• 董事和高级职员责任问题

    2021年3月5日

    This article addresses some recent developments highlighting potential risks and pitfalls for directors and officers of a corporation if good corporate governance is not followed. 根据内部事务原则, corporate governance is determined by the law of the state in which a company is incorporated regardless of its principal place...

  • 怪物能源v. 城市饮料-第九巡回法院关于业主中立的新披露规则

    2020年1月6日

    和法官一样,仲裁者也有报酬. Judges, of course, draw a salary from the treasury, while arbitrators are paid by the parties. 的 freedom to choose an arbitrator best suited to the case is one of the great advantages of arbitration, 而是因为有些企业是“重复玩家”,经常出现在一个特定的...

  • 马萨诸塞州新竞业禁止协议法

    2018年9月18日,

    10月1日起, 2018, Massachusetts will have a new statute regulating employers' enforcement of non-competition agreements. 本文简要总结了新法的主要规定, 哪些协议适用于在其生效日或之后签订的协议. 摘要法律 最值得注意的是,法规要求员工...

  • 董事和投资者对拖欠工资的个人责任

    2018年3月7日,

    在最近的广播企业家播客中, 乐天堂国际讨论了一家公司的负责人在什么情况下工作的问题 是否会对公司的债务承担个人责任,包括潜在的法律责任...

  • 公司法律顾问的职责. WilmerHale律师事务所”

    2017年10月5日

    Most attorneys representing closely held companies in Massachusetts likely took note of the recent decision in Baker, 等. v. Wilmer Cutler Pickering Hale and Dorr有限责任公司等., in which the Appeals Court allowed the non-client minority members of an LLC to pursue breach-of-fiduciary-duty claims against the company’s counsel. 的...

  • Appeals Court Confirms Use of Net Investment Method to Calculate Claims in Ponzi Scheme

    2017年6月12日

    当一个庞氏骗局崩溃, 他们最终都会这么做, the court must develop a process for repayment of victims based upon the limited funds that may be available.  A critical component of this process is determining the amount of a victim’s claim that will share in any recovery.  第二巡回上诉法院最近颁布了一项...

  • 律师 Andrea MacIver writes how Draft王s and FanDuel are changing how we do business.

    2017年4月26日

    律师安德里亚·麦克弗写道:“马上开枪, ASK QUESTIONS LATER: HOW TECHNOLOGY-BASED STARTUPS DRAFTKINGS AND FANDUEL ARE CHANGING THE WAY WE DO BUSINESS" for the Quinnipiac Law Review, 卷. 35岁的牧师. 217. I. 介绍 “乐天堂国际真正关注的是如何开始创业, 如何筹集资金, 如何找到办公室. 乐天堂国际没有考虑...

  • 破产中债权的解除-不参与竞争的契约

    2017年4月10日

    One of the principal benefits for an individual filing for bankruptcy is the so-called fresh start, 这是, 破产前债务的解除.  A recent decision of the Massachusetts Bankruptcy Court addressed the right to a discharge in relation to covenants not to compete with a former employer or...

  • 破产法庭允许豁免不用作主要居所的财产

    2017年2月21日

    2016年11月, we provided an update on a novel bankruptcy case addressing an individual’s right to exempt the value of their home under the Massachusetts homestead law.   具体地说, the case involved whether Massachusetts law could be applied to exempt the value of property located in another state (it can).  麻萨诸塞州破产...

  • 破产法院允许债务人与非债务人的实质性合并.

    2017年1月9日

    偶尔, a person or company in bankruptcy (the debtor) and a related person or company allow their financial affairs to become a bit too entangled. 在这种情况下, 破产法庭可能实施几种救济措施, 其中之一是实质性整合. 实质性合并有效地规定了合并或合并...

  • First Circuit Rules on Applicability of Automatic Stay to Government Action in Bankruptcy

    2016年12月14日

    的 First Circuit Court of Appeals recently ruled that the federal government was able to terminate a bankrupt's Medicare/医疗补助计划 Provider Agreement without violating the automatic stay, 做出了一个关于破产和医疗保险法律交叉的重要决定. 2015年6月15日,Parkview送出了医疗保险中心 & 医疗补助计划...

  • 破产上诉小组关于被许可方商标权的规则

    2016年12月1日

    的 bankruptcy appellate panel for the First Circuit (BAP) recently ruled on the rights of a licensee of trademarks when the licensor files for bankruptcy and the licensor rejects the contract during the bankruptcy case. Tempnology, 破产债务人, 与Mission Product Holdings (MPH)达成了一项预先协议,让MPH确定...

  • Bankruptcy Court Rules on Right to Use Massachusetts Homestead Law for Out of State Property

    2016年11月15日

    当个人申请破产时, 法律一般允许个人(“债务人”)继续持有, 或者免除, 某些资产, 剩下的资产将被出售以支付债权人的债权.  Exemption rights are designed to help the debtor achieve a "fresh start" after bankruptcy.  在马萨诸塞州,州法律允许债务人豁免...

  • Atlantic Marine Three Years On—的 Survival of Rule 12(b)(6) in Enforcing Forum-Selection Clauses

    2016年11月3日

    Almost three years ago now, the Supreme Court decided Atlantic Marine Construction Company v. U.S. 德克萨斯州西区地方法院,S . 134号. Ct. 568 (2013) and instructed both courts and litigants on the correct procedural and analytical framework for enforcing a contractual forum-selection clause. 本院裁定:(1)当事人...

  • 可免除税务责任的发展

    2016年9月12日

    One of the principal benefits for an individual filing for bankruptcy (a “debtor”) is the entry of a discharge, 或者在申请破产前的债务免除.  Section 727 of the Bankruptcy Code provides circumstances under which a debtor may have their discharge denied in its entirety.  法典第523条,...

  • 买家要注意了:执掌通用汽车的“新”通用汽车将承担后继责任

    2016年8月29日

    One of the principal benefits of purchasing assets out of bankruptcy is that buyers typically are able to acquire the assets “free and clear” of the liabilities of the company in bankruptcy.  This ability allows the purchaser to better estimate value for the assets or business to be acquired by limiting concerns of inheriting problems of the...

  • 马萨诸塞州法院裁定文本足以完成交易

    2016年8月1日

    你是否曾经发了一条短信后马上就后悔了? Have you ever sent a text that ultimately became a binding contract to sell a $3 million dollar piece of real estate? 宽松的手指小心, according to a recent Massachusetts court decision a text can be deemed to constitute consent to a binding real estate transaction. 在圣. 约翰的...

  • 有效管理大型复杂的仲裁案件

    2015年5月31日

    Arbitration is often a preferred alternative to litigation of large complex commercial cases.  Many studies have shown that arbitration offers procedures that are more economical and efficient than court proceedings.  例如, 美国仲裁协会(AAA)最近进行的一项调查, 替代争议的最大提供者...

  • 你的手机应用程序是否会让你面临因侵犯隐私而被起诉的风险?

    2013年5月10日

    除非你有张贴的隐私政策,包括一些非常具体的信息, 答案可能是肯定的! 你的公司在哪里并不重要. 如果你的移动应用程序对加州用户可用, 它很容易受到加州司法部长长臂的影响, 最近谁表现出明确的执行意愿...

  • 商业贷款机构应注意

    2012年10月11日

    有效的11月7日, 2004, the Massachusetts Predatory Home Loan 实践s Act can have far-reaching consequences for unwary commercial lenders, 包括第93A章规定的多重损害赔偿责任, 马萨诸塞州的不公平和欺诈行为法规. 该法案规定了高成本住房抵押贷款的条款和条件...