Thursday, January 16, 2014

Monday, December 9, 2013

Securities Industry Alert 2013-1 has been Rescinded!

RESCINDED December 9, 2013: As a result of inquiries the Department has received, the Department is rescinding this Alert until further notice in order to work with the industry on issues that have come to the Department's attention subsequent to the issuance of this Alert.

Tuesday, December 3, 2013

Securities Industry Alert - Initial and Renewal Mutual Fund Notice Filing Must be Submitted Electronically!

Effective January 1, 2014, the Department of Business Regulation will require all Mutual Fund Notice Filings be submitted electronically. To view Securities Industry Alert 2013-1, click here

Monday, November 25, 2013

Consumer Alert - Donations to Support the Philippine Super Typhoon Relief Efforts

The Department has issued a Consumer Alert regarding donations to Philippine Typhoon relief organizations. A copy of this alert can be accessed here.

Friday, July 12, 2013

Announcement - Liquor Stores are Now Permitted to Open at 10 a.m. on Sundays.

Announcement – Liquor Stores Now Permitted to Open at 10 a.m. on Sundays

Rhode Island Governor Lincoln D. Chafee signed a bill today that will permit liquor stores in the state to open at 10 a.m. on Sundays.  This law will be effective immediately.  A copy of this announcement can be accessed here at: Sunday Liquor Announcement

Monday, June 10, 2013

eLicensing has expanded!

The Department's eLicensing system has added more licenses. Currently you can apply for the following licenses online:

Auto Body
-Auto Body Repair Shops
-Auto Glass
-Auto Salvage and Rebuilders
-Auto Wrecking and Salvage Yards
Board of Accountancy
-Certified Public Accountants and Public Accountants
-Practice Units
Design Professionals
Mobile and Manufactured Home Parks
Franchises, etc.
-Exempt Mutual Funds
-Regulation D Filings
-Franchise Registrations
-Exempt Franchise Registrations
Real Estate
-Real Estate Appraisers
-Real Estate Brokers and Salespersons
-Real Estate Corporations
-Real Estate Education Providers
-Real Estate Out of State Land/Subdivisions
-Manufacturer of Bedding or Upholstered Furniture or Both
-Supply Dealer - Filling Materials Only
-Renovator - Bedding or Upholstery or Both
-Second Hand Furniture or Second Hand Bedding Dealer

This 24-hour service allows for the expedited processing of license transactions, including applications, changes and renewals. Key features include:

User-friendly access with a personal ID and password
Improved processing time by eliminating the need for paper forms
Improved accuracy of licensing information
Verification by licensee and the public-at-large of license status.

Wednesday, May 15, 2013

Consumer Alert - Hurricane Preparation

The Department has issued Consumer Alert 2013-6-Hurricane Preparation (Act Now to Make Filing a Claim Easier After the Storm). A copy of this Consumer Alert can be accessed by the hyperlink above.