New Employment Law Alert: Non-Compete Reform

MBBP's Employment Law Group just released an Employment Law Alert. As legislative efforts for post-employment noncompetition agreement reforms have remained at a standstill for the past eight years, Speaker Robert A. DeLeo has signaled support for a bill entitled, "Massachusetts Noncompetition Act". If H. 4323 is enacted, employers will have to quickly and carefully revise their employee restrictive agreements …

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MBBP Q1 2012 VC Spotlight: Seed Convertible Note Discounts; Superior Court Ruling on Noncompetition Agreements

Seed Convertible Note Discounts: Reconciling “Stock” and “Liquidation Preference” Premiums By: Jonathan Gworek Convertible notes have become the security of choice for early stage startups looking to raise seed capital. Convertible notes are perceived to be a simpler alternative to preferred stock. When a convertible note converts, it typically does so at a discount to …

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MBBP’s Most Popular Articles of 2010

As we enter 2011, MBBP would like to share a look back on our 10 most popular articles of 2010: Stock Options and Restricted Stock New Treble Damages Requirement Makes Compliance with Wage/Hour Laws Even More Critical The Massachusetts Independent Contractor Law A Rose by Any Other Name: Pros and Cons of Pseudonyms Enforcing Noncompetition Agreements …

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