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Seth Hampton Published in The Arkansas Banker

An article by R. Seth Hampton, “Wetlands Conservation Compliance – What Every Ag Lender Should Know About Swampbusters”, is featured in the March 2019 issue of The Arkansas Banker, the official publication of the Arkansas Bankers Association.  First appearing in 1917, the monthly publication provides the most complete coverage of banking in Arkansas.  Please click here to read Seth’s article.

David Vandergriff To Be A Panelist at Annual Debtor/Creditor Law Conference

David B. Vandergriff is a scheduled presenter for the Arkansas Bar Association’s 23rd Annual Debtor/Creditor Law Conference being held March 28-29, 2019, at the Embassy Suites in Little Rock.  This year’s program includes case updates, immigration issues in bankruptcy, a creditor panel and an ethics panel.  David will participate in “Art of the (Bankruptcy-Avoiding) Deal:  A Panel Discussion on the Process of Structuring and Negotiating Workouts and Forbearance Agreements”.  For more information on the conference and to register, please visit the Arkansas Bar Association website. Mr. Vandergriff is located the firm’s Little Rock office and concentrates his practice on business, banking, and insurance issues in a variety of transactional and litigation contexts.

Tim Grooms To Participate in Upcoming ABA/ACREL Webinar

Timothy W. Grooms will be one of the speakers for “Lawyers, Guns and Money – Firearms and Other Premises Liability Concerns in a Turbulent Time”, a webinar presented by the American Bar Association (ABA) and the American College of Real Estate Lawyers (ACREL) on February 13, 2019.  Discussion topics will include enhanced carry laws in the skirmish between the NRA and the Southeastern Conference, why prohibiting guns sounds good but may create more problems, the risks of security lapses and other modern threats, and whether insurance covers a “peaceful protest” gone wild or when a customer brings a gun into your business.  For more information and to register for this webinar, please visit the event website.

Ken Hall and Scott Lar to present at 2019 Delta Leadership Network Annual Conference

Kenneth N. Hall and Scott M. Lar are scheduled presenters for the 2019 Delta Leadership Network Annual Conference, February 5-7, 2019, at the Little Rock Marriott Downtown.  This year’s conference will focus on partnership development opportunities that are both local and regional in the Delta Regional Authority’s footprint.  Ken and Scott will discuss Federal Opportunity Zones, a new tax incentive program enacted as part of the 2017 Tax Cuts and Jobs Act.   For more information on the conference and to register, please visit the conference website. Mr. Hall and Mr. Lar are both located in the firm’s Northwest Arkansas office.  Ken’s primary areas of practice are mergers and acquisitions, corporate transactions, estate planning, business formation and real estate.  Scott concentrates his practice on mergers and acquisitions, taxation, tax litigation, corporate transactions and estate planning.