Books and Records Actions: An Under-Utilized Tool for Iowa Investors and Lawyers

Feb 13, 2024

Attorney Samuel J. Gray explains how shareholders and directors of a corporation and members and managers of a limited liability company can take advantage of Iowa’s books and records statutes, and why these stakeholders in Iowa businesses should seek books and records more often.

Compliance with the Corporate Transparency Act (CTA) in 2024 and Beyond

Feb 7, 2024

The new year brought with it new filing requirements for many entities. On January 1, 2024, the Corporate Transparency Act (CTA) became effective. Under the CTA, applicable entities will have to file an initial report with the U.S. Treasury Department’s Financial Crimes Enforcement Network (FinCEN).

Attorney Madeline E. Hartley Joins SPMB

Feb 2, 2024

Ms. Hartley advises clients in the areas of estate planning and private wealth, agriculture law, business transactions, tax law, commercial litigation, and real estate.

Attorney David L. Wenzel Joins SPMB

Jan 26, 2024

Mr. Wenzel is an experienced attorney, representing clients with matters relating to business transactions, estate planning, probate and trust administration and real estate law.

SPMB Welcomes New Transactional Member, Jon M. McCright

Jan 19, 2024

Mr. McCright regularly assists clients in probate, trusts, estate planning, real estate, including property rights and condemnation, corporate law, and extensive tax matters.

SPMB Welcomes Transactional Attorney Todd W. Anderson as New Member

Jan 12, 2024

Mr. Anderson is an experienced attorney, representing individuals with matters pertaining to estate planning, probate and trust administrations and tax planning. He also counsels individuals through the procedures relating to the administration of estates and trusts, including fiduciary (estate and trust) income tax, Iowa inheritance tax and federal estate tax planning.

Vetter Presents at IATEC Annual Meeting

Nov 15, 2023

Attorney Jacob Vetter presented at the Iowa Academy of Trust and Estate Counsel (IATEC) Annual Meeting on November 3 in Des Moines.

CRST Acquires BCB Transport

Nov 7, 2023

Cedar Rapids-based, CRST The Transportation Solution, Inc. acquired BCB Transport, located in Mansfield, TX.

SPMB Participates in Cady Day of Service

Nov 6, 2023

SPMB participated in the Cady Day of Service by preparing care packages, sewing pillow cases and providing dinner to the residents at the Russell and Ann Gerdin American Cancer Society Hope Lodge in Iowa City.

"Best Law Firms" 2024 Ranks 37 Practice Areas at SPMB

Nov 2, 2023

2024 rankings are based on a methodology that relies on qualitative and quantitative data on legal skillset, achievements and client successes collected through a submission process managed by Best Lawyers.

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