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Commercial and Consumer Transactions in Wisconsin

Product ID: AK0248
Published By: State Bar of Wisconsin PINNACLE
ISBN: 978-1-57862-444-7

You’ll find it useful to have the Wisconsin legal perspective on domestic and international transactions, and you’ll come to rely on the essential tools in this comprehensive volume, tools that are the basis of practicing business law in this state. Real-world scenarios provide possible solutions to the challenges your business clients face, and can help you discover potential problems before they occur.

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You’ll find it useful to have the Wisconsin legal perspective on domestic and international transactions, and you’ll come to rely on the essential tools in this comprehensive volume, tools that are the basis of practicing business law in this state. Real-world scenarios provide possible solutions to the challenges your business clients face, and can help you discover potential problems before they occur.

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784+ pp.; 2nd ed. 2015-2016
(includes 2019-20 and 2017-18 supplement)

The 2019-20 supplement includes a number of changes, such as the following:

  • In 2018, the Wisconsin Supreme Court decided a case regarding the validity of restrictive covenants in employment contracts  
  • Restitution (i.e., quantum meruit and unjust enrichment) remedies were at issue in several recent federal and Wisconsin court decisions, including in long-running litigation between two formerly cohabiting individuals
  • In a 2019 opinion, the Seventh Circuit Court of Appeals discussed Wisconsin courts’ approach to determining whether parties to a contract can limit or alter the measure of damages otherwise provided for in Wis. Stat. ch. 411  
  • In 2018, the U.S. Supreme Court issued an opinion concerning state taxation of Internet transactions  

Citations throughout the book have been updated, including references in chapter 10 to Wisconsin’s and other states’ data-breach-notification laws.

 

The 2017-2018 supplement reflects key legal developments since publication of the 2015-2016 revision, including:

  • Recent activities of the Wisconsin Supreme Court, such as:
    • A ruling on the enforceability of an exculpatory contract
    • A decision regarding enforceability of a pre-litigation jury waiver contract provision
  • A Wisconsin Court of Appeals opinion analyzing a restrictive covenant in an employment contract
  • A new section on arbitration in chapter 1
  • U.S. District Court of the Eastern District of Wisconsin discussion on:
    • Contract law requirement of parties reaching an agreement
    • Promissory estoppel
    • Offer and acceptance
    • “Battle of the forms”

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