This article was originally written for the Business Law Section blog of the State Bar of Wisconsin and appears here with the permission of the State Bar and the article’s authors. THOMAS J. NICHOLS & JAMES DECLEENE Thomas J. Nichols, Marquette 1979, is a shareholder with Meissner Tierney Fisher & Nichols S.C., Milwaukee, where he focuses his… Continue Reading
If you exclude attorneys fees for services (such as preparing an operating agreement and determining what additional filings, permits, etc. that the business will need to get up and running), the most basic cost to register or “organize” an LLC currently in Wisconsin online is $130.00 paid to the Wisconsin Department of Financial Institutions, which… Continue Reading
For decades, the US Government and 24 states have had laws regulating corporate spending to support or oppose candidates running for office. In a most extraordinary US Supreme Court case decided on Thursday, January 21, 2010, justices overruled parts of a 63 year old law which prohibited businesses and unions from producing and running their own campaign ads.
When prices are constantly increasing, it is easy to say: "wouldn’t it be nice if prices would just fall as often as they go up?" I’ll tell you why the answer is "no," and discuss some business concepts directly dealing with this question. In a perfect capitalist system (without government intervention), there are two inputs… Continue Reading
1. How do I deal with problems? Business is a chain of decisions. A good business person has to be able to make decisions. You don’t always have to be perfect: the teams that make the World Series can win two and lose two, but they then win the critial next game to be at… Continue Reading