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Volkswagen AG and drivers suing the company in the U.S. over its diesel-cheating scandal won final approval of their $14.7 billion settlement to resolve what’s likely to be the largest portion of VW’s civil liability worldwide. more
Skimming above the water heading south toward Block Island aboard the Ava Pearl, a high-speed catamaran, in mid-October, a line of offshore wind turbines begins to grow ever-larger on the horizon. The excitement among the nearly 100 passengers – … more
The total amount of unfunded public-pension and other post-employment benefit liabilities is staggering for many cities. In Providence, the unfunded post-employment benefits, largely related to health care expenses for former employees, is … more
It may not be regionally appropriate to say, "Mammas, don't let your babies grow up to be cowboys," but it's not far off, even halfway across the continent. The most recent U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics report on the median hourly wages … more
Stephen Ucci has joined the business and corporate department of Adler Pollock & Sheehan and will chair the firm's government-contracts group. He joins the firm from Locke Lord, where he served as partner. Ucci holds a J.D. from New England School … more
The American Civil Liberties Union of Rhode Island announced the settlement of a federal civil rights complaint it filed last year against the Rhode Island Division of Motor Vehicles for refusing to provide language-interpreter services to clients … more
Adi Goldstein has joined the Providence office of Hinckley Allen as a partner in the litigation practice group. She joins the firm from the U.S. Attorney's Office for the district of Rhode Island, where she served as the first female criminal chief. … more
Daniel Murray has been named an associate in the corporate and business group of Hinckley Allen's Providence office. He joins the firm from Duffy & Sweeney LTD. Murray holds a J.D. from the Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law and B.A. in modern … more
One of the first pieces of advice I offer my clients is to resist giving away equity in their company. Oftentimes, however, clients have already granted or promised shares of stock in their corporation (or membership interests in their LLC) to an … more
PROVIDENCE – A federal judge on Sept. 16 ordered the U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration to release thousands of pages of documents in support of an ACLU of Rhode Island Freedom of Information Act lawsuit on behalf of journalist Philip Eil. … more
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