• Little Rock Soirée Names Alexandra Ifrah and Robert Smith to Best Lawyer List

    December 4, 2017
    Arkansas Business and Little Rock Soirée have named Attorneys Alexandra A. Ifrah and Robert T. Smith to its annual "Best Lawyers in Little Rock" list.
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  • IRS Begins Assessing Penalties Under ACA Shared Responsibility Requirement

    November 22, 2017
    As of November 22, 2017, the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) has begun notifying employers that they may be liable for an employer shared responsibility penalty under the Affordable Care Act requirements. The initial notification relates to the 2015 tax year and is based on the information that the employer provided to the IRS on the Forms 1094 and 1095.
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  • Profiles of Employee Benefits Attorneys Featured in HR Magazine

    August 4, 2017
    This month's (August) issue of HR Professionals Magazine profiled ERISA and Employee Benefits Attorneys Joesph B. Hurst, A. Wyck Nisbet, David M. Graf, Alexandra A. Ifrah, Brian C. Smith, Joshua M. Osborne and Jeremiah D. Wood of Friday, Eldredge & Clark.
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  • Chambers USA Releases 2017 Rankings

    May 26, 2017
    Friday, Eldredge & Clark, LLP is pleased to announce that in today’s release of the 2017 Chambers USA: America’s Leading Lawyers for Business edition, the firm is ranked highly in all four categories and 24 of our attorneys are recognized as “Leaders in Their Field” in eight practice areas. The four categories are Corporate/Commercial, Labor and Employment, Litigation: General Commercial and Real Estate.
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  • Labor and Employment Seminar Features FEC Attorneys

    May 23, 2017
    The National Business Institute hosted the two-day seminar "Human Resource Law From A to Z" that began on Tuesday, May 22nd with speakers David M. Graf, Daniel L. Herrington and Khayyam M. Eddings from Friday, Eldredge & Clark.
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  • ESOP Can Be a "Win-Win-Win" for Closely Held Banks

    May 9, 2017
    An employee stock ownership plan (“ESOP”) is a powerful and effective tool that can be used by a closely held bank to address many different issues within the bank. An ESOP when used in the right circumstances can provide the following advantages: Shareholder succession, employee benefits and tax benefits to the bank.
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  • IRS Changes in Determination Letter Program Cause Concern Among Employers

    March 7, 2017
    The IRS revised its Employee Plans determination letter program for individually designed qualified plans earlier this year. With this revision, the IRS is no longer providing determination letters for the mandatory periodic amendments that will continue to be required by the IRS for changes in the law which is causing concern with some employers.
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