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Impact of New Massachusetts Noncompete Law on Emerging Tech Companies

The Massachusetts Noncompetition Agreement Act, M.G.L. c. 149, § 24L, has been the law of the Commonwealth for almost four months. The statute only applies to agreements entered into between employers and certain employees and independent contractors on or after Oct. 1, 2018, so the law’s ramifications are still largely yet to be determined. Nevertheless, … Continue Reading

How Well Do You Know Your Co-founder?

Two co-founders, one CEO and one EVP.  One owned more than the other, got paid better, had bigger bonuses.  How did this happen? “We were always very clear with each other about who would have what role,” the EVP once told me.  I observed that almost everything between them was consultative, even to a fault.  … Continue Reading
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