Industry Focus: Investment Firms

A group of Nevada’s Investment Firms executives recently met at the offices of City National Bank to discuss the trends and obstacles facing their industry.

The actions of some have caused investment firms as a whole to be painted with the same brush. For the past few years, Nevada investment firms have struggled to assure the community of their ethical practices while managing client expectations and working in a down economy. Recently, executives representing investment firms across the state met… [More…]

Are Unpaid Internships Becoming a Thing of the Past?

Read the Nevada Business Magazine February 2014 article: Are Unpaid Internships Becoming a Thing of the Past?

Employers in Nevada and every state have historically used unpaid interns for a variety of reasons, it being taken for granted that the research, filing and coffee-schlepping were necessary steps to career growth. Now, as 2014 gets underway, a series of closely-watched lawsuits may mean that the army of interns may not be back next… [More…]

The Secret Business Killer: Hidden Fees in Retirement Plans

The Secret Business Killer: Hidden Fees in Retirement Plans

New regulations from the Department of Labor (DOL) and the Employee Retirement Income Security Act (ERISA) may expose business owners to personal liability for excessive retirement plan costs. This means that a business owner’s personal assets may be exposed, should an employee decide to bring a lawsuit against the employer for breach of fiduciary duty.… [More…]