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  • February 21, 2020

    Speaking Engagements

    Navigating the Legal, Regulatory, and Compliance Maze

    On February 20, 2020 shareholder Rob Munnelly served as a panelist at the National Cannabis Industry Association’s (NCIA) CannaVest East Conference. The conference focused on cannabis investment for institutional investors and family offices. The panel, “Navigating the Legal, Regulatory, and Compliance Maze” discussed today’s evolving federal laws regulating the recreational cannabis industry. Rob was joined […]

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  • February 10, 2020

    Alerts

    Massachusetts House of Representatives Passes an Act Relative to Host Community Agreements

    On February 5, 2020 the Massachusetts House of Representatives approved legislation to give the Massachusetts Cannabis Control Commission (CCC) regulatory authority over Host Community Agreements (HCAs).  The legislation is called An Act Relative to Host Community Agreements (the Act).  The bill was introduced by Representative Dave Rogers, Chair of the Legislature’s Cannabis Policy Committee, who […]

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  • February 6, 2020

    Alerts

    Employment

    Department of Labor Increases Salary Level Test for Exempt Employees Under the Fair Labor Standards Act

    On January 1, 2020, a U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) Final Rule became effective, which raised the salary level test for employees to be exempt from premium pay for overtime hours under the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA). As a consequence, up to 1.3 million American employees are newly eligible to receive premium pay for […]

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  • February 5, 2020

    Speaking Engagements

    Intellectual Property

    IP Fireside Chat

    Davis Malm shareholder Dave Powsner participated in an “IP Fireside Chat” with Ziad Moukheiber, CEO of Boston Harbor Angels. Powsner and Moukheiber discussed the early stages of patent prosecution in front of an audience of more than 50 investors and entrepreneurs. The conversation is a featured episode on Moukheiber’s podcast, “The ZIDDANDFIZZ Show: Angels Talk.” […]

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  • February 3, 2020

    Community Involvement

    For the 16th Consecutive Year, Davis Malm Participates in 21st Annual Walk to the Hill for Civil Legal Aid

    On Thursday, January 30th, Davis Malm joined hundreds of lawyers, judges and other legal professionals for the 21st Annual Walk to the Hill for Civil Legal Aid. The Davis Malm contingent was led by associate Courtney Simmons, and included shareholders Chuck DeBevoise, Gary Feldman, Jim Gallagher, Dan Janis, Sandy Moskowitz, and Andrew Myers; Executive Director […]

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  • January 30, 2020

    Speaking Engagements

    Real Estate & Environmental

    Zoning Demystified

    On January 29, 2020, Davis Malm shareholder Paul Feldman co-chaired the Massachusetts Continuing Legal Education (MCLE) seminar, “Zoning Demystified.” The program discussed how to review and apply a zoning ordinance or bylaw, how to be effective in practicing before local boards, and what happens in an appeal to the Land Court. Paul was joined by […]

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  • January 29, 2020

    Community Involvement

    Davis Malm Participates in Boston Bruins Foundation’s Fourth Annual BFit First Responder Challenge

    On January 26th, attorneys and staff from Davis Malm took part in the Boston Bruins Foundation’s Fourth Annual BFit First Responder Challenge, a stair climb at the TD Garden benefiting the families of fallen first responders. Davis Malm associate Robert Kaitz and paralegal Christie Spang participated in the climb on behalf of The Hundred Club. […]

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  • December 30, 2019

    Publications

    Real Estate & Environmental

    Mixed-Use Projects Present Legal Challenges

    On December 30, Sandy Moskowitz‘s article, “Mixed-Use Projects Presents Legal Challenges” was published by Banker & Tradesman. In the article, Sandy outlines the risks associated with building mixed-use mega-developments with a condominium ownership structure. Read the article in Banker & Tradesman. 

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  • December 20, 2019

    Publications

    Real Estate & Environmental

    Davis Malm Attorneys Serve as Contributing Authors for ILN’s 2019 Edition of “Buying and Selling Real Estate: An International Guide”

    Davis Malm is pleased to announce the release of the fourth edition of the International Lawyers Network’s (ILN) real estate guide, “Buying and Selling Real Estate: An International Guide.” This collaborative electronic guide offers a summary of key real estate law principles in almost 30 jurisdictions across the globe, serving as a quick, practical reference […]

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  • December 19, 2019

    Community Involvement

    Davis Malm Donates Winter Coats to 90 Children of US Military Vets at Bedford’s Veterans Hospital

    This holiday season, Boston law firm Davis Malm held a firm-wide charitable drive to collect winter coats and cold weather gear for the children of in-patient service men and women at Bedford Veterans Affairs Medical Center (Bedford VA). Davis Malm donated a total of 90 coats and additional cold weather gear and delivered them to […]

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