Attorney Reinsdorf listed in Best Lawyers Ranking for 2018

Attorney Reinsdorf is listed in the ranking “Best Lawyers in Germany 2018” in his Trust and Succession Planning speciality. The ranking “Best Lawyers in Germany” is published each year by the US publisher Best Lawyers in cooperation with the Handelsblatt. www.reinsdorf.net

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Attorney Reinsdorf publishes article on Individual Retirement Accounts

Attorney Reinsdorf published an article with the title “Übergang des amerikansichen individuellen Alterskontos bei Ableben” (Transfer of the American individual retirement account upon death).  The article appears in the German language journal entitled 2017, zerb Verlag, ZErb – Zeitschrift für die Steuer- und Erbrechtspraxis (Journal for Tax and Inheritance Practice).  The article elaborates on the rules pertaining to the transfer of an...

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Uniform law allows access to electronic data after death

A new uniform law allows authorized individuals (personal representative, trustee, authorized agent) access to the electronic data of a decedent. The law entitled “Fiduciary Access to Digitial Assets Act, Revised (2015)” has been used to adopt laws on the access to electronic data of decedents in 15 states to date. The law can be downloaded from www.reinsdorf.net under “Treaties and Laws“....

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Bill with Changes to Renewable Energy Law Passed by German Federal Government

In an 8 June 2016 resolution, the German Federal Government passed a bill making changes to the Renewable Energy Law (Erneuerbare-Energie-Gesetz), also called the EEG. The bill now goes to the Parliament (Bundestag) and Federal Council (Bundesrat) for review and formal adoption. The bill adopts a fundamentally new competitive procurement system to foster development of renewables and attain electricity production goals with renewables....

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Uniform Recognition of Substitute Decision-Making Act

The new Uniform law entitled “Recognition of Substitute Decision-Making Act” can now be downloaded from www.reinsdorf.net under “Treaty and Laws”. This Uniform law governs the recognition of foreign power of attorney documents in states in which the law was enacted. The Uniform law has been enacted in Idaho and also introduced in Colorado and Connecticut....

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