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BOSTON – A for-profit school will pay students $3.75 million to resolve allegations of misrepresenting job-placement numbers and using deceptive enrollment tactics, Mass. Attorney General Martha Coakley announced last week. more
Corporate executives and general counsels in the region are invited to attend a cybersecurity tabletop exercise intended as professional development at the Pell Center at Salve Regina University. 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
David Barry was named managing partner at Pierce Atwood in Providence. He was formerly chairman of the law firm's litigation practice group. He succeeds Gloria Pinza, who launched the Providence office and will continue as a partner in the firm. … more
Even excellent leaders make their share of mistakes. Amidst Gov. Gina M. Raimondo's impressive first months in office, where she has taken dead aim on economic development and job creation, she has had one clunker of an idea. That … more
During and after the financial crisis, the law business hit a wall, with the number of legal-services jobs falling by about 70,000 from 2007 to 2009. Since then, it’s been going sideways. more
For businesses in the fiercely competitive retail sector, innovation drives success. This can be seen in the explosion of Web and mobile e-commerce tools many retailers have recently deployed. Unfortunately, innovation in our industry is being … more
Benjamin L. Rackliffe, an associate at Pannone Lopes Devereaux & West LLC, was recently elected to serve on the board of directors for the Steel Yard. At PLDW, Rackliffe’s practice focuses on health care, nonprofit and tax-exempt organizations and he is also a participating attorney and advisory board member of the Roger Williams University Pro Bono Collaborative. For the past two years, Rackliffe was named a Rhode Island Rising Star by Thomson Reuters. He shares this distinction with less than 2.5 percent of Rhode Island lawyers who are younger than 40 and have been in practice for less than 10 years. Rackliffe holds a B.S. in business management from Providence College and a J.D. from Roger Williams University School of Law. more
Cautious optimism for a strengthening U.S. economy, paired with a large demographic of people entering retirement, is driving more middle-market executives toward making, or considering, strategic acquisitions this year, according to a recent survey. more
PROVIDENCE – Sen. Roger A. Picard, D-Woonsocket, has introduced legislation aimed at helping Rhode Islanders at “economically vulnerable stages of life” by providing state income tax breaks. more
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