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Happy Patriots’ Day

The Redcoats are coming! The Redcoats are coming! Patriots’ Day is a Massachusetts state holiday commemorating the opening battles of the American Revolutionary War in Lexington and Concord in April, 1775.  The more modern day event is the running of the Boston Marathon, starting in Hopkinton and ending 26.2 miles later in Copley Square. Last […]

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Evacuation Day and Compliance

March 17 is more known for that other holiday where everything is green. You night not be celebrating today if it were not for the events of 1776. In 1776, British forces had occupied Boston for years. The local militia and Continental army had been harassing the British soldiers, leaving them isolated on the small […]

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Occupy Boston is Back…..

No, it’s not. “March 1st and March 2nd, NBC Studios will be in Norman B. Leventhal Park to film large crowd scenes for the pilot of their television series “Odyssey”. While filming will only be on the weekends, certain production work will take place during the week. Any set design or props in the Park […]

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Happy Holidays – Merry Christmas – Happy New Year

On behalf of the entire staff of Compliance Building we wish you a very happy holiday season, a merry Christmas, and a compliant new year. Christopher Columbus Park by Igor Motov CC NC BY SA  

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Snow Shoveling and Compliance

A winter storm has been hitting big chunks of the United States over the last few days. For me, in Boston, it’s just a small accumulation. That’s enough to cause a nuisance and snarl the morning commute. For me, one test of compliance is snow shoveling. Did my neighbors shovel their sidewalks so people can […]

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Veterans Day 2013

My thanks and gratitude to our nation’s Veterans. There are more than 22 million Veterans who have served in the United States Armed Forces that have reintegrated back into our society. It is quite likely that one of you or one of your co-workers has a parent, grandparent, sibling or neighbor who is a Veteran […]

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Out of the Office: Bermuda Edition

Compliance Building is on assignment to Bermuda this week. Downtown Hamilton is full of post office box company headquarters, rental corporate directors, and offshore transactions. However, I’m heading out into the middle of the Atlantic Ocean for rest and relaxation, not compliance research. A new post will appear after I finish dusting the pink sand […]

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September 11

The September 11 attacks resulted in the deaths of 2,996 people, including the 19 hijackers and 2,977 victims. The victims included 246 on the four planes, 2,606 in New York City in the World Trade Center towers and on the ground, and 125 at the Pentagon. Nearly all of the victims were civilians. 55 military […]

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The Dog Days of Summer and Compliance

The phrase “dog days” refers to the sultry days of summer, the months of July and August in the Norther Hemisphere. The Romans referred to the dog days as diēs caniculārēs. The Dog Days were the days when the star Sirius rose just before or at the same time as sunrise. They considered Sirius to […]

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Should I Ask for Your Help?

The ABA Journal is working on their annual Blawg 100 list. They think it’s a good idea to smash law blog into blawg. Visit the Blawg 100 Amici nomination page and fill in a few boxes. Due date is August 9. The reason for this story is whether to put Compliance Building forward as a […]

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