Digital Assets

The Revised Uniform Fiduciary Access to Digital Assets Act

By Jennifer Cowan / May 4, 2017

Welcome to May! It feels great to see the sun again. For those of you wondering how your fiduciary can access your digital assets and accounts, I have some news. The Revised Uniform Fiduciary Access to Digital Assets Act (“RUFADAA” or the “Act”) is effective in California as of January 1, 2017. The Act allows…

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Trick or Treat at the IRS: New Ruling on Bitcoins

By Jennifer Cowan / October 4, 2014

Fall is in the air. I so fondly remember October with young kids: sketching designs for pumpkins, planning costumes, the excitement of the costume parade at their school. The all-consuming desire for ever more candy. The various negotiations post-Halloween regarding how much candy was an appropriate amount and who would be the judge of that.…

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Accessing Digital Assets

By Jennifer Cowan / August 1, 2014

Hello! It’s August, the last month of the summer for most of us. Last week I visited the Francis Ford Coppola Winery in Sonoma: we rented a small cabana and lounged around the beautiful pool. What a treat! Lying there I couldn’t help but notice how many people were on their cellphones or tablets. We…

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