Events

03/30/2017 @ 12:00 - 2:00 PM
Mark Hichar
Gambling Laws and Regulation in U.S.: Significant Issues and Developments

Partner Mark Hichar is presenting a CLE-credited webinar with Dickinson Wright's Jeffrey Silver, Of Counsel, for The Knowledge Group. "Gambling Law and Regulation in the U.S.: Significant Issues and Developments" provides an introduction to US Gambling Laws, an overview of gambling laws in various states (restrictive and liberal), the different ways games are treated and an update US online gambling legislation.Learn more about this event and register.For over 10 years, The Knowledge Group has produced thousands of best in class educational webcasts for a variety of industries and professions including legal, tax, accounting, finance, human …

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03/29/2017 to 03/31/2017
Diana M. Ducharme
American Bankers Association Real Estate Lending Conference 2017

Hinckley Allen Partner Diana M. Ducharme is speaking at the American Bankers Association (ABA) Real Estate Lending Conference 2017. The event delivers the tools, trends and connections you and your business need to capitalize on the next phase in real estate lending.The American Bankers Association is the united voice of America’s hometown bankers—small, regional and large banks that together employ more than 2 million people, hold more than $16 trillion in assets, safeguard $12 trillion in deposits and extend more than $8 trillion in loans. ABA believes that government policies should recognize the industry’s diversity. Laws and regu…

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ICSC New England Retail Connection

We hope to see you at the Hartford International Council of Shopping Centers (ICSC) Retail Connection. The New England Retail Connection is the one-stop for education, networking and deal making designed for retail real estate professionals seeking to develop or advance their careers and build relationships. These one-day regional meetings provide an opportunity for attendees to gain information about current industry issues, meet and interact with colleagues doing business in the same region and make deals.For more networking opportunities, join us on the evening of March 7th at the Connecticut Next Generation Reception. Our Real Estate …

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03/07/2017
Ronald D. Ciotti
98th Annual AGC Convention

Hinckley Allen's Ronald Ciotti will be speaking at the 98th Annual AGC Convention, a national convention to cultivate new ideas and partners about the latest in construction innovation. Ron Ciotti will be discussing "Integrated Project Delivery and Design Assist for the Rest of US." This topic is meant to disseminate the academic information about Integrated Project Delivery (IPD) and Design Assist (DA) to the general public to use and bring to action.The Associated General Contractors of America (AGC) is the leading association for the construction industry. AGC represents more than 26,000 firms, including over 6,500 of America’s leading …

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02/23/2017 @ 8:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.
John H. Sokul, Jr.
NEREJ Northern New England Office & Industrial Summit

Hinckley Allen's Partner John Sokul is moderating a panel about leasing office space at the Northern New England Office & Industrial Summit hosted by The New England Real Estate Journal.Event information.The New England Real Estate Journal (NEREJ) reaches over 40,000 of the important decision making commercial real estate industry leaders monthly who depend on and receive the most comprehensive and current coverage in commercial/investment real estate. 53 years ago, the owner and founder, Roland Hopkins, created a “networking” trade Journal that brought together professionals from all aspects of the Commercial Real Estate Industry. …

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02/09/2017 @ 1 p.m. to 2:30 p.m.
William J. Squires, III
Identifying and Managing Environmental Risks in Commercial Transactions

Hinckley Allen Partner William J. Squires, III will be speaking in the Strafford live webinar "Identifying and Managing Environmental Risks in Commercial Transactions." Almost all corporate and commercial transactions involve environmental compliance considerations or potential environmental liabilities. Environmental due diligence is critical to assessing the viability of the pending deal and the allocation of liabilities between the parties. What impact will the deal structure have on assessing the environmental risks and liabilities? What factors help determine the scope of environmental due diligence sufficient for corporate transaction…

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01/18/2017
Making Work Work for Women: A Women's Fund of RI Networking Event

