MMB’s Attorneys Discuss Twin Cities Craft-Brewing Market Opportunities, Trademarks

In a recent interview with Foodservice News, John Remakel and Marcus Urlaub, who co-lead Monroe Moxness Berg’s craft brewing legal practice, answer questions about the Twin Cities craft brewing market opportunities. They offer advice on how aspiring craft-brewing business owners could differentiate themselves in this increasingly saturated market. They also discuss the fundamentals of trademarking […]

Jeff Shea and Pat Weller Discuss New Tax Bill’s Impact on Real Estate Industry

In the February issue of Minnesota Real Estate Journal, Jeff Shea and Pat Weller consider the impact of the new tax reform bill on commercial real estate industry. The article discusses expensing increases under Section 179 of the tax code, enhanced bonus appreciation, and modifications to 1031 like-kind exchanges. Read the full article.

Leaving specific assets to specific heirs can be an estate planning no-no

Planning your estate around specific assets is risky and, in most cases, should be avoided. If you leave specific assets — such as a home, a car or stock — to specific people, you could end up inadvertently disinheriting someone. If it must be done, careful planning and monitoring is necessary. Unintended consequences Here’s an […]