Advising Clients on Tax-friendly Business Investments: A Good Bet
Both Congress and the Wisconsin Legislature have passed tax legislation giving incentives for investing in business enterprises and rewarding investors for those investments. Sometimes affirmative action is required; sometimes qualification is automatic. Find the details in Organizing a Wisconsin Business Corporation: Articles, Bylaws, and Other Forms, recently revised.
Labor and Employment: Wisconsin Likely the 25th Right-to-Work State
March 4, 2015 – Wisconsin will likely become the 25th state with a so-called right-to-work law, impacting the ability of labor unions in the private sector to collect union dues or fees. In this article, Madison attorney Justin Lessner explains the law and its potential impact.
West's Jury Verdicts, Bench Decisions, Settlements, and Arbitration Awards
March 4, 2015 – As a service to its members, the State Bar of Wisconsin has entered into an alliance agreement with West, a Thomson Reuters business, to provide award information on Wisconsin civil jury trials, bench trials, settlements, and arbitrations. West's editorial staff selects a few key Wisconsin cases from Westlaw's® West's Jury Verdicts – Wisconsin Reports to highlight in each issue of WisBar InsideTrack.
The New Wisconsin Trust Code: Drafting the Rules Your Clients Need
Feb. 18, 2015 – Imagine facing a legal question and unable to find an answer. Every lawyer’s nightmare? Perhaps. But that was often the challenge estate planning attorneys faced prior to passage of the new Wisconsin Uniform Trust Code, says Randy Nelson. The new trust code sets out a series of default rules.