Publications
Supply Chain: Are Your Standard Terms and Conditions Up-to-Date?

Supply Chain: Are Your Standard Terms and Conditions Up-to-Date?

Haribo and Foxconn are coming to Wisconsin, and this announcement has created much excitement among suppliers and vendors seeking to become part of the supply chain. As these companies join the likes of other key manufacturing companies establishing production facilities in Wisconsin, approximately 200 companies are vying to provide supply chain...

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It’s Time for Tax-Exempt Entities to Restate Their 403(b) Plans

It’s Time for Tax-Exempt Entities to Restate Their 403(b) Plans

By Bruce B. Deadman Under a new program, tax-exempt entities who sponsor retirement plans under Section 403(b) of the Internal Revenue Code (the “Code”) can receive confirmation that their plan documents comply with all IRS requirements. In order to receive the protection of an IRS determination letter, a plan sponsor needs to adopt a...

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Wisconsin Supreme Court Makes Significant Ruling on Open Meetings Law

Wisconsin Supreme Court Makes Significant Ruling on Open Meetings Law

By James M. Kalny On June 29, the Wisconsin Supreme Court issued an opinion in State of Wisconsin ex rel. John Krueger v. Appleton Area School District Board of Education and Communication Arts 1 Materials Review Committee, No. 2015AP231 regarding what constitutes a governmental body for purposes of the Wisconsin Open Meetings Law. The Supreme...

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Your Property At Risk: U.S. Supreme Court Decision Confirms Importance of Understanding Zoning During Real Estate Acquisitions

Your Property At Risk: U.S. Supreme Court Decision Confirms Importance of Understanding Zoning During Real Estate Acquisitions

By Christopher J. Jaekels & Michael Van Someren The Fifth Amendment of the United States Constitution requires federal, state and local governments to pay “just compensation” any time they “take” private property for public use. On June 23, 2017, in a close 5-3 decision, the U.S. Supreme Court held that a Wisconsin zoning ordinance that...

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Is Now the Right Time to Get Your Company Ready to Sell?

Is Now the Right Time to Get Your Company Ready to Sell?

By Timothy J. Feldhausen Buying or selling a business, like many other decisions in life, is often accompanied by hesitation—doubt that causes an owner to second-guess their desire to exit their business and move on to their next adventure in life. In reality it is rarely, if ever, the “perfect” time to get married, start a family, or even embark...

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