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The Art Forger

As New England braces for its second snow storm in less than a week, I’ve got a bit of an unusual post for this blog. I recently started reading The Art Forger and really enjoy it so far. It’s a novel about a fictional painting stolen from the Isabella Stuart Gardner Museum, and some surrounding […]

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Should I Get It In Writing?

Yes.

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Get it in Writing

There is no business agreement too small to get in writing. It does not have to be drafted by attorneys, or even look formal. But putting things in writing: delivery date, price, and requested quality of the goods, is just good business practice. It makes it clear that the parties agreed to the terms. It […]

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Massachusetts Dealers Can’t Sue Tesla for Operating in MA

This morning, the Supreme Judicial Court (SJC) of Massachusetts held that unaffiliated automobile dealers in Massachusetts do not have standing to sue Tesla over alleged violation of Massachusetts Auto Dealer statutes. For some background on this topic, listen to this great Planet Money story that outlines the common statutes. In a nut-shell: states have laws […]

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Fine Art and Consignment in Massachusetts

As a fine artist, you’re entitled to the contact information of people who purchase your work through consignment. Specifically, G.L. 104A Section 2(c) states: If the consignor is the creator of the work of fine art . . . the consignee shall disclose the name and contact information of the purchaser of the work of […]

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