Information Businesses Need Today to Prepare for a Continually Changing Tomorrow

The impact of the coronavirus (COVID-19) is imparting an unprecedented burden on businesses, municipalities, schools and individuals around the globe. Many retailers are operating in a limited capacity, supply chains are extensively disrupted and impeding manufacturers, and commercial tenants and landlords are at risk due to potential revenue shortfalls. The impact changes daily. While there are many questions arising that are industry-specific, there are also a variety of foundational matters for all entities to review, consider and employ.

Davis|Kuelthau has organized a multidisciplinary team to monitor and address the vast range of litigation, regulatory and transactional challenges faced by companies in the wake of the coronavirus pandemic. We are regularly issuing guidance and have assembled a summary of some of the many local, state and federal resources available to help businesses with their pandemic preparedness and response efforts. Our team will continue to develop, update and share guidance directly as well as via this resource site. Please consider the fluid nature of the situation and that all information shared is thus current as of the date that it was posted. It is important to also consult federal, state, county and city health agency websites regularly.

As always, we are here for you.

Be safe and be well.

ALL D|K COVID-19 GUIDANCE

CMS Reinstates Per-day Fines for Noncompliance in Long-term Care

CMS Reinstates Per-day Fines for Noncompliance in Long-term Care

By: Alec Dobson Long-term care facilities face increased potential for daily fines for non-compliance, rather than single fines, under recent action by the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services. Daily fines had been more common until the Trump Administration, in July 2017, instructed regulators to typically impose civil monetary penalties only on a per-instance basis, rather than for each...

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Family & Closely Held Business Summit 2021

Davis|Kuelthau is sponsoring BizTimes Media’s Family and Closely Held Business Summit on June 29, 2021, at Brookfield Conference Center from 2:00 – 6:30 PM. Join other family & closely held companies as they navigate the complex issues of maintaining a successful, sustainable family or closely-held business. It’s your opportunity to learn and network with others who are on the same journey...

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Webinar | How Much Environmental Cleanup Will Your Insurance Actually Pay For?

Davis|Kuelthau in partnership with EnviroForensics, Drycleaning & Laundry Institute (DLI), and Cleaner & Launderer will present, How Much Environmental Cleanup Will Your Insurance Actually Pay For?, a live webinar on Wednesday, June 16th at 12:00 - 1:00 PM CDT. Register Today! This webinar is for drycleaners who are interested in learning more about how state-by-state caselaw can affect...

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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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The Great Reset: Rebuilding to the Next Normal

Davis|Kuelthau is partnering with the Metropolitan Milwaukee Association of Commerce and the Milwaukee 7 Regional Partnership to present the M7 Annual (virtual) Forum, The Great Reset: Rebuilding to the Next Normal on May 26, 2021, from 8:00 AM - 12:00 Noon CST. The COVID-19 crisis has placed the leaders of Southeast Wisconsin at a crossroads of balancing short-term challenges with long-term...

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Milwaukee Business Journal’s Family-Owned Business Virtual Event

Davis|Kuelthau is a proud sponsor of the Milwaukee Business Journal’s Friday, May 14, 2021, Family-Owned Business Virtual Event. Click here to access the on-demand video. Family-owned businesses make up 80 to 90% of all businesses in North America.  2021 has most certainly not been family business as usual. In addition to the unique set of benefits and challenges, the pandemic has added another...

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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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IRS Issues Guidance to Employers to Claim Tax Credits for Voluntary Leave Related to COVID-19 and the Vaccine

IRS Issues Guidance to Employers to Claim Tax Credits for Voluntary Leave Related to COVID-19 and the Vaccine

As set forth in the American Rescue Plan Act of 2021 (ARP), employers and certain governmental employers are allowed to claim refundable tax credits that reimburse them if they choose to provide paid sick and family leave due to COVID-19, including leave taken to receive and/or recover from COVID-19 vaccines.  The Internal Revenue Service (IRS) recently issued a fact sheet further explaining how...

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CDC and CMS Issue New Guidance for Testing, Indoor Visitation, Dining, and Communal Activities at Nursing Homes

CDC and CMS Issue New Guidance for Testing, Indoor Visitation, Dining, and Communal Activities at Nursing Homes

New guidelines from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) eased some testing requirements and social distancing measures for nursing home facilities in light of a large number of residents and employees being fully vaccinated. These changes should alleviate some of the burdens that nursing homes have faced during the...

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