Category: Business Law

This week’s edition of the State Bar of Wisconsin’s InsideTrack publication includes an article of mine discussing how to change a limited liability company’s domicile under Wisconsin’s new LLC Act. You can read the article here. I have been a …

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For the past two years I have been assisting a number of new and emerging companies who are raising funds via an “equity crowdfunding” (or investment crowdfunding) offering under the SEC’s Regulation CF exemption. A byproduct of the 2012 JOBS …

Equity Crowdfunding Under Regulation CF: What You Wanted to Know But Didn’t Know Where to Ask. Read More »

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On Thursday morning, news broke that the crown jewel of Minnesota’s microdistillery industry, Tattersall Distilling (which happens to be my client) was expanding and opening a “destination distillery”…in River Falls, Wisconsin. Why Wisconsin and not Minnesota? The answer, unfortunately, that …

Thoughts on Minnesota Liquor Laws, Justice & Drew 3.19.21 Read More »

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I recently appeared as a guest on Julie Keyes’ “Poised for Exit” podcast to talk about some forced exits from a business where there was no clear exit strategy. We talked about “Texas Shootout” clauses as well as statutory actions …

Exiting a Business the Hard Way: Horror Stories from a Business Lawyer Read More »

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The basics of pet trusts and advice for owners of pet-related businesses

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My Legal Minute segments have returned to Minnesota Home Talk.  You can hear them every Saturday on 1500 ESPN at 7 a.m. and On Demand. We start with the question of when is it appropriate to use a limited liability …

Using LLCs To Own Investment Real Estate, Minnesota Home Talk Legal Minute Read More »

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  Introduction Minnesota’s cider industry is growing by leaps and bounds. Starting a cidery, however, can be a daunting task.  Besides purchasing equipment and supplies, owners also have to navigate the myriad of legal issues in this heavily regulated industry.   …

So You Want to Start Your Own Cidery?: Ten Key Legal Steps You Need to Take Read More »

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  One of my continuing frustrations as a business attorney is the availability of online forms and canned document services that purport to be able to provide the necessary structure and assistance to a small business owner. It is a …

When It Comes to Legal Matters, DIY = SOL Read More »

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  The Minnesota Revised Uniform Limited Liability Company Act, codified as Minnesota Statutes Chapter 322C, was passed by the 2014 Minnesota Legislature and signed into law by Governor Dayton on April 11, 2014.  The new Act became effective as of …

If You Have a Minnesota Limited Liability Company Formed Before August 1, 2015, You Need to Read This Read More »

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  Monday morning I made an impromptu call into the Justice & Drew show to discuss the plight of my beleaguered client, Dean Bigaouettte, owner and proprietor of Hot Rod’s Bar in St. Paul.  The discussion arose out of a …

What Do You Do When the City Comes for Your Business? Justice & Drew, April 24, 2017 #TCNT Read More »

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