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BOSTON – The state pension fund will receive $11.3 million this week as part of a settlement with Countrywide Securities Corp., Attorney General Martha Coakley announced. more
Forum-selection clauses – an agreement between parties that any dispute arising from their contract will be litigated in a specific forum – are often found in commercial contracts. more
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
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
A fully engaged board of directors that stays vigilant even if its nonprofit is never sued is one of several strategies for managing risk outlined Dec. 11 at the PBN Summit on Nonprofit Best Practices. more
A star salesman’s or software developer’s defection from one company to a rival can trigger rumor and intrigue worthy of a spy novel. more
PROVIDENCE – Attorney General Peter F. Kilmartin last week announced that the Manville Fire District was ordered by a Superior Court justice to pay $5,000 for “willfully or knowingly violating” the state’s Open Meetings Act. more
BOSTON – Massey Energy Co. agreed to a $265 million settlement of a class-action lawsuit that alleged that the coal-mining company misled investors, including Massachusetts’ pension fund, The Associated Press reported last week. more
Why have many of the local housing markets that were hit hardest during the bust – especially in California – bounced back so vigorously and quickly, with prices close to or exceeding where they were in 2005 and 2006? more
Hours after the University of Notre Dame filed a religious challenge to the U.S. health care overhaul in Indiana federal court, a judge in Washington heard arguments in a lawsuit assailing tax provisions of the statute. more
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