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Wednesday, June 22, 2016
Employers Should Amend Company Policy Documents in Light Of First-Ever Federal Trade Secrets Law
By Michael J. Radin, Esq. and Matthew S. Furman, Esq. Tarlow Breed Hart & Rodgers, P.C. In May 2016, President Obama signed ...  : Read More
 
Friday, January 09, 2015
The Resurgence of Sales by Collector’s Deed and Tax Lien Assignments in the Commonwealth: Authority, Mechanics and Challenges
By John D. Finnegan, Esq. Tarlow Breed Hart & Rodgers, PC Despite signs of economic recovery, many municipalities in the Commonwealth are ...  : Read More
 
Thursday, April 24, 2014
Tarlow, Breed, Hart & Rodgers, P.C. Welcomes Patricia Saint James as a Partner and Chairperson of the Firm’s Domestic Relations Practice
We are very pleased to welcome Patricia Saint James as a Partner here at Tarlow, Breed, Hart & Rodgers, P.C., ...  : Read More
 
Monday, July 02, 2012
Richard P. Breed, III quoted in the Boston Business Journal's article "Checked Out But Still Logged On"
Richard P. Breed, III was quoted in the June 29th issue of the Boston Business Journal in the article "Checked ...  : Read More
 
Friday, June 29, 2012
Lessons from Turner to Protect Against IRS Challenge to FLP By Richard P. Breed, III, Esq, and Jennifer A. Civitella Hilario, Esq.
A version of this article appears in the July 2012 issue of Estate Planning, Volume 39, Number 7 © 2012, ...  : Read More
 
Friday, June 22, 2012
Planning for Dispute When Things Are Going Well By Edward D. Tarlow, Esq.
A version of this article appears in the Summer 2012 issue of Massachusetts Family Business magazine © 2012, The Warren ...  : Read More
 
Thursday, May 17, 2012
A Short Primer On Using Risk Analysis Techniques To Help Clients Evaluate Disputes
by Robert J. Kerwin, Esq. & Matthew S. Furman, Esq. Originally presented for the Massachusetts Bar Association's CLE Program "Lifecycle of ...  : Read More
 
Wednesday, February 23, 2011
Because I Said So! A Practitioner's Guide to Preserving the Client's Intent when Disposing of the Family Business to an Irrevocable Trust By Richard P. Breed, III, Esq.
A version of this article appeared in the March 2011 issue of Estate Planning, Volume 38, Number 3, © 2011, ...  : Read More
 
Monday, January 31, 2011
2011: A Year of Change at the FDA? By Robert J. Kerwin, Esq.
Stronger Oversight of Medical Devices: FDA Preliminary Reports and Recommendations on the 510(k) Process A version of this article appears on ...  : Read More
 
Wednesday, December 15, 2010
Cloud Computing: Do the Risks Outweigh the Rewards? By Robert J. Kerwin, Esq. and John D. Finnegan, Esq.
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Thursday, July 01, 2010
The Days of Short Term GRATs May Be Limited By Jeffrey P. Hart, Esq.
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Tuesday, June 01, 2010
Recovering and Preserving Public Records in the Age of Electronic Documents By Robert J. Kerwin, Esq.
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Tuesday, April 13, 2010
Espinosa Bankruptcy Decision Offers Insight on Standards for Void Orders By Robert J. Kerwin, Esq.
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Tuesday, April 13, 2010
The Green Recession? Why Environmental Zeal Is Choking The Bay State Economy By Greg D. Peterson, Esq.
By Greg D. Peterson, Esq. One of the icons of the early Earth Days was the Pogo poster: “We have ...  : Read More
 
Tuesday, December 01, 2009
Clearing The Air: Massachusetts DEP Program Has Become An "Indoor Air Jihad" By Greg D. Peterson, Esq.
By Greg D. Peterson, Esq. It’s hard to beat the ancient Greeks at turning a phase. Hippocrates, the Father ...  : Read More
 
Monday, November 30, 2009
Strictly Business, Except When It’s Not – Dealing With Disputes Within Family Businesses By Emily C. Shanahan, Esq.
By Emily C. Shanahan, Esq. A business dispute is a business dispute, at least until it becomes an intra-family dispute. As ...  : Read More
 
Wednesday, April 01, 2009
"When is an irrevocable trust not really irrevocable?" By Jennifer Civitella Hilario, Esq.
By Jennifer Civitella Hilario, Esq. At the time, it was an appropriate estate planning strategy for your family to establish an ...  : Read More
 
Saturday, November 01, 2008
Sometimes best business bet is to avoid litigation By Mark S. Furman, Esq.
By Mark S. Furman, Esq. It goes without saying that costs associated with litigation can really add up. For some small ...  : Read More
 
Monday, June 09, 2008
State Death Taxes – Often an Afterthought – Often Big Bucks By Richard P. Breed, III, Esq. and Jennifer Civitella Hilario, Esq.
By Richard P. Breed, III, Esq. and Jennifer Civitella Hilario, Esq. As the federal estate tax exemption climbs, and as ...  : Read More
 
