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UKS Attorney Christopher L. Brigham will be attending the upcoming meeting of the Board of Directors of MERITAS™ from February 16-18, 2022 in Huntington Beach, CA. Attorney Brigham is a member of the MERITAS™ Board of Directors and a member of the MERITAS™ Finance Committee. Updike, Kelly & Spellacy, P.C. is a founding member of MERITAS™, a business alliance of more than 7,000 lawyers in 175 independent member firms in 80 countries around the globe that are dedicated to providing business c ...

On November 2, 2021, the Connecticut Supreme Court issued its decision in Benjamin v. Island Management, LLC,[1] ruling that Connecticut General Statute § 34-255i of the Connecticut Uniform Limited Liability Company Act (CULLCA) does not require members of an LLC to present “credible proof” of mismanagement in order to inspect the LLC’s books and records.  Background The defendant is a manager-managed LLC created to oversee and manage a sizable family estate.  The LLC’s members are six separat ...

UKS is pleased to announce that its Board of Directors appointed Kevin McEleney as the new chair of the firm’s Bankruptcy & Creditors’ Rights Practice Group. UKS touts a strong team of attorneys and staff in this area with capabilities across a broad range of matters. Mr. McEleney represents lenders, commercial landlords and businesses in a wide variety of complex business disputes, workouts and real estate matters. He succeeds Thomas Gugliotti who has successfully led and developed this pra ...

PRESS RELEASE FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE CONTACT: John J. Alissi (860) 548-2619 jalissi@uks.com   UPDIKE, KELLY & SPELLACY, P.C. MOVES ITS HARTFORD OFFICE   Hartford, January 24, 2022: Updike, Kelly & Spellacy, P.C. (“UKS”) is pleased to announce that, effective January 17, 2022, it has moved its Hartford office to Goodwin Square, 225 Asylum Street, 20th Floor, Hartford, CT 06103. John J. Alissi, the President of UKS, stated, “We are pleased to move our firm’s Hartford office to t ...

UKS Shareholder Michael P. Botelho was recently quoted in the January 3, 2022 issue of The Bond Buyer as part of an article entitled “Disclosure Misconduct Eyed by SEC.” Attorney Botelho offered his perspective on the SEC’s enforcement actions in 2021 including increased scrutiny of municipal advisers seen acting in a manner which serves their own financial interests to the detriment of their municipal issuer clients. Attorney Botelho is Chairman of the firm’s Public Finance Practice Group and r ...