Monday, December 9, 2013
RESCINDED December 9, 2013: As a result of inquiries the Department has received, the Department is rescinding this Alert until further notice in order to work with the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
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 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
The Department's eLicensing system has added more licenses. Currently you can apply for the following licenses online:
-Auto Body Repair Shops
-Auto Salvage and Rebuilders
-Auto Wrecking and Salvage Yards
Board of Accountancy
-Certified Public Accountants and Public Accountants
Mobile and Manufactured Home Parks
-Exempt Mutual Funds
-Regulation D Filings
-Exempt Franchise Registrations
-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
Wednesday, February 13, 2013
The Department has issued Industry Alert 2013-1-Winter Storm of February 9, 2013. A copy of this Industry Alert can be accessed by the hyperlink in this email.
Thursday, January 17, 2013
The Department of Business Regulation will be holding a public hearing on its proposal to amend Insurance Regulation 29 – Life Insurance and Annuities Replacements. The notice of hearing, concise summary of non-technical differences and the proposed amended regulation are attached or can be accessed by the hyperlink in this post.
Thursday, January 10, 2013
The Department of Business Regulation will be holding a public hearing on its proposal to amend Insurance Regulation 78 – Procedures in Payment of Automobile Claims and Commercial Licensing Regulation 4 – Motor Vehicle Auto Body Repair. The notice of hearing, concise summary of non-technical differences and the proposed amended regulations are attached or can be accessed by the hyperlinks in this post.
Wednesday, January 9, 2013
Consumer Alert 2013-1-Flood Damaged Vehicles and Consumer Alert 2013-2 Getting Insurance Coverage in Order
The Department has issued Consumer Alert 2013-1-Flood Damaged Vehicles and Consumer Alert 2013-2 Getting Insurance Coverage in Order. Copies of these Consumer Alerts can be accessed by the hyperlinks in this post.
The Department of Business Regulation will be holding a public hearing on its proposal to amend Insurance Regulation 38 – Commercial Insurance Cancellation, Non-Renewal and Premium or Coverage Changes. The notice of hearing, concise summary of non-technical differences and the proposed amended regulation can be accessed by the hyperlink in this post.