business laws

Holland and Hart Attorney Doug Flowers (left) invites Reno entrepreneurs to ask any questions they have at his annual event.
Natalie Van Hoozer

This is the second year for a series of meetings called 'Law on Tap' at the Depot Craft Brewery and Distillery in Reno. Here, local entrepreneurs can network and get free legal advice.

One of these entrepreneurs is University of Nevada, Reno, graduate Landon Gonzalez. He is in the early stages of creating his own outdoor apparel company and came to the event to learn how he can build his business from nothing.

Chief Executive Magazine

Nevada ranks ninth overall for being business-friendly. That's according to a newly published survey of CEOs. Reno Public Radio’s Noah Glick has more.

Under Scrutiny, Nevada Probing Panama Papers Connection

Apr 7, 2016
Chris Potter, Flickr, CC by 2.0

Nevada is under scrutiny after being linked to a Panamanian law firm that helped wealthy clients evade taxes through the creation of secretive corporations.

In at least one case, the Panamanian firm at the center of the scandal appears to have used Nevada's lax business laws to create shell corporations for some of its clients. 

Eryn Schornick, with the watchdog group Global Witness, says Nevada's laws make it a magnet for shadier elements.