Posted on April 30, 2013
Kevin Whitmore, an investment representative with Eldridge Investment Advisors in Manchester, NH, has received certification as a Divorce Financial Analyst from the Institute for Divorce Financial Analysts.?
The role of the
CDFA? is to assist the client and his/her lawyer to understand how
the financial decisions he/she makes today will impact the client?s
Posted on April 19, 2013
Massachusetts employment lawyer Robert M. Shea writes in a recent article on retaliation claims, that such claims now account for 37% of all claims filed with the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC). He cites two reasons: the laws have broadened the scope of those protected against retaliation, and that by their nature, retaliation claims have a higher success rate when compared
Posted on April 16, 2013
New Hampshire employment lawyer Beth Deragon will be a co-presenter at Preparing to Implement ObamaCare, on Tuesday, April 30, 2013 (1 p.m. Eastern time), a webinar that will highlight for employers the provisions of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act
(PPACA), also known as "ObamaCare...
Posted on March 29, 2013
Immigration attorney Grant Godfrey has published an H-1B Cap FAQ to explain what employers and employees can expect regarding the FY 2014 H-1B Visa season that opens on April 1, 2013. This is important for companies wishing to
sponsor foreign nationals for new H-1B ?specialty worker? visas...
Posted on March 19, 2013
Boston-based Infoworks!, a marketing and communications consulting firm that assists small to medium sized law firms with strategic and hands-on web marketing services, announces the launch of a new website for New York energy law firm Funk & Zeifer LLP...
Posted on March 11, 2013
Eldridge Investement Advisors (Manchester, NH) has announced the date of its next CPA CPE Forum, which will be held June 11, 2013 in Manchester. The full-day event will feature educational presentations for CPAs on topics such as social security, retirement plan compliance and ERISA regulation...
Posted on February 18, 2013
Gaming attorney Michael Cavaretta has written an article that is a must read for any aspiring or current app developer.
Developing an app? Make sure you own it! is published by Adobe Developer Connection in its Gaming section.
It is a good read for developers as well as founders, employees, and independent contractors...
Posted on February 15, 2013
Massachusetts patent attorney David Fazzolare has penned a Top 10 list of significant intellectual property developments of the past year. He prefaces the list by saying that the most obvious development has been left off the list as it could fill up a whole top 10 by itself ? the America Invents Act...
Posted on February 11, 2013
Stephen F. Eldridge,
an independent financial advisor at Manchester, NH-based Eldridge Investment Advisors,
Inc., was recognized recently as a top financial advisor and named to the LPL
Financial Chairman?s Council. The honor is based on a ranking of
all registered advisors supported by LPL Financial LLC,
the nation?s largest independent broker-dealer, and is awarded to less
than 1% of the
Posted on January 25, 2013
Eight bills before the New Hampshire Legislature in the 2013-2014 session have been identified by Employment Law blogger Beth Deragon as having potential impact on NH businesses. The bills will affect these areas of employment law.
See Deragon's post at:
NH Employment Legislation: Bills That Could
Posted on January 17, 2013
Boston law firm Lubin & Meyer has been awarded a national tier one ranking in the 2013 edition of U.S.
News - Best Lawyers "Best Law Firms." The firm received the top national ranking in the area of Medical Malpractice Law.
In addition, the firm has also been awarded a metropolitan (Boston)
tier one ranking in both the areas of Medical Malpractice Law and
Personal Injury Litigation...
Posted on December 18, 2012
CONCORD, NH ? Attorney Dodd Griffith,
a business lawyer with a background in corporate, tax, securities and
real estate law at Gallagher, Callahan and Gartrell, presented recently at the Annual Tax Forum sponsored by the New Hampshire
Society of CPAs and the New Hampshire Bar Association on correcting deferred compensation plan violations...
Posted on October 15, 2012
CONCORD, NH ? Gallagher, Callahan and Gartrell, PC, has announced an
October 31, 2012 deadline to join its Multi-State Bank Group 3 for
purposes of negotiating sub-license agreements in response to claims of
patent infringement of ATM technology from Automated Transactions LLC
Posted on October 14, 2012
What is probate court? And when must you go through probate? According to estate attorneys at Moschella & Winston in Somerville, MA, there are two two types of probate administration in Massachusetts. (Probate is the legal process that takes place after someone dies...
Posted on October 04, 2012
Nashua Representative David B. Campbell has already made his intentions known to make a run for Speaker of the New Hampshire House. He sent out a letter this summer to Democrats. Now he's launched a website, campbellforspeaker.com that provides more information...
Posted on September 04, 2012
W. John Funk,
a financial services attorney with Gallagher, Callahan and Gartrell,
recently concluded successful negotiations on behalf of a group of 22
banks located in Vermont, New Hampshire, Massachusetts, Connecticut and
New York with Automated Transactions, LLC (ATL) to secure sub-license agreements for their ATM operations...
