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Supreme Court Reminder: If You Can’t Understand a Deed Restriction, It’s Probably Not Enforceable

Don MurnJuly 20, 2018
Recently, a Supreme Court of Wisconsin case came down regarding deed restrictions in a subdivision. The case is Forshee v....

Attorneys’ Fee Provisions in Construction Contracts: Blessing or Curse?

Saul GlazerJuly 16, 2018
This article provides an overview of the pluses and minuses of including an attorneys’ fees provision in construction contracts. Should...

A New Era for Internet Sales Tax

Steven Brezinski, William FoleyJune 26, 2018
“Wayfair, you’ve got just what I need.” That’s the jingle we hear at the end of a Wayfair commercial (go...

Wisconsin Supreme Court Eliminates Protections for Wine Dealers Under Wisconsin’s Fair Dealership Law

Robert ProcterJune 12, 2018
This week, the Supreme Court of Wisconsin issued a ruling that the Wisconsin Fair Dealership Law does not apply to...

It’s Decision Time for the U.S. Supreme Court – Will the Court Do Away with the Quill Physical Presence Standard for Out-of-State Sales Tax Collection?

Steven Brezinski, William FoleyJune 4, 2018
Since 1992, a retailer’s obligation to collect sales tax for out of state sales has been governed by the U.S....

Wisconsin Court Rejects Common Employee Nonsolicitation Provision

Troy ThompsonMay 30, 2018
On January 19, 2018, the Wisconsin Supreme Court issued a significant decision affecting Wisconsin employers that require employees to sign...

Employer Puts FMLA Interference and Retaliation Claims to Rest

Michael ModlMay 24, 2018
Employers with 50 or more employees know the myriad compliance issues that arise out of federal law and regulations governing...

U.S. Supreme Court Upholds Epic Systems Class Action Waivers

Michael ModlMay 21, 2018
Today, the United States Supreme Court, in what will likely be an important decision for employers and employees, ruled in...

Changes to Wisconsin Landlord-Tenant Laws: Service and Support Animals, and More

Conor Leedom, Edward LawtonMay 9, 2018
Governor Walker signed into law Wisconsin Act 317, also known as the ‘Landlord’s Omnibus Bill’ (the “Act”) on April 16,...