Here comes the judge…

Here comes the judge…

When you file a lawsuit, the circuit court clerk randomly assigns a judge to preside over the case.  If you find you really don’t like the judge assigned, Wisconsin Rule of Civil Procedure 801.58 provides for “judicial substitution.”  In Wisconsin, like in most...
Cash Free? Not so fast.

Cash Free? Not so fast.

Virtually every M&A deal is priced as “cash-free, debt-free,” meaning the seller keeps its cash and has to pay off funded debt. But there are two exceptions to this rule of thumb. A more obvious one that does not have much impact on the transaction, and another...
Wisconsin Preference Law

Wisconsin Preference Law

Although most preferential payments arise in federal cases and are governed by the Federal Bankruptcy Code, many creditors of Wisconsin corporations are unaware of another type of preference litigation available under chapter 128 of the Wisconsin statutes....
PPP Change of Ownership

PPP Change of Ownership

If you are looking to acquire or sell an entity that has received Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) funds, it is important to consider the ramifications that a change of ownership will have on the proposed transaction. For purposes of the PPP, a “change of ownership”...