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Rhode Island’s commonly called “Amazon law,” which taxes online sales by retailers that have a “nexus” or physical presence in the state, forced Nest4Less to move its office from Pawtucket to Attleboro at the end of August in order to stay in business, according to CEO Jesse Kenner. more
PROVIDENCE – Attorney General Peter F. Kilmartin served as the National Association of Attorneys General representative to the 18th annual International Association of Prosecutors in Moscow, leading a discussion on human rights and the principle of equality. more
BOSTON – A New Bedford shellfish-processing company will pay more than $78,000 in restitution and penalties to resolve allegations their workers failed to receive overtime wages, Attorney General Martha Coakley announced last week. more
BOSTON – Barclays Bank PLC will pay $36.1 million to settle allegations that it financed, purchased, and securitized residential loans that were “presumptively unfair” under Massachusetts law, Attorney General Martha Coakley announced last week. more
Duncan Johnson, a business law partner at Edwards Wildman Palmer LLP, was recently presented with the Rhode Island Bar Association’s Dorothy Lohmann Community Service Award in recognition of his work with Crossroads Rhode Island, a nonprofit that helps the homeless secure stable homes. more
Nixon Peabody LLP’s office at One Citizens Plaza in downtown Providence has joined the global effort to conserve energy and protect the environment, through a relatively new venture called the Law Firm Sustainability Network. more
BOSTON – Boston Marathon organizers expanded the field by 9,000 runners, to 36,000, after fatal bombings in April left thousands unable to finish, Bloomberg News reported last week. more
BOSTON – Former Lt. Gov. Timothy P. Murray and his campaign committee have agreed to pay $80,000 to resolve allegations that he accepted contributions unlawfully solicited by state employees on his behalf, Attorney General Martha Coakley announced. more
PROVIDENCE – The demand for marriage licenses for gay and lesbian couples in Rhode Island remains strong one month after the state’s marriage law took effect, The Associated Press reported. more
Efforts to understand how a mistake as large as Rhode Island’s loan to 38 Studios LLC could happen are intensifying in the courtroom and on Smith Hill nearly a year and a half after the video game company collapsed. more
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