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February, 2023 Articles

Trusts & Estates AB 2245: California’s New Law and Its Impact on Estate Planning

“Whether you are the planner or the valuation expert, it is prudent to have a firm understanding of this new law, the protections it affords to your clients and the potential impact on value, and therefore planning opportunities,” according to Eric Bardwell of Jeffer Mangels Butler & Mitchell and Carsten Hoffmann of Stout. By Eric […]

White Collar Defense & Investigations Justice Department Announces New National Policy for Companies to Self-Disclose Criminal Conduct

On February 22, 2023, the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) announced a new policy for corporate criminal enforcement, governing how all U.S. Attorney’s Offices (USAOs) across the country determine whether a company has made a voluntary self-disclosure of criminal wrongdoing, and how USAOs will credit companies for making such disclosures. This new policy sets a […]