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Rhode Island and Massachusetts are both in line to receive funds from a national settlement with Ocwen Financial Corp. for abuses over mortgage foreclosures and servicing standards. more
PROVIDENCE – A New York-based law firm will be banned from doing business in Rhode Island as mortgage foreclosure consultants, Attorney General Peter F. Kilmartin announced. more
PROVIDENCE – Donoghue Barrett & Singal announced last week that Stephen F. Del Sesto has joined its Providence office as a partner, a move that marks a “major expansion of the scope and depth of its legal services.” more
BOSTON – Massachusetts charities that hire professional solicitors received an average of 34 percent of the proceeds collected during charitable campaigns in 2012, according to a report released last week by Attorney General Martha Coakley. more
Every corporation, whether for-profit or nonprofit, should have a living, breathing set of bylaws. more
The TV landscape in Rhode Island is going to change as result of the proposed merger of Media General, owner of WJAR-TV NBC 10, and Providence-based LIN Media LLC, owner of WPRI-TV CBS 12 and operator of WNAC-TV Fox 64. One of the stations is expected to get a new owner due to federal regulations that in most cases prevent ownership of more than one station in the same market. more
Do corporations have a right to religious liberty? The contraceptive mandate of the Affordable Care Act has made this abstract-sounding question into the hottest constitutional issue of the day -- hotter, even, than the right to privacy from government snooping. The U.S. Supreme Court has gotten into the game by agreeing to hear a case on the issue and, in the meantime, temporarily staying the law under a range of circumstances. The stage is now set for a battle that will end in the court’s second major Obamacare decision later this year. more
PROVIDENCE – Sen. Joshua Miller and Rep. Edith Ajello, both Providence Democrats, announced plans to introduce a bill that would legalize recreational use of marijuana. more
NEW BEDFORD – Attorney General Martha Coakley has sued a chrome business located in Seekonk for collecting payment for services they did not provide after the firm allegedly solicited consumers with promises of metal-restoration services for rare and antique automobiles. more
BOSTON – Pay for the chief executives of 25 of the largest Massachusetts nonprofits ranged from about $487,000 to approximately $8.8 million during the three-year period from 2009 to 2011, according to a report released last week by Attorney General Martha Coakley. more
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