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Updates & Events

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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Fredrikson & Byron Represents GoKart Labs in its Sale to West Monroe Partners

Fredrikson & Byron acted as legal counsel to GoKart Labs in its acquisition by West Monroe Partners.

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New Case Reminds Employers of Old Adage: No Good Deed Goes Unpunished

The Minnesota Supreme Court recently affirmed an employer’s liability for more than a half million dollars in unpaid overtime wages and an additional half million in liquidated damages because the employer’s split-day compensation system did not comply with the Minnesota Fair Labor Standards Act (MFLSA).

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Mergers & Acquisitions Attorney Chantal Wilson Joins Fredrikson & Byron

Attorney Chantal M. Wilson has joined Fredrikson & Byron in the Mergers & Acquisitions Group.

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New Development on Cost-Plus Contracts in Iowa

Cost-plus contracts are common in the construction industry, and a recent case in Iowa will have significant implications for business practices in that industry.

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Immigration Attorney Robert Aronson Receives Fredric Moskol 3RNet Leadership Award

Fredrikson & Byron shareholder Robert D. Aronson has been awarded the 2019 Fredric Moskol Leadership Award from 3RNet, the national leader for expanding healthcare access and coverage to rural communities.

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Fredrikson & Byron Named to 2020 BTI Litigation Outlook

Fredrikson & Byron has been listed to the Honor Roll in BTI Consulting Group