Category: Hospitality Practice Group

Still Seats Left! | 28th Annual Restaurant Trends Event

Monday, September 13, 2021 | 2:00 PM City Winery, Boston Hear insights from leading experts, operators, and government officials on the state of the industry, reshaping the guest experience, and challenges facing restaurant operators at the local and state levels. PROGRAM Welcoming Remarks Michael Dorf, Founder & CEO, City Winery Bob Luz, President, Massachusetts Restaurant…

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Ruberto, Israel & Weiner Invites You to the 28th Annual Restaurant Trends Event

Hear insights from leading experts, operators, and government officials on the state of the industry, reshaping the guest experience, and challenges facing restaurant operators at the local and state levels. PROGRAM Welcoming Remarks Bob Luz, President, Massachusetts Restaurant Association Ruberto, Israel & Weiner Session 1: Operator Panel Scott Kearnan, Food & Entertainment Editor, Boston Magazine,…

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Real Estate Issues for Franchises

“The key to success of many franchise systems lies in establishing and maintaining great locations. In addition to the franchise agreement, the commercial lease is a fundamental document in any brick and mortar franchise. Given the competing interests of franchisees, franchisors, landlords, and lenders, legal issues abound at the intersection of real estate and franchise…

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POSTED IN: Articles & Quotes, Commercial Real Estate, Franchise Law, Hospitality Practice Group

Ruberto, Israel & Weiner Presents the 28th Annual Restaurant Trends Event

Join us for this premier industry event featuring panelists, networking, great food, cocktails and live music. On Monday, Septemper 13, 2021 from 2:00PM – 6:00PM at City Winery Boston, 80 Beverly St. Boston, MA 02114. REGISTER HERE      

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POSTED IN: Events, Hospitality Practice Group

The Industry Publication: May 2021

Check out the full The Industry Publication: May 2021 Edition

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POSTED IN: Articles & Quotes, Hospitality Practice Group, The Industry

Client Alert: SBA Announces Registration and Application Dates for RRF

According to a recent press release from the Small Business Administration (“SBA”), registration for the Restaurant Revitalization Fund (“RRF”) will begin on Friday, April 30, 2021, at 9:00 AM (Eastern Time). The RRF will also begin accepting applications on Monday, May 3, 2021, at noon (Eastern Time). As a reminder, although all applicants are free…

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POSTED IN: COVID-19, Hospitality Practice Group, News

The Industry Publication: April 2021

Check out the full The Industry Publication: April 2021 Edition

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POSTED IN: Hospitality Practice Group, News, The Industry

Client Alert: SBA Issues Guidance for Restaurant Revitalization Fund Program

On April 17, 2021, the Small Business Administration (“SBA”) quietly rolled out a new website for the much-anticipated Restaurant Revitalization Fund (“RRF”) program.  The website includes, among other things, a sample Application and Program Guide.  A copy of the Program Guide can be found here and a copy of the of the sample Application can…

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POSTED IN: COVID-19, Hospitality Practice Group, News

Eric M. Sigman Joins Ruberto, Israel & Weiner’s Corporate & Business Law and Hospitality Practice Groups

RIW is pleased to announce that Eric Sigman has joined the firm as a Shareholder in the Corporate & Business Law and Hospitality Practice Groups. Eric focuses his corporate practice in the areas of corporate formation, capitalization, succession planning, commercial leasing, and mergers and acquisitions. His transactional practice includes counseling clients in connection with mergers and acquisitions, asset…

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POSTED IN: Corporate & Business, Hospitality Practice Group, News

Client Alert: The American Rescue Plan Act of 2021 Establishes A $28.6 Billion “Restaurant Revitalization Fund” Within the U.S. Small Business Administration

On March 11, 2021, President Biden signed the $1.9 trillion American Rescue Plan Act of 2021 (the “Act”) into law. The wide-ranging $1.9 trillion stimulus bill establishes a $28.6 Billion “Restaurant Revitalization Fund” (the “RRF”) within the U.S. Small Business Administration (the “SBA”). The RRF is the first package of its kind to target restaurants through…

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POSTED IN: COVID-19, Hospitality Practice Group, News