Privacy & Data Security Video: Written Information Security Programs (WISPs) Under Massachusetts Law

In our third Privacy & Data Security video clip, attorney Sandra Kahn discusses the importance of a company's Written Information Security Program (WISP).  Specifically, Sandy explains the data security regulations that require every company that owns or licenses personal information about Massachusetts residents to develop, implement, and maintain a WISP. Make sure to subscribe to our YouTube channel …

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Firm Client TechSandBox Launches Veterans’ Technology Entrepreneurship Program

Morse, Barnes-Brown & Pendleton sponsored organization and client, TechSandBox, announced its partnership with MassDevelopment and the Massachusetts Technology Collaborative ("MassTech") in the launch of a new program for military veterans.  The Military Veteran Entrepreneurs in Technology program ("VET") is for veterans who are starting and growing new ventures in innovation-focused sectors and will provide support via …

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MBBP Attorney to Present at Upcoming MCLE Program – Primer on Preparing Massachusetts & Delaware LLC Documents

MBBP Attorney Charles A. Wry, Jr. will be among faculty presenting at MCLE New England’s upcoming program “Primer on Preparing Massachusetts & Delaware LLC Documents” on Tuesday, May 5th from 2:00 pm – 5:00 pm. The panel will debate the pros and cons of LLCs and corporations, discuss basic tax and business issues presented by LLCs, identify specific advantages and …

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MBBP Sponsors The Business Coalition Series: ‘Why Massachusetts’

On November 12th, MBBP along with Boston Offices will sponsor the first of a 3-part series hosted by The Business Coalition titled 'Why Massachusetts'. Read it how you will, it's not meant as a question, but rather, the answer! The series, presented by Massport, will focus on topics such as shipping, cargo and the cruise terminal (Nov), travel …

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MBBP Makes the Boston Business Journal’s List of Largest Law Firms in Massachusetts

In January, the Boston Business Journal published its annual Book of Lists for 2013. Morse, Barnes-Brown and Pendleton is pleased to announce it has landed at number 47 on the BBJ's list of The Largest Law Firms in Massachusetts.  MBBP opened its doors in 1993 with only two attorneys and has since grown to 64 …

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Scott Bleier Named Senior Attorney

MBBP is pleased to announce that Corporate Attorney Scott Bleier has been elevated to Senior Attorney. Scott concentrates his practice in the areas of general corporate and securities law with a special emphasis on private securities offerings, venture capital transactions, private equity financings, and mergers and acquisitions, as well as general corporate representation of emerging …

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What Employers Can’t Ask During Hiring Process

With talk of employers asking for Facebook passwords during job interviews, New England Cable News turned to our own Christopher Perry to set the record straight. What can Massachusetts employers ask during an interview and what can't they ask? Perry cautions employers to know the laws regarding discrimination and any type of background checks using …

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Bob Shea Quoted in Boston Globe Article

On March 7th, the Boston Globe published an article on a class-action lawsuit being brought against the City of Boston and Boston Taxi fleet owners by two cab drivers. The plaintiffs believe they are being wrongly classified as independent contractors instead of employees and therefore failing to pay minimum wages and overtime, and forcing them to cover expenses associated with …

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March 1, 2012 Service Provider Contract Deadline Under the Standards for the Protection of Personal Information of Residents of the Commonwealth

March 1, 2012 is the deadline for pre-March 2010 contracts to comply with the third-party service provider contract requirement of the Massachusetts Standards for the Protection of Personal Information of Residents of the Commonwealth (the “Regulations”). As of March 12, 2012, all pre-March 2010 contracts with third-party service providers (with access to personal information) must …

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MBBP to Co-Sponsor Massachusetts Life Sciences Innovation Day 2010

This June, MBBP is co-sponsoring the third annual Massachusetts Life Sciences Innovation Day 2010.  The day-long event will focus on the future of the life sciences industry in regard to changes in technologies and discoveries as well as funding for research. The event will run from 8:00 a.m.  - 6:00 p.m. at the Westin Copley Place in Boston on June …

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