Column on Minimum Wage Published in Arkansas Business

During the midterm elections last month, Arkansans voted to approve Arkansas Issue 5, the Minimum Wage Increase Initiative, raising the state’s minimum wage from $8.50 an hour to $9.25 an hour.

Dover Dixon Horne counsel Trey Cooper recently authored a column for Arkansas Business on what employers should understand as the law goes into effect on January 1, 2019. [More]

Supreme Court Overhauls Service Rules

By Adrienne Griffis

On June 21, 2018, the Arkansas Supreme Court issued several per curium orders containing significant updates to the Arkansas Rules of Civil Procedure and associated Administrative Orders. Arkansas litigators should pay particular attention to the following changes, which will affect routine tasks and forms, particularly regarding initial service upon a defendant. [More]

Column on State Tax Risk Management for Startups Published in JMTI

Technology startups present a recipe for difficulties in the world of state and local taxes (SALT): new services and business models, broad national or worldwide markets, and limited resources for compliance. As a successful start-up scales, SALT exposures become material, and particularly when heading towards the due diligence scrutiny associated with an exit. [More]