Family Wealth Transfer Planning & Trust and Estate Administration
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London School of Economics and Political Science, University of London, LL.M., 1969.
University of California, Los Angeles, School of Law, J.D., 1968.
University of California, Los Angeles, M.B.A., 1965.
University of California, Los Angeles, B.S., 1964.
Arnold Kassoy’s practice focuses on estate planning for high net worth individuals and families, creative and sophisticated income, gift and estate tax planning, charitable giving, charitable trusts and private foundations; funding and administration of revocable and irrevocable trusts; probate administration and conservatorship matters. He is also experienced in negotiation, structuring and documenting transactions for prominent music, motion picture and television industry clients. His clients in the entertainment industry are primarily talent (actors, writers, directors, producers and singer/songwriters), boutique entertainment companies and executives in the industry.
"Tax Planning for Professional Athletes," Practicing Law Institute, 1976.
"International Estate Planning," Trusts & Estates, 1973.
"Estate Planning for Americans Residing Abroad," VI International Tax Institute 108, 1971.
"The Private Annuity & The Foreign Situs Trust," 16 U.C.L.A. Law Review 86, 1968.
Admitted to practice in California and before the U.S. Tax Court.
Member, Beverly Hills Bar Association.
Member, Los Angeles County Bar Association.
Member, American Bar Association.
President, Board of Directors, Santa Barbara International Film Festival, 2002-present.
Chairman, Board of Directors, AIDS Research Alliance, 2002-present.
Founder and past Chairman, U.C.L.A. Entertainment Tax and Finance Institute, 1976-1986.
Past member, Board of Governors of Beverly Hills Bar Association and Board of Directors of The Fund for Santa Barbara.
Speaker, University of Southern California Law Center, CEB, PLI and U.C.L.A. Estate Planning Institute.
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