Read "The Business of Sports" by Jennifer Ko Craft With its $1.8 billion budget, the spectacular new Allegiant Stadium — home of the NFL’s Raiders beginning in 2020 — is the biggest, highest profile construction project in Las Vegas in recent memory. But for all the economic benefits of the construction, the new stadium is merely the beginning of a powerful wave … [Read more...] about Professional Sports
LAS VEGAS – James J. Pisanelli and Todd L. Bice, founding partners of Pisanelli Bice PLLC, announced that the boutique law firm has been named among the country’s best litigation firms in rankings compiled by the prestigious service Chambers and Partners. Pisanelli Bice is one of only three Nevada firms honored in Band 1 of the Chambers USA 2016 guide for General Commercial … [Read more...] about Pisanelli Bice Ranked Among Top Commercial Litigators in U.S.
Corporate giving is not static and unchanging, but rather an evolving process dependent on economic realities for companies that choose to give back to the communities in which they’re doing business. “It’s a concept of partnership,” said Michael Brown, executive director and vice president of corporate affairs, Barrick North America. “We’re in the mining business, but we’re … [Read more...] about Giving Back
Workforce Connections welcomes twenty-eight new members to its Business Engagement Panel. The new members represent twenty-one key employers in Southern Nevada. Workforce Connections’ Business Engagement Panel members have decision-making and hiring authority in their respective businesses who can deliver real time and locally relevant workforce intelligence. The information … [Read more...] about Business Leaders Offer Insight into Local Workforce Needs in Southern Nevada
Much ado has been made, and will continue to be made, about what is the most important question on Nevada’s 2014 ballot. But one critical aspect of the state teacher union’s proposal to enact a business margin tax has gone virtually unnoticed: the definition of an “affiliated group.” For the non-accountant, this might sound like a tedious and technical detail, but it could … [Read more...] about A Key Definition in the Margin-Tax Scheme Would Have Catastrophic Impact
For generations, golf and business have gone together like steak and red wine. Business executives forged bonds as they stalked a golf ball on a four-plus-hour hike across a beautifully manicured countryside. They exchanged small talk and found time to talk a little business, if not on the course then certainly over a drink or a meal in the clubhouse. But times are … [Read more...] about Tee Time: Traditional Golfing Business Models Get a New Swing
During the holiday season it’s natural to think about helping the less fortunate, but it’s also a good time to point out that Nevada businesses donate all year long to make our communities better. Despite what the progressives and the liberal media would have you believe, business owners and corporations are not the Ebenezer Scrooges of today. Businesses both large and small … [Read more...] about ‘Tis the Season to Give: Businesses Help Nevada Communities