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Blue Ember Location Checks In at $1.4M (Real Deals)Lock Icon

Development of a 5,200-SF restaurant is in motion after a $1.4 million land sale in west Little Rock. read more >
Banking & Finance / Business Services / Government & Politics / Legal

Changing Jobs in Banking? Be Aware (Robert Smith Commentary)

Bankers and their new employers are advised to consider a few steps to mitigate legal risks. A recent Federal Reserve lifetime ban on two Wyoming bankers is an alarming reminder of the severity of these risks. read more >
Banking & Finance / Legal

On Loan Accommodations (Commentary)

As borrowers near the end of initial accommodation periods related to COVID-19, the FFIEC encourages financial institutions to consider arrangements that might mitigate adverse effects. read more >
Agriculture & Poultry / Government & Politics / Health Care / Legal / Transportation

Arkansas Banks and Marijuana (Robert T. Smith Commentary)

With the rollout of medical marijuana in full swing for Arkansas-based cultivators, dispensaries and patients, businesses vying to provide them with products and services remain in an uncertain position. read more >
Banking & Finance / Business Services / Investments / Legal / Manufacturing / Public Companies

Creating Liquidity for Shareholders (Robert T. Smith Commentary)

Attorney Robert T. Smith discusses common alternatives used by privately held banks as well as nonfinancial companies to create liquidity for shareholders. read more >
Investments / Legal / Small Business

Following The Crowd (Robert T. Smith Expert Advice)

One of the more publicized provisions of the 2012 Jumpstart Our Business Startups Act directed the S.E.C. to establish rules allowing companies to use crowdfunding to raise capital in an exempt securities offering. read more >