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FWW Alert: Oregon's New Corporate Activity Tax (CAT)


On May 16, 2019, Governor Kate Brown signed House Bill 3427. This law adopts a new Corporate Activity Tax ("CAT") system. READ MORE

FWW Employment Alert: Oregon and Washington Legislative Update


2020 is upon us and keeping us on our toes as employers. Both Oregon and Washington employers need to take steps to comply with new employment laws. READ MORE

FWW Estate Planning & Administration Alert: SECURE Act


Setting Every Community Up for Retirement Enhancement (SECURE) Act signed into law on December 20, 2019. READ MORE

FWW Alert: Alternative Dispute Resolution


Should you adopt alternative types of dispute resolution as routine requirements of your rules, regulations, and contracts? Many of our clients are unclear about the meaning of "Alternative Dispute Resolution," "Mediation," and "Arbitration." READ MORE

New Statute Allows Corporations to Ratify Defective Corporate Actions


Business attorney David Ludwig co-authored an article in the Oregon State Bar Business Law Section Newsletter - Oregon Business Lawyer on new statute which allows corporations to ratify defective corporate actions. READ MORE

FWW Employment Alert - Washington's Long Term Care Insurance Program Goes Into Effect January 1, 2022


Washington’s new long-term care payroll tax goes into effect on January 1, 2022. READ MORE

SCOTUS: Objective Standard Wins Day in Violation of Discharge Injunction Litigation


This opinion provides a thoughtful analysis of the intersection between the Bankruptcy Code and Oregon law governing limited liability companies (“LLCs”). READ MORE

FWW Estate Planning & Administration Alert: Current State of Estate Tax Exemptions


The basic rules concerning federal estate and gift taxes seem to always be changing. For 2019, federal estate tax law exempts the first $11.4 million from estate taxes for each individual. READ MORE

FWW Alert: Manuals - 10 Helpful Hints


Most organizations use policy or instruction manuals either that have been developed internally or that have come from third-party sources. Such manuals should be prepared and reviewed carefully. READ MORE

FWW Guides Credit Unions Through Visa Class B Stock Sales


Your credit union may soon be approached by investors looking to buy Visa, Inc. Class B stock which you may have received when Visa had its initial public offering 11 years ago. READ MORE



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