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Date:  Thursday, January 21, 2016

Time:  9:00 a.m.

Place:  One Ashburton Place, Room 619, Boston, MA 02108

 

AGENDA

 

PUBLIC SESSION 

 

1.  CALL TO ORDER – 9:00 am 

 

2.  MINUTES

Review and approve the public and executive session minutes of the meeting of December 16, 2015 – Vote Requested

 

3.  EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR’S REPORT

 

4.  PUBLIC EDUCATION DIVISION MATTERS

Memorandum is enclosed on the division’s activities for December 2015.

 

5.  LEGAL DIVISION MATTERS

(a) Status report on new SFI Filing and Management Application

(b) Division metrics for December 2015

(c) Special projects

(d) Adjudicatory matters - hearing and pre-hearing conference schedule (Legal Tab A)

 

6.  ENFORCEMENT DIVISION MATTERS

(a) Investigations Unit metrics (Enforcement Tab 1)

(b) Attorney metrics (Enforcement Tab 2)

 

EXECUTIVE SESSION

 

7.  ENFORCEMENT DIVISION MATTERS

(a) Investigations Unit report (Enforcement Tab 3)

(b) List of open Preliminary Inquiries (Enforcement Tab 4)

(c) Report of Cases and Complaints on Hold (Enforcement Tab 5)

(d) The following are enclosed for review and/or action:  recommendation to partially vacate a reasonable cause vote; and two Preliminary Inquiry recommendations and summons authorization requests; (begins at Enforcement Tab 6)

 

8.  LEGAL DIVISION MATTERS

Summaries of selected informal opinions/advice are enclosed (Legal Tab B)

 

9.  ADJUDICATORY MATTERS

1.  Adjudicatory proceedings status report (Legal Tab C)

2.  In re Nelson – commence deliberations

 

10.  LITIGATION STRATEGY

 

11.  ADJOURN 

Notice Posted: Friday, January 15, 2016 at 3:30 p.m.