The Hinckley Allen Diversity & Inclusion Committee is sponsoring the Women's Fund of Rhode Island event "Making Work Work for Women." Meet and network with individuals interested in addressing issues of equity in Rhode Island. The Women's Fund of Rhode Island is an organization the Diversity & Inclusion Committee is proud to support to create greater diversity and opportunities for those in our community, profession and legal education.More information and to register.The mission of the Women's Fund of Rhode Island is to invest in women and girls in our community through research, advocacy and strategic partnerships designed to elimin…

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12/20/2016 @ 8 a.m.
Robert G. Petix, Jr.
Federal Fiduciary Income Tax Workshop

Hinckley Allen's Robert G. Petix, Jr. is co-presenting a Continuing Legal Education (CLE) lecture in Connecticut on fiduciary income taxation. The CLE will help attendees understand basic concepts and issues in estate taxation, explore principles of income taxation of trusts, review income reportable by fiduciaries, examine deductions, calculations, credits and payments, and review sample completed 1041 forms and schedules. CLE credits will be offered.About HalfMoon Eduation, Inc.HalfMoon LLC is a nonprofit continuing education provider located in Altoona, WI. HalfMoon's goal is to provide professionals with affordable quality continuing educ…

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12/08/2016 @ 3:00 p.m.
Marc A. Angelone
CLE – Commercial Leasing 201 – Specific Consideration in Office, Retail, Industrial and Lab Leasing

Hinckley Allen partner Marc Angelone presents as a panelist as part of the Boston Bar Association's (BBA) Continuing Legal Education (CLE) "Commercial Leasing 201 - Specific Consideration in Office, Retail, Industrial and Lab Leasing." This CLE is designed to introduce real estate professionals to specialized concepts that involve an understanding of asset-specific considerations unique to each specific asset class. Marc brings his expertise on Retail Leasing to the CLE. His fellow panelists will touch upon other basic concepts incorporated in leases for each asset class and extend to more sophisticated nuances garnered through decades of exp…

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12/08/2016 @ 5:30 p.m.
Ronald D. Ciotti
2016 AGC of NH Annual Meeting

Partner Ronald D. Ciotti will be inducted to the Associated General Contractor's (AGC) 2017 Board of Directors at the AGC of NH's Annual Meeting. Hinckley Allen congratulates Ron. For more information about the event, please click here.The Associated General Contractors (AGC) of New Hampshire (NH) is the state’s leading commercial construction industry organization, representing companies in both the highway and building divisions of the industry. As a full service trade association that provides lobbying services, a plans room, discount programs, and publications, AGC of NH continually works to fulfill its mission and meet the needs of its…

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12/06/2016
Wendy K. Venoit
Construction SuperConference

Hinckley Allen's Wendy K. Venoit is speaking at the 31st Construction SuperConference on December 6th. Her panel, "Talking about Sex --Are Opportunities and Challenges for Women as Construction Lawyers and Consultants Changing?" will be one of many education sessions offered to enlighten like-minded professionals on the most up-to-date topics in the construction industry.The Construction SuperConference, now in its 31st year, is recognized as the preeminent construction conference developed for mid to senior-level professionals who work in any of the legal and commercial construction markets. Impactful plenary sessions and compelling panel di…

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12/01/2016
Ronald D. Ciotti
ICSC CenterBuild Conference

International Council of Shopping Centers (ICSC) CenterBuild Conference is a specialty annual conference attended by thousands of design and construction professionals. Through dynamic speakers, workshops, interactive industry focus sessions and more, attendees network and are encouraged to exchange ideas and solutions on hot industry topics and trends. Hinckley Allen's Ronald D. Ciotti will be speaking on Integrated Project Delivery and other Highly Collaborative Delivery Processes.Founded in 1957, ICSC is the global trade association of the shopping center industry. Its more than 70,000 members in over 100 countries include shopping center …

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11/12/2016
Ronald D. Ciotti
Healthcare Design Expo & Conference

Hinckley Allen Partner Ron Ciotti will be presenting at this year's Healthcare Design Expo & Conference. Ron and Brian Perlberg of ConsensusDocs will discuss how to understand when the diagnosis calls for pure Integrated Project Delivery (IPD) or other collaborative methods, such as LEAN. Ron will explore specific project histories and will compare and contrast projects that made "pivot point" decisions on delivering projects. The presenters will evaluate why those decision were made by the project stakeholders, and the techniques used. The session will focus on how you can draw lessons from these examples in tailoring your approach for y…

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11/09/2016 @ 8 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Christina L. Lewis
Labor, Employment & Employee Benefits Law Seminar

Join us to update your knowledge on a number of important issues and recent legislation in the ever-expanding area of Labor & Employment law.Click here to register!

