Death Care Law Blog
March 14, 2012
In a recent article, Bruce Ruston provides a detailed account of the drama behind the IFDA master trust and its divesture of the key man insurance policies. It is a long, costly story about an organization that pushed the legal envelop in several directions with disastrous results: a master trust without a corporate trustee, insurance investments to avoid Rev. Rul. 87-127, fixed returns, high administration fees, and the stubborn defense of a twenty year mistake. The Rushton article is appropriately critical of the IFDA’s legal counsel. But, to better evaluate that criticism, consideration should be given to those facts reported in the various lawsuits and the Secretary of State’s Consent Order that reflect an organization ran by an iron-fisted executive.
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