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To Disclose, or Not to Disclose, That Is the Question: An Introduction to the NY LLC Transparency Act

04/22/2024   |   BY Joshua M. Alper and Julia C. Royce

Business entities coming to understand the requirements of the Federal Corporate Transparency Act (“Federal CTA”) and its reporting obligations should... Read More »

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Food for Thought: Serving Up Unique Concerns for Restaurant Leases

04/02/2024   |   BY Jennifer Ioli Connelly and Richard Heller

Many aspects of commercial leasing are complex, but restaurant leases are a unique species of lease. Counsel to restaurants must... Read More »

Open Permits, Empty Pockets

02/22/2024   |   BY Gary D. Buchman and Eyal Schwartz

Real estate transactions can be influenced by various factors.  One often-overlooked aspect is the existence of open building permits at... Read More »

Corporate Transparency Act FAQs


Corporate Transparency Act – What You Need to Know

Beginning on January 1, 2024, the U.S. Treasury Department will be implementing heightened transparency disclosure requirements on US corporate entities.... Read More »

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Massachusetts SJC rules in favor of Hume Lake Christian Camp zoning appeal under the Dover Amendment

06/09/2023   |   BY Briana McCarthy

The Supreme Judicial Court finds that Hume Lake Christian Camps, Inc.’s proposed recreational vehicle park would be exempt from Monterey’s... Read More »

Massachusetts Enacts New Law to Allow For 100% Remote Notarization

04/19/2023   |   BY Sherin and Lodgen

Governor Healey has signed into law, Chapter 2 of the Acts of 2023 (available at: Chap. 2 of the Acts of... Read More »

Client Alert: Silicon Valley Bank Takeover: What You Need to Know

03/15/2023   |   BY Jack Anetakis, Carla M. Moynihan, and C. Forbes Sargent III

SVB Takeover Background On Friday, March 10, 2023, Silicon Valley Bank (SVB) was closed by the California Department of Financial Protection... Read More »

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Congratulations to our client, The Stop & Shop Supermarket Company LLC, on upcoming ground-breaking of Boston’s newest mixed-use development, Allston Yards

11/11/2021   |   BY Sherin and Lodgen

Sherin and Lodgen congratulates our longtime client, The Stop & Shop Supermarket Company LLC (Stop & Shop), an Ahold Delhaize... Read More »

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Sherin and Lodgen represents Manzo Freeman Development in purchase of Everett Mills in Lawrence, MA

06/04/2021   |   BY Sherin and Lodgen

Sherin and Lodgen represented real estate developer Manzo Freeman Development in the purchase of Everett Mills, a historic and landmark,... Read More »

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Gap Closings: A Commercial Real Estate Necessity, Especially Now

04/02/2021   |   BY Jennifer Ioli Connelly

Despite their long tenure in commercial real estate transactions, the gap closing has been, and will likely continue to be,... Read More »

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Sherin and Lodgen represents The GIANT Company in lease negotiations for flagship urban supermarket in Philadelphia

03/31/2021   |   BY Sherin and Lodgen

Sherin and Lodgen represented longtime client, The GIANT Company, in lease negotiations for their newest supermarket in Philadelphia, PA. The 65,000... Read More »