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Coming to America
3 keys for international companies expanding to US market via Boston
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Article contributed by Michael Novaria of Rubin & Rudman LLP. It seems like every other day, we hear about another internationally based company establishing a footprint in Boston, like Slovakia's RESCO and Ireland's Wisetek to Germany's RapidMiner and Norway's Cryogenetics. The world has become a much smaller place due to the growth of the global economy. Read More
Executive action
Are noncompete agreements (finally) on the way out in Massachusetts?
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Governor Deval Patrick will unveil new legislation this morning that addresses two issues with big potential to shape the future of the state's innovation economy: employee noncompete agreements, which limit worker mobility and the pace of company creation here, and visas for foreign-born entrepreneurs and the key early employees who can help grow startups into industry heavyweights. The Globe has a front page story this morning on the proposals. Read More