New Episode of Transaction Talk | How Cybersecurity Risks Can Affect Small Businesses

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Check out the latest episode of Transaction Talk featuring Sean Kline, the CEO of Turbotec, an IT services provider that offers consulting, IT infrastructure and planning, network and cybersecurity, disaster recovery, business continuity, and more. In this episode, Sean discusses the important topic of cybersecurity with a focus on how the risks can impact small…

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RIW Shareholder Adam Barnosky Quoted in Recent Boston Globe Article

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RIW Hospitality Practice Group Co-Chair Adam Barnosky was quoted in a recent Boston Globe article about creative approaches to liquor licensing in the City of Boston. Adam, who has handled licensing on behalf of various food hall operators and vendor startups, provided insight into this nuanced licensing structure, detailing the upside for up-and-coming restaurateurs who…

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New Episode of Transaction Talk | How to Best Plan a Strategic Family-Owned Company Exit

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Check out the latest episode of Transaction Talk featuring Bob Furlong, a financial advisor at The Bulfinch Group. Bob shares what he learned when he exited a family business that left him in debt, and how he uses his expertise to guide family-owned businesses on financial strategies and vision planning. Transaction Talk is a podcast…

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Massachusetts Prompt Payment Act: Why Every Owner and Contractor Should Pay Attention to the SJC’s Decision in Business Interiors v. Graycor

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On Monday, the Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court released its decision in Business Interiors Floor Covering Business Trust v. Graycor Construction Co., Inc., SJC No. 13507, 2024 WL 3016128. Commercial real estate and construction lawyers as well as the construction industry eagerly awaited the decision with hopes that the SJC would clarify a few questions about…

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The Industry Publication: June 2024

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Our June 2024 issue of The Industry is now live! Check it out here.

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Want to Expand Your Brand? Consider Franchising!

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You have one location and are killing it: your buildout and operation costs are far less than you expected, while your revenues, and relatedly, your profits, far exceed your wildest dreams. You are thrilled by your return on investment and what you have achieved. You now want to get bigger—much bigger. But you realize that there…

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POSTED IN: Franchise Law

Restaurant Trends 2024

On May 13th, we gathered over one hundred industry professionals at Boston’s City Winery in celebration of the 30th anniversary of Restaurant Trends. Restaurant operators, lawyers, bankers, brokers, and more packed the Haymarket Lounge and were treated to two hours of valuable insights on topics such as innovation, development, and expansion trends driving success in…

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POSTED IN: Events, Hospitality Practice Group

RIW Construction Practice Group and Attorney Recognized by Chambers USA

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For the second year in a row, RIW President Bradley Croft and RIW’s Construction Practice Group have been ranked by Chambers USA as a top construction attorney and top construction law firm in Massachusetts. Chambers rankings are prestigious, well-known lists that spotlight top lawyers and law firms based on detailed research and feedback from clients…

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New Episode of Transaction Talk | Buying a Business: How Foreign Nationals Can Qualify for an E2 Visa

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Check out the latest episode of Transaction Talk featuring Shiva Karimi, an Immigration lawyer and Managing Director for McLane Middleton’s Boston Office. In this episode, Shiva breaks down what it takes to qualify for an E2 investment visa, what business owners should be aware of when working with a foreign buyer, and how to best…

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Get to Know Attorney Michael Cronin

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Michael Cronin recently joined RIW as an associate in the Corporate Department. Michael’s practice includes advocacy before zoning and planning boards, and representing clients in negotiations for acquisitions, sales, and leases of commercial and residential properties. Why did you become a lawyer? I love the analytical, problem-solving nature of the profession. As an undergraduate, I was a…

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