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Attorney General Peter F. Kilmartin announced Monday that Rhode Island will receive more than $5.6 million as its share of a multistate and federal settlement with New Jersey pharmaceutical manufacturer Johnson & Johnson and its subsidiary, Janssen Pharmaceuticals Inc. more
Billionaire Steven Cohen’s SAC Capital Advisors LP, the hedge fund firm accused of fostering a culture of rampant insider trading, has agreed to plead guilty to a federal indictment and pay $1.8 billion, the U.S. said. more
The Rhode Island Bays, Rivers and Watersheds Coordination Team announced Monday that it will dedicate roughly $900,000 to stormwater management, maritime economic development, climate change adaptation and freshwater monitoring in fiscal year 2014. more
Airline passengers will be allowed more onboard use of devices such as Amazon.com Inc.’s Kindle as soon as the end of the year, though restrictions will remain, the chief U.S. aviation regulator said. more
After five years of regulatory hurdles and delays, it’s easy to forget about the full promise of Deepwater Wind’s proposed offshore wind-energy projects. Yes, a five-turbine wind farm off Block Island and a much larger, 200-turbine project in federal waters off the state’s coast would add to the region’s alternative energy supply. more
The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission voted unanimously to seek comment on a proposal to allow businesses to sell ownership stakes in their companies by soliciting investors over the Internet. more
States are planning to idle workers and eliminate services because of U.S. funding that stopped flowing as a result of the partial federal government shutdown. more
Export-controls violations at United Technologies and Raytheon and the ongoing bribery investigations at JP Morgan and Wal-Mart are just some notable examples from the steady pace of stories in the news media concerning corporate compliance issues. more
Providence is bringing an end to indefinite property-tax breaks for large development projects. more
State Rep. Jan Malik, D-Warren, owner of Malik’s Fine Wine & Spirits, says the time has come for his fellow Ocean State businesspeople to speak out against Rhode Island’s sales tax. more
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