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January 14, 2021 | COVID-19 |

A “NATURAL DISASTER” – THE PANDEMIC’S IMPACT ON CONTRACTS

By Brian J. Lamoureux

Early in the COVID-19 pandemic, we wrote about the legal concept of “force majeure” clauses found in some business contracts. A force majeure clause excuses a party from performing its…

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January 13, 2021 | Business |

IMPORTANCE OF CORPORATE GOVERNANCE DURING THE PANDEMIC

By Gary R. Pannone

It is widely recognized that the system of corporate governance is a key approach to preserving and protecting an enterprise and its stakeholders by checks and balances among the board…

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December 23, 2020 | Business |

IS 2021 THE YEAR FOR RHODE ISLAND? SMOKE SIGNALS POINT TO CANNABIS ADULT USE LICENSING

By Benjamin L. Rackliffe

In 2017, the State of Rhode Island expanded its medical marijuana program by creating a licensing process for the cultivation and manufacturing of cannabis and cannabis products for sale at…

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December 9, 2020 | COVID-19 |

Cyber Security in a COVID-19 World

By Gary R. Pannone

A recently published article by the Harvard Law School Forum provides valuable insight to the multiple challenges being faced due to the pandemic. Although businesses have readily discussed the actions to be…

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