Commercial Lenders Take NoteOctober 11, 2012
Effective November 7, 2004, the Massachusetts Predatory Home Loan Practices Act can have far-reaching consequences for unwary commercial lenders, including liability for multiplied damages under Chapter 93A, Massachusetts’s unfair and deceptive practices statute. The Act, which governs the terms and conditions of high-cost home mortgage...
Murphy & King Honored By Chambers and Partners 2012June 20, 2012
June 19, 2012 - Murphy & King, P.C. announced today that for the 6th consecutive year, it has received high accolades from Chambers and Partners USA for the firm’s consistent success and expertise in the bankruptcy and general commercial litigation arenas. The recognition cites the firm’s experience working in a wide range of industries...
New Publication on ArbitrationMay 31, 2012
Shareholder David Evans’s chapter on Choice of Law is included in a new volume, Arbitration of International Intellectual Property Disputes, just published by Juris Publishing. The chapter covers the limits of parties’ freedom to choose the governing law in IP disputes, the law that an arbitrator will apply if the parties fail to choose a...
The Top 10 Ways to Make Arbitration Faster and More Cost EffectiveMarch 29, 2012
Reprinted from David Lee Evans and India Johnson's brochure published by the AAA. 1. Pay Attention to Your Arbitration Clause Thoughtlessly inserting a boilerplate arbitration clause into your contract can turn a manageable dispute into a more time consuming, expensive and disruptive case. Companies and their transactional lawyers carefully...
U.K. Bribery Act and its Effect on U.S. CompaniesMay 1, 2011
(Originally published in the May 2011 edition of New England In-House) After much anticipation, the United Kingdom Ministry of Justice recently issued its long-awaited Guidance for the Bribery Act of 2010. With the act set to take effect on July 1, the guidance provides some much needed instruction on the intended scope of the act and some...
Attorney Daniel Lyne co-wrote the article “U.K. Bribery Act and its Effect on U.S. Companies” for New England In-House.May 1, 2011
Attorneys Daniel Lyne co-wrote the article "U.K. Bribery Act and its Effect on U.S. Companies" for New England In-House.