Stroock Personal Client Services Practice Group Special Bulletin
"Estate Planning Opportunities in a Volatile, Low Interest Rate Environment"
With considerable volatility in the market today, many asset classes are depressed, and the turbulent market conditions are producing great fluctuations in value in almost every sector. At the same time, interest rates that are used to value wealth transfers are near historic lows. While the economic conditions are extremely unsettling for most of us, there is some good news: the high market volatility and low interest rate environment have produced some highly favorable estate planning opportunities.