July 2021

The SPAC Train Rolls On

This article was featured in Lawyers Weekly on July 15, 2021.Over the past year, the Securities and Exchange Commission issued a series of announcements seemingly designed to cool down the red-hot market for special purpose acquisition companies, or SPAC…

Business Lawyer William Fish: Now’s Time to Acquire Businesses in Financial Distress, Especially in Senior-Housing Sector

In a recent Connecticut Law Tribune article, Partner William Fish Jr. described seeing a changing landscape due to the global pandemic that includes representing individuals and entities looking to acquire distressed businesses.“In terms of opportunities…

Maintaining Variety: A Conversation with Libbie Howley O’Keeffe

Libbie Howley O’Keeffe is a corporate and business lawyer who specializes in diverse business and finance transactions. Her work encompasses business planning, transactional matters, commercial lending, financing, corporate and regulatory compliance issu…

June 2021

CARES Act Provider Relief Fund Enforcement Actions on the Rise

In May of 2021, the United States Department of Health and Human Services (“HHS”) announced a sweeping audit of certain health care providers who received general distribution payments from the Provider Relief Fund. As a result, 2021 may see an increas…

New COVID-19 Vaccine Immunization Requirements for Long-term Care Facilities

On May 11, 2021, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) of the U.S. Department of Health & Human Services published an interim final rule that will effectively increase vaccination rates for those long-term care facilities that particip…

Timing is Everything: A Conversation with Jared L. Shwartz

Jared L. Shwartz is an associate at Hinckley Allen’s Boston office. He advises businesses on a wide variety of matters, including governance, entity choice and formation, mergers and acquisitions, contract and financing negotiations, and related transact…