How the Community Reinvestment Act Affects Housing Tax Credits

09/30/2014 - 12:00 PM to 1:00 PM
The Community Reinvestment Act (CRA) has had a dramatic impact on the low income housing tax credit equity markets. The panel will discuss recent changes to CRA regulations, and how to start a conversation about housing policy with a bank regulator....
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Mediating and Arbitrating Construction Disputes

09/30/2014 - 12:30 PM to 2:00 PM
Construction law is a niche practice that raises unique liability and damage issues. It remains an area where arbitration often is mandated or optional, and where a good mediator really needs a strong subject matter knowledge baseline....
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Law Students: Speed Networking with Real Estate Attorneys

10/08/2014 - 5:30 PM to 7:30 PM
Meet more than 10 attorneys from different practice areas in small groups to learn about the career paths and legal opportunities available in Boston real estate. Space is limited. Pre-Registration is required....
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E-Recording: Practices and Pitfalls, a Roundtable Discussion

10/16/2014 - 12:00 PM to 1:00 PM
Join the Real Estate section in learning about e-recording technology and practices, the current state of e-recording in statewide registeries, and the title insurance issues to consider and gap protection....
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The New MA Retainage Law: What You Need to Know

10/28/2014 - 12:30 PM to 1:30 PM
On Aug. 8, 2014, Gov. Deval L. Patrick signed into law "An Act Relative to Fair Retainage Payments in Private Construction." The Retainage Law, as it is more commonly known, is codified into law at Mass. Gen. Laws Chapter 149, Section 29F. The law goes in to effect on November 6, 2014. Learn about the origins of the law, and what's covered under these new rules. ...
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Pro Bono Training: Landlord Tenant Law and Practice

10/28/2014 - 3:00 PM to 6:00 PM
Each Thursday, more than 150 eviction cases are scheduled at Boston Housing Court. More than 90% of the tenants are pro se. This training will prepare you to work with these individuals through the BBA's Lawyer for the Day in the Boston Housing Court Program....
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