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Recent News and Events

Fredrikson & Byron strives to provide clients current business developments and legal updates. See the list below for our most recent updates and events.

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We are dedicated to understanding our clients, their business goals and the industry-specific legal issues they face.

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Clients Name Fredrikson & Byron to BTI List of Midsize Law Firms “Punching Way Above Their Weight”

“These firms prove client service savvy still sits at the epicenter of client relationships — no matter how big or small the firm,” BTI Consulting Group states.

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Use It or Lose It – Lapsing Mineral Rights

Due to shifting commodity prices, land use regulations, and a variety of other factors, mineral interests often go unused for significant periods of time.

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Litigation Attorney Alethea Huyser Elected as Secretary Treasurer of the MSBA’s Appellate Practice Section Council

Fredrikson & Byron attorney Leah Huyser

Attorney Alethea M. Huyser has been elected to serve as Secretary Treasurer of the Minnesota State Bar Association’s Appellate Practice Section for the 2021-2022 bar year.

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The Art of Racing in the Rain

The story can apply directly to issues currently facing Minnesota taxpayers. Said directly, we will have “unpredictable elements” in life. And, while those elements can be insurmountable when surfacing on their own schedule, we can have a positive impact when exercising deliberate foresight.

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Fredrikson & Byron Represents Icario in Its Sale to CVC Capital Partners and Acquisition of ChipRewards

Fredrikson & Byron acted as legal counsel to Icario in its sale to private equity firm CVC Capital Partners and in its acquisition of ChipRewards.

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If I Spend Six Months and a Day in Another State, Can I Save Minnesota State Income Tax?

Minnesotans are wondering: could or should they change their residency to achieve income tax savings?

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Attorney Malissa Eng Receives 2020 Patent Pro Bono Achievement Certificate

Malissa Eng, Fredrikson & Byron Attorney Malissa Eng

The USPTO has named intellectual property attorney Malissa C. Eng and Fredrikson & Byron as recipients of the 2020 Patent Pro Bono Achievement Certificate.

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Attorney Lousene Hoppe Named President of the National LGBTQ+ Bar Association

Lousene Hoppe, Fredrikson & Byron Attorney Lousene HoppeFredrikson & Byron shareholder Lousene M. Hoppe has started her tenure as president of the National LGBTQ+ Bar Association Board of Directors. Hoppe will serve a two-year term ending in June 2023.

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Catch Me If You Can? Practical Approaches to Preventing Check Fraud

This article outlines practical steps for banks to take to protect themselves against check fraudsters.

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Citibank Unable to Recover $500 Million in Accidental Payments

The playground adage “finders keepers, losers weepers” appears to have been taken to new heights in a recent court decision authored by U.S. District Judge Jesse Furman, costing Citibank around $500 million.

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