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Massachusetts Court Provides Guidance on Choice of Law and Forum Selection Clauses in Restrictive Covenants
  • Ogletree Deakins
  • USA
  • September 30 2018

With Massachusetts's comprehensive noncompete law taking effect on October 1, 2018, many employers are reviewing and likely revising their

State and Local Taxes In Massachusetts
  • McDermott Will & Emery
  • USA
  • September 27 2018

A structured guide to state and local tax law in Massachusetts

Complete and Strict Compliance, or Substantial Performance? The Legal Standard Is . . .
  • Commonsense Construction Law LLC
  • USA
  • September 19 2018

Yes. The Massachusetts high court, with an opportunity to address construction contract performance standards, has held that the contractor must

Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court Upholds GHG Caps for Electricity Sector and Affirms the Continued Viability of Chevron-style Deference in Massachusetts
  • Beveridge & Diamond PC
  • USA
  • September 11 2018

On September 4, 2018, the Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court (SJC) issued an opinion in New England Power Generators Association v. Department of

When a Court Doesn’t Understand Surety Bonds
  • Commonsense Construction Law LLC
  • USA
  • September 5 2018

It was only a $6,000 bond and not a construction case, but the Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court unfortunately demonstrated its ignorance of surety

Violation of Home Improvement Contractor Act is Subject to Statute of Repose
  • Commonsense Construction Law LLC
  • USA
  • September 1 2018

A sharply divided Supreme Judicial Court has held that claims by a homeowner against a contractor, under the state home improvement contractor law

Massachusetts Prohibits Entities From Being Relators
  • Sidley Austin LLP
  • USA
  • August 16 2018

We are increasingly seeing the use of entities as relators, in lieu of individuals. In some instances these relator entities are actual businesses

November 2018 Ballot Question Seeks to Impose Registered Nurse-to-Patient Ratio Limits on Massachusetts Health Care Facilities
  • Jackson Lewis PC
  • USA
  • July 16 2018

The Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court (SJC), the state’s highest court, has held that an Initiative Petition (Initiative Petition 17-07) seeking to

Recreational Marijuana in Massachusetts: What Should Employers Know?
  • Epstein Becker Green
  • USA
  • June 29 2018

Beginning July 1, 2018, recreational marijuana can be legally sold, taxed, and consumed in Massachusettsone of nine states, in addition to Washington

Mass. SJC Holds Mass. Debt Collection Regs Apply to Creditors that Auto Dial or Don’t Leave Messages
  • Maurice Wutscher LLP
  • USA
  • June 27 2018

The Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court (SJC) recently held that Massachusetts debt collection regulations, which limit how often a creditor may