CLIENT SPOTLIGHT: Grillo's Pickles

If you haven't been to the Grillo's Pickles website, you should. There, you'll find the fantastic story of how this company began. We've copied part of it here to save you a click.

Grillo's Pickles began with a pickle cart, just a small wooden stand in downtown Boston, where Travis Grillo and his friends would sell two spears for one dollar. Travis would make the pickles by night using his family's 100-year old recipe - one he'd memorized from making pickles every summer as a kid. In the morning, Travis would bike to the Boston Common and set up the cart with his buddies. They'd hang out all day, urging people to try the simple Grillo family pickle. It was a small business but Travis worked hard for it. He made more pickles, biked more miles, and slept less hours than he ever had before.
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CLIENT SPOTLIGHT: Factory Five Racing

Factory Five Racing was founded in 1995. Over the years they have grown from a start-up business in a small garage to become the world's largest manufacturer of "build-it-yourself" component car kits. They employ a full-time crew of about 40 people, and are located in Wareham, Massachusetts (about an hour south of Boston). They make their products right here in the USA, in the heart of New England where American manufacturing was born.
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Fred and Danny Magnanimi grew up watching their father create beautiful, handcrafted jewelry in the family's Cranston, RI jewelry manufacturing business. When the boys grew up, Fred moved to New York and began working on Wall Street as an investment banker, while younger brother Danny, still enamored by the family business, stayed home. Increased competition from overseas businesses created significant challenges for the business, but Danny was confident he could find a way for the family business to evolve and thrive. This was his mission, this was his passion.
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        MCLE Hosts Seminar on LLCs, Nominee Trusts & Other Real Estate Holding Entities

        PS&H Attorney Alex Mattera To Serve as Program Faculty

        PS&H Attorney, Alex F. Mattera, serves as faculty for MCLE's program, LLCs, Nominee Trusts & Other Real Estate Holding Entities. The program takes place on Thursday, March 21, 2019, from 9:30 am - 12:30 pm at the MCLE Conference Center at 10 Winter Place in Boston, with a live and archived webcast via MCLE.

        The program focuses on the basic tax, bankruptcy, debtor-creditor, and other legal issues involved in forming and operating a real estate holding entity. The panel discusses how to choose the most appropriate vehicle for a new real estate venture, how to deal with tax and other issues involving real estate ventures that have been formed as entities other than LLCs, and how and when conversion of an entity into an LLC or other entity may be an option to consider. The faculty explains the legal, bankruptcy, debtor-creditor, and tax issues involved in conducting real estate ventures through nominee trusts, general partnerships, limited partnerships, single member LLCs, corporations, and business trusts—as well as the documentation and supporting materials required from a title insurer's perspective when utilizing each entity.

        For more information and to register for this event, click here.