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Month: September 2015

Meeting the U.N. Sustainable Development Goals

The United Nations gathered, in part, to discuss the new Sustainable Development Goals, which chart a path for development in the developing world.  These are a follow up to the Millennium Development Goals, which have produce admirable results, as a step forward toward economic and social development in the poorer countries of the world. Last…
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EB-5 Visa Program Boosts Employment

Today, the Wall Street Journal published a cover story seemingly designed (especially if one only read the front page and early analysis on page A12) to leave a bad taste in readers’ mouths concerning the EB-5 Visa program. http://www.wsj.com/articles/how-immigrants-cash-funds-luxury-towers-in-the-u-s-1441848965#livefyre-comment The author seemed to mistakenly draw the conclusion that a program designed to help the poor and…
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Planning for Anti-Competitive Behavior

Among the various barriers to entry or growth of a company, but not often considered at the outset, is how a new business’ competition will react to it.  Today’s buzzword is “disrupt,” but despite a lot of advice regarding how to disrupt a market is available, not enough is said about how to respond to…
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