In response to the OCC’s advance notice of proposed rulemaking on fiduciary capacity and non-fiduciary custody activities, ABA today submitted a comment letter urging the agency not to proceed.
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The OCC is issuing an advance notice of proposed rulemaking regarding the scope of activities that are fiduciary in nature, as well as the requirements of non-fiduciary custody activities of national banks, federal thrifts and federal branches of foreign banks.
Trust bankers and wealth management professionals need to be ready for the law on wills to evolve with technology.
In addition to final rules generally concerning 199A qualified business income deductions, the IRS last Friday concurrently issued proposed rules addressing how the deduction would affect charitable remainder trusts, split-interest trusts and regulated investment companies.
In a comment letter today, the American Bankers Association yesterday called on the Internal Revenue Service to specifically address charitable remainder trusts and common trust funds as it prepares guidance on implementing Section 199A of the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act.
In a recent notice, the Internal Revenue Service released guidance clarifying that trustee and executor fees may continue to be deducted from a trust or estate’s income after the new tax reform law suspended the deduction of miscellaneous itemized deductions for by individual, trust and estate taxpayers.
The FDIC has proposed to rescind the former Office of Thrift Supervision’s rule on fiduciary powers of state savings associations and amend current FDIC regulations regarding consent to exercise trust powers to reflect their applicability to both state savings associations and state nonmember banks.
With customers fixated on fees in a competitive environment shaped by robo-advisers and digital disruptors, trust and wealth managers must prove their worth to clients of high net worth.
ABA yesterday wrote to the Environmental Protection Agency requesting changes to a proposed rule that would implement financial responsibility requirements for hardrock mining companies under the Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation and Liability Act.