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Nevada Town For Sale, Half-Off

Nevada Town For Sale, Half-Off

The 500-acre unincorporated town in southern Nevada known as Cal-Nev-Ari (short for California-Nevada-Arizona) is on the market at the recently reduced asking price of $8 million.  Originally developed as a small airport community, the land went on the market in 2010 for $17 million when co-founder Nancy Kidwell decided it was becoming tough to maintain at her age, looking for some help … Read More

Technology that Ignites Global Business

Technology that Ignites Global Business

This is part one in a series on how corporations do business globally. For a global business to succeed in today’s world, it needs to hone five pillars of engagement, writes Klaus Schwab, founder and executive chairman of the World Economic Forum. Those pillars are corporate governance, corporate philanthropy, corporate social entrepreneurship, global corporate … Read More

Canada Announces BEPS Measures in 2016 Federal Budget

Canada Announces BEPS Measures in 2016 Federal Budget

On March 22, 2016, Canada’s new Liberal Party-run government issued its 2016 Federal Budget (the “Budget”) before Parliament. The Budget includes several international tax proposals, and for the first time, addresses whether the government intends to implement the OECD BEPS Project recommendations. Aside from treaty dispute resolution mechanisms (BEPS Action 14), the Read More

Peace Out, Climax Springs

Peace Out, Climax Springs

Climax Springs, Camden County’s smallest village founded in southwest Missouri roughly 130 years ago, has voted 28-6 in favor of dissolution.  Although fond memories and a sense of community ownership may have been a reservation for many longtime residents, the community struggled to maintain the leadership needed to take care of essential services, namely road maintenance.  With only one remaining … Read More

De-annexation Bill Has Big Implications For Tennessee Cities

De-annexation Bill Has Big Implications For Tennessee Cities

House Bill 779, which failed at the conclusion of the 2015 legislative session, made a reappearance less than a year later just as supporters promised, passing easily with a 68-to-25 vote in the House.  This bill allows a pathway for residents of certain neighborhoods to de-annex themselves through a petition referendum if the annexation occurred on or after … Read More