December 2017

December 6

Chapter 18: The U.S. Supreme Court Could Open the Door to Bricks-and-Mortar Sports Betting in the United States

International Comparative Law Guide: Gambling 2018

The potential market for sports gambling in the United States is huge and largely untapped. In 2016, legal sports wagers in Nevada totalled approximately $4.5 billion (http://gaming.unlv.edu/repor…

December 5

Privacy Matters: Protect Your Patients When They Point and Click

Hinckley Allen Health Care

As hospitals and providers increasingly connect with their patients through technology and turn to mobile health apps to help manage patient care, it can be difficult to determine what federal law…

December 5

McGovern: Bay State Casinos Eye Ruling on Sports Books

Boston Herald

The Supreme Court is expected to clear the way for sports gambling across the country, and the Bay State casino industry is keeping an eye on what could be a game-changing decision. Hinckley Allen…

December 4

Senate-Approved Version of Tax Cuts and Jobs Act Would Terminate Tax-Exempt Advance Refunding Bonds

Hinckley Allen Public Finance Update

On December 2, 2017, the United States Senate approved its version of the bill entitled the “Tax Cuts and Jobs Act”.  Although the Senate bill is aligned with the version of the Act approved …

December 4

Supreme Court Indicates Support for NJ Sports Gambling

New York Post

The Supreme Court on Monday appeared willing to lift a federal ban on sports betting. In a case closely watched by at least 32 states, New Jersey told the high court that Congress overstepped its …

November 2017

November 29

Is a Lease Guaranty Still Enforceable if the Lease is Modified Without the Guarantor’s Consent?

Hinckley Allen Retail Newsletter

A guaranty secures the faithful and timely performance of a tenant’s obligations under a lease and ensures that the landlord can legally pursue the guarantor in the event of a tenant’s default…