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Alan Hassenfeld, the former chairman and CEO of one of the state's largest companies, Hasbro Inc., isn't buying the conventional wisdom on municipal bankruptcy, that it is a tarnish worth avoiding at all costs. "I think we're in deeper … more
(Updated 3:36 p.m. and 9:33 a.m.) A Florida company is moving its executive team of 10 employees to Rhode Island. more
If the current torrid pace continues, mergers and acquisition could reach $4.58 trillion worldwide this year, the highest level on record, according to The Wall Street Journal. Clearly, the rewards of acquiring another business can be great. Yet … more
(Updated, 5:18, Oct. 19) Citizens Bank NA is among the top 100 most active small business lenders in the United States and ranks third in Rhode Island, according to year-end lending numbers released by the U.S. Small Business Administration. more
Six Rhode Island companies have received state matching grants to leverage federal funds intended to promote innovation in technology. more
Like most trends, the "sharing economy" has moved west to east nationally and is fast becoming an accepted way of doing business in Rhode Island, although challenges are beginning to mount. The sharing economy connects owners to consumers … more
Editor's note: This is the third of a four-part series exploring how well Rhode Island cities and towns are funding municipal pension and benefit plans and the public-policy ramifications. Leading up to the financial crisis of 2008, cities … more
A revision to the U.S. Department of Labor regulations is expected to result in over 5 million more employees soon being entitled to overtime pay. More specifically, the DOL's proposed rule change will revise current law by requiring that an … more
Last week we discussed reasons to structure the purchase of a business as an asset sale. This week, we discuss successor liability and ways to effectively close the deal. Learning after the fact that you are responsible for the tax … more
(Updated 3:36 p.m.) Patrick Marr will become chief of staff for the Rhode Island Treasury on June 15, replacing Jeff Padwa, who is returning to the private sector. more
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