Posted on August 30, 2012
Waltham, Massachusetts law firm Morse, Barnes-Brown Pendleton will sponsor and present a panel discussion of angel investors who will provide insight for startups seeking early-stage financing. Topics will include deal criteria, due diligence process, portfolio mix, term sheets, exit strategies and more...
Posted on August 06, 2012
Burlington, MA ? Health care management consulting firm Applied Management Systems, Inc. reports a success rate exceeding 97 percent spanning hundreds of claim reviews and
appeals of Medicare audits on behalf of health care clients nationwide. According to Linda Young, JD, RHIA, assistant general counsel
and senior consultant at AMS, Medicare?s Recovery Audit Contractor Program (RAC), appeals "
Posted on August 02, 2012
NH banking attorney John Funk and litigation attorney Matt Cairns, both of Gallagher, Callahan & Gartrell, teamed up to analyze the issue faced by many banks and credit unions in the face of claims by Automated Technologies LLC relating to the processing of transactions through their Automated Teller Machines (ATMs)...
Posted on August 01, 2012
MANCHESTER, NH - Eldridge Investment Advisors and Baker Newman Noyes recently sponsored a "Fee Disclosure Q&A?
tailored specifically for HR professionals and senior level executives
responsible for fiduciary oversight of employer-sponsored defined
contribution retirement plans, including 401(k) and 403(b)...
Posted on July 25, 2012
Energy market analyst Heidi Kroll writes about the key changes and benefits of New Hampshire'ss Renewable Portfolio Standards (RPS) law (Senate Bill 218), which received strong bipartisan support and passed into law on June 19th. Kroll calls the law a win-win-win for the state's ratepayers, economy and environment, writing that:
"The strong bipartisan support for NH Senate Bill 218
Posted on June 29, 2012
Massachusetts business law firm Morse, Barnes-Brown & Pendleton is featuring a new newsletter for employers on Massachusetts Wage and Hour Law tips. Employers can sign up for the e-newsletter that will dispense one tip per month to keep wage and hour laws on the "top of mind" of employers and human resources personnel...
Posted on June 21, 2012
The Vermont Association for Justice presented Christopher J. Maley with the Special Service Award "in appreciation for his hard work, dedication, and deep commitment as he worked tirelessly to fight significant challenges to the Vermont Civil Justice System during the 2011 and 2012 legislative sessions...
Posted on June 01, 2012
MANCHESTER, NH ? Fee Disclosures: Answering Your Last Minute Questions on Retirement Plan Compliance under ERISA 408(b)(2) takes place on Tuesday, June 26, 2012, from 8:00 a.m. to 10:00 a.m. at The Derryfield Country Club,
Manchester, NH. Tailored specifically to HR professionals and senior level executives
responsible for fiduciary oversight of employer-sponsored defined
Posted on April 30, 2012
Massachusetts Social Security and Estate Planning Attorney Neal Winston reveals in a recent blog post a case of a child born via in vitro fertilization after the death of the father, which illustrates the need for Social Security and the courts to recognize the realities of reproductive technologies...
Posted on March 30, 2012
Neal A. Winston, a Boston-area special needs planning attorney, recently successfully challenged MassHealth in a Fair Hearing, regarding support paid directly into a special needs trust. Winston summarizes the case:
"A severely disabled woman in her late 30s, required a Personal Care Attendant through MassHealth to remain in her home...
Posted on March 20, 2012
NH estate planning attorneys Jan Myskowski and Marla Matthews write in the New Hampshire Bar News about changes to the state's Uniform Trust Code intended to clarify the rights of beneficiaries and duties of trustees, and opportunities in the code that (in the wrong hands) could undermine the intentions of the grantor who established the trust...
Posted on March 19, 2012
Burlington, Vermont law firm Primmer is expanding into Manchester, New Hampshire. It's 900 Elm Street office will be the home base for 19 Primmer employees, including 11 attorneys ? four new shareholders, Gary Burt, Tom Pappas, Jonathan Ross and Doreen Connor, formerly of Wiggin & Nourie, will be based in Manchester...
Posted on March 13, 2012
McCarter & English, LLP has integrated the online identity management platform for professional services firms, Vizibility, into the firm?s new website and other business development programs. With more than 400 attorneys, and in continuous business since 1844, McCarter & English is one of the oldest and largest law firms in the U...
Posted on February 16, 2012
MANCHESTER, NH - Eldridge Investment Advisors has released an alert to companies with employer-sponsored defined contribution retirement plans, including 401(k) and 403(b), of new deadlines associated with ERISA 408(b)(2). The U.S. Department of Labor's Employee Benefits Security Administration issued on February 2, 2012, a final rule on fee disclosures under ERISA Section 408(b)(2), which