About this office:
Withers attorneys have a long history of representing entrepreneurs and their emerging companies as well as advising multi-generational families and their established businesses throughout California. We provide comprehensive legal advice on many of the issues successful individuals and their families face, including domestic and cross-border wealth planning, tax planning and charitable giving, immigration and other matters. In addition, as an experienced advisor to growth companies, we can offer practical and strategic guidance on all aspects of founding a new business venture.
Our lawyers based in San Francisco and our other California locations work closely with our other US and international offices to provide integrated, real-time advice to meet the complex and diverse needs of our California clients.
Statement of Practice Summary:
Estate Planning; Probate; Wills; Trust Law; Estates; Taxation; Charitable Giving; Business Succession Planning; Employee Benefits; Banking & Finance; Corporate Crime & Investigations; Divorce & Family Law; Hotels; Immigration; Italy; Insolvency; Landed Estates; Legal Risk Management; Sports; Tax Investigations; White Collar Crime & Investigations.
Documents by Lawyers at this office
IRS Releases Interim Guidance for FBAR Penalties
Paul L. Behling,Richard Cassell,Matthew Cullen,Michael Parets,Jay H. Rubinstein, June 17, 2015
Many are now familiar with the famous Report of Foreign Bank and Financial Accounts (FBAR), a relatively small form that carries with it the threat of huge penalties in the case of a willful failure to file. As FATCA is upon us and each day brings new Non-Prosecution Agreements executed between the...
Switzerland Moves Toward Automatic Information Exchange
Paul L. Behling, November 28, 2014
Swiss Bank secrecy and data protection have been eroded by The Department of Justice investigations and the Foreign Account Tax Compliance Act (FATCA). Switzerland has now taken a formal move toward greater transparency.