Gifting With and Administering Cryptocurrency

The Estate Planning, Probate and Trust Section and Estate Planning, Probate and Trust Litigation Subsection presents
Gifting With and Administering Cryptocurrency

Date Tuesday, May 4, 2021
Program 12:00 - 1:15 p.m.
MCLE 1 Hour in Estate Planning Legal Specialization Credit


Jon Feldhammer
Baker Botts
Richard Ramirez
Baker Botts
Kathyrn McEvilly
Senior Associate
Baker Botts


 Erika L. Yuen
Yuen & Yuen, Prof. Law Corp.

This presentation addresses the benefits and challenges of gifting cryptocurrency and issues that arise in administering trusts with cryptocurrency. This presentation also provides a general overview of cryptocurrency, including the tax treatment of cryptocurrency and recent IRS developments.


  • Overview of Blockchain and Virtual Currency
              i. Terminology
              ii. Centralized and Distributed Ledgers
              iii. Bitcoin Overview, with example
  • Tax Considerations and Recent Developments
              i. Tax Treatment of Virtual Currency Generally
              ii. Gifting and Accepting Virtual Currency
              iii. Recent IRS Developments 
  •  Planned Giving Techniques and Considerations
              i. Benefits of Gifting Virtual Currency
              ii. Planned Giving Techniques
              iii. Issues in Gifting Virtual Currency
  • Administering Trusts with Virtual Currency

Section Chair

Erika L. Yuen, Yuen & Yuen, Prof. Law Corp.

Event Code: G210507

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5/4/2021 12:00 PM - 1:15 PM
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