PAM Award Winner 2012-2015, 2017-2018
Family Wealth Report Award Winner 2014-2016, 2018
AI Accounting, Audit & Tax Award Winner 2016-2017
ACQ5 Award Winner 2014-2017
FOR Awards Winner 2012 and 2013

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February 2018

Eric Kalnins  spoke at the Northern Illinois Commercial Association of Realtors luncheon regarding “The Impact of Tax Changes to CRE & What to Expect in 2018” on February 27 in Oak Brook, IL.

Tom Handler attended the the Family Wealth Alliance Partner Summit as the Event Chairman on February 11th and 12th in Palm Beach, FL.

Handler Thayer, LLP is very grateful and pleased to have been again recognized at the 2018 Private Asset Management Awards Gala held on February 8, 2018, for the sixth time in the last seven years with the Best Trust & Estates Division award.

December 2017

We are pleased to share the most recent edition of our firm’s Legal & Tax Trends newsletter. Read the Winter 2017 newsletter here.

Tom Handler was featured in the article “On The Front Lines” in Private Wealth Magazine by Thomas M. Kostigen published December 18, 2017. Read the article here.

November 2017

Tom Handler was interviewed on Jim Fried’s business radio show Fried on Business regarding 2018 Tax Issues on November 30th. Listen to the interview here.

October 2017

Eric Kalnins presented on “What a European Company Should Know About Doing Business in the United States” to various Latvian businesses and Latvian government officials on Friday, October 27th at the Waldorf Astoria in Chicago.

Tom Handler spoke at the Opal Financial Group Annual Family Office West Forum on October 25-27, 2017 in Napa Valley, CA.

Tom Handler spoke at the Family Wealth Alliance Forum in Chicago on October 17-19, 2017.  He was also honored at the event by receiving the 2017 Family Wealth Alliance Leadership Award for Lifetime Achievement.

September 2017

Tom Handler spoke at the IMN Real Estate Family Office and Private Wealth Management Forum in Chicago on September 25th and 26th. Topics included Planning Ahead: Generational Transitions and The Enterprise Family.

Tom Handler conducted the webinar “LLC Structures and Risk Management” for USI Corporate on September 29th.

July 2017

Tom Handler authored a whitepaper titled “21st Century Family Office Structures” which was published by the Family Office Association in July, 2017. Read the article here.

June 2017

Handler Thayer hosted their annual Family Office Private Capital Forum on June 21st at the University Club of Chicago. For more information click here.

May 2017

Eric Kalnins spoke at the Ernst & Young Family Office Event regarding “Structures of a Family Office” in Chicago on May 23rd.

Tom Handler spoke at the Practicing Law Institute’s International Estate & Tax Planning Seminar about U.S. Family Office Structures and Operations for Global Families on May 22nd in New York City.

Steve Thayer spoke at the Alternative Investing Forum for Family Offices about direct investing at the University Club of Chicago on May 4th.

April 2017

Ben Hughes presented at the Small Business Owner’s Symposium hosted by Carter Dillon Umbaugh LLC regarding corporate structures and business planning opportunities in Valparaiso, IN on April 27th.

More News at Handler Thayer

FIRM PUBLICATIONS

Handler Thayer, LLP Family Office Outlook.  Quarter 1, 2018.

Handler Thayer, LLP Legal & Tax Trends Update. December 2017.

Handler Thayer, LLP Family Office Outlook. March 2017.

Handler Thayer, LLP Legal & Tax Trends Update. October 2016.

Handler Thayer, LLP Tax Alert. September 2016.

Handler Thayer, LLP Tax Alert. February 2016.

Handler Thayer, LLP Tax Alert. August, 2015.

Handler Thayer, LLP Legal and Tax Trends Update. Summer 2015.

Handler Thayer, LLP Wins Unprecedented Recognition. July 2015.

Handler Thayer, LLP Family Office Outlook 2015. March 2015.

Handler Thayer, LLP Legal and Tax Trends Update. June 2014.

Handler Thayer, LLP Family Office Update. December 1, 2012.

Handler Thayer, LLP Tax Alert. October 1, 2012.

Handler Thayer, LLP Commercial Practice Alert: The SEC Proposed Rule 506(c) To Permit General Solicitation. August 31, 2012.

Handler Thayer, LLP Family Office Outlook 2012. Summer, 2012.

Handler Thayer Family Office Alert: The Commodity Futures Trading Commission Rescinds a Common Family Office Exemption. May 17, 2012.

Handler Thayer, LLP Tax Alert. January 26, 2012.

Handler Thayer, LLP Commercial Practice Alert: SEC Reaffirms Position with Respect to RIA Registration for Special Purpose Vehicles. January 26, 2012.

Handler Thayer, LLP Tax Alert: Legislative Risk: The Super Committee Warrants Immediate Consideration of Your Long Term and Short Term Estate Planning by Year End. Fall, 2011.

Family Office Alert: SEC Adopts Final Rules for RIA Registration. Summer, 2011

Tax Alert. Spring, 2011.

Family Office Outlook. Spring, 2011.

February 2011 Tax Alert. February, 2011.

SEC Accredited Investor Rules Spark Debate. February 14, 2011.

Handler Thayer, LLP Family Office 2010 Outlook. April 29, 2010

Handler Thayer 2010 Real Estate Outlook. April 15, 2010.

January 2010 Tax Alert. January 11, 2010.