Ezequiel A. Camerini, David C. Camerini and Tomas M. Casalins, participated in a Spanish-language web conference organized by CEDEFLaw/Masterlaw titled “Trusts in the U.S.” P. Augusto Van Thienen, CEO & Co-Founder of Instituto CEDEFLaw, moderated the event. Attorneys and interested individuals throughout Latin America participated. The presentations were followed by a rich exchange of Q&A and comments among panelists and attendees.
Many businesses financially impacted by the COVID-19 outbreak have been pushing the insurance industry to cover their income losses under business interruption insurance, even when their insurance contracts omit pandemics as the triggering event. This short and informative piece on business interruption insurance was written by our partner, Norman Resnicow and Brazilian stagiaire, Fernanda Fligelman Shattan
Some time ago a U.S. businessman leaned across the lunch table and asked me in confidential tones what “equity” meant in contract phrases like “claims arising in law or in equity.” I wrote the short piece below for any businesspersons or non-U.S. lawyers who have wondered the same thing (but were afraid to ask).
One of our founders, Donald T. Fox was included in The American Law Institute’s (ALI) series on its Life Members. Mr. Fox was elected a member in 1976 and has served on several panels revising ALI Restatements of Law.
David Camerini and Tomás María Casalins publish article in the Chilean newspaper El Mercurio Legal titled (as translated) “The trust as a management and estate planning instrument; recommendations and suggestions.” The article focuses on the main features of trusts and, in particular, irrevocable trusts as an asset management and estate planning instrument. The article also makes reference to certain issues to be considered before implementing a trust.