Author: RIW

Alison Albanese Joins Ruberto, Israel & Weiner

RIW is pleased to announce that Alison Albanese has joined the firm as an associate of our Corporate & Business Law group. Alison will also work with RIW’s Banking, Finance & Lending and Commercial Real Estate teams. She has served as counsel to a wide range of businesses, including representing clients in commercial real estate transactions, corporate…

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POSTED IN: Corporate & Business, News

Ruberto, Israel & Weiner Served as Legal Counsel to Merrimack Valley Plastics for Envases USA Acquisition

Ruberto, Israel & Weiner (RIW) is pleased to announce that client Merrimack Valley Plastics (MVP) of Methuen, Mass., was recently acquired by Envases USA. RIW served as legal counsel on the transaction, working closely with MVP to ensure a strategic and tax-efficient acquisition process. Over the past few years, MVP has enjoyed a close manufacturing…

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POSTED IN: Articles & Quotes, Corporate & Business, Mergers & Acquisitions, News

Ruberto, Israel & Weiner Attorneys Michael Rosen and Bradley Croft Obtain a Precedent Setting Land Use Decision Affecting Cannabis Cultivation in Massachusetts

Ruberto, Israel & Weiner (RIW) attorneys, led by Land Use Attorney Michael Rosen and Litigator Bradley Croft, obtained a precedent setting land use decision affecting cannabis cultivation in Massachusetts. The ruling clarifies that the exclusion of cannabis from the definition of “agriculture” under MGL Chapter 40A, Section 3 (the Dover Act) applies only to the…

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

RIW Attorney Christopher Agostino Presents at National Institute for Coastal & Harbor Infrastructure Boston Harbor Storm Surge Working Group

On July 31, 2019, Ruberto, Israel & Weiner Attorney Christopher Agostino joined a panel of engineers, economists, and planners to present the case for a regional “Layered Defense” approach to protect Boston and surrounding communities from the effects of sea level rise and storm surge. RIW is a member of the National Institute for Coastal…

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

Rion M. Vaughan Joins Ruberto, Israel & Weiner’s Banking, Finance & Lending Department and Bankruptcy, Workout & Insolvency Group

RIW is pleased to announce that Rion M. Vaughan has joined the firm as a member of our Banking, Finance & Lending Department and the Bankruptcy, Workout & Insolvency Group. He focuses his practice on representing businesses and lending institutions in matters related to secured transactions, commercial real estate, corporate finance, mergers and acquisitions, corporate…

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POSTED IN: News

At Your Service Newsletter: August 2019

In this issue of the RIW At Your Service Newsletter: Cannabis Update; Marketing Corner; Industry Trends/News; Client News; Events & Participation; Restaurant Trends Seminar Recap – Check out the full At Your Service Newsletter: August 2019 Edition

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

RIW Attorney Michael Rosen Receives Favorable Ruling for Solar Developer in Northbridge, Mass.

Attorney Michael Rosen and Ruberto, Israel & Weiner are proud to have appeared with Attorney Henry Lane in the matter of Northbridge McQuade LLC v Northbridge ZBA, et. al.  On June 17, 2019, the Court issued an unpublished decision ruling in favor of a solar developer for a site located in Northbridge, Massachusetts. In a…

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

Roger L. Smerage Joins Ruberto, Israel & Weiner’s Litigation Group

RIW is pleased to announce that Roger L. Smerage has joined the firm as a member of our Litigation team. His practice focuses on complex business and commercial litigation in the financial services, telecommunications, technology, retail, and energy sectors, among others. Roger also advises clients on consumer and employment terms and conditions, as well as…

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POSTED IN: Litigation, News

Top Three Things Brand Owners Need to Know About the Changes to the Canadian Trademarks Act

On June 17th a new Trademark Act will take effect in Canada. While there are many changes, there are three that brand owners should consider with regard to their current trademark portfolio in Canada, as immediate action may be advisable. 1) No Use Requirements – Declarations of use will no longer be required (in fact…

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POSTED IN: Articles & Quotes, Intellectual Property

Michael J. Barone, Jr. Joins RIW in the Commercial Real Estate Group

RIW is pleased to announce that Michael J. Barone, Jr. has joined the firm in the Commercial Real Estate group. His practice will cover the areas of real estate transactions, leasing, and zoning and land use.  Mike has significant experience guiding clients through the process of IRC §1031 tax deferred exchanges, including the sale of…

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POSTED IN: Commercial Real Estate, News