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Washington DC, 1984
England and Wales, 1981
Co-author of The Guide to US/UK Private Wealth Tax Planning (2nd edition), Bloomsbury, July 2016
‘Philanthropy _ – no good deed goes unpunished’_, Offshore Investment - July/August 2015, co-author
‘Can governments make you more virtuous?’ , Philanthropy Impact Magazine - Autumn 2013
‘Navigating the Treacherous Tax North Atlantic Aspects of Anglo-American Estate Planning’, Chapter 18, A Guide to International Estate Planning, ABA Publishing/Section of Real Property Probate and Trust Law - August 2013
U.S IRS unveils the FATCA registration portal - Bloomberg Law Tax Planning International European Tax Service and Bloomberg BNA International Tax Centre - August 2013, co-author
‘Why Charities care about FATCA’, Offshore Investment - August 2013
‘Intergovernmental Agreements and Their Impact on the Fiduciary and Asset Management Industries’, Richard Cassell and Kristin Konschnik, Published Bloomberg BNA - June 2013;
‘The United States of America Chapter in the The Law and Practice of International Charitable Giving’, Oxford University Press - November 2012
Offshore Red, United States and United Kingdom sign Bilateral Agreement to implement FATCA - September 2012
Offshore Investment, Commentary Section, The Swings and Roundabouts of International Tax Policy - May 2012
The Foreign Account Tax Compliance Act of 2009, Richard Cassell, Jay Krause Aaron Schumacher Theodore Ahlgren, Tax Planning International Review, BNA International, Volume 36, Number 12 -_ December 2009
Proposed U.S Foreign Account Tax Compliance Act: Impact on Non-U.S. Financial Institutions, Intermediaries and Investment Vehicles, BNA International World Securities Law Report - December 2009
Charitable Uses in the US, Richard Cassell and Khrista McCarden, Offshore Investment Journal - July/August 2007
U.S. Estate Planning For Non-resident Aliens Who Own Partnership Interests by Richard A Cassell, Michael J A Karlin, Michael J.A.; Carlyn S. McCaffrey; and William P. Streng, This report was prepared for a meeting of the American Bar Association Section of Taxation’s Committee on U.S. Activities of Foreigners and Tax Treaties, held on 9 May 2003. Release Date June 13, 2003, Cite: Tax Notes Int’l, Aug. 11, 2003, p. 563; 31 Tax Notes Int’l 563 - August 2003
International Tax Planning Association (ITPA)
The Society of Trusts and Estates Practitioners (STEP)
26th Offshore Investment Symposium, speaking on ‘News from the USA relevant to Offshore’, Oxford, 8 September, 2016
26th Offshore Investment Symposium, co-speaking with Andrew Knight, M Partners S.a.r.l on ‘Common Reporting Standards’, Oxford, 7 September, 2016
Philanthropy Impact, ‘Tax Structuring Update’, The Philanthropy Programme, London, 4 May 2016
IBC & Patrick Soares Present Offshore Taxation, Preparing for D-Day (Non-dom day 6/4/2017), ‘News from the USA’, London - 15 March 2016
American Bar Association Business Planning Group, ‘What Every Domestic Estate Planning Attorney Should Know About International Estate Planning,’ - 21 October 2015
25th Offshore Investment Oxford Symposium, ‘Interaction with Charities’ Oxford - September 2015
25th Offshore Investment Oxford Symposium, ‘Residents and Tax Issues relevant to the Offshore World’, Oxford - September 2015
Offshore Investment Planing for the Super Rich, ‘Philanthropy’, London - July 2015
IBA Disclosure, Reporting & Compliance for Private Clients, ‘Keeping Pace with International Obligations’ Panel Discussion with Paul Millen, Deloitte AG and Darlene Hart, US Tax & Financial Services Sarl, Bloomsbury Hotel London - March 2015.
CASE ‘Legal Issues in International Fundraising’ New York - January 2015.
IBC’s Effective Planning for US/UK Private Clients, ‘Taxation of US Persons – What Makes an American?’, Panel Discussion with David Treitel, American Tax Returns Ltd and Kehrela Hodkinson, Hodkinson Law Group - November 2014
The 21st World Offshore Convention New York - 2014
‘An overview and brief introduction. What vehicles drive forward international wealth planning?’ Panel Discussion with Peter O’Dwyer of Hainault Capital and William Dalziel of London & Capital; ‘Designing a cross-border investment structure to meet clients needs’ with Clive Cutbill, - September 2014.
‘Legal Issues in International Fundraising’ San Francisco - January 2014.
Me in a minute
I am very involved personally as well as professionally with the challenges of cross border US/UK tax
Having lived happily on both sides of the Atlantic, being married to an American with one kid in the US and one in London, I am very involved personally as well as professionally with the challenges of cross border US/UK tax. I enjoy the challenge of making these sometimes intricate and frustrating rules come together to let clients achieve their goals.
Perhaps foolishly I took on the challenge of co-writing the new Bloomsbury book on US/UK Wealth Planning which has been rewarding in terms of working closely with colleagues on a broad range of tax issues.
Cross border philanthropy has been a particular interest because it combines a personal enthusiasm for the work of the charity sector with the challenge of sometimes pointlessly restrictive tax rules. Outside the office I enjoy music and playing the cello badly.
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