Wintrust Wealth Management

Virtual Workshop - Demystifying Non-Fungible Tokens: Understanding NFTs and their Significance in Estate Planning and Administration

Date: Wednesday, September 28, 2022
Time: 12:00pm - 1:30pm
Location: Zoom Virtual Event
Speaker: James H. Cundiff and Elise J. McGee, McDermott Will & Emery; Roberta Kramer, Heritage Auctions

This Workshop will demystify the world of NFTs to help estate planning professionals and accountants understand how to approach these digital assets.  Panelists will provide a legal overview of NFTs, including a description of how NFTs work and who facilitates them.  Attendees will better understand differences between NFT markets and other Blockchain markets, as well as differences between NFTs and other types of digital assets.  Finally, the program will consider issues relating to holding and planning with NFTs, such as investing in NFTs, duplication of NFTs, taxation and regulatory issues relevant to NFTs, as well as valuation and gift considerations.


Course Level:  Intermediate

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