Guide Massachusetts law about ethics

A compilation of laws, regulations, cases, and web sources on ethics law.

Massachusetts laws

MGL c.268A Conflict of Interest Law
MGL c.268B Financial Disclosure Law

Massachusetts regulations

930 CMR State Ethics Commission Regulations

Massachusetts ethics rules

Massachusetts ethics opinions

Web sources

Frequently Asked Ethical Questions, Board of Bar Overseers
Ethical questions which confront attorneys

Information About the Conflict of Interest Law, State Ethics Commission
Includes information for the public sector, former public employees, and more

Conflict of Interest Law Education and Training Guidelines, State Ethics Commission
Links to everything you need to know about training requirements, including summaries of the law to be distributed to employees

Online Conflict of Interest Law Training 
Public employees hired after April 2, 2010 must complete this training within 30 days of beginning public service, and every 2 years thereafter. Includes programs for municipal, state, and county employees.

State Ethics Commission Frequently Asked Questions
State agency website provides information on various ethics issues

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Last update: March 14, 2018


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