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New Environmental Justice Regulations and Guidance

Dear Friends, First, allow us to extend our very best wishes for a healthy, safe and prosperous New Year. These have been challenging years, to say the least. We have all Read More

Proposed Tax Law Changes and You

The President and Congress are considering tax law changes in a number of important ways that may impact you, your business and your family. If a person waits until the Read More

A Look at the Future of Non-Competition Agreements - Practical Implications of the President's July 9, 2021 "Executive Order on Promoting Competition in the American Economy"

On Friday, July 9, 2021, the President issued a new Executive Order addressing efforts to be made at the federal level to promote competition within our economy. While this Executive Order Read More

PLANNING FOR THE NEXT “NEW NORMAL”

With our Commonwealth’s occupancy limits and other distancing measures already lifted during Memorial Day weekend, many are wondering what more the June 15th end of Governor Baker’s emergency declaration will mean Read More

Massachusetts Court Holds Commercial Tenants May Be Relieved From Paying Rent Due To The Governor's COVID-19 Orders

In February, the Business Section of the Massachusetts Superior Court ruled that a restaurant that was closed due to Governor Baker’s order barring restaurants from allowing on-premises consumption of food Read More

Local and Regional Economic Development Opportunities Under Massachusetts’ New “Act Enabling Partnerships for Growth”

You may have heard that Governor Baker recently signed House Bill H5250, entitled “An Act enabling partnerships for growth.” We have been closely reviewing this new economic development law, and we Read More

Update: the Massachusetts Foreclosure & Eviction Moratorium Just Ended – What you need to know

Friends, As you may recall, earlier this year we alerted you to the fact that Governor Baker signed into law a new Act imposing a temporary moratorium on certain evictions and Read More

Underinsured Motorist Coverage Limits - They Are Not What They Seem

Dear Friends, As you sit here today, do you know what coverage you have if an underinsured motorist hits you? You probably have a lot less than you think! What you probably Read More

Resolving Complex Personal Injury Matters

Friends, Many of you have had the pleasure of meeting and working with Heather Bonnet-Hebert since she joined our firm in October of 2018. Since then Heather has been hard at Read More

Summary of New Law Restricting Evictions and Foreclosures

Friends, As part of our ongoing efforts to keep you advised of new legal developments during the COVID-19 Emergency, we are writing to advise you that Governor Baker has signed into Read More

Remote Estate Planning Services

Dear Friends, We hope that this newsletter finds you and your loved ones safe and well during these challenging times. As you might imagine, the current COVID-19 crisis has led many Read More

Updated Resources and Checklists for Navigating the New Federal Emergency Loan Programs

Friends, As a follow up, we are attaching links to some additional resources concerning the new Small Business Association disaster loan programs. While these programs are often described in recent media Read More

ALERT: Applications Open for New SBA COVID-19 Disaster Loan Assistance under the CARES Act

Dear Friends, Following the enactment of the CARES Act this past Friday, it was anticipated that the U.S. Small Business Association (“SBA”) would develop a streamlined application process to enable small Read More

The Stimulus Relief Package and You

Dear Friends, Congress has just passed and we anticipate that the President will shortly sign the much heralded Coronavirus Stimulus Relief Package. It is a far reaching law that covers a Read More

State-Mandated 2-Week Shutdown of Physical Workplaces for Non-Essential Businesses & Overview of the New Paid Leave Laws

Dear Friends, We hope this newsletter finds you well and taking appropriate steps to remain healthy in the face of the current public health emergency. We are writing to alert you to Read More

Be Aware: The new SECURE Act May Substantially Impact Your Retirement and Estate Plans

If you have an IRA or 401(k) account as part of your retirement and estate planning, you should be aware of important new legislation that has changed a number of Read More

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