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March 17, 2020

Enhanced Bankruptcy Options For Small Businesses Under The CARES Act

With little fanfare, the Bankruptcy Code received its first major revision in 15 years in…
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Business
March 17, 2020

“Inside Business – Powered Up For Success” Online Learning Center Offers Resources for Businesses

PLDO's recent launch of its online multimedia learning center, Inside Business - Powered Up For…
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Business
February 18, 2020

Pros and Cons of RWI in Merger and Acquisition Transactions

Representation and warranty insurance (“RWI”) has been around for some time. Historically, it was most…
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Business
September 23, 2019

RI Creates New Tax Credit for Small Business Investment Companies

The Rhode Island General Assembly recently created a new program designed to promote private funding…
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Business
June 10, 2019

New Deadlines Announced for Massachusetts Paid Family and Medical Leave Law

In 2018, Massachusetts passed a new law that provides workers with paid family and medical…
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Business
May 17, 2019

Artificial Intelligence – What The Developing Landscape Means For Your Business

The Artificial Intelligence (“AI”) industry is rapidly emerging as one of the most interesting new…
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Business
April 30, 2019

A Primer on “Piercing The Corporate Veil” Decisions

The phrase, “piercing the corporate veil,” relates to a circumstance in which a claimant is…
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Business
March 25, 2019

Business Succession Planning – What You Need to Know to Succeed

Business succession planning should be part of the overall business development strategy of any enterprise.…
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Business
January 22, 2019

Sale of MA Cannabis Cultivator-Dispensary to National Firm is Worth Watching as Industry Consolidation Ensues

Cannabis industry watchers can expect that the tale of New England Treatment Access (NETA) -…
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Business
January 15, 2019

RI Governor Announces Recreational Marijuana Legislation Forthcoming

Feeling the pressure from other New England states that have already implemented recreational marijuana programs…
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Business
January 3, 2019

Responsibility for Corporate Misbehavior Shifts Under Trump Administration

This past September at the 5th Annual Global Investigations Review Conference (“GIR”), Deputy Assistant Attorney…
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Business
December 14, 2018

Strategies for Gifting Interest in a Closely Held Business to Charity

Gifting interests in a closely held business can result in a significant planning opportunity for…
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Business
November 16, 2018

Heads I win, Tails You Lose! Reduced taxes payable by banks may increase interest costs payable by not-for-profits

The tax reform enacted by Congress last year in the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act…
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Business
November 16, 2018

Five 2018 Year-End Tax Planning Opportunities for Businesses

As the year concludes, the focus for many business owners turns to tax planning given…
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Business
October 26, 2018

Time to Think About that Family Business Succession Plan

The most recent PricewaterhouseCoopers U.S. Family Business Survey (2017) concludes that succession planning is a…
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Business
October 6, 2018

Rhode Island’s Industrial Hemp Program Commences This Month

Rhode Island has set its date to officially enter our nation’s burgeoning and highly profitable…
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Business
September 26, 2018

Why Wealth Migration to Florida is Expected to Continue

Wealthy individuals have been flocking to Florida for years. According to the website howmoneywalks.com, from…
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Business
August 31, 2018

New Massachusetts Law Limiting Employee Non-Compete Agreements

After numerous failed attempts, the Massachusetts legislature has finally passed a new law limiting noncompete…
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Business
August 15, 2018

Public Hearing Set for Tomorrow on Proposed Hemp Regulations by RI Department of Business Regulations

The RI Department of Business Regulations (DBR) will hold a public hearing tomorrow (August 16,…
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Business
April 11, 2018

Overcoming Obstacles to Success

If you are like me, you are always seeking tips on how to overcome challenges.…
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Business
April 5, 2018

Insuring Accounts Receivable: A Quick Primer

What do you do when your largest customer goes bankrupt? Panic? Probably. But, once the…
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Business
March 10, 2018

Weddings are (Still) not an “Agricultural Operation”

The Rhode Island Supreme Court recently had the opportunity to review a 2014 amendment to…
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