“Crowdfunding” is a relatively new word. You may have heard of the concept, but may not yet know the word. Crowdfunding is a method by which money is raised to put capital into a business. Usually, this is done through an internet site, such as Indiegogo, Razoo, Upstart or a host of others. I am
10 most common questions about Wisconsin’s new Concealed Carry Statute
Continue Reading Top 10 Concealed Carry Questions & Answers (From the December, 2011 State Bar of Wisconsin in its “Business Law News,” as submitted by Peter F. Mullaney, von Briesen & Roper S.C., Milwaukee)
On June 26, Governor Scott Walker signed into law Wisconsin’s 2011-2013 biennial budget bill. This bill increases the amount that one may sue in Small Claims from “$5,000 or less” to “$10,000 or less.”
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On September 1, 2010, Wisconsin’s new POA statute, Chapter 244, Wis. Stats., became effective. The new law does not change the validity of existing POA’s, but expanded on and clarified much existing law surrounding POA’s.
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For over 50 years, Wisconsin has been deciding cases related to covenants not to compete in working relationships under Wisconsin Stat. § 103.465. On July 14, 2009, in an opinion authored by Justice Michael J. Gableman, Wisconsin’s Supreme Court changed the way that statute will work, much to the benefit of employers. Here’s what they did.