawyers.” Mr. Rothschild is also licensed as a Certified Public Accountant.
Mr. Rothschild distinguishes himself from many of his peers in that his estate planning recommendations are integrated with asset protection objectives. That is, by educating his clients on the non-tax benefits available with trusts and other vehicles and how they can be drafted in a flexible manner, his clients can achieve both tax savings and wealth preservation. Such benefits include protection from divorce, creditors or litigation exposure.