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AVOIDING THE PITFALLS OF COMPARATIVE ADVERTISING
Comparative Advertising laws differ from country to country. It's best to know what is and isn't allowed in your country. Here is some advice on what to avoid when using comparative advertising in Australia.
The IRR Ate My Capital! How IRR Hurdles in Real Estate JVs May Cannibalize Contributions Made After Promote Distributions
"IRRs may seem simple and typical formulations in real estate ventures work as expected in many cases — but not in every case. It is important for investors in real estate ventures, and their counsel, to understand the nuances of IRRs to avoid surprises and ensure that the joint venture agreement includes appropriate provisions to achieve the desired economics."
Worst Case Scenario
Brett Godfrey details the events that took place when his airplane experienced double engine failure over mountainous terrain. He also describes the lessons that this experience taught him.
A Difficult Year To Predict For Real Estate
There are multiple factors that are most likely responsible for the current hit-or-miss real estate market. Find out more about those potential factors.
Are You Paying Your Summer Intern Correctly?
As summer approaches, employers need to carefully review whether or not interns are being compensated correctly.
The Tiring Terrain Of Insurance Contract Exhaustion
"Exhaustion is a fundamental requirement that generally is discussed in connection with excess insurance. "
The Pros and Cons of Making a Submission to a Parliamentary Inquiry
"There is a natural concern about the time and effort involved in preparing a submission, and whether the possible benefits justify the organisation’s cost and investment."
Social Media Assets in Bankruptcy: Facebook and Twitter Accounts Subject to Reach of Creditors
According to Morrison & Foerster, "Social media sites are transforming not only the daily lives of consumers, but also how companies interact with consumers. "
The Black Market Peso Exchange and the Small Exporter
Small businesses are encouraged to export goods internationally, which in return has increased their risk for trade-based money laundering. Find out more about trade-based money laundering and the black market peso exchange in this article.
Is Mandatory Joint Custody In The Best Interests of Children?
Richard S. Victor discusses some of the problems he sees with the proposed law to change the Michigan Child Custody Act.
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Sullivan & Worcester has one goal: to help businesses thrive in an ever-changing marketplace. We combine the breadth of experience and sophistication you expect from a prominent, top-tier law firm with an unusually creative and flexible approach. Clients choose Sullivan & Worcester because our lawyers are hands-on, business savvy and straightforward, with an intense commitment to our clients' interests. Our clients benefit from:
The resources and experience to take on and win the big ones, including:
• Strategic locations in Boston, New York, and Washington, D.C. and international alliances in Europe, Asia and the Middle East
• Approximately 185 attorneys
• A broad range of commercial legal services
• Experience with domestic and international clients ranging from emerging businesses to Fortune 500 companies and leading financial institutions.
Customized solutions that work for your business. We dig deep to understand our clients and their industries in order to deliver solutions that not only sound good on paper, but also make good business sense. Our lawyers work together in small teams emphasizing close partner-client contact and collaboration.
Big firm talent. Many leading lawyers from larger firms have moved to Sullivan & Worcester for our entrepreneurial, creative style. Our individual lawyers and practice groups have strong national reputations, including our REIT and mutual fund practices that earn top rankings from The American Lawyer. Our lawyers are also ranked annually in publications, such as Chambers USA, The Legal 500 United States, PLC Which Lawyer?, Super Lawyers, Best Lawyers in America, Law and Politics: Rising Stars, Massachusetts Lawyers Weekly - Top Ten Lawyers, Women's Business - Top 10 Lawyers and the BTI Client Service All-Star Team.
Small firm collegiality. We steer clear of territorial skirmishes. Instead, we pool the talent of lawyers from across the firm's practices to ensure you get the right team for your job.
The proof. Many of our client relationships span more than 20 years and across multiple generations. We were recently named to the BTI Consulting Groups Client Service 30 where we were one of only five firms whose clients identified a jump up in service standards at a time when overall service standards in the industry have been declining. Please visit our client section to see case studies of our client work.
Visit our International Section to learn more about our international presence and capabilities.
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