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Updating Commercial Real Estate Leases for ESG Regulations Including Boston’s BERDO 2.0

07/16/2024   |   BY Robert M. Carney and Theresa M. Santoro

Boston’s 2013 Building Energy and Reporting Disclosure Ordinance (BERDO) was amended in September 2021 to expand the energy reporting and... Read More »

Paperless Power: Exploring the Legal Landscape of E-Signatures and eNotes

05/28/2024   |   BY Beth A. Goldstein and Dustyn Marie Mascia

In an era characterized by rapid technological advancements and the profound shift towards remote work, the traditional concept of signing... Read More »

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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

WHY DO COMPANIES HAVE TO REPORT BENEFICIAL OWNERSHIP INFORMATION TO THE U.S. DEPARTMENT OF THE TREASURY? In 2021, Congress passed the... Read More »

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 »