Sunday, June 01, 2008
Pass along your family business through gifting By Jennifer Civitella Hilario, Esq.
By Jennifer Civitella Hilario, Esq. Owning and operating a family business presents many challenges, perhaps none more daunting than ...  : Read More
 
Thursday, March 27, 2008
Understanding the mediation 'process' By Kerry T. Ryan, Esq.
Kerry T. Ryan, Esq. The mediation is on for next week. Your attorney explains in detail the cost benefit analysis you ...  : Read More
 
Thursday, February 21, 2008
Supreme Judicial Court to address “injury or loss” requirement of G.L. c. 93A
Tarlow, Breed, Hart & Rodgers, P.C. “[W]hat constitutes an injury or loss for purposes of a G.L. c. 93A claim, where ...  : Read More
 
Tuesday, January 16, 2007
Arbitration Clauses: Will They Work for You? By Albert A. DeNapoli, Esq.
Arbitration Clauses: Will They Work for You? By Albert A. DeNapoli, Esq. To avoid costly and many times slower proceedings in our court ...  : Read More
 
Tuesday, January 16, 2007
Borrower Beware: Manage Your Exposure in an Uncertain Real Estate Market By John R. Blake, Jr., Esq.
By John R. Blake, Jr., Esq. Given the uncertainty of the 2007 real estate market, now might be a good ...  : Read More
 
Monday, October 16, 2006
Strategies for Brand Protection During Retraction (PDF) By Albert A. DeNapoli, Esq. and Michael J. Radin, Esq.
Strategies for Brand Protection During Retraction (PDF) By Albert A. DeNapoli, Esq. and Michael J. Radin, Esq. : Read More
 
Monday, September 04, 2006
When "irrevocable" doesn't really mean irrevocable By Perry Ganz, Esq.
By Perry Ganz, Esq. At the time, it seemed an appropriate estate planning strategy: purchase life insurance; set ...  : Read More
 
Tuesday, August 15, 2006
Liquidated Damages: Protecting Your Franchise's Good Name (PDF) By Albert A. DeNapoli, Esq. and Michael J. Radin, Esq.
Liquidated Damages: Protecting Your Franchise's Good Name (PDF) By Albert A. DeNapoli, Esq. and Michael J. Radin, Esq. : Read More
 
Saturday, April 29, 2006
Electronic Document Retention: The Basics By Robert J. Kerwin, Esq.and Michael J. Radin, Esq.
Robert Kerwin, Esq. and Michael Radin, Esq. A good document retention policy will save your business time and money. After the ...  : Read More
 
Sunday, April 16, 2006
Deferred Executive Compensation Faces Accelerated Taxes By Jeffrey P. Hart, Esq. and Perry Ganz, Esq.
By Jeffrey P. Hart, Esq. and Perry Ganz, Esq. Nobody wants to pay income taxes on compensation they have not yet ...  : Read More
 
Sunday, April 16, 2006
Family Businesses (PDF) An Interview with Edward D. Tarlow, Esq.
Family Businesses (PDF) An Interview with Edward D. Tarlow, Esq. : Read More
 
Thursday, March 16, 2006
Use of Condominium Form of Ownership can Facilitate Creative Development By John R. Blake, Jr., Esq.
By John R. Blake, Jr., Esq. Use of the condominium form of ownership can be a creative solution for problematic ...  : Read More
 
Tuesday, August 16, 2005
Review Lease Provisions to Make Sure They Address Big-Box Retail Issues By John R. Blake, Jr., Esq.
By John R. Blake, Jr., Esq. The trend in retail toward big-box retainers presents several particular concerns for landlords ...  : Read More
 
Friday, June 24, 2005
By Addressing Third-Party Concerns Early On in Your Lease Negotiations, You Will Minimize Delays By John R. Blake, Jr., Esq.
By John R. Blake, Jr., Esq. When negotiating a lease, due consideration must be given to a prospective lender's and ...  : Read More
 
Monday, June 13, 2005
Five Things You Need to Know about Buying or Selling an RFID System By Michael J. Radin, Es
By Michael J. Radin Introduction RFID systems offer tremendous opportunities for businesses that have a clearly defined ...  : Read More
 
Friday, February 11, 2005
Winds of Change are Blowing in the Banking Industry: Check Processing Overhaul Expected By John R. Blake, Jr., Esq.
By John R. Blake, Jr., Esq. As we hunker down to ride-out the winter doldrums, now might be a good ...  : Read More
 
Thursday, December 16, 2004
Reading the Fine Print: Standardized contracts ease purchase agreements By Robert J. Kerwin, Esq. and John D. Finnegan, Esq.
Using standardized contracts in business is not a new concept. Although this notion is not a particularly innovative one, contract ...  : Read More
 
