Sullivan & Worcester

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One Post Office Square
Boston, MA 02109, United States
Phone: 617.338.2800
Fax: 617.338.2880
Areas of Practice
  • Art, Entertainment, & Sports Law
  • Bankruptcy
  • Communications & Media Law
  • Criminal Law
  • Education
  • Energy & Utilities
  • Environmental Law
  • Finance & Banking
  • Government
  • Intellectual Property
  • International Law & Trade
  • Labor & Employment Law
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  • Real Estate
  • Science, Computers, & Tech
  • Securities Law
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  • Wills, Trusts, & Estate Planning
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Other U.S. Locations
  • D.C.
  • Massachusetts
  • New York
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  • United Kingdom
Number of Attorneys
100+ Attorneys

Members of the Berkshire Museum File Appeal Papers to Stop Museum's Planned Sale of 40 Works from its Collection

(Boston, MA, January 16, 2018) Sullivan & Worcester LLP has filed its papers in the appeal by its clients, the members of the Berkshire Museum who sued to enjoin the museum’s sale of 40 works of art and sculpture. The appeal was…more
 /  Art, Entertainment, & Sports Law, Civil Procedure, Commercial Law & Contracts

“Building an Art Market 2.0”—Responsible Art Market Initiative Event February 2, 2018 in Geneva

Readers of the Art Law Report will know that we have regularly touted the collaborative efforts of the Art Law Centre of the University of Geneva, the Fondation pour le Droit d’Art (Art Law Foundation), and now the Responsible…more
 /  Art, Entertainment, & Sports Law, Commercial Law & Contracts, International Law & Trade

How Many Times Does the SEC Have to Repeat Itself Before the World Listens?

SEC Halts ICO After Finding that Tokens are Securities - Remember in July of this year when the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) said in its Decentralized Autonomous Organization (DAO) Report that "U.S. federal…more
 /  Business Organizations, Finance & Banking, Science, Computers, & Technology, Securities Law

Massachusetts DOR Authorizes 2018 Payments, But Congress Says No

On the evening of December 15, 2017, Congress released the Conference Report on its Tax Cuts and Jobs Act (the "Act"). Among the provisions is one that prevents individuals from claiming an itemized deduction in 2017 for…more
 /  Elections & Politics, Taxation

Injunction Against Berkshire Museum Sale Is Extended

The Single Justice of the Massachusetts Appeals Court (Joseph A. Trainor) has extended the injunction against the Berkshire Museum's proposed sale of 40 works of art in its collection until at least January 29, 2018. In its…more
 /  Art, Entertainment, & Sports Law, Civil Procedure, Commercial Law & Contracts, Nonprofit Law

October and November Developments

For the first time in my memory, the Congress passed a joint resolution to disapprove a final regulation of a federal agency—in this case the CFPB and the rule was related to arbitration clauses in contracts for consumer…more
 /  Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR), Finance & Banking, International Law & Trade, Real Estate - Residential, Securities Law

Something’s Rotten in Düsseldorf—Max Stern Exhibition Cancelled in Response to Restitution Claim

As Germany puts on the much-anticipated exhibition in Bonn of Cornelius Gurlitt’s disputed collection, a strange story has developed not too far away in Düsseldorf. The Stadtmuseum, which is administered by the city itself, had…more
 /  Art, Entertainment, & Sports Law, Civil Remedies, International Law & Trade

Members of the Berkshire Museum Appeal Ruling on Planned Sale of Critical Pieces of its Collection

Sullivan & Worcester LLP has filed an appeal on behalf of its clients, the members of the Berkshire Museum who sued to enjoin the museum’s sale of 40 works of art and sculpture. The appeal is brought as a result of the Berkshire…more
 /  Art, Entertainment, & Sports Law, Civil Procedure, Commercial Law & Contracts, Nonprofit Law

Appeals Court Stays Sale of Berkshire Museum Paintings

Attorney General’s Motion, Supported by Private Plaintiffs, is Allowed on the Eve of Auction The Massachusetts Appeals Court has stopped the imminent auction of paintings owned by the Berkshire Museum. Late Friday, a single…more
 /  Art, Entertainment, & Sports Law, Civil Procedure, Commercial Law & Contracts

Massachusetts AG Asks Appeals Court to Halt Monday's Berkshire Museum Sale

The Massachusetts Attorney General has moved the Appeals Court of Massachusetts for an emergency injunction pending appeal of the November 7, 2017 decision denying the motions by the AG, my clients, and others, seeking to enjoin…more
 /  Art, Entertainment, & Sports Law, Civil Procedure, Commercial Law & Contracts

What is an ATM Offering?

There are many ways for a public company to raise money, but one of the more increasingly popular choices is through an “at-the-market” or ATM offering, whereby a company can sell its securities into an existing trading market…more
 /  Business Organizations, Commercial Law & Contracts, Finance & Banking, Securities Law

Members of Berkshire Museum File Suit Seeking Injunction Against Sale of Art Collection

Forty Masterpieces of American and European Art Scheduled for Auction - (Boston, MA, October 26, 2017) Sullivan & Worcester LLP has filed a lawsuit on behalf of Berkshire County residents and members of the Berkshire Museum…more
 /  Art, Entertainment, & Sports Law, Civil Procedure, Commercial Law & Contracts, Nonprofit Law

Germany Identifies Painting from Gurlitt Collection as Nazi-Looted, Progress and Credibility Still Uncertain

Only Sixth Work Revealed As Looted Since 2013 - The Deutsches Zentrum Kulturgutverluste (the German Center for Cultural Property Losses) issued a press release today that an additional work from the collection of the late…more
 /  Art, Entertainment, & Sports Law, Civil Remedies, International Law & Trade

Simplification of Regulation S-K - Proposed Rules

The SEC has proposed a series of amendments to modernize and simplify disclosure requirements for public companies, investment advisers and investment companies, particularly those disclosure requirements under Regulation S-K…more
 /  Commercial Law & Contracts, Securities Law

Insider Trading and Equifax

We regularly have conversations with our clients about whether particular non-public information is "material," who at the company knows about such information and whether certain individuals should be allowed to engage in…more
 /  Business Organizations, Business Torts, Finance & Banking, Privacy, Securities Law
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