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2019 Fiduciary Litigation Update
July 30 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am$65
This program is a wide-ranging discussion of developments in fiduciary litigation. The presentation covers significant developments in claims based on failure to make discretionary distributions, trends in claims of undue influence or duress, and claims based on failure to diversify in a volatile market environment where general economic condition are softening. You will learn about developments in fiduciary litigation and hear how these developments alter prior law.
- Review of significant case law developments and trends in fiduciary litigation
- Failure to diversify and properly manage continuing market volatility
- Claims based on breach of distribution policies or abuse of discretionary distributions
- Trends in the assertion undue influence and the presence of duress
Speaker: Steven B. Malech is a partner in the New York City office of Wiggin and Dana LLP, where he is chair of the firm’s probate litigation practice group. He represents beneficiaries, fiduciaries, and creditors in disputes involving alleged violations of the Prudent Investor Act and its predecessors, alleged breaches of fiduciary duty, disputed accountings, and will contests. He represents clients in cutting-edge probate litigation matters involving trusts and estates with assets in the hundreds of millions of dollars.