Month: May 2016

RIW’s John Cohan to moderate panel at Supporting Strategies Business Fundamentals Bootcamp

RIW’s John Cohan to moderate panel at Supporting Strategies Business Fundamentals Bootcamp on Friday, June 10th at the Wellesley Country Club, in Wellesley, MA. More information

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RIW’s Gary Bubb Offers Thoughts on New SEC Crowdfunding Regulations

SEC Crowdfunding Regulations: Crowded with Obstacles May 16, 2016 was the kickoff date for “equity” crowdfunding under Title III of the Jumpstart Our Business Act (the “JOBS Act,” signed into law in 2012). Historically, crowdfunding has been a financing method that companies (“issuers”) use to raise capital by obtaining small amounts of money from a…

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POSTED IN: Articles & Quotes, News

Overtime Regulations Revised: Department of Labor Issues Final Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) Regulations to Increase the Salary Threshold for Exempt Employees

Yesterday, the U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) released its final regulations related to the FLSA’s “white collar” exemptions, which apply to executive, administrative, and professional employees. Here are the key points on what has been changed: Salary Threshold Has Increased To $913/week In order for an employee to qualify for a white collar exemption, his…

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POSTED IN: Articles & Quotes, Employment Law, Hospitality & Retail Services, News

The Saga & Lessons of Prince’s Will Mystery

Life has a way of sending us subtle messages. One may think that Prince’s celebrity life, and leaving behind a vast fortune and vault of unreleased recordings yet to be monetized, has no relevance to our own lives.  But there is a valuable message here for all of us. The unfolding saga of who will…

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POSTED IN: Articles & Quotes, Trusts & Estates

The 24th Annual Restaurant Trends Seminar – GUESS WHO’S COMING TO DINNER… Setting the table for a winning concept

The 24th Annual Restaurant Trends Seminar – GUESS WHO’S COMING TO DINNER… Setting the table for a winning concept is taking place on Monday, June 6, 2016 from 2:00 PM – 5:00 PM at the Revere Hotel in Boston. Click here for for more details or register to attend this event.

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POSTED IN: Events, Hospitality & Retail Services