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January 2021

Massachusetts Trial Court Strictly Applies Prompt Pay Act

Tocci Building Corp. v. IRIV Partners, LLC et al.On November 19, 2020, the Suffolk County Superior Court (Judge Ricciuti) issued a decision strictly applying the payment requisition rejection requirements of the Massachusetts Prompt Pay Act, which applies …

Importance of Foreign Conflict of Interest Policies and Disclosure Requirements: What We Can Learn From the 2019-2020 GAO Report

It is a new year and we have a new administration. However, one enforcement trend that remains in full force is the increased scrutiny of potential foreign influence on U.S.-based research, including concerning transparency regarding potential foreign conf…

SBA Issues New Guidance on First and Second Draw PPP Loans

On January 8, 2021, the Small Business Administration (“SBA”) issued two Interim Final Rules containing guidance related to the Economic Aid Act signed into law at the end of last year, which provided funds for new first draw Paycheck Protection Progra…

December 2020

2020 Year In Review: Marc Angelone, Hinckley, Allen & Snyder LLP

What was the most difficult part of working during the pandemic of 2020? Personally, the most difficult part of working during the pandemic is a certain diminished sense of camaraderie and collaboration among colleagues. Although technology, such as Webex …

How the Construction Industry Can Adapt to COVID-19 Disruption

Attorneys James J. Barriere and Chad J.

Impact of COVID-19 on Leases

In leasing transactions, the better part of 2020 revolved around amendments to existing leases to provide relief for tenants impacted by COVID shutdown orders and security for landlords that their rent revenues would not remain unpaid, whether temporarily …