Commonly Overlooked Legal Aspects of Buying a Franchise
Starting a business can be exciting, but it can also be extremely challenging between developing a brand, marketing, creating systems to provide services or goods, and completing the necessary day-to-day administrative tasks. Starting a business through purchasing a franchise can often be a way to give yourself a jump start on the common challenges facing an entrepreneur.
3 Things Every Franchisor/Franchisee Needs to Know About the New MA Non-Compete Law
On October 1, 2018, a new non-compete law went into effect in Massachusetts that concerns a business’s employees and independent contractors. For any non-competition agreement entered into on or after that date, certain statutory conditions must be met for a court to find the agreement enforceable. Franchisors and franchisees alike must be vigilant to examine their non-competition restrictions in light of the new law.
O’Hagan Meyer Announces the Addition of Sam Edgerton
O’Hagan Meyer is proud to announce the addition of its newest partner, Sam Y. Edgerton, III. Mr. Edgerton joins the firm to service its financial institution and and sales agent clients in its Los Angeles and Orange County offices.
HR/Employment Law Seminar & Party at Gibsons Italia
Please join us at Gibsons Italia for our HR/Employment Law Seminar & Party on November 27th, 2018 from 4:00-7:00 pm!!
Register for November 20th #MeToo Webinar
Join Charlie Meyer and Clint Robison when they host the PLAN Webinar: The Impact of Epic Systems & Arbitration on Unlawful Harassment Claims in the #MeTooEra on November 20th, 2018 at 12:00 pm CST.
Charlie Meyer Meets with Virginia Governor
Chair Elect, Charlie Meyer of the Virginia Chamber of Commerce, met with former Governors Terry McAuliffe, Bob McDonnell, and George Allen (not shown) as well as current Governor Ralph Northam for the Chamber’s annual 2018 Virginia Conference on World Trade. he conference brought together hundreds of Virginia and international business leaders looking to take advantage of Virginia’s business friendly climate by relocating to the Commonwealth and expanding trade opportunities.
Webinar: 2018 The Intersection of Caregiving & Compliance
Join Partner Jeff Rosin to talk about compliance changes affecting every HR manager when it comes to the roughly 50% of the workforce who identify as caregivers. Sign up below!
New Massachusetts Non-Compete Law Merits Special Attention from Franchisors and Franchisees
There is a new non-compete law in Massachusetts that goes into effect October 1, 2018, but franchisors, franchisees, and other businesses that operate in Massachusetts can breathe a sigh of relief as to certain aspects of it. The new law focuses solely on non-compete provisions contained in employment and independent contractor agreements and does not concern non-compete provisions contained in agreements for the sale of a business.
O’Hagan Meyer Announces Orange County Office Opening
O’Hagan Meyer announced the opening of their Orange County California office with employment law veterans Sarah K. Goldstein and Matthew C. Sgnilek and their team of dedicated employment law specialists. The firm expanded into California earlier this year with the opening of a Los Angeles office.
O’Hagan Meyer teams up with Chicago Cubs and the new Catalina Club at Wrigley Field!
O’Hagan Meyer is excited to be a proud supporter of the Chicago Cubs and the new Catalina Club at Wrigley Field!