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Weed Wrapped Up: Massachusetts Updates Labeling, Packaging, and Advertising Regulations

USA - January 6 2021 The Massachusetts Cannabis Control Commission (CCC)’s new regulations for adult-use and medical-use are to be effective on January 8, 2021…

Be Sure Your Arbitration Clause Clearly States Who Will Decide Whether a Dispute Is Arbitrable

USA - November 10 2020 One of the prime reasons many companies require employees to arbitrate disputes is to ensure confidentiality. Indeed, absent an arbitration provision…

Even a “Bullet-Proof” Forum Selection Clause Might Be Vulnerable

USA - August 20 2020 When Jeremy Hernandez, a California resident, went to work for Oxford Global Resources, a Massachusetts company, in 2013, he signed a non-competition…

Returning to the Workplace: What Employers Need to Know

USA - May 29 2020 While there are myriad issues facing employers as we all return to the workplace, here are some of the most frequently asked questions and answers:…

Keeping Internal Investigations (and Other Communications) Privileged

USA - May 5 2020 Dennis Burke is the well-known surgeon who blew the whistle on a surgical practice at the Massachusetts General Hospital known as “concurrent…

Second In-House Counsel Roundtable Discussion on COVID-19

USA - April 6 2020 Last Thursday morning, the In-House Advisor convened a second video conference of General Counsel and Corporate Counsel to discuss how their…

In-House Counsel Roundtable Discusses How Their Companies Are Addressing Business And Legal Issues Related To Covid-19

USA - March 19 2020 This morning, the In-House Advisor convened a video conference of 15 General Counsel and Corporate Counsel to discuss how their businesses are…

Actual Notice Via Email Is Not Always Sufficient

USA - January 30 2020 In another post, I discussed how an email can satisfy the signature requirements of the Statute of Frauds. Nevertheless, an email is not always…

How to Have an Enforceable Arbitration Clause and Retain the Right to Modify Your Agreement

USA - December 20 2019 While being a defendant in a lawsuit is no fun, being a defendant in a class action lawsuit is especially painful. If you are in-house counsel in a…

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…