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2016 In-House Leaders in the Law

In this special section, Massachusetts Lawyers Weekly, Rhode Island Lawyers Weekly and New England In-House celebrate the accomplishments of our 2016 In-House Leaders in the Law. The 26 honorees selected this year were chosen for a variety of reasons. Many played a major role in ...

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CEO not entitled to privileged communications


The co-founder of an investment management company, who is the subject of a Securities and Exchange Commission lawsuit, is not entitled to the corporation’s attorney-client communica­tions even though he claims they are necessary for his ad­vice-of-counsel defense, a U.S. District ...

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Noncompete is nullified by new contract

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A confidentiality agreement that an employee signed in 2005 in conjunction with a separate employment agreement was no longer enforceable after the employee executed a new employment agreement in 2012 that made no reference to any existing confidentiality agreement, a ...

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