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Asset Protection and Trust Innovations: South Dakota's Role in Paving the Way for Innovations Nationwide - Spring 2016 Law Review Symposium  

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Keynote Address - Charging Orders

This session discussed the unusual history and emergence of the charging order in U.S. law. Mr. Adkisson explained the purpose of charging orders and how they are used today, as a mechanism to prevent creditors’ enforcement actions from disrupting businesses.


Attorney Jay Adkisson - Riser Adkisson LLP

Jay Adkisson is best known as the creator of and as a book author and popular legal and financial speaker on a variety of topics. Mr. Adkisson is an attorney who practices in the areas of creditor-debtor litigation, asset protection and wealth preservation, and captive insurance companies and insurance/reinsurance litigation. He is also a contributor to Forbes magazine.

Nationally known as a leading critic of abusive asset protection and offshore strategies, Jay is the author, along with Mr. Chris Riser, of "Asset Protection: Concepts and Strategies" (McGraw-Hill, 2004), and, now published in Chinese, Riser & Adkisson's Asset Protection: Concepts & Strategies" is the worldwide best-seller on the topic of asset protection.

Mr. Adkisson regularly speaks to professional groups and associations about the ethics and morality of asset protection planning, and the need for such planning to be fully disclosed and legal. He has presented to the American Bar Association, many state and county bar associations, the University of Miami's Heckerling Institute, the Southern California Tax & Estate Planning Forum and other prestigious groups.

Mr. Adkisson’s lectures have included “The Ethics and Morality of Asset Protection Planning” (presentation to the American Bar Association), “Avoiding Fraudulent Transfers," "Charging Order Protection,” and “Why Offshore Trusts Fail.” Jay has also provided guidance to various creditors groups and law enforcement agencies on how to spot and defuse abusive asset protection schemes.

Mr. Adkisson earned his Juris Doctor degree from the University of Oklahoma in 1988, and was a member of the Oklahoma Law Review.

Mr. Adkisson is a founding partner of Riser Adkisson LLP, with his offices in Newport Beach, California, and Henderson, Nevada.


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