Federal Home Loan Bank of Pittsburgh

Wilmington Trust

Young Conaway Stargatt & Taylor, LLP

Connolly Gallagher

Richards Layton & Finger

Gordon, Fournaris & Mammarella

Cooch & Taylor

FIS Global

Pepper Hamiton LLP

Morris, Nichols, Arsht & Tunnell LLP

Belfint Lyons & Shuman

Santora CPA Group

SunTrust Delaware Trust Company

Parkowski, Guerke & Swayze, P.A.

Ballard Spahr


Duane Morris

Delmarva Broadcasting

Four New Sessions for Entry-Level Trust Employees

Conveniently Scheduled in 4 two-hour sessions
September 21st through October 12th
University & Whist Club, 805 N Broom St,
Wilmington, DE 19806

Registration Form

9/21/16 - Due Diligence in the On-Boarding of New Accounts 9/28/16 - How to Properly Administer Directed Trusts
10/5/16 - Income and Gift Tax Planning
10/12/16 Marketing Delaware

Due Diligence in the On-Boarding of New Accounts
September 21st
An overview of the compliance process. What is involved in on-boarding new clients? How deep should the trust officer look into the client's background, the source of funding and any entities in which the trust will be investing. What is the right balance between proactive and intrusive. Also to include practical discussions regarding the on-boarding of the trust document and the process for determining whether or not the trust as drafted fits within a particular banks’ policies, procedures and operational requirements. Can the trustee administer this particular trust from a practical perspective?
Instructors: Anne Schumeyer, CTFA
Maria Iversen, SVP,
The Northern Trust Company of Delaware

How to Properly Administer Directed Trusts
September 28th

An overview of the do's and don'ts of administering directed trusts; to include discussions about sufficient due diligence, direction letters, and quarterbacking the trust administration process. Why are directed trusts often more work despite the reduced responsibilities and why do referral sources often misunderstand this?
Instructors: Cynthia D.M. Brown, President,
Commonwealth Trust Company
Scott E. Swenson, Partner, Connolly Gallagher LLP

Income and Gift Tax Planning
October 5th

An Overview of the Types of Trusts Used in Delaware Planning: a discussion of the specialized types of trusts utilized in Delaware planning including dynasty trusts, APTs, DINGs, BDITs, etc. This will include a discussion about the process of determining how and when each type of trust makes sense for your client. Instructors: Daniel Hayward, Director,
Gordon, Fournaris & Mammarella, P.A.
Todd A. Flubacher, Partner,
Morris, Nichols, Arsht & Tunnell LLP

Marketing Delaware:
An Overview of Delaware and its Competition
October 12th

An overview of the laws of the various states currently competing with Delaware in the trust business. This course is meant to provide trust officers with basic talking points regarding why, with an increased number of states developing similar laws, Delaware is and remains the preferred trust jurisdiction. The discussions will include an analysis of the differences between Delaware and states like Alaska, Nevada, South Dakota, Tennessee, as well as other emerging trust jurisdictions.
Instructors: David Diamond, President,
The Northern Trust Company of Delaware
Thomas M. Forrest, President & CEO,
U.S. Trust Company of Delaware


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Each Session Will Also Be Available in an
Audio/Slide CD for Review and In-House Training