Free Trade vs. Economic Development? JMTI Article Considers WTO Restrictions on State Incentives

Constitutional restrictions are not the only limitations on state economic development incentives: In his most recent "Shop Talk" column in the Journal of Multistate Taxation and Incentives, DDH member Matthew Boch and coauthor Victor Ban considered the application of World Trade Organization free trade rules that potentially limit state and local economic development incentives. A copy of the article, "Don't Bind the Supply Chain: Lessons from the Boeing Incentives WTO Panel Report," is available here. [More]

Matt Boch to Present at NBI Business Law Boot Camp on March 16, 2017

The National Business Institute is sponsoring a Business Law Boot Camp in Little Rock on March 16, 2017, to provide a practical overview of business law for attorneys, accountants, and business leaders. As part of the event, DDH member Matthew C Boch will be presenting a 75-minute "Understanding Sales and Use Tax" segment. To sign up for the seminar, visit the NBI website. [More]

Cal McCastlain and T.J. Lawhon to present at National Business Institute seminar on Farm Business La

Cal McCastlain and T.J. Lawhon, with Dover Dixon Horne PLLC will be presenting at the National Business Institute seminar on Farm Business Law held at the Residence Inn Little Rock Downtown in Little Rock, Arkansas, on June 14, 2017, beginning at 9:00 am. Their presentation will cover laws and regulations relevant to attorneys and accountants who represent farming operations in Arkansas highlighting buying and selling farm land and businesses, drafting farm leases, drafting agriculture contracts, and tax planning. Cal and T.J. will be joined by Harrison Pittman, the Director of the National Agriculture Law Center, with his perspective on recent regulatory updates. CLE and CPE credits offered. [More]