When a Foreign National Dies with Assets in New York, What Happens?

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Update on What Wealth Advisors, Legal Advisors, and Globetrotters Need to Know

Susan Rothwell, Partner

September 26, 2019

If you’re a foreign national with ties to New York, you may own an apartment or a house, or have bank and investment accounts located here.  Whether you are an individual who bought an apartment for a child in college or an art aficionado getting an appraisal from Christie’s or Sotheby’s, it is worth considering what happens to these assets on death.  How do the next of kin or beneficiaries get access to the property?  What are the tax consequences? Read More

How to Import Alcohol into the U.S.

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Robert N. Swetnick, Partner
Carolina Pineda Martinez, Special Counsel

June 20, 2019

There are multiple considerations to take into account when importing alcohol into the U.S., many of which may become a major pitfall if not addressed in due time. In this article we will explain how to import alcohol into the U.S. so that the process can be seamless and you may start your business as soon as possible! Read More

Donna Frosco Named 2018 Lawyer of the Year

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Dunnington is proud to announce that Donna Frosco has been named 2018 Lawyer of The Year in the field of Complex Litigation (U.S.A.) by the global publication, Lawyer Monthly magazine and Lawyer-Monthly.com, a daily on-line legal news site. The awards edition of the magazine is available online at: https://legalawards.lawyer-monthly.com/winners-edition/. (See page 69.)

We congratulate Donna on this recognition and her contribution to continuing Dunnington’s long tradition of client representation in complex matters.

Corporate and Charitable Entities Under German Law

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A Quick Aid for U.S. Practitioners 

By Anna-Katharina Hoffmann, LL.M.

In the United States, attorneys, business owners, and trusts and estates practitioners who deal in transnational contracts, disputes, business deals and tax or estate planning often come across foreign entities and assume that a particular corporate structure is similar to that of a U.S. entity.

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Dunnington Attains Victory for German Museum In U.S. Court Battle

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On November 14, 2013, Dunnington, Bartholow & Miller LLP triumphed in a major case for Germany’s Vorderasiatisches Museum (part of the Pergamon Museum), obtaining the return of a 3,200-year-old Assyrian amulet in a landmark decision, Matter of Flamenbaum, by the New York Court of Appeals, New York’s highest court.

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