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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
PROVIDENCE – The R.I. Commerce Corp. on Sept. 19 agreed to a $2.5 million proposed settlement between the state and Curt Schilling, three other defendants and their insurer in the ongoing 38 Studios LLC lawsuit. In addition to Schilling, … more
In March, Providence's City Council reached a tipping point with the embattled Board of Licenses, hiring former R.I. Attorney General Jeffrey Pine to investigate the city board charged with licensing and regulating businesses following complaints about how it conducted hearings and issued rulings. more
PROVIDENCE – Mayor Jorge O. Elorza and the city firefighters union have tentatively agreed on a five-year contract that could potentially save the city $15 million over the course of the deal, according to a Sept. 12 announcement. The … more
WEST WARWICK – A court spokesman has confirmed that the West Valley Inn has been placed into receivership. The longtime banquet facility, which closed last month after being in operation since 1978, was placed into receivership on Sept. … more
PROVIDENCE – The former director of the R.I. Board of Elections is suing the state, accusing his former colleagues of violating open-meeting laws and his right to due process. Robert Kando, who served as the board's executive director … more
Rep. Brian C. Newberry, R-North Smithfield, will run for re-election this year unopposed for the first time. Initially elected in November 2008, he was named House minority leader in May 2011. He will not seek to continue as House minority leader, … more
Bernard A. Jackvony was recently honored for his volunteer service by the American Cancer Society in Rhode Island. He leads the estate and trust practice at Pannone Lopes Devereaux & West LLC and is a former lieutenant governor of Rhode Island. … more
The Rhode Island Business Plan Competition said it will launch its 2017 contest next month. more
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