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11/09/2016 @ 12 p.m.
Leon C. Boghossian III
American Cancer Society: A Potpourri of Hope

Hinckley Allen's Leon C. Boghossian III will be speaking at A Potpourri of Hope: An American Cancer Society Donor Appreciation Luncheon.The American Cancer Society is a nationwide, community-based voluntary health organization dedicated to eliminating cancer as a major health problem. Headquartered in Atlanta, Georgia, the ACS has regional and local offices throughout the country that support 11 geographical Divisions and ensure we have a presence in every community.

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11/03/2016 @ 8:30 a.m. to 10am
Rebecca F. Alperin
Donna M. Niles
Tracy A. Vitols
Congratulations! You're a Plan Fiduciary! Now What?

Did you know that a plan fiduciary can be held personally liable for his/her action (or inaction), as well the actions (or inactions) of their co-fiduciaries? Join us for breakfast and a roundtable discussion intended to provide a broad overview of the roles, responsibilities and risk that comes with serving as a plan fiduciary. Also included are best practices to minimize potential liabilities for plan fiduciaries (i.e., 401(k) Committee).MCLE Approved. CLE credit will be made available.A certificate of completion of fiduciary training will be provided to attendees.

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10/25/2016 @ 7:40 a.m.
Leon C. Boghossian III
Rhode Island Estate Planning Round-Up

Hinckley Allen's Leon C. Boghossian III will be a panelist at the Rhode Island Estate Planning Round-Up hosted by the Rhode Island Foundation and Washington Trust.For the Rhode Island Foundation, improving Rhode Island's quality of life will require balancing short-term progress with long-term impact within, between and across our strategic initiatives, targeted grant sectors and innovative special projects.Transformation requires commitment, resources, and collaboration over time. We believe that the community is stronger when everyone participates and invite you to join us in our efforts to positively transform Rhode Island.Washington Trust…

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10/18/2016 @ 8 a.m. to 10:30am
Lisa A. Zaccardelli
Labor & Employment Roundtable: Who’s Exempt from Overtime Payments under FLSA?

Join us to discuss details of the final U.S. Department of Labor "DOL" regulations changing who is exempt from overtime payments under the Fair Labor Standards Act. With the rule effective December 1, 2016, employers have only two months to comply.We will also provide an update on recent changes in Connecticut laws.MCLE approved. CLE credit will be made available.

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10/18/2016 @ 7:40 a.m.
Leon C. Boghossian III
Rhode Island Estate Planning Round-Up

Hinckley Allen's Leon C. Boghossian III will be a panelist at the Rhode Island Estate Planning Round-Up hosted by the Rhode Island Foundation and Washington Trust.For the Rhode Island Foundation, improving Rhode Island's quality of life will require balancing short-term progress with long-term impact within, between and across our strategic initiatives, targeted grant sectors and innovative special projects.Transformation requires commitment, resources, and collaboration over time. We believe that the community is stronger when everyone participates and invite you to join us in our efforts to positively transform Rhode Island.Washington Trust…

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10/13/2016 @ 1 p.m. to 2:30 p.m.
David J. Tracy
Key Issues on Commercial Lease Negotiations

"This topic is intended to provide an extensive and sophisticated analysis of the major lease provisions that are negotiated in a typical commercial lease transaction. Discuss the essential lease provisions which are important from the perspective of both parties to the lease as well as issues from a drafting perspective to provide insight into the commonly accepted techniques for negotiating these provisions in order to achieve a result that is consistent with industry standards. The topic will also include an analysis of key distinctions between office leases, retail leases and other leases and will provide important information with respec…

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