Corporate counsel’s duties after ‘Baker v. WilmerHale’October 5, 2017
Most attorneys representing closely held companies in Massachusetts likely took note of the recent decision in Baker, et al. v. Wilmer Cutler Pickering Hale and Dorr LLP, et al., in which the Appeals Court allowed the non-client minority members of an LLC to pursue breach-of-fiduciary-duty claims against the company’s counsel. The...
Summary of the International Business Law panel at Business Globalization Forum 2016November 11, 2016
Jonathan O’Brien presented during a panel on international business law at the Business Globalization Forum held in Boston this past November 4, 2016. BGF is an annual conference designed to explore new trends and exchange ideas in international business. Jonathan’s presentation focused on three key aspects that must be the subject of...
NSFW: Massachusetts Court Decides Text Sufficient to Close a DealAugust 1, 2016
Have you ever sent a text and immediately regretted it? Have you ever sent a text that ultimately became a binding contract to sell a $3 million dollar piece of real estate? Loose fingers beware, according to a recent Massachusetts court decision a text can be deemed to constitute consent to a binding real estate transaction. In St. John’s...
Associate Jon O’Brien interviewed on Radio EntrepreneursJuly 17, 2015
Murphy & King Associate Jon O’Brien was interviewed by Jeffrey Davis for Radio Entrepreneurs. Attorney O’Brien discussed the state of the craft beer and wine distribution industry in Massachusetts and some of the challenges facing small producers. Listen to the full
Shareholder Bob Richards interviewed on Radio EntrepreneursJanuary 22, 2015
Murphy & King Shareholder Bob Richards was interviewed by Jeffrey Davis for Radio Entrepreneurs. Attorney Richards discussed common issues involved in buying or selling a privately held business. An mp3...