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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
Predictably, reports last week that the French bank Societe Generale would close 20 percent of its branch offices were met with anger by a union representative, who said the plan was "scandalous and profoundly shocking because nothing justifies … more
The real estate industry is now subject to new disclosure rules, courtesy of the Dodd-Frank law and the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau. Lenders are required to make transparent and complete disclosure of the terms of mortgages – including … more
Development of a new pedestrian bridge crossing the Providence River and connecting the I-195 Redevelopment District sites on both banks, appears to be back on again. more
Emergency management officials are preparing for Hurricane Joaquin as it moves up the Atlantic Coast, and they are urging Rhode Islanders to do the same. more
The R.I. Commerce Corporation had an operating loss of $13.9 million for fiscal 2015, associated primarily with the legal costs connected with 38 Studios LLC, according to an audit approved by the corporation’s board of directors Wednesday night. more
In the celebrated sci-fi comedy “The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy,” a supercomputer determines that the answer to life, the Universe, and everything is the number 42. The really difficult task, however, is figuring out what the question was in the first place. more
(Updated 10:02 a.m.) Three firms, including the developer of the “I Love New York” slogan, a global public relations firm and a Jamestown-based company that will engage the public, have been selected to create a tourism and business attraction campaign for Rhode Island. more
The historically significant Standard Paper Box Mill, which produced paper products for the jewelry industry in Rhode Island, will receive state historic preservation tax credits for a conversion to work space apartments. more
(Updated 11:34 a.m.) The R.I. Department of Transportation has reorganized its operations to reflect a project-management approach to public works, and will emphasize more cost-effective techniques to maintain roads and bridges, including through more in-house work. more
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