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Regulation
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ROCKVILLE, Md. – The Nuclear Regulatory Commission has proposed an $11,200 civil penalty for East Providence firm Geisser Engineering Corp. for performing work at both a federal facility in the state and in Connecticut without obtaining proper permission. more
Citigroup Inc.’s capital plan was among five that failed Federal Reserve stress tests, while Goldman Sachs Group Inc. and Bank of America Corp. passed only after reducing their requests for buybacks and dividends. more
Banco Santander SA was fined 12.4 million pounds ($20.5 million) by the U.K. regulator for flaws in investment advice given to customers as the watchdog clamps down on misconduct in consumer lending. more
With three-quarters of its work completed, the R.I. Office of Regulatory Reform has set the stage for real improvement in Rhode Island’s business climate. more
Taxes are always more popular when they’re paid by someone else, such as, say, television personality William Shatner. more
Angel investors in Rhode Island are adapting to the initial impacts of what they say are complex – and unfolding – new rules by the Securities and Exchange Commission, adopted to implement the Jumpstart Our Business Startup Act. more
The R.I. Office of Regulatory Reform has released a report outlining key findings and recommendations from period three of the Regulatory Reform Initiative to analyze all state-agency regulations and their impact on Rhode Island’s small businesses. more
The biggest U.S. banks are about to learn whether they can pay out more than $75 billion in excess capital to investors as the Federal Reserve completes stress tests of their ability to survive new economic calamities. more
Like the owls that deliver packages and carry messages in Harry Potter’s world, drones are about to become commonplace in ours: small, flying objects perfectly engineered to drop off burritos, pick up prescriptions and photograph revolutions. Within the next three years, drone-driven commerce will amount to $13.6 billion and create 70,000 new jobs, an industry trade group estimates. more
Some U.S. workers who are deemed ineligible for overtime compensation under what’s known as the “white-collar exemption” would be able to collect extra pay under revised regulations President Barack Obama plans to order tomorrow, according to a White House official. more
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