Private Trust Company


Tax Reform 2018: How Different Types of Taxpayers Will Be Impacted

There has been a lot of speculation and confusion about the impacts of the most recent tax reform, with many asking if they have to pay more taxes.

Cyber Loss Mitigation for Directors
Dan A. Bailey, Esq., Bailey Cavalieri and Chubb Personal Risk Services

Cyber risk has become a major potential loss exposure for almost any company.

Trust Basics
Hawthorn, PNC Center for Financial Insight

Originating in English common law, trusts have been used for centuries to manage holdings of the wealthy. Even though trusts are quite common, many people may find them hard to understand.

Questions at the Intersection of Choice Entity and Estate Planning

The Tax Cuts and Jobs Act reduced income tax rate for C corporations from 35 percent to 21 percent in 2018.

Liability Protection for Family Enterprise Directors & Trustees: Strategies to Attract and Retain Talent
Linda Bourn, Crystal & Company

Until recently, many families filled key governance roles associated with their trust and estate planning with trusted friends, colleagues, or advisors who were flattered to be asked and honored to

Keeping a Private Family Trust Company Compliant
Amantha T. Butler, BNY Mellon Wealth Management

A private family trust company (PFTC) provides families with intergenerational governance over family assets and a private forum for decision-making.

Who Can I Trust to Be My Trustee?
Mark Harder, Warner Norcross & Judd

The legal qualifications for a trustee are simple: he/she must be over the age of 18 and legally competent to manage his/her own affairs.

The Evolution and Challenges of the Trust Industry
Jeffrey C. Wolken, Wilmington Trust

Over the past half-century, the role of trustees has evolved rapidly along with the trust industry itself.

Creating Great Beneficiaries by Developing Robust Distribution Processes

The Beneficiaries Relations Committee (BRC) is the “it” name for the committee person or persons determining trust distributions to the beneficiaries.

Six Reasons Why Delaware Trusts Should be Considered in an Estate Plan

You’ve built a valuable and successful business through hard work, long hours and countless decisions.