Manufacturing

Next Generation Manufacturing Summit 2021

As a proud supporter of local manufacturing Davis|Kuelthau is sponsoring BizTimes Media's Next Generation Manufacturing Summit on October 12, 2021 from 2:00 PM – 6:30 PM at The Ingleside Hotel.  More than 200 manufacturing leaders are scheduled to attend. Managing Complexities - Culture, Costs, Customers and Supply Chain CEOs from the region’s leading manufacturers will discuss how they are...

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CDC’s Detailed Guidance to Reopen Businesses

By: Abby S. Busler The Center for Disease Control (“CDC”) has issued 60 pages of detailed guidance to reopen businesses, health care facilities and providers, schools, transit, and other industries. This guidance also provides information regarding testing and data to assist with exposure and risk concerns for those industries. The following is an overview of the topics addressed in the newly...

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SBA Releases PPP Loan Forgiveness Application and Instructions: Lays Out Calculation Process and Clarifies Some Open Questions

SBA Releases PPP Loan Forgiveness Application and Instructions: Lays Out Calculation Process and Clarifies Some Open Questions

On May 15, 2020, the SBA and the Treasury Department released the long-awaited Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) loan forgiveness application and detailed instructions. They also announced that additional regulations and guidance would soon issue to further assist borrowers as they complete their applications, and to assist lenders with their responsibilities. The SBA explained that the...

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Safer At Home Overruled – Is It Business As Usual?

By: Kathy L. Nusslock Part I of Our Business Liability Series on Returning to Work On May 13, 2020, the Wisconsin Supreme Court ruled the Secretary-designee of the Department of Health Services (DHS) failed to follow emergency rule procedures and exceeded her authority when she issued Emergency Order #28, ordering everyone to stay home, closing all "non-essential" businesses, prohibiting private...

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Wisconsin’s New Safer At Home Order Alters Restrictions on Businesses

By: Sherry D. Coley and Tiffany E. Woelfel On April 16, 2020, Governor Evers and the Department of Health Services issued an extension to the Safer At Home Order. Emergency Order #28 will begin on April 24, 2020, and will continue until May 26, 2020, at 8 a.m., unless altered. The extended Order provides new restrictions on the number of individuals allowed in retail stores at any point in time....

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Wisconsin Offers Legal Protection for Those Manufacturing Emergency Medical Supplies

By: Sherry D. Coley and Tiffany E. Woelfel On April 15, 2020, Governor Evers signed into law Wisconsin’s first state-wide legislative response to the COVID-19 crisis: 2019 Wisconsin Act 185 (the “Act”).  The new Act provides civil immunity to specific individuals or companies for death or injury to a person caused by the “emergency medical supply.”  Stated otherwise, the Act provides legal...

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Guidance to Manufacturers in Managing Operations during the COVID-19 Crisis

By: Sherry D. Coley and Tiffany E. Woelfel As the COVID-19 crisis continues for the foreseeable future, manufacturers will become the life-line of our country for two reasons.  First, manufacturers will be relied upon to produce much needed supplies, both medical and home-essential supplies.  Second, manufacturers will be critical to keeping the supply chains from grinding to a standstill....

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New Limits on Gatherings and Private Businesses in Wisconsin

By: Sherry D. Coley and Tiffany E. Woelfel Executive Order #5 This afternoon, Governor Evers and Secretary Palm of the Department of Health Services issued Emergency Order #5 (“EO #5”) in a further attempt to restrict the spread of COVID-19.  EO #5 restricts mass gatherings of 10 or more people and will substantially impact businesses of all sorts across the State of Wisconsin. “Mass gathering”...

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Impact of COVID-19 on Supply Chain Contracts and Responding to Force Majeure Claims

By: Alexander T. Kay and Joseph E. Tierney IV Has COVID-19, the coronavirus, caused supply chain problems for your business?  Review your contracts for a “force majeure” clause.  A force majeure clause is a common provision in contracts.  It is a contractual provision allocating the risk of loss if performance becomes impossible or impracticable, especially as a result of an event that the...

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