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Estate Planning In A Global Economy And The Use Of Crypto-currency For Charitable Donations To Be Highlighted At Estate Planning Seminar

Submitted by: Flash Media Services

2018-10-09 00:01:04 digg facebook Email twitter print

The seminar is one of the largest of its kind in the country and attracts top lawyers, accountants, insurance professionals, trust officers, financial planners, and planned giving/development officers for nonprofit organizations.

Seattle-Bellevue-Everett, WA (OPENPRESS) Estate planning for global families and how charities should deal with crypto-currency will be hot topics at this year's 63rd annual Estate Planning Seminar, to be held Nov. 12-13, 2018, in Seattle.

As our world changes and becomes smaller, the rules around estate planning are important to know. Local families who live and earn in multiple countries face significant estate planning challenges and planning opportunities with U.S. tax rules that apply to non-U.S. citizens and U.S. residents with foreign assets.

Charities also face new challenges and opportunities as donors explore using virtual currency to make gifts. Those attending the Estate Planning Seminar, sponsored by the Estate Planning Council of Seattle and the University of Washington School of Law, will discuss these issues and a multitude of other estate planning topics. They include estate planning in anticipation of difficult beneficiaries, business succession planning, and planning for potentially vulnerable clients.

"The Estate Planning Seminar has traditionally been the premier source in the Northwest to address and better understand local and national estate planning issues," said Scott Wallace, JD, with Perkins Coie LLP, in Seattle, chair of the 63rd Annual Estate Planning Seminar. "This year will be no different. The seminar features an outstanding faculty consisting of local and national speakers who will strive to provide useful and insightful content to each attendee."

Nearly 1,000 estate planners from Washington state and elsewhere in the country are expected to attend the seminar, which takes place at the Washington State Convention Center, 705 Pike Street, Seattle. The seminar is one of the largest of its kind in the country and attracts top lawyers, accountants, insurance professionals, trust officers, financial planners, and planned giving/development officers for nonprofit organizations.

The seminar runs from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Nov. 12 and Nov. 13. For more information about the Estate Planning Seminar, contact Heather Alhadeff at or 206-616-3361. Register online at

About the Estate Planning Council of Seattle:
Originally founded in the early 1940s and one of the leading estate planning councils in the nation, the Estate Planning Council of Seattle is comprised of King County's top estate planning lawyers, financial planners, certified public accountants, trust officers and insurance agents. The council aims to promote the highest quality estate planning services in the Pacific Northwest by developing and improving the capabilities of its members, fostering cooperation among professionals, and by educating the public about estate planning matters. New members are welcome. Membership includes colleagues to network with at quarterly dinner meetings, helpful information about specific fields of expertise, and a welcoming organization that values high quality estate planning to help members of the community. For more information go to
About the University of Washington School of Law Graduate Program in Taxation: The University of Washington graduate program in taxation provides a rigorous study of tax law leading to the degree of Master of Laws (LL.M.) in Taxation. The UW School of Law is a highly-ranked law school in one of the premier research universities in the world, enabling the Tax LL.M. to draw faculty from a dynamic legal community. Courses are taught by nationally-recognized scholars and leading practitioners in their area of specialty who bring cutting-edge practice experience to the classroom. For more information go to

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Phone: 425-603-9520

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Metro Area: Seattle-Bellevue-Everett, WA Read More from this Metro Area
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Press Keywords: estate planning, estate planning council of Seattle, crypto-currency, lawyers, accountants, trust officers, life insurance
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