What happens when important principles of corporate governance—the right of a company to unfettered, confidential legal advice and the responsibilities of a director of a corporation—clash? This is the dilemma addressed by the Supreme Judicial Court in Chambers v. Gold Medal Bakery, Inc. View Article (PDF) This article first appeared in Massachusetts Law Review Vol. […]
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Marc Laredo spoke to a class of Northeastern University entrepreneurship students in November 2013 on the role of a lawyer in a new business: why entrepreneurs need lawyers and how to hire a lawyer who’s a good match for the company.
A recent Supreme Judicial Court decision serves as a stark reminder of the importance of email in white collar criminal prosecutions and how the government’s ability to obtain search warrants for emails must be properly balanced against a criminal defendant’s right to preserve the confidentiality of emails with his or her attorney. View Newsletter (PDF)
On September 26, 2013, Marc Laredo chairs “Representing the Closely-Held Entity—How to Avoid Disputes and Resolve Them When They Arise,” a Massachusetts Bar Association continuing legal education course. The discussion will include selecting the proper type of entity; the appropriate structure of funding; the importance and type of written agreements and other documents for owners; […]
By Jose P. Sierra The Delaware Courts have made clear that fair value in the context of an appraisal of a corporation’s going concern is distinct from a market-based merger price for the stock of that corporation. This article covers the instrinsic value of appraisal rights. View Article (PDF) This article first appeared in the […]
This seems like a simple question, but in the case of a company or other type of entity, the answer can have important ramifications for both the client and the attorney. View Newsletter (PDF)
In Merriam v. Demoulas Super Markets, Inc., 464 Mass. 721 (2013), the Supreme Judicial Court reaffirmed the importance of carefully negotiating and crafting agreements regarding shareholder rights and duties in closely held corporations. View Newsletter (PDF)
Partner Mark Smith joined Hon. Carol S. Ball, Hon. Frances A. McIntyre, James H. O’Brien, and Penny Haney, PhD as speakers at the May 15, 2013 Boston Bar Association Criminal Law Section seminar on state court white collar sentencing. The group discussed white collar sentencing and disposition strategy, strategy for using the lobby conference to […]
Partner Marc Laredo served as co-chair of the Massachusetts Bar Association Law Day 2013 committee. Attorneys celebrated Law Day in May with presentations at nine high schools from Amherst to Fall River. This year’s topic was “Realizing the Dream: Equality for All,” honoring the 150th anniversary of the Emancipation Proclamation.
Massachusetts employers may need to use new language in their releases, based on a December 2012 Supreme Judicial Court case. View Newsletter (PDF)
Laredo & Smith offers clients big-firm expertise with the client-centered, cost-effective strategy that only a small firm can offer.
- Starting Your Own Business- The Franchise Model, Part IIJune 30, 2017 - 10:15 am
- Starting Your Own Business- The Franchise Model, Part 1May 25, 2017 - 12:41 pm
- Chapter 93A Claims Against Corporate “Outsiders” Who Aid-and-Abet InsidersJanuary 19, 2017 - 2:00 pm
- The Bathroom Bill: What Every Massachusetts Company Needs to KnowOctober 24, 2016 - 3:12 pm
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