In August, Massachusetts’ Governor signed into law the Massachusetts Noncompetition Agreement Act establishing strict new requirements for noncompetition agreements with employees entered on or after October 1, 2018. Read our client alert.
What steps should startups take before raising venture capital financing? Morrison & Foerster Emerging Companies + Venture Capital partner John Rafferty outlines the top six things founders should do before raising venture capital in his recent article for the Silicon Valley Business Journal. Read the full Silicon Valley Business Journal article.
A startup’s stock option plan is likely its greatest employee benefit, but also a dangerous source of potential finance, tax, and accounting problems. In this video, MoFo partner Tim Harris describes several key issues to consider when administering stock option plans to employees.
Partner John M. Rafferty offered insights into how entrepreneurs can take their startup to a scaleup in the Silicon Valley Business Journal question and answer feature “What founders need to ask their investors as they scale their companies.”
MoFo's Guide to Social Media and the Securities Laws summarizes how regulation has evolved in the face of the growing use of social media.