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“Recent Economic Developments Affecting Your Personal Planning”
January 2009

Kimberly I. McCarthy

Excellent Estate Planning Opportunities in the Current Market: Due to exceptionally low interest rates

“Has the Current Market Limited Your Ability to Use Endowment Funds as a Current Funding Source?”
October 2008

Kimberly I. McCarthy
James H. Hahn

Nonprofit Organizations:
Has the Current Market Limited Your Ability to Use Endowment Funds as a Current Funding Source?

“The “New” Americans with Disabilities Act: What the Employee-Friendly Revisions to the ADA Mean for Employers”
October 2008

Michael A. Gamboli
Alicia J. Samolis

On September 25, 2008, President Bush signed the ADA Amendments Act of 2008 (“ADAAA”) into law. The ADAAA is not effective until January 1, 2009, but employers need to immediately prepare to comply with this new law.

“Changes to Rhode Island Law: Changes to Rhode Island Law Affect Foreclosures, Priority of Condominium Liens for Assessments, Mortgage Escrow Accounts and Reverse Mortgages”
July 2008

Changes to Rhode Island Law Affect Foreclosures, Priority of Condominium Liens for Assessments, Mortgage Escrow Accounts and Reverse Mortgages

“New 90-Day Right to Reinstate Notice Required for MA Residential Foreclosures Effective 5/1/08”
April 2008

In 2007 Partridge Snow & Hahn LLP alerted our clients and colleagues to the new Massachusetts Chapter 206 of the Acts of 2007 “An Act Protecting and Preserving Homeownership”

“Employers Sponsoring 401(k) Plans Exposed to New Risk”
March 2008

Kimberly I. McCarthy

The Supreme Court has changed the risks to which fiduciaries – and particularly employers – are exposed when dealing with 401(k) plans.

“Federal Income, Estate and Gift Taxes”
March 2008

The Economic Stimulus Act of 2008 and Current Estate and Gift Tax Exemptions

“Fiduciary Investment Advisory Fees are Limited to the 2% Floor”
January 2008

The United States Supreme Court has unanimously held that deductions for investment advisory fees paid by a trust are subject to the 2% floor contained in Internal Revenue Code § 67 ( Knight v. Commissioner, U.S. No. 06- 1280, 1/16/08).

“Potential for Tax Exposure - and Missed Planning Opportunities”
June 2007

Kimberly I. McCarthy

For Those that Fail to Review Executive Compensation Plans

“Protecting Your Company from Negligent Hiring Claims”
June 2007

Michael A. Gamboli
Alicia J. Samolis

It has been over twenty years since the Rhode Island Supreme Court handed down the seminal case of Welsh Manufacturing v. Pinkerton’s, Inc.

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