LAS VEGAS – The Nevada Bankers Association (NBA) announced additional speakers for its inaugural Nevada Trust Conference on March 1 and 2.
Additional industry-leading speakers include Alan Freer, with Solomon Dwiggins Freer & Steadman, LTD; Paul Frimmer, partner with Loeb & Loeb, LLP; Robert Keebler, partner with Keebler & Associates, LLP; Matt Saltzman, with Saltzman Mugan Dushoff; and Matthew Wolf, RSM US LLP Director of Blockchain and Digital Assets.
Saltzman and Wolf will present on the final day with a presentation on forming a cyrpto and digital trust company and highlighting the regulatory considerations for operating a Nevada trust company providing digital asset custody and service. Over the course of 25 years as a business attorney in Las Vegas, Saltzman has developed a corporate law practice focused on financial institutions and administrative law which assists financial institutions and other highly regulated businesses with corporate and regulatory compliance matters. Wolf works with banks implementing digital assets and fintechs entering the regulated space.
Freer focuses his practice primarily on trust and estate litigation. He also handles all aspects of trust and estate administration, and routinely represents beneficiaries and fiduciaries in contested matters. He has substantial experience in challenging and defending the validity of estate planning documents, including wills, codicils, trusts and amendments. Freer will give a comprehensive update on what’s new with Nevada trust laws, as well as participate in a live question and answer panel discussion with Robert Armstrong and Michaelle Rafferty.
Frimmer focuses on estate planning, wills and trusts, probate and trust administration, postmortem tax planning, probate litigation, art law, charitable giving, and tax issues relating to these matters. Widely regarded as one of the top estate planning attorneys in the country, he has received numerous accolades for his work. His presentation will be on the art of tax issues and other concerns for art collectors.
Keebler’s practice includes family wealth transfer and preservation planning, charitable giving, retirement distribution planning, and estate administration. He frequently represents clients before the National Office of the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) in the private letter ruling process and in estate, gift and income tax examinations and appeals. Keebler will be discussing tax planning for selling businesses.
NBA leaders say the virtual conference is a must for wealth management professionals, financial planners, attorneys and accountants. It will offer updates on industry-wide tax and legal issues, banking risk compliance and highlight the advantages of Nevada’s trust environment while offering up to six hours of continuing education credits for a variety of credentials.
Other top-level speakers include Jonathan Blattmachr, principal with Pioneer Wealth Partners; Michaelle Rafferty, shareholder with Maupin, Cox & Legoy; and Robert Armstrong, partner with McDonald Carrano.
Platinum event sponsors include Charles Schwab Trust Company, Laurel Trust Company and Seiler LLP. Gold sponsors are Alliance Trust Company of Nevada, Dunham Trust Company, Maupin, Cox & Legoy, Saltzman Mugan Dushoff, Peak Trust Company, Seven Post Trust Company, Solomon Dwiggins Freer Steadman, and Wealthgate Trust Company. Accutech and the McDonald Carano law firm are silver sponsors.
For more information and to register, visit nvbankers.com/trust or call (702) 233-8607. Registration is open through Feb. 28. The cost is $159 per person to attend the two-day virtual conference.
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