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A US Infrastructure Bank and Arkansas Public-Private Partnerships (P3s and PPPs)

Arkansas Public-Private Partnerships and a new US Infrastructure Bank Although revenue bonds and public-private partnerships (P3s) are valuable tools for financing infrastructure projects in Arkansas, a U.S. Infrastructure Bank could also help projects move forward. As a project finance attorney and construction lawyer in Arkansas, I assure that many borderline bankable projects fall by the…
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CONSTRUCTION CONTRACTS IN ARKANSAS – PART I

Construction Contracts in Arkansas – Part I* Construction is the single largest production sector in the United States economy, and construction related jobs account for 10% of employment in America. The transactions underlying the construction industry, therefore, certainly require attention. This article – Parts 1, 2, and 3 – discusses construction law as it relates…
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A Brief History of Construction Law

  A Brief History of Construction Law In the United States – and internationally – construction law as a distinct body of law comprised of regulatory, statutory, contract, property, tort, insurance and surety law is a relatively recent phenomenon. Arkansas is no different. Construction law in Arkansas has followed the same trajectory as other states.…
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Larry Watkins Named to AAA Construction Industry’s Arbitration and Mediation Panels

I have been named to the American Arbitration Association's National Construction Industry Arbitration Panel and National Construction Industry Mediation Panel: https://www.mediation.org/mediation/faces/find_a_mediator/mediator?no=4421434/search&_afrLoop=1257174045412270&_afrWindowMode=0&_afrWindowId=14bwp36yix_1#%40%3F_afrWindowId%3D14bwp36yix_1%26no%3D4421434%252Fsearch%26_afrLoop%3D1257174045412270%26_afrWindowMode%3D0%26_adf.ctrl-state%3D14bwp36yix_58
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