Non-Existence of Designated Arbitral Institution at Time of Dispute May Void Mandatory Arbitration Requirement

Arbitration Requirement Despite the federal policy favoring arbitration, prospective plaintiffs continue to push courts to reexamine the enforceability parameters of arbitration agreements. These efforts have met with some success in cases where the arbitration agreement designates a particular ¬∑arbitral institution to resolve a dispute between the parties, and the designated institution no longer exists at … Continue reading Non-Existence of Designated Arbitral Institution at Time of Dispute May Void Mandatory Arbitration Requirement

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Jack Ferriter Presented at National Business Institute Seminar in Springfield

Jack Ferriter was a featured speaker at the NBI (National Business Institute) seminar held in Springfield on Monday, May 22, 2017. He presented on “PROTECTING ASSETS WHILE QUALIFYING FOR MEDICAID.” His presentation was titled “Medicaid Laws Impact Asset Preservation Planning,” which is linked below. Medicaid Laws Impact Asset Preservation Planning

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Medicaid Laws Impact Asset Preservation Planning

Back in 2007, Medicaid laws changed pursuant to Federal Deficit Reduction Act of 2005 (ORA 2005). The law revised treatment and use of Medicaid or MassHealth planning tools. The most often asked question after the new Medicaid laws went into effect is “So what planning tools are left for us to consider?” Medicaid laws are … Continue reading Medicaid Laws Impact Asset Preservation Planning

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Charitable Trusts and Bankruptcy Proceedings

When testators or settlors create charitable gifts in trust for named institutional beneficiaries, when the contemplated distribution is ready to be made, sometimes it is found that the intended charity is involved in bankruptcy proceedings. Therefore, the question arises as to the proper disposition of such charitable gifts in trust to the bankrupt institutional beneficiaries. … Continue reading Charitable Trusts and Bankruptcy Proceedings

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