State Ethics Commission

The State Ethics Commission is an independent state agency that administers and enforces the provisions of the conflict of interest law and financial disclosure law.

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1 Ashburton Place, 6th floor, Room 619, Boston, MA 02108


Open M-F 9am-5pm


Legal Division (617) 723-5851
Enforcement Division (617) 723-4086
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Who We Serve

The State Ethics Commission serves the public by fostering integrity in government. The independent agency provides free advice to all public employees on the conflict of interest law, and civilly enforces this law. You can contact the Commission to obtain legal advice, file a complaint, obtain a statement of financial interest or conflict of interest law disclosure form, or complete statutory conflict of interest law requirements.

Recent News & Announcements

Applications are being accepted for a Receptionist position

The Commission seeks candidates for the full-time position of Receptionist to provide essential clerical and administrative support to the Commission.
Apply for the position

State Ethics Commission announces new conflict of interest law online training program now open

The Commission is pleased to announce a new conflict of interest law online training program and summary of the conflict of interest law hosted on the Commission’s new learning management system is now available to all public employees.

State, county, and municipal employees will need to create an account to access the platform so that they can complete the new conflict of interest law online training program and acknowledge receipt of the summary of the conflict of interest law. These requirements can be completed on any computer or mobile device. Completion of these mandatory training and education requirements will be automatically recorded.

Public employees at agencies hosting the conflict of interest law training on their own learning management systems or intranet sites should follow their agency’s instructions for completing the training and education requirements.
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State Ethics Commission issues reminder for former public employees

The Commission reminds former state, county, and municipal employees that the conflict of interest law places certain restrictions on them after they leave public employment. 
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Registrations are being accepted for the June 1st and July 27th in-house conflict of interest law educational seminars

The Commission offers bi-monthly educational seminars on the conflict of interest law via Zoom. Please register to attend a seminar using the link below. You can contact David Giannotti at to schedule a seminar for your agency or municipality or to inquire about seminars.
Register for the June 1, 2023 seminar
Register for the July 27, 2023 seminar

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