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January 15, 2019 | Business |

RI Governor Announces Recreational Marijuana Legislation Forthcoming

By Attorney Benjamin L. Rackliffe

Feeling the pressure from other New England states that have already implemented recreational marijuana programs or have signaled they will do so shortly, Rhode Island Governor Gina Raimondo announced that…

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January 3, 2019 | Business |

Responsibility for Corporate Misbehavior Shifts Under Trump Administration

By Attorney James W. Ryan

This past September at the 5th Annual Global Investigations Review Conference (“GIR”), Deputy Assistant Attorney General Matthew S. Miner discussed recent changes in the Department of Justice (“DOJ”) policy regarding…

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December 14, 2018 | Business |

Strategies for Gifting Interest in a Closely Held Business to Charity

By Attorney Jason S. Palmisano

Gifting interests in a closely held business can result in a significant planning opportunity for the right donor as well as a substantial benefit to a favorite charity. Consider the…

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November 28, 2018 | Estate & Trust Law |

The Digital Afterlife: What Happens to Your iTunes Library When You Die?

By Attorney Tracy A. Loignon

The world has gone digital, and digital platforms and devices are everywhere. For the first time in history we are seeing a generation that has grown to adulthood whose everyday…

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