Key Provisions in SECURE Act to Affect Retirement Plans

2020-01-14

By Jeremiah D. Wood (Employee Benefits) & Sarah Cotton Patterson (Trust & Estate Planning)

As you may have heard, Congress recently passed — and the President signed into law — the SECURE Act, which is landmark legislation that affects the rules for creating and maintaining employer sponsored retirement plans. SECURE stands for the Setting Every Community Up for Retirement Enhancement Act. The SECURE Act is generally effective January 1, 2020.

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High Volatility Commercial Real Estate Regulations Finalized

2020-01-10

By: Robert T. Smith

Late last year the FDIC, the Federal Reserve and the OCC finalized regulations on High Volatility Commercial Real Estate (HVCRE) first proposed in 2018. The final rule conforms the regulatory definition of HVCRE exposure to the statutory definition implemented under section 214 of the Economic Growth, Regulatory Relief, and Consumer Protection Act (EGRRCPA) effective May 24, 2018. 

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Firm Names New Partners in NWA

2020-01-02

Friday, Eldredge & Clark, LLP recently announced attorneys Robert W. George and Matthew D. Mitchell have been elected partners in the firm. Both attorneys practice in the firm’s Rogers office.

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Part 12: Appeals

2019-12-30

Med Mal 101: Back to Basics is 12-part series produced by Friday, Eldredge & Clark. Written by the attorneys in the Medical Malpractice Group, the content is designed to give physicians and other healthcare providers information they need to know about malpractice litigation.

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Bill Waddell Writes About Lawyer Jones in Ark Lawyer Magazine

2019-12-27

In the Fall issue of Arkansas Lawyer, published by the Arkansas Bar Association, Attorney William A. Waddell, Jr. writes about Scipio Africanus Jones (Lawyer Jones). 

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