A bill introduced last week in the General Assembly could signal that Internet sweepstakes businesses are running out of luck.
130 jobs eliminated in Richmond, 30 sent to Lynchburg
In the face of skepticism and on shaky legal ground, controversial Internet cafes continue to roll the dice and open locations in storefronts across Richmond.
Lots of HR moves and insider trades. Plus, Brink’s Co. acquired a technology company for $40 million.
Three local lawyers were recently put in the professional equivalent of time out by the Virginia State Bar Association. A fourth got a scolding.
In the R&D Dept. this week, a new surgical tool, a food product checking system for grading food and a new grip for devices like walkers. Plus a bunch of more technical ones from local manufacturers and a new credit card user option at Capital One.
For the second time in less than a month, Markel Corp.’s investment arm has acquired a majority interest in a local company. The insurer announced late yesterday that its Markel Ventures subsidiary purchased of a large stake of Diamond Healthcare Corp., which is headquartered in the Federal Reserve building downtown. Diamond, a privately held company,… Read more »
But the $423 million bank’s choice won’t surprise close observers.
The Richmond law firm announced Monday the addition of more than 35 attorneys and employees across the country and a new office in Rochester, N.Y.
Flying into Ireland the day after Christmas, two questions were on the mind of reporter Michael Schwartz: Where’s the nearest pub, and what will another country’s recession look like to an American who has the benefit of hindsight?