Back to School Checklist for 2023

  It’s that time of year again – back to school. While you might be picking up things like computers and dorm supplies for your college student, some back-to-school necessities that few parents think about, however, are the ones with legal ramifications. Many high school seniors and most kids heading off to college are over […]

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Complying with the Corporate Transparency Act: What Business Owners Need to Know – Part 2

The Corporate Transparency Act (CTA), a product of anti-money laundering efforts at the federal level, has been touted as a pivotal moment in clarity and accountability for businesses, particularly small businesses throughout the country. In part one, we discussed that more than 32 million businesses will now have to report personal information about individuals and […]

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Complying with the Corporate Transparency Act: What Business Owners Need to Know – Part 1

Part 1: Understanding the Basics The Corporate Transparency Act is a landmark federal law that will significantly impact businesses and individuals by putting the onus on businesses to become more transparent about their ownership structures. The Act aims to enable law enforcement agencies to detect and prevent financial crimes more effectively. Throughout this four-part series, […]

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Breaking News: FTC Proposes Rule to Ban Non-Competes

The Federal Trade Commission (“FTC”) yesterday proposed a federal rule that would prohibit companies from making or enforcing non-competition clauses with their workers. If implemented, this rule would have a significant impact on businesses and employees across the country. In its Notice of Proposed Rulemaking, the FTC proposed a rule that would classify non-competition clauses […]

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Interpreting Wisconsin’s New LLC Laws

As we approach January 1, 2023, the effective date of the new Wisconsin LLC statute, it’s becoming a hot topic of conversation.  If you’ve been watching this space over the last few months, you’ve seen discussion of the new law.  You’ll get as many different opinions and reactions to the new statute as there are […]

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McCarty Law Hires Sadie Dupont as Business Law Attorney

APPLETON, Wis. – McCarty Law LLP, a top law firm in Northeast Wisconsin, has hired Sadie Dupont as an attorney for its business and corporate law practice. In her role, Dupont will focus primarily on business law matters such as business formations, contract drafting, and mergers and acquisitions. Dupont earned a Juris Doctor degree from […]

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Wisconsin’s New LLC Laws: What You Need to Know

Effective January 1, 2023, business entity law changes are coming for limited liability companies (LLCs) in Wisconsin. Governor Tony Evers recently signed 2021 Act 258, which adopts a more standard set of LLC laws similar to those LLC laws already used by 23 other states. Act 258 is a step towards the modernization of Wisconsin’s […]

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McCarty Law Names Attorney Sarah J. Knutson as Partner

McCarty Law LLP has announced Attorney Sarah J. Knutson has been named as partner. As part of the firm’s Business and Corporate Law section, Knutson concentrates her legal practice on corporate and business transactions, with a focus on mergers and acquisitions. Knutson earned her bachelor’s degree from the University of Wisconsin-Stout and her law degree […]

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Get to Know Us: Attorney Scott Barr

Where do you live?  I live on the north side of Appleton Where are you from? I was born in West Allis and grew up in Deerfield, Wisconsin, just outside of Madison. My legal practice… I am actively involved in assisting business owners and executives in a variety of business transactions, from formations of start-up […]

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COVID-19 Considerations for Returning to Work: Part Two

In last week’s blog article, we addressed several issues that employers will want to consider as they return employees to the workplace.  This article continues that thinking by reviewing considerations and legal issues that may arise as employers: (i) confront COVID-19 related absences; (ii) have a need to reduce hours or require employees to take […]

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