• Arbitrator Awards KCST USA and Axia Netmedia Corp. $12.2 Million

    October 4, 2018

    An arbitrator has rejected a $30 million claim by the Massachusetts Technology Park Corp. (MTC), and awarded KCST USA, f/k/a Axia NGNetworks USA, Inc., and Axia  NetMedia Corp. $12.2 million from MTC, a Commonwealth of Massachusetts state agency, in the dispute over the...

  • Attorney Andrea MacIver writes how DraftKings and FanDuel are changing how we do business.

    April 26, 2017

    Attorney Andrea MacIver wrote "SHOOT NOW, ASK QUESTIONS LATER: HOW TECHNOLOGY-BASED STARTUPS DRAFTKINGS AND FANDUEL ARE CHANGING THE WAY WE DO BUSINESS" for the Quinnipiac Law Review, Vol. 35, Rev. 217. I. INTRODUCTION “We were really focused on how to get a business started, how to raise capital, how to find an office. We weren't thinking...

  • Summary of panel “Reassessing Arbitration in 2016: Making It Work for Business”

    November 22, 2016

    Attorney David Evans participated as part of a panel of experienced arbitrators, advocates and inside counsel discussing arbitration in 2016 and focusing on (a) real world experience and data regarding litigation and arbitration time tables and costs; (b) when arbitration makes sense and when it might not; and (c) a detailed overview of the most...

  • Atlantic Marine Three Years On—The Survival of Rule 12(b)(6) in Enforcing Forum-Selection Clauses

    November 3, 2016

    Almost three years ago now, the Supreme Court decided Atlantic Marine Construction Company v. U.S. District Court for the Western District of Texas, 134 S. Ct. 568 (2013) and instructed both courts and litigants on the correct procedural and analytical framework for enforcing a contractual forum-selection clause. The Court held that: (1) the party...

  • U.K. Bribery Act and its Effect on U.S. Companies

    May 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...