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Charities: embracing change is a good route to survival

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Almost one in five UK charities are struggling to survive in the face of financial pressures and growing demand for their services, rising to over one quarter of smaller charities. Around one third have had to reduce staff numbers, or are set to do so. These figures, from a recent survey of charity chief executives*, show that business as usual Read More

NEWS Notice requirements in a commercial lease are addressed by the Court of Session

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Commercial parties to a contract are generally expected to be more aware of their legal rights and obligations than consumers or individuals. In cases concerning commercial leases the courts have traditionally been strict in their interpretation of clauses and the ability of parties to do things which are not exactly in line with the contract’s terms. However, the recent case Read More

Hutchison PLLC Welcomes Attorney Dora A. Misciagna

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utchison PLLC, a boutique firm providing strategic legal and business advice to the innovation ecosystem, is pleased to announce the addition of Dora A. Misciagna to the team. Dora plans to focus her practice on mergers and acquisitions, tax and corporate law. Before joining Hutchison, Dora was a manager in the mergers and acquisitions tax group of Ernst & Young’s Charlotte office, Read More

Tax Alert: South Dakota v. Wayfair

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On June 21, 2018, the United States Supreme Court handed down its long-awaited decision in South Dakota v. Wayfair, sweeping aside more than fifty years of Supreme Court jurisprudence in a 5-4 decision that will ultimately subject internet retailers to sales taxes in states where they have no physical presence. The Decision The Court’s decision in Wayfair overturns two previous Supreme Court precedents Read More

Jeffry Severson and Elizabeth Bitar Join MBBP

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WALTHAM, MA - Morse Barnes-Brown Pendleton welcomed two new associates to its intellectual property and corporate practices, Jeffry C. Severson and Elizabeth A. Bitar. Jeff's intellectual property practice at MBBP will focus on protecting his clients' inventions and growing their intellectual property portfolios. He has experience in patent preparation and prosecution, patentability research, intellectual property strategy and portfolio development for clients in emerging technologies. Prior to Read More

MBBP Celebrates 25th Anniversary

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With great pride and no small sense of accomplishment, we celebrate the Firm’s 25th anniversary, a milestone of success attributable to the vision shared by our founding partners: the idea that one could practice law at a sophisticated, complex level and still retain the humanity and collegiality of an ancient and honorable profession. We share this time of celebration with Read More

Holding Redlich appoints new dispute resolution and litigation partner

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Holding Redlich has welcomed new partner Kimberley MacKay to its Melbourne Dispute Resolution & Litigation practice group. Kimberley specialises in complex commercial disputes, class actions and insolvency. She is recognised on the Best Lawyers list in the areas of Insolvency and Reorganization Law and Litigation. Kimberley said she was delighted to join Holding Redlich. “I am very excited to be Read More

PHILLIPS LYTLE CONTRIBUTES TO FIRST EDITION OF CHAMBERS USA REGIONAL REAL ESTATE GUIDE

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Buffalo, N.Y. – Phillips Lytle LLP attorneys contributed to the first edition of the Chambers USA Regional Real Estate Guide. Phillips Lytle specifically wrote sections for the New York Guide. The guide provides easily accessible information on navigating the legal system when conducting business in the jurisdic­tion. Leading lawyers explain local law and practice at key transactional stages and for crucial aspects of Read More

PHILLIPS LYTLE LLP PARTNER ANNA MERCADO CLARK WINS PROFILES IN DIVERSITY JOURNAL WOMEN WORTH WATCHING® AWARD

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New York, N.Y. – Phillips Lytle LLP Partner Anna Mercado Clark has been named a winner of Profiles in Diversity Journal’s 17th Annual Women Worth Watching® Award. Ms. Clark is one of 132 nominations selected as 2018 winners. Approximately 10 percent of this year’s winners are from outside the U.S., including Canada, Germany, India, and the UK. These leaders join past winners, some of Read More