Client Bruce Brumberg of myStockOptions named Coach of the Year

It's been 16 years since myStockOptions.com went live for MBBP client and co-founder, Bruce Brumberg. Ever since, he has made complex legal and tax concepts understandable for people who don't necessarily enjoy deciphering securities laws or the Internal Revenue Code. But, Bruce's successes go beyond the office. This year, Bruce was honored in the Boston Globe's 2016 Boys' Tennis All-Scholastics as Division …

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Massachusetts 2016 Tax Amnesty Program Ending Soon – Action May be Required by May 31, 2016

Businesses and individuals who owe Massachusetts back taxes may be able to take advantage of the Massachusetts 2016 Tax Amnesty Program.  Eligible participants may benefit by having the accrued penalties and interest on penalties related to their tax liability waived. The window for participating ends on May 31, 2016, however.  Go to the Massachusetts Department …

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Is there an Exit at the End of Your Rainbow?

There was green alligators and long-neck geese. There was humpy bumpy camels and chimpanzees. There was catsandratsandelephants, but sure as you're born the lovliest of all was the Unicorn.  - from “The Unicorn” by Shel Silverstein Today I am reminded of “The Unicorn,” by Shel Silverstein and popularized in song in the ’60s by The …

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MBBP Publishes February M&A Today Newsletter

Hot off the press! Articles include: Tips for Enforcing Indemnification Provisions Permanent Exclusion of Gain on Sales of Qualified Small Business Stock IP Due Diligence: Patentability vs. Patent Infringement Get more info on our M&A blog or read the full newsletter.  

VIDEO: Common Issues in M&A Transactions: Deal Structure

Head on over to MBBP's YouTube page and enjoy the 1st in our 2015 M&A Clips Series. Attorney Scott Bleier discusses Deal Structure and other common issues in M&A transactions, as well as practical information on how to avoid complicated, expensive and time-consuming pitfalls. Make sure to visit the M&A Blog too. You won't want to …

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MBBP Ranked “Best Law Firm” in Boston by U.S. News and Best Lawyers

U.S. News and Best Lawyers, the leading survey of lawyers worldwide, have joined to rank more than 12,000 firms in 120 practice areas in 174 metropolitan areas and 8 states. Morse Barnes-Brown & Pendleton P.C. has received a Tier 1 ranking of Boston’s “Best Law Firm” 2015 in two practice areas: Tax Law and Litigation-Tax. The U.S.News – Best Lawyers “Best Law Firms” rankings are based …

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MBBP’s Chip Wry Featured in Latest Edition of Business Entities

Thomson Reuters has published an article written by MBBP's Chip Wry in its November/December issue of Business Entities.  Chip’s article, entitled Tax Consequences of Issuing Convertible Notes for a Start-Up LLC, considers certain negative tax aspects of a start-up LLC’s use of convertible notes to raise seed financing.   The full article can be read here. For any questions …

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Mergers & Acquisitions 101 with Mark Tarallo

Attorney Mark Tarallo will present the basics of an M&A transaction from start to finish in tomorrow's Mergers & Acquisitions 101 provided by MyLawCLE. Key topics to be discussed: Pre-Transaction Considerations Basic Transaction Structuring-Tax, Liability Protection and Other Considerations Transaction Documentation Post-Closing Matters Recent Delaware Case Law Ethical Issues This CLE program is available in …

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MBBP Named “Best Law Firm” in Boston

U.S. News and Best Lawyers, the leading survey of lawyers worldwide, have joined to rank more than 11,000 firms in 120 practice areas in 170 metropolitan areas and 8 states. Morse Barnes-Brown & Pendleton PC has received a Tier 1 ranking of Boston's “Best Law Firm” 2014 in two practice areas: Tax Law and Litigation-Tax. The U.S.News – Best Lawyers “Best Law Firms” rankings are …

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MBBP Attorneys Help Demystify LLCs in MCLE Program

On May 5th, MBBP Attorneys Diana Española and Chip Wry will sit as faculty for an MCLE In-House Program "LLCs Demystified". The program will focus on the fundamentals of LLCs, highlighting business and tax issues frequently presented by such entities. Diana and Chip will help to debate the pros and cons of LLCs and corporations, discuss basic tax and business …

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