News 25 Sep. 2020
Partners Borzu Sabahi and Timi Balogun to Teach Investment Arbitration Masterclass in Fall 2020
News 18 Aug. 2020
Curtis Welcomes New Corporate Partner Paul Bugingo in Dubai
News 26 Feb. 2020
Curtis Secures Comprehensive Victory for the Republic of Kazakhstan’s Committee of Roads
News 24 Jan. 2020
Curtis defeats $400 million investment treaty claim brought against India
Client Alert 19 Oct. 2020
International Insight: The 2020 Updates to the LCIA Arbitration Rules
News 08 Oct. 2020
Curtis gains recognition in the Legal 500 UK 2021 for Private Funds and Public International Law
News 02 Oct. 2020
Partner Antonio Prida participates in committee proposing changes to General Law of Alternative Dispute Resolution Mechanisms in Mexico
Event 02 Sep. 2020
Partner Gabriela Alvarez Avila to speak in webinar on Specialized Topics of International Arbitration
Event 24 Sep. 2020
Marco Blanco, Co-Head of the Tax Group, teaches international taxation virtual course for the Paris Sorbonne University in Dubai LLM program
Event 08 Oct. 2020
Partner Charles Howland speaks at Center for Strategic Policy Innovation’s Clean Growth Incubator Rollout
Event 30 Sep. 2020
Partner Simon Batifort Speaks at the 10th Prague Investment Treaty Arbitration Conference
Client Alert 04 Oct. 2020
U.S. Insight: Update on Virtual Notarization (New York Executive Order 202.7) During the COVID-19 (Coronavirus) Pandemic (Updated: October 4, 2020)
U.S. Insight: Update on Virtual Witnessing (New York Executive Order 202.14) During The COVID-19 (Coronavirus) Pandemic (Updated: October 4, 2020)
Curtis’ Private Client group provides sophisticated legal advice on a variety of domestic and cross-border issues to entrepreneurs, owners of closely held businesses, royal families, beneficiaries of estates and trusts, fiduciaries, family offices, charities and other high-net-worth clients. With key personnel located across the Americas, Middle East and Europe, the group is staffed with multilingual and multijurisdictional attorneys in complementary practice areas such as trusts and estates, tax, immigration, employee benefits, corporate, litigation, and real estate, who are able to provide a wide range of services to our clients, depending on their needs.
Curtis private client lawyers offer clients a single point of contact, supported by the global team to achieve highly customized solutions to their succession and tax planning, business, lifestyle and charitable objectives.
Clients value our domestic and international focus, deep insight into varied cultural nuances and a high level of partner attention. They also appreciate our collective capability and knowledge in trust law, domestic and international tax, real estate, corporate and commercial law.
Curtis offers sophisticated estate and trust planning and administration advice, including the restructuring of domestic and international private client assets and holdings through the use of trusts and other entities, along with the creation of private trust companies and preparation of family charters. Our estate planning advice is designed with a view to furtherance of dispositive wishes with a focus on creditor protection, governance considerations and transfer-tax minimization strategies. We frequently service multiple generations of family clients and support them through all stages of the complex process, including generation-skipping transfer tax and post-death considerations. We also collaborate closely with our client’s other advisors, whether they be accountants, local counsel, financial advisors or members of the client’s family office, to ensure a consolidated approach.
For our international clients, we also can assist with navigating immigration processes, as well as with expatriation and pre-immigration planning.
We also have extensive experience with in-and out-of-court dispute resolution involving contested probate and estate and trust litigation matters in U.S. and non-U.S. jurisdictions.
Owners of closely held businesses, as well as corporate and financial executives, come to Curtis for advice on a wide range of legal and tax planning issues. We provide corporate advice at all stages of the corporate life cycle, from formation through compliance, restructuring and liquidity events. Our clients include companies ranging from those in the Fortune 500 to startups across a range of industries. Our lawyers also regularly advise on direct investments in blue-chip assets and real estate projects, companies, venture capital and private funds. We also advise our clients with respect to ERISA and employee compensation and benefits.
Curtis private client group counsels a wide array of tax-exempt and non profit entities, both in the U.S. and abroad. This includes formation of various philanthropic vehicles with a wide range of charitable objectives. We also counsel our charitable clients in respect of tax considerations, regulatory requirements and the myriad issues that may arise during the operation of a charitable endeavor.
Tax laws and policies continually evolve with an ever-growing net of tax treaties and regulatory requirements. Curtis attorneys offer creative solutions and timely analysis of tax implications on a domestic or cross-border basis for all transactions and operations of private clients, as well as identify new opportunities and resolve potential issues.
Michael S. Schwartz
Robert W. Sheehan
Bradley H. Doline
Marco A. Blanco
Commercial Disputes - Litigation
Commercial and Residential Real Estate
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Article 19 Oct. 2020
Partner Michael S. Schwartz Publishes Article in International Journal on Resiliency in Family Governance
Client Alert 08 Oct. 2020
Global Digital Taxes and Minimum Taxes are Upon Us
Michael Schwartz "works hard, contributes a lot to the wider community and has acquired some good experience."
Chambers High Net Worth 2020
Robert Sheehan "has longstanding experience and has done this for many years. He is a very good lawyer."
Bradley Doline "is a super-smooth operator that clients trust with their most complex issues."