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Troubled Asset Relief Program

Gary Head, CEO of Fayetteville’s Signature Bank of Arkansas and its parent company, White River Bancshares.
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Signature Move Takes Stock PublicLock Icon

Six months ago, White River Bancshares entered the realm of publicly traded companies with little fanfare. The corporate transition of the parent company of Fayetteville’s Signature Bank of Arkansas coincided with the lender’s most profitable year ever. read more >
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7 Arkansas Lenders Still Indebted to Treasury After TARP Relief

Seven Arkansas lenders remain under the umbrella of the U.S. Treasury’s TARP program in the aftermath of the 2008 financial meltdown. The group collectively received more than $126 million through the Capital Purchase Program-Troubled Asset Relief Program. read more >
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Special TARP Investigator Lists Dozens of Prosecutions

The federal agency that is keeping tabs on TARP, the bank bailout program that dates to 2008, reported last month that it has pursued legal action against scores of bank executives who allegedly misused the taxpayer funds. read more >