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The MBA’s Business Law Section is designed to improve the practice of both in-house counsel and outside business counsel through seminars, practice forums, legislation and committee activity in a wide variety of areas, such as high technology, small business, bankruptcy, banking and commercial law.


Health Care Delivery System and Cost Containment - Health Law Conference - June 12

How will changes in the Health Care Delivery System and Cost Containment impact your practice, your clients, and your healthcare access?

Come join us to hear from Karen Tseng, Head of the Health... MORE

Complex Commercial Litigation Section

The Massachusetts Bar Association has formed a new section for the benefit of its members. The Complex Commercial Litigation Section is comprised of Massachusetts litigators and in-house counsel who... MORE

Energy Law Open Meeting

You are invited to attend the Energy Law Open Meeting on July 31st from 5:30-7 pm at the MBA, 20 West St., Boston. Stephen Pike, General Counsel for Renewable Energy Generation at the Massachusetts... MORE


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    Twelfth Annual In-House Counsel Conference: Compliance and Risk Management

    Business Law (BL)

    I encourage you to attend the MBA’s Twelfth Annual In-House Counsel Conference on Friday, December 5, 2014. The conference theme is “Compliance and Risk Management”- critical challenges for in-house counsel. This popular program will present in-house counsel with information and insight from in-house practitioners, outside counsel, and experts in selected areas. Conference panels will focus on the challenges of avoiding serious consequences by sustaining a corporate-wide culture of compliance... MORE

  • Kevin Handly

    Case Note -- Golden Parachutes -- Hill v. TD Bank, N.A., No. 13-3595, Sept. 24, 2014 (USCA 3rd Circ.)

    Business Law (BL)

    Case Note Hill v. TD Bank, NA, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit, No. 13-3595, Sept. 24, 2014. Federal Appeals Court affirms denial of bank executive’s golden parachute/breach of contract claim. In an unusual “non precedent” opinion written by Circuit Judge Rendell, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit Wednesday affirmed a district court judgment rejecting the breach of contract/golden parachute claims of Commerce Bank N.A.’s former Chairman and CEO,... MORE

  • Kevin Handly

    Main Street 1, Wall Street 0 Beverly Bank Depositors Nix Mutual to Stock Conversion Plan

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  • David Harlow

    Employee Social Media Policies After NLRB Appointments Invalidated by Federal Court ... Everything You Know Is Wrong?

    Business Law (BL)

    In the latest chapter of some inside-the-Beltway wrangling over the validity of recess appointments by President Obama of National Labor Relations Board members, the DC Circuit Court of Appeals held the appointments to be invalid , thus invalidating all NLRB decisions in which these members had participated. These include, of course, some decisions touching on the regulation of employee use of social media by employees, whether or not the workforce is unionized. A number of the... MORE

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Kelly  Kneeshaw-Price
(left), chair
David A. Parke (right), vice chair

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