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RIW Attorney Stacey Friends to Chair MCLE Session on Cease & Desist Letters

RIW Attorney Stacey Friends to Chair Massachusetts Continuing Legal Education live webcast session on Cease & Desist Letters on Wednesday, April 3. More Information.

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POSTED IN: Events, Intellectual Property

RIW Attorney Adam Barnosky will be a judge at the MRA’s 2019 Massachusetts ProStart Student Invitational

RIW’s Adam Barnosky will be a judge at the Massachusetts Restaurant Association Education Foundation’s 2019 Massachusetts ProStart Student Invitational , which is being held on February 12, 2019 at Gillette Stadium in Foxborough, MA. More information.

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POSTED IN: Events, Hospitality & Retail Services

Food halls and “micro-business” aggregation dominate downtown Boston

RIW Hospitality and Real Estate Attorney Adam Barnosky’s recent article on Food halls and “micro-business” in downtown Boston was featured in the New England Real Estate Journal. Check out the Full article. 

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POSTED IN: Articles & Quotes, Hospitality & Retail Services, News

At Your Service Newsletter: January 2019

In this issue on the RIW At Your Service Newsletter: Upcoming Industry Events Article: Massachusetts Minimum Wage Changes For Tipped Employees Marketing Corner Industry Trends/News Client News Events & Participation Check out the full At Your Service Newsletter: January 2019

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POSTED IN: At Your Service, Hospitality & Retail Services

RIW Real Estate Partner Michael Rosen advocates for the paramount importance of zoning bylaws in recent cannabis land use case

RIW Real Estate attorney Michael Rosen quoted in Lawyers Weekly article regarding Marijuana Business in Land Court. Full article.

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POSTED IN: Articles & Quotes, Commercial Real Estate, News

Massachusetts Minimum Wage Changes For Tipped Employees

Starting January 1, 2019, the “Grand Bargain” Law, in addition to increasing the minimum wage from $11 to $12 per hour, changed both the tip credit employees receive and how tip credit is calculated.  The changes in calculation could have a significant impact on restaurant’s payroll practices in the short term. The tip credit allows…

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POSTED IN: Articles & Quotes, Employment Law

RIW employment attorney Dave Robinson quoted in Boston Herald article regarding Recreational Marijuana Legal Ramifications

RIW employment attorney Dave Robinson quoted in Boston Herald article regarding Recreational Marijuana Legal Ramifications. Full article. 

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POSTED IN: Articles & Quotes, Employment Law, News

Tax Alert: Operating Agreements Must be Revised to Deal with New IRS Audit Powers

The new IRS audit procedures for partnerships (and limited liability companies taxed as partnerships) are now in effect for tax years that begin on or after January 1, 2018. The new procedures are designed strictly to help the IRS when it audits partnerships and LLCs. Legal protections that previously benefited LLC members, such as notice…

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POSTED IN: Corporate & Business, News, Tax Law

RIW Trusts & Estates Attorney Bill Friedler Appointed to the Brookline Community Foundation Professional Advisors Committee

Congratulations to RIW Trusts & Estates attorney Bill Friedler for his appointment to the Brookline Community Foundation Professional Advisors Committee.

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POSTED IN: News, Trusts & Estates

Federal Claims Administration for Construction Contractors Webinar

Doing business with the federal government is always a tricky endeavor, and it can be especially daunting in the context of construction claims.  Understanding the contractual and regulatory framework is crucial to preserving claims and ultimately getting paid. To help navigate these waters, RIW construction and procurement attorney Kirk J. McCormick will present an interactive…

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