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...
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...
The Energy Law Practice Group has scheduled a tour of the Mystic Generating Station/Plant in Charlestown on June 4, 2014 from 3-6 pm. If you are interested in attending, please reply to firstname.lastname@example.org...
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...
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,...
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...
Stephen Pike, General Counsel for Renewable Energy Generation at the Massachusetts Clean Energy Center, will discuss the many programs of the Center.
The Center was established by Chapter 23J of the General Laws to promote clean energy development in Massachusetts. It receives funding from the Renewable Energy Trust Fund, which was created by the Massachusetts Legislature in 1998 as part of the deregulation of the electric utility market.
The Trust, in turn, is funded by a charge paid by electric ratepayers of investor-owned utilities in Massachusetts, as well as municipal electric departments that have opted to participate in the program.
Please be sure to RSVP to email@example.com as space is limited.