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Catherine Barton Rossetti joins RIW in the Trusts & Estates group

RIW is pleased to announce that Catherine Barton Rossetti has joined the firm in the Trusts & Estates group. She works with clients of all asset levels in sophisticated estate planning, probate and trust administration, and advises clients on special needs planning for adults and children.  Catherine counsels clients on minimizing estate tax liability to preserve and protect assets and avoid probate court.

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POSTED IN: News, Trusts & Estates

The 25th Annual Restaurant Trends Seminar: Tradition + Innovation = a Successful Tomorrow, Monday, April 24, 2017

This year’s theme is LookbackLookahead, a look at where the industry has been and where it is heading. Panelists include some of the region’s top chefs and owner/operators, along with national and local industry experts. The 25th Annual Restaurant Trends Seminar will be taking place on Monday, April 24, 2017 at the Seaport World Trade Center Amphitheater in Boston, starting with…

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POSTED IN: At Your Service, Events, Hospitality & Retail Services

RIW’s Adam Barnosky quoted in Boston Herald article on Cannabis and Condo bylaws

RIW’s Adam Barnosky was quoted in a Boston Herald article on Cannabis and Condo bylaws. Full article.

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POSTED IN: Articles & Quotes, Commercial Real Estate

RIW Trademark/Branding Attorney Stacey Friends Radio Interview

RIW Trademark/Branding Attorney Stacey Friends was interviewed on Radio Entrepreneurs on Thursday, January 12th. Listen to the interview here.

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POSTED IN: Intellectual Property, News

Tenant Estoppel Certificates in Restaurant Leasing

What is a Tenant Estoppel Certificate? Usually, an estoppel certificate is requested by either the landlord or tenant whenever it is selling or refinancing property.  In either case, the effect of the estoppel certificate is to bind the executing party to certain statements of fact and representations relative to the lease for the benefit of…

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POSTED IN: Articles & Quotes, At Your Service, Hospitality & Retail Services

4 Ways Contractors Can “Stay Out of the Weeds” When Building a Cannabis Facility or Retail Store

With passage of the Massachusetts Medical Marijuana Initiative in 2012 and the more recent Regulation and Taxation of Marijuana Act of 2016 which legalized recreational marijuana. Massachusetts is on its way to becoming the east-coast hub for the marijuana industry. As growers and dispensaries scramble to become operational and seek experienced contractors to build their…

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POSTED IN: Articles & Quotes, At Your Service, Hospitality & Retail Services

RIW Client Wahlburgers Announces Major Expansion Plan

Congratulations to RIW client Wahlburgers on their major expansion plan. Full article.

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POSTED IN: Hospitality & Retail Services, News

Chris Agostino Commentary: CREDITORS PIERCE LLC LIMITED LIABILITY

CREDITORS PIERCE LLC LIMITED LIABILITY –  Click here to view case The Bankruptcy Court recently ruled that the assets of a Massachusetts limited liability company were available to satisfy the debts of a related business where the common owner of both companies failed to observe more than “minimum” formalities between the two entities. Judge Feeney’s decision…

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POSTED IN: Articles & Quotes, Commercial Real Estate

RIW’s Adam Barnosky to Speak at NEREJ Cannabis in Commercial Real Estate Summit

This timely program will feature RIW Real Estate Attorney Adam Barnosky who will discuss how the recent changes to marijuana laws will impact the commercial real estate industry. This event will be taking place Wednesday, February 8th at the Boston Marriott Newton Hotel. More information.

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POSTED IN: Commercial Real Estate, Events

RIW Real Estate Attorney Michael Rosen to Moderate Panel on Restaurant Development

RIW Real Estate Attorney Michael Rosen will moderate a panel on Restaurant Development at Bisnow’s Restaurant Development Summit on February 9, 2017. The event will take place at District Hall starting at 4pm. Click here for more details or to register. Friends of RIW can use discount code to receive 20% off registration: BHR20I1wNA.

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POSTED IN: Commercial Real Estate, Events, Hospitality & Retail Services