Scammed in Paradise: Helping Victims of Timeshare Fraud in Wisconsin
March 18, 2015 – Travel season brings rest and relaxation, but also the potential for tourist scams. In this article, consumer attorneys Ivan Hannibal and Mary Catherine Fons explain the typical timeshare scam, and the legal claims available to help remedy bad situations.
One Lawyer’s Perspective: A Guide to the State Bar of Wisconsin
March 18, 2015 – After attending a Joint Leadership Orientation for State Bar Board of Governors, committee, section, and division leaders last fall, Communications Committee chair Douglas Frazer writes about what he learned about the State Bar of Wisconsin.
West's Jury Verdicts, Bench Decisions, Settlements, and Arbitration Awards
March 18, 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.
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.