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Damages and Liquidated Damages in Restrictive Covenants

USA - October 31 2019 When seeking to enforce a restrictive covenant, whether a noncompete or a nonsolicit, the standard play-book calls for an aggrieved party to file…

Considerations for October 1, 2019 Massachusetts Paid Family and Medical Leave Tax

USA - September 17 2019 Beginning on October 1, most employers in Massachusetts will be required to withhold tax to fund Massachusetts Paid Family and Medical Leave benefits…

Contractually Mandated Pre-Litigation Dispute Resolution Mechanisms Are Fraught With Peril

USA - September 4 2019 Your company is entering into a contract with a new business partner and everything looks rosy. As a savvy General Counsel, however, you know that…

Vacationing While on FMLA Leave Is Not Grounds For Termination

USA - August 20 2019 Imagine, an employee in your organization advises that they need to take leave pursuant to the Family and Medical Leave Act to recover from an…

Tips From The Inside: Paul G. Igoe, Executive Vice President, General Counsel, Chief Compliance Officer, and Secretary, Excelitas Technologies Corp.

Global - August 6 2019 In this installment of The In-House Advisor, we interview Paul Igoe, Executive Vice President, General Counsel and Chief Compliance Officer at…

Don’t Overreach by Retaining the Unilateral Right to Modify An Arbitration Agreement

USA - July 22 2019 Who wouldn’t want to be able to dictate the terms of a contract rather than having to negotiate them with someone whose interests are not completely…

Don’t Assume That Closely Related Agreements Will Be Interpreted As One Contract

USA - June 13 2019 In some transactions, such as those involving the acquisition of a business, the deal may be documented through a primary contract and subsidiary…

Be Sure To Clearly Define The Grounds For Disqualifying An Independent Appraisal Because The Court May Not Do It For You

USA - May 29 2019 It is not uncommon for parties entering into an agreement to transfer an asset to seek the input of an independent, third-party appraiser. Plainly…

Be Wary When Seeking to Protect Communications With the Work Product Privilege

USA - May 6 2019 While the attorney-client privilege only protects confidential communications between an attorney and client that are for the purpose of giving or…

The EDPB Has Released an Opinion on the Interplay between the GDPR and the ePrivacy Directive: It’s Worth Reading

European Union - March 19 2019 On March 15, 2019, the European Data Protection Board published Opinion 5/2019 on the interplay between the ePrivacy Directive and the GDPR, in…