Iowa Law Review Symposium Articles Available Online
ACTEC Fellow and Professor Thomas Gallanis states that the articles from The ACTEC Foundation/Iowa Law Review symposium held at the University of Iowa College of Law on “Wealth Transfer Law in Comparative and International Perspective” are now published and available for review.
The published works include:
- Wealth Transfer Law in Comparative and International Perspective: An Introduction Thomas P. Gallanis and Sheldon F. Kurtz
- Revisiting Revocation upon Divorce? Naomi R. Cahn
- Wealth Transfer Laws in 153 Jurisdictions: An Empirical Comparative Law Approach Yun-chien Chang
- The Trust as Trojan Horse: A Comparative Perspective on Trusts’ Role in Japanese Succession Law James C. Fisher
- Lifetime Wealth Transfers and the Equitable Presumptions of Resulting Trust and Gift Jamie Glister
- Property Transfers to Caregivers: A Comparative Analysis Adam S. Hofri-Winogradow and Richard L. Kaplan
- Partial Harmless Error for Wills: Evidence From California David Horton
- The Evolution of the Modern International Trust: Developments and Challenges Rebecca Lee
- Regularizing the Trust Protector Paul B. Miller
- S. Conflict of Laws Involving International Estates and Marital Property: A Critical Analysis of Estate of Charania v. Shulman Jeffrey Schoenblum
- Give the People What They Want? The Onshoring of the Offshore Lionel Smith
- Intestate Inheritance Rights for Unmarried Committed Partners: Lessons for U.S. Law Reform from the Scottish Experience E. Gary Spitko
- The European Succession Regulation and the Arbitration of Trust Disputes S.I. Strong
- Japanese Law and the Global Diffusion of Trust and Fiduciary Law Masayuki Tamaruya
- From Waqf, Ancestor Worship to the Rise of the Global Trust: A History of the Use of the Trust as a Vehicle for Wealth Transfer in Singapore Tang Hang Wu
- Will-Substitutes in the U.S. and in Spain Jaume Tarabal Bosch
- Attempts to Harmonize the Inheritance Law in Europe: Past, Present, and Future Mariusz Załucki
The symposium featured the 16 articles including the keynote address listed above. Speakers came from the United States, Canada, Europe, Australia, Israel, and Asia.
In the introduction to the symposium issue, ACTEC Fellows and Professors Thomas Gallanis and Sheldon Kurtz expressed their deep gratitude to the ACTEC Foundation for its generous support and to the ACTEC Legal Education Committee (and its symposium selection subcommittee) for selecting Iowa for the symposium. Their introduction is available for review at the link below:
The ACTEC Foundation Board of Directors and the College’s Legal Education Committee would like to acknowledge Fellows Thomas Gallanis and Sheldon Kurtz for their leadership in the success of the Symposium.