Category: News

Impact on Employers of the FDA Approval of the Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 Vaccine

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (“FDA”) recently approved use of the Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 Vaccine for the prevention of the COVID-19 disease in individuals 16 years of age or older. Previously, all COVID-19 vaccinations administered in the United States were approved through Emergency Use Authorization (“EUA”), which enables the FDA to allow for use of…

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POSTED IN: COVID-19, Employment Law, News

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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POSTED IN: Events, Hospitality Practice Group, News

Rachel M. Wassel Joins Ruberto, Israel & Weiner’s Trusts & Estates Group

RIW is pleased to announce that Rachel Wassel has joined the firm as a shareholder in the Trusts & Estates Practice Group. Rachel’s practice focuses on all aspects of estate planning as well as the administration of trusts and estates. She emphasizes a collaborative approach to estate planning and works closely with clients’ financial, legal and tax advisors. In…

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POSTED IN: Corporate & Business, News, Trusts & Estates

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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POSTED IN: Events, Hospitality Practice Group, News

Webinar Recording: Construction Law Basics: Essential Concepts Every Contractor and Owner Should Know

RIW Construction Law Partner Kirk J. McCormick hosted the complimentary webinar entitled “Construction Law Basics: Essential Concepts Every Contractor and Owner Should Know“. If you would like to review the program, a link to the webinar recording can be found here. Please feel free to reach out to Kirk if you have any questions about…

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POSTED IN: Construction Law, News

WEBINAR: Construction Law Basics: Essential Concepts Every Contractor and Owner Should Know

RIW Construction Law and Litigation partner Kirk J. McCormick will host the complimentary webinar “Construction Law Basics: Essential Concepts Every Contractor and Owner Should Know” on Tuesday, June 22, 2021 from Noon – 1:00PM EST. This webinar will tackle some of the fundamental issues that can arise on any project, from negotiating the agreement through…

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POSTED IN: Commercial Real Estate, Construction Law, News

Employment Alert: Massachusetts Enacts COVID-19 Emergency Paid Sick Leave

On May 28, 2021, Governor Baker signed into law a temporary requirement for employers to provide employees up to 40 hours of COVID-19 emergency paid sick leave (EPSL) and created a $75 Million fund for employers to seek reimbursement. EPSL will start on June 7, 2021 and remain in effect until September 30, 2021 or…

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POSTED IN: COVID-19, Employment Law, News

Sarah J. Melia Joins Ruberto, Israel & Weiner’s Trusts & Estates Group

RIW is pleased to announce that Sarah J. Melia has joined the firm as an associate in the Trusts & Estates Practice Group. Sarah’s practice focuses on all aspects of wealth transfer planning and minimizing estate and gift taxes. Sarah prepares fundamental documents to implement her clients’ wishes for the disposition of their assets and…

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POSTED IN: News, Trusts & Estates

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