Thursday, September 16, 2004
Estate Planning for Family Owned Businesses and LLCs (PDF) By Jeffrey P. Hart, Esq. and Karen L. McKenna, Esq.
Estate Planning for Family Owned Businesses and LLCs (PDF) By Jeffrey P. Hart, Esq. and Karen L. McKenna, Esq. : Read More
 
Monday, August 16, 2004
Is Repeal Real? (And What To Do In The Meantime) By Richard P. Breed, III
By Richard P. Breed, III The Economic Growth and Tax Relief Reconciliation Act of 2001 ("EGTRRA"), in addition ...  : Read More
 
Monday, August 16, 2004
New Tax Bill Enhances Section 529 College Savings Plans By Richard P. Breed, III, Esq.
By Richard P. Breed, III The Economic Growth and Tax Relief Reconciliation Act of 2001 (EGTRRA), signed by ...  : Read More
 
Wednesday, June 16, 2004
Protect Your Real Estate Project in a Rising Interest Rate Environment By John R. Blake, Jr., Esq.
By John R. Blake, Jr., Esq. With the expected rise in interest rates looming, the cost of real estate projects ...  : Read More
 
Friday, December 12, 2003
Avoid Lender-Contractor Conflicts in the Construction Process By John R. Blake, Jr., Esq.
By John R. Blake, Jr., Esq. Financing a construction project presents a myriad of issues for the owner. In fact, ...  : Read More
 
Friday, May 30, 2003
Trusts as Real Estate Holding Entities in Estate Planning Can Yield Benefits During a Lifetime By John R. Blake, Jr., Esq
John R. Blake, Jr., Esq. When property owners turn their attention to estate planning, a review of their real ...  : Read More
 
Monday, December 16, 2002
Realizing Value out of Business Conflict By Mark S. Furman, Esq. and William R. Rodgers, Esq.
By Mark S. Furman, Esq. and William R. Rodgers, Esq. For as long as there has been business, there ...  : Read More
 
Wednesday, October 16, 2002
New Tax Strategy Can Eliminate 10.5% Mass Financial Institution Excise Tax By Jeffrey P. Hart, Esq
By Jeffrey P. Hart, Esq. A tax ruling was just released in Massachusetts that accepts an innovative tax ...  : Read More
 
Tuesday, July 16, 2002
Planning to avoid the Massachusetts "Sting Tax" on Large S Corporations By Jeffrey Hart, Esq.
By Jeffrey Hart, Esq. Massachusetts imposes a corporate tax at a rate of 3% - 4.5% on taxable income of ...  : Read More
 
Friday, June 21, 2002
R.E. Orgs. Become Active in Lobbying Legislatures to Avoid Cutting Budgets (PDF) By John R. Blake, Jr., Esq.
R.E. Orgs. Become Active in Lobbying Legislatures to Avoid Cutting Budgets (PDF) By John R. Blake, Jr., Esq. : Read More
 
Monday, April 15, 2002
You, Your Estate Plan, and Your Pet (PDF) By Edward Tarlow, Esq.
You, Your Estate Plan, and Your Pet (PDF) By Edward Tarlow, Esq. : Read More
 
Friday, November 16, 2001
New Chapter 14 Rules Affect Buy-Sell Agreements By Richard P. Breed, III, Esq.
By Richard P. Breed, III On November 5, 1990 Congress enacted the Omnibus Budget Reconciliation Act of 1990 ...  : Read More
 
Tuesday, October 16, 2001
Creative Succession Planning for Managing and Owning the Family Business By Edward D. Tarlow, Esq., Richard P. Breed, III, Esq., Jeffrey P. Hart, Esq.
By Edward D. Tarlow, Richard P. Breed, III, and Jeffrey P. Hart Owners of closely-held businesses require guidance from their business ...  : Read More
 
Sunday, September 16, 2001
Estate Planning 101: Wills, Trusts and Estate Tax Planning - Two Case Studies By Jeffrey P. Hart, Esq.
By Jeffrey P. Hart Thinking about updating your estate plan? Whether due to the birth of a child, the death ...  : Read More
 
Thursday, August 16, 2001
SERP Swaps - Tipping the Scale in Favor of Tax Savings by Integrating a Split-Dollar Policy with a SERP By Jeffrey P. Hart, Esq.
By Jeffrey P. Hart, Esq. With the surging growth of our economy, many executives are now finding themselves in a ...  : Read More
 
Monday, July 16, 2001
Useful Techniques in the Governance of Family Businesses By Edward D. Tarlow, Esq.
By Edward D. Tarlow, Esq. All corporations experience development cycles that are affected not only by their market ...  : Read More
 
Friday, June 22, 2001
Strengthening the Underwriter-Agent Relationship By John R. Blake, Esq.
By John R. Blake, Esq. This article appeared in the June 22-28, 2001 issue of the New England Real ...  : Read More
 
Wednesday, May 16, 2001
Registered Land Owners Find Relief in New Legislation By John R. Blake, Jr., Esq.
By John R. Blake, Jr. This article originally appeared in the Spring 2001 edition of Market Place, published by ...  : Read More
 
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