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U.S.–China Trade and Tariffs: A Deteriorating Outlook

Tony Roth |
Wilmington Wire

May 10, 2019 – President Trump raised tariffs on U.S. imports from China today, as he warned he would this past Sunday on Twitter. Following months of signs that both sides were progressing toward an amicable agreement, that narrative was upended by Trump’s tweet, which vaguely alluded to “attempt[s] to renegotiate” by the Chinese. At first it was not clear whether the president was blustering for bluster’s sake, or if the negotiations had truly hit the rocks.


Marital Agreement Alert: Change in Taxation of Trust Income Following Divorce Requires Immediate Attention

Sharon L. Klein |
Wealth Planning

This marital agreement alert was recently published in the American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers® – May 2019 Newsletter.  As a result of changes to the law that came into effect on January 1, 2019, trusts created during a marriage can have adverse tax consequences long after divorce. Accordingly, the tax impact of every trust created during the marriage should be carefully considered when negotiating a divorce settlement, or presenting the evidence to a court.