Month: February 2020

Trusts & Estates Alert: How the SECURE Act Impacts Your Estate Plan

The Setting Every Community Up For Retirement Enhancement (“SECURE”) Act was signed into law on December 20, 2019, with an effective date of January 1, 2020. The Act makes sea changes to the planning landscape for qualified retirement plans, requiring that IRA, 401(k), and other qualified retirement plan beneficiaries of individuals who die on or…

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POSTED IN: Articles & Quotes, News, Trusts & Estates

RIW Presents Eat Your Words 2020: A Tasting Event to Benefit 826 Boston – POSTPONED

Postponed. We hope to reschedule September 2020. Along with the Boston Restaurant Group & Restaurant Trends, RIW is proud to present Eat Your Words 2020, a Tasting Event to benefit 826 Boston. 826 Boston is a nonprofit youth writing and publishing organization that empowers traditionally underserved students ages 6-18. Join us for a night of…

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POSTED IN: Events, Hospitality & Retail Services, News

Congratulations to Attorneys Adam Barnosky and Bethany Grazio on their Elevation to Shareholders of the Firm

Attorneys Adam Barnosky and Bethany Grazio

Congratulations to RIW Attorneys Adam Barnosky and Bethany A. Grazio on their elevation to Shareholders of the firm. Adam is the Co-Lead of the Hospitality & Retail Services Practice Group and a member of the Cannabis, Corporate & Business, and Commercial Real Estate Practice Groups. Bethany is a member of the firm’s Cannabis, Corporate & Business,…

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POSTED IN: Cannabis, Commercial Real Estate, Corporate & Business, Emerging Companies, Hospitality & Retail Services, Mergers & Acquisitions, News

Client Alert: Massachusetts House Passes Cannabis Bill to Regulate Host Community Agreements

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On February 5, 2020, the Massachusetts House approved a bill that would regulate host community agreements and related caps on payments from marijuana companies. If the bill is passed by the Senate and signed into law, it would grant the Cannabis Control Commission authority to review and regulate host community agreements as part of the…

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POSTED IN: Cannabis, Hospitality & Retail Services, News

RIW Attorney Adam Barnosky Article Featured in the New England Real Estate Journal

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An article by RIW Attorney Adam Barnosky is featured in the New England Real Estate Journal. The article, “Adaptive reuse and the modernization of the New England shopping mall,” discusses how redevelopment and adaptive reuse are key to the successful transformation of defunct shopping malls into modern mixed-use destinations in the decade ahead. Read the…

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POSTED IN: Articles & Quotes, Commercial Real Estate, Hospitality & Retail Services, News