Small Businesses
7 Options for Resolving Partnership Disputes

7 Options for Resolving Partnership Disputes

By Heather J. Macklin Like all human relationships, business partnerships have their ups and downs. When things are going well, everyone is happy, and business usually booms. When things are not going well, however, even little disagreements can blow up into major disputes and business will often suffer for it. What are formerly happy business partners to do when they find themselves in the...

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Estate Planning and Your Rental Properties

Estate Planning and Your Rental Properties

Davis|Kuelthau Estate Planning Attorney Patrick Furman will present to members of the Fox Valley Apartment Association (FVAA) on May 11, 2021 at the Stone Toad. Real estate ownership is a great way of accumulating wealth during your lifetime.  During this seminar, Attorney Furman will discuss how your estate planning affects your real estate and what steps landlords should proactively take to...

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Mergers & Acquisitions Steps to Success

Mergers & Acquisitions Steps to Success

Davis|Kuelthau Corporate and M&A attorney, Kevin Eismann teamed up with industry leaders to share valuable information about how the M&A market has changed because of COVID. Click here to watch a recording of the webinar. The world has changed a lot in the wake of the pandemic. Businesses of all sizes and in all industries are evaluating what their future looks like as the impact of...

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Webinar | COVID-19 Relief in 2021: What Employers Need to Know

Webinar | COVID-19 Relief in 2021: What Employers Need to Know

Click here to access the on-demand video. Click here to access the powerpoint presentation. The new COVID-19 Relief bill, signed into law on December 27, provides additional economic relief for business owners if you know what to look for. In addition, the new administration will mean more change is on the horizon. What are the immediate opportunities for your business, and what will the...

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Milwaukee Business Journal’s Family-Owned Business Virtual Event

Milwaukee Business Journal’s Family-Owned Business Virtual Event

Davis|Kuelthau is a proud sponsor of the Milwaukee Business Journal’s Friday, October 9, 2020 Family-Owned Business Virtual Event. Click here to watch the on-demand recording. Family-owned businesses make up 80 to 90% of all businesses in North America.  2020 has most certainly not been family business as usual. In addition to the unique set of benefits and challenges, the coronavirus pandemic...

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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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Local Safer At Home Orders Changed Rapidly After Statewide Order Struck Down; Businesses Encouraged to Review Local Orders Regularly to Ensure Compliance

Local Safer At Home Orders Changed Rapidly After Statewide Order Struck Down; Businesses Encouraged to Review Local Orders Regularly to Ensure Compliance

After the Wisconsin Supreme Court struck down the statewide Safer At Home order on Wednesday, May 13, 2020, a number of local governments, at the county, city, and village levels, began issuing their own Safer At Home orders. By Wednesday evening, Brown and Dane Counties had issued orders—as well as the suburban regions of Milwaukee County, which were not subject to the City of Milwaukee’s...

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City of Milwaukee Board of Review Extends Property Tax Notice of Assessment Objection/Appeal Deadline to June 8, 2020

On Friday, May 15, 2020, the City of Milwaukee Board of Review voted to extend the deadline for filing assessment objections for 3 weeks to Monday, June 8, 2020, at 4:45 p.m. The Board of Review extended the deadline to assist residential property owners, many of whom saw assessment increases, additional time to review their assessments, and communicate with City assessors in light of the...

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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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