Legal Archive

The Full Monte: Suits Cite Spiral of Abuse

by Mark Friedman 11/5/2018 12:00 am

Monte Johnston was a successful Springdale businessman with several lucrative companies, a wife and four daughters, a big house and write-ups in local publications. But in 2015, his life started falling apart, personally and professionally.

Emily Mizell Begins at Conner & Winters (Movers & Shakers)

by Arkansas Business Staff 11/5/2018 12:00 am

Emily Mizell is the newest associate at the northwest Arkansas office of Conner & Winters in Fayetteville.

Synchrony Responds to Walmart's $800M Lawsuit

by Arkansas Business Staff 11/2/2018 02:58 pm

Synchrony issued a statement on Friday in response to the lawsuit filed Thursday by Walmart Inc. in U.S. District Court for the Western District of Arkansas.

Federal Judge Won't Halt Attack Ads Against Courtney Goodson

by Andrew DeMillo, The Associated Press 11/1/2018 01:26 pm

A federal judge has rejected an Arkansas Supreme Court justice's effort to halt attack ads and mailers from a Washington-based conservative group that is trying to unseat her in next week's election.

Courtney Goodson Says She Voted Against Raise Request

by Andrew DeMillo, The Associated Press 11/1/2018 06:45 am

An Arkansas Supreme Court justice suing to block a Washington-based group's attacks against her said Wednesday that she voted against requesting a pay raise for her and other members of the court, contrary to what the group claims in one of its mailers.

Group Asks Court to Reject Courtney Goodson's Ad Lawsuit

by Associated Press 10/30/2018 07:10 am

A Washington-based conservative group is asking a federal court to reject an Arkansas Supreme Court justice's attempt to halt its attack ads and mailers against her.

PPGMR Law Hires Former Deltic Timber VP

by Arkansas Business Staff 10/29/2018 10:09 am

PPGMR Law announced Friday that it has hired former Deltic Timber Corp. Executive Jim Andrews Jr. He will work from the firm's El Dorado office.

Illegal Shipments of Wine Anger Arkansas Retailers, Wholesalers

by Jan Cottingham 10/29/2018 12:00 am

The online wine clubs' come-ons are seductive: Shop at home, discover hard-to-find wines, open the box deposited at your door. Unfortunately, that delicious wine may be illegal.

Rick Schaeffer Fights Back Against Foreclosure Sale

by Arkansas Business Staff 10/29/2018 12:00 am

Rick Schaeffer, the former University of Arkansas sports information director and basketball analyst, and his wife, Adelaide, have gone back to court to keep a bank from selling their Fayetteville home.

Kennedy Coffee Owner Goes Bankrupt After Espresso Shot

by Arkansas Business Staff 10/29/2018 12:00 am

Tom Kennedy of Rogers filed for Chapter 7 liquidation in July and listed $1.28 million in debts and $1.27 million in assets.

Lindsey Emerson Joins Friday Eldredge & Clark (Movers & Shakers)

by Arkansas Business Staff 10/29/2018 12:00 am

Lindsey Emerson is the newest associate in the litigation practice group at Friday Eldredge & Clark in Little Rock, where she will focus on business litigation, creditors' rights and bankruptcy.

Arkansas Personal Consumption Spending Up 2.5 Percent

by Arkansas Business Staff 10/29/2018 12:00 am

Personal consumption expenditures in the United States rose 4.3 percent in 2017, according to the U.S. Bureau of Economic Analysis.

I'm French Hill, and I Didn't Approve This Ad

by Kyle Massey 10/29/2018 12:00 am

Republican French Hill denounces a radio ad, which says that re-electing him to Congress is crucial to keeping Democrats from bringing back lynchings of black men, even though it urges voting for him.

A Practical Way to Build Culture (Barry Goldberg On Leadership)

by Barry Goldberg 10/29/2018 12:00 am

Organizational culture is often fuzzy. It is too easy to create a lofty, aspirational set of principles that read well but lose their power when it comes to practical day-to-day operations. That fuzziness is evident in the way most leaders even define culture.

Courtney Goodson Sues Again to Stop Outside Attack Ads

by Andrew DeMillo, The Associated Press 10/26/2018 07:31 am

Arkansas Supreme Court Justice Courtney Goodson sues to block a Washington-based conservative group's attack ads and mailers.

Giving Back Improves Your Business and Your Community (Heather Larkin Commentary)

by Heather Larkin 10/25/2018 10:35 am

Corporate charitable giving is one way businesses help improve their communities. But companies may not be aware of the substantial benefits corporate giving brings to the business itself.

Group Spends $1.1M Against Courtney Goodson

by Andrew DeMillo, The Associated Press 10/25/2018 06:45 am

A Washington-based group says it's spent $1.1 million so far this fall on mailers and TV ads in the race to oust a Supreme Court justice in Arkansas, including a new spot similar to one by another group that a state judge temporarily blocked from airing earlier this year.

Schwyhart Creditor Raises Fraud Claim

by George Waldon 10/22/2018 12:00 am

A renewed debt collection effort against Bill Schwyhart, the once prominent Rogers real estate developer, has followed him to Texas and rekindled the interest of dormant creditors.

Gusano's Pays Back Rent to River Market Landlord

by Arkansas Business Staff 10/22/2018 12:00 am

Through an attorney, the owner of the River Market property currently home to Gusano's Chicago-Style Pizzeria says the restaurant is all caught up on its back rent.

IRS Wins Ruling Against Jonesboro Tax Prep

by Arkansas Business Staff 10/22/2018 12:00 am

The Internal Revenue Service has successfully stopped a Jonesboro woman and her tax preparation business from handling federal tax returns for customers.