Michael Paris

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Investment Red Flags You Can't Ignore

It sounds too good to be true. Your old college roommate has just come up to you on the links and told you about an investment that's a sure thing. "The returns are basically guaranteed!" he enthusiastically reminds you for the third time.

Making Sense of the New Massachusetts Noncompetition Agreement Act

The Massachusetts Noncompetition Agreement Act, applies to all non-competition agreements entered into on or after October 1, 2018, [1] and applies to all employees and independent contractors working in Massachusetts regardless of whether the agreement contains a choice-of-law provision. Here are the important points that you need to know. 

This lesson cost $23 million

We follow orders, son.  We follow orders or people die.  It’s that simple. - Colonel Nathan R. Jessep, A Few Good Men While the consequences are not nearly as dire, debtors in bankruptcy proceedings and litigants in general would be well-advised to heed Colonel Jessep’s admonition.  Such obvious lessons should go without saying.  But occasionally, litigants and attorneys need a reminder.