Month: January 2018

Following a string of scandals involving limited liability corporations registered in Delaware, state lawmakers are considering a bill that seeks to improve the culture of transparency  without setting down hard and fast rules. The Certification of Adoption of Sustainability and Transparency Standards Act would give LLCs the option to adopt better transparency standards. The Department…

The Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control (DNREC) has cited the DuPont Experimental Station for violations of the state’s hazardous waste laws. The notice orders DuPont to pay a penalty of $53,600 plus another $3,350 to cover the costs of the investigation. The facility at 200 Powder Mill Road, which hosts research and development…

Roy Rogers chain may return to Delaware

Roy Rogers restaurants may return to Delaware, cowpokes. Jim Plamondon, who once chauffeured the cowboy star, bought the Roy brand with his brother Pete in 2002. They want to repopulate Delaware with the stores known for a trio of entrees — burgers, roast beef and fried chicken. The Plamondon Companies, the brothers’ company, is looking…

AmeriHealth Caritas Delaware, the managed-care health plan serving Delawareans on Medicaid, now has contracts with all of the major hospital systems in the state. Those enrolled in the plan can now obtain in-network care from the following health systems: Bayhealth (both campuses) Beebe Healthcare Christiana Care Health System (both campuses) Nanticoke Health Services Nemours Children’s…

I previously wrote about the decision-making process to take a lump sum pension offer or to remain in your company’s pension plan. If you consider taking your company’s lump sum pension offer, there are several investment options available to you depending on your unique situation. Keep the cash. When you take a lump sum pension…

(AP) — A federal judge has ordered a Delaware-based medical imaging firm to pay $16.2 million for submitting false claims for Medicare reimbursement. The judge on Monday entered a default judgment against Orthopaedic and Neuro Imaging LLC and its owner, Richard Pfarr of Lewes. Pfarr is liable for $6.1 million of the total. Prosecutors requested…

The Food Bank of Delaware has announced that the Longwood Foundation made a $1.5 million gift towards the organization’s Creating a Bold Future capital campaign. In 2016, The Food Bank acquired an 80,000-square-foot facility in Newark, which officials said will enable the organization to maximize operational efficiency, while increasing capacity to meet the needs of…

New Research from University of Delaware’s John D’Arcy suggests that negative emotions can lead employees to engage in unsafe computer behavior. This could include using weak passwords, not using two-factor authentication, or accessing unapproved software, among other actions outside of company protocols. The main insight of the survey was that “moods and emotions influence people’s…

Amazon is diving into health care, teaming up with Warren Buffett’s Berkshire Hathaway and the New York bank JPMorgan Chase, to create a company that helps their U.S. employees find quality care “at a reasonable cost.” The leaders of each company, Amazon’s Jeff Bezos, Buffett, and JPMorgan’s Jamie Dimon, offered few details Tuesday and said…