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State settles with Schilling, others in 38 Studios suit

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...
THE R.I. COMMERCE CORP. has reached a settlement with 38 Studios founder Curt Schilling and four other defendants in the lawsuit that is looking to collect as much as possible from the company and others to help pay back the moral obligation bonds that the state guaranteed in order to attract the company to Rhode Island. The $2.5 million settlement must be approved by Superior Court.

State reaches $2.5M settlement with Schilling, others in 38 Studios suit

(Updated, 1 p.m.) PROVIDENCE – The R.I. Commerce Corp. on Monday agreed to a $2.5 million proposed settlement between the state and Curt Schilling, three...
RELEASE THE DOCUMENTS: House Minority Leader Brian C. Newberry is his Statehouse office. He wants Attorney General Peter F. Kilmartin to release documents from the state's 38 Studios investigation. / PBN PHOTO/ MICHAEL SALERNO

Newberry: ‘Elect better people in government’

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...

Superior Court judge approves 38 Studios settlement of $25.6M

PROVIDENCE – Despite various objections, a Superior Court judge on Sept. 6 approved a $25.6 million settlement between two defendants and the state in...
FOCUS ON REFORM: House Speaker Nicholas A. Mattiello shepherded a bill through the General Assembly that will place a constitutional amendment on the November ballot seeking to restore full authority to the Rhode Island Ethics Commission over state lawmakers. / PBN PHOTO/TRACY JENKINS

Despite a year of ethics challenges in the House, Speaker Nicholas...

In addition to economic development, education and infrastructure, issues of ethics in governance were front and center in 2016. The behavior of elected officials...
A SUPERIOR Court judge on Tuesday approved a $25.6 million settlement between two defendants and the state in the ongoing 38 Studios LLC civil lawsuit.

Judge approves $25.6M settlement in 38 Studios case with Barclays, Wells...

PROVIDENCE – Despite various objections, a Superior Court judge on Tuesday approved a $25.6 million settlement between two defendants and the state in the...
BIT BY BIT: Niki Kuckes, a Roger Williams University School of Law professor, says the 38 Studios Settlement Act allows the state to break up the case and process settlements in piecemeal fashion, rather than having to settle it all at once. / PBN PHOTO/MICHAEL SALERNO

38 Studios saga still alive in civil suits

When Attorney General Peter F. Kilmartin and State Police Superintendent Col. Steven G. O'Donnell on July 29 decided not to bring criminal charges in...

First Southwest objects to 38 Studios settlement

PROVIDENCE – First Southwest Co., a financial-planning company, on Aug. 29 filed an objection to a $25.6 million settlement between the state and two...
THE STATE HAS RESPONDED to allegations by former financial adviser First Southwest that the proposed settlement with some defendants in the 38 Studios lawsuit is unconstitutional by saying the legal filing is "inflamatory" and "clearly intended for the media rather than for the Court."

State responds to First Southwest challenge: it’s ‘inflammatory’

PROVIDENCE – The R.I. Economic Development Corp. is urging the R.I. Superior Court to approve a proposed settlement in the ongoing 38 Studios LLC...
FIRST SOUTHWEST, the financial adviser to the state when it was doing its due diligence over the 38 Studios deal, has objected to the proposed settlement between the state and Wells Fargo and Barclays Capital, claiming its constitutional rights have been violated by the agreement.

First Southwest objects to 38 Studios settlement with Wells Fargo, Barclays

PROVIDENCE – First Southwest Co., a financial planning company, on Monday filed an objection to a $25.6 million settlement between the state and two...
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