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…

What it’s Like to be a First Year Associate in a Pandemic

Most first year associates worry about networking, deadlines, and new colleagues, but for two new associates at Hinckley Allen’s Boston office, the first year experience came with a new concern: the global pandemic. Despite the unusual circumstances, bot…

Employers Take Note: Important CT Law Changes

Two bills were recently signed into law by Governor Ned Lamont that impact Connecticut employers. The Cannabis Act essentially legalizes the recreational use of marijuana in Connecticut. Included in the legislation are certain restrictions on employers an…

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…