Employment Law Alert: New Massachusetts Non-Competition Law Effective October 1, 2018

By J. Allen Holland and Jennifer Lang on August 13, 2018

Governor Baker recently signed legislation limiting the enforcement of non-competition agreements against employees and independent contractors who reside in Massachusetts. Though Massachusetts courts have long imposed reasonableness limitations on non-competition agreements, this new legislation is the result of years of debate and numerous proposals.

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SEC's Office of Compliance Inspections and Examinations Announces Common Best Execution Issues

By Thomas H. Bilodeau, III, Scott A. Stokes and David Glod on July 19, 2018

The SEC Office of Compliance Inspections and Examinations recently issued a risk alert with respect to information concerning the most common deficiencies that the staff has cited in recent examinations of advisers' compliance with their best execution obligations under the Investment Advisers Act of 1940. The blog provides a summary of the most commonly cited issues in the OCIE report.

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Why you should care about complying with the GDPR even if you don't have customers in the European Union

By Arvid von Taube on June 27, 2018

Even if you don't have many customers or website visitors from the European Union, new General Data Protection Regulation could still impact you.

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Breaking News: Supreme Court Overrules Decades of Precedent Limiting Power of States to Collect Taxes from Online Retailers

By Jennifer Lang and Theodore A. Lund on June 21, 2018

The Supreme Court recently overruled decades of precedent limiting the power of states to collect taxes from online retailers. As a result, businesses and consumers should expect major legislative changes.

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Estate Planning Toolbox - Frequently Asked Questions

By Jennifer Lang on May 25, 2018

Whether you are unsure where to start with your estate plan or want to bring existing documents up to date, these frequently asked questions can help you plan your next step.

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