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“Lessons for Nonprofits from the Freeh Report”
July 2012

James H. Hahn

The law firm of Freeh Sporkin & Sullivan LLP, in its capacity as Special Investigative Counsel for the Board of Trustees of The Pennsylvania State University

“New Massachusetts Uniform Trust Code”
July 2012

On July 8, 2012, Governor Deval Patrick signed legislation that creates the Massachusetts Uniform Trust Code (“MUTC”).

“Health Care Reform is (almost 100%) Constitutional; What Next?”
July 2012

Kimberly I. McCarthy

On June 28, in a 5-4 decision, the Supreme Court decided the first consolidated cases on Health Care Reform.

“The Death of LIBOR?”
July 2012

Richard Nadeau

Robert Diamond’s resignation today as CEO of Barclays PLC is the direct result of the bank’s deliberate submission of artificially low reports of its borrowing costs from 2005 to 2009.

“Rhode Island Secretary of State did NOT Issue Solicitation Letters”
June 2012

We have received several inquiries from clients who received a solicitation entitled "Annual Meeting Disclosure Statement".

“Rhode Island Transitions Financial Services Licenses to NMLS as of April 16, 2012”
April 2012

The Rhode Island Division of Banking will begin accepting new application and transition requests through the online National Mortgage Licensing System & Registry (the “NMLS”)

“Massachusetts Transgender Equal Rights Bill”
April 2012

Michael A. Gamboli

Governor Patrick recently signed into law “An Act Relative to Gender Identity”. The Act prohibits discrimination on the basis of gender identity in a variety of areas

“Deadline for Providence Homeowners to Reapply for Homestead Tax Exemption Extended to April 6, 2012”
March 2012

The City of Providence has extended the deadline for Providence homeowners to reapply for the homestead tax exemption from March 15, 2012 to April 6, 2012.

“Report from The American College of Trust and Estate Counsel Annual Conference”
March 2012

With the sunset of the 2001 Tax Act and reversion to the pre-2001 estate tax exemptions and rates looming (again) at the end of 2012

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