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Industry experience in:

  • obtaining state and local authorizations and approvals, including cable television franchises, communications certificates of public necessity, and convenience and local rights of way approvals
  • participating in proceedings considering changes to state regulatory requirements
  • analyzing and preparing regulatory filings to meet change of control and license transfer notice or approval requirements
  • advising on other compliance issues that arise for clients serving communications customers
RESULTS

Our proven
track record.

  • Represent the purchaser of a Rhode Island-based cable television and Internet company in state agency regulatory proceeding to approve the transfer of cable franchise rights and related regulatory and corporate matters.  
  • Advise clients on municipal wireless facility siting, permitting and cable television service expansion issues.  
  • Represent national telephone service providers in resisting duplicative and unnecessary agency-proposed expansion of regulatory requirements for low income Lifeline telecommunications services.
  • Lead a successful Massachusetts cable industry opposition to a utility agency proposal that would have imposed burdensome and outdated monopoly telecommunications-era consumer requirements on competitive cable television and telecommunications providers and services.
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Publications

November 2, 2020

Tax-Exempt Entity Retirement Plans and the Tax Consequences of Noncompliance

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Publications

October 20, 2020

Important Changes on the Way for Massachusetts Cannabis Delivery Licenses

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Publications

October 15, 2020

Massachusetts Publishes Proposed Regulations to Establish Delivery License

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Alerts

October 8, 2020

Tax-Exempt Entity 457(b) Plans & the Tax Consequences of Noncompliance

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Alerts

October 2, 2020

Cannabis Control Commission Publishes Proposed Regulations to Establish Wholesale Delivery License

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Speaking Engagements

October 1, 2020

Business Email Compromise: New Vulnerabilities and Best Practices During the Pandemic and Beyond

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Speaking Engagements

September 23, 2020

Retail Electric Markets 101: Hot Topics in New England Retail Electricity Market

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Community Involvement

August 27, 2020

Rob Munnelly Elected Secretary of Northeast Energy and Commerce Association

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Publications

August 25, 2020

Massachusetts Travels the Long and Winding Road to Social Equity in Cannabis

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