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Massachusetts High Court Rules that Investors and Board Members are not Personally Liable for Unpaid Wages Under State Law
  • Littler Mendelson PC
  • USA
  • January 10 2018

The Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court recently held that individuals acting as board members and investors cannot be held personally liable under

Company Investors and Board Members Off The Hook For Unpaid Wages In Massachusetts
  • Seyfarth Shaw LLP
  • USA
  • January 5 2018

On December 28, 2017, the Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court clarified the scope of individual liability under the Massachusetts Wage Act

Massachusetts Offers Policy Guidance on Investment Advisers’ Use of Robo-Advisers
  • Greenberg Traurig LLP
  • USA
  • August 11 2016

As robo-advisers continue to grow in popularity with investors, especially millennial investors, at least one regulator is taking a closer look. On

Another Case on In-House Counsel’s Fiduciary Duty to a Former Employer
  • Winston & Strawn LLP
  • USA
  • July 29 2016

Just last week, I blogged on an Officer’s Fiduciary Duty When Negotiating HisHer Own Compensation Agreements. Many readers expressed interest in the

Massachusetts issues guidelines for using third-party robo-advisers
  • K&L Gates
  • USA
  • July 21 2016

In April 2016, the Massachusetts Securities Division issued a policy statement with respect to the fiduciary obligations of state-registered advisers

Massachusetts Attorney General Joins Multi-State Coalition Investigating Climate Change Disclosures
  • Beveridge & Diamond PC
  • USA
  • July 7 2016

Massachusetts State Attorney General Maura Healey has joined a coalition of Attorneys General from 15 other states and the Virgin

Massachusetts Eye HIPAA breach settlement highlights ongoing needs for compliance diligence for providers and investors
  • McGuireWoods LLP
  • USA
  • September 28 2012

Just eighteen months after the first major HIPAA enforcement actions by the U.S. DHHS Office for Civil Rights (OCR), the OCR announced that Massachusetts Eye and Ear Infirmary and Massachusetts Eye and Ear Associates, Inc. (MEEI) had agreed to pay HHS $1.5 million to settle potential violations of the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996 (HIPAA) Privacy and Security Rules.

Investing in a piece of a Facebook IPO pool
  • Dorsey & Whitney LLP
  • USA
  • June 20 2012

In the post-Madoff era it has become a sad fact that virtually every week the Commission brings one or more investment fund fraud actions in which scam artists misappropriate the funds of unsuspecting and frequently unsophisticated investors.

Massachusetts Securities Division adopts new investment adviser regulations
  • Foley Hoag LLP
  • USA
  • February 17 2012

The Massachusetts Securities Division (the “Division”) has adopted new regulations related to the registration of investment advisers.

Massachusetts Securities Division provides guidance on the use of social media by investment advisers
  • Greenberg Traurig LLP
  • USA
  • February 10 2012

Early this year, the Massachusetts Securities Division (the “Division”) conducted a survey indicating that the use of social media on the part of investment advisers is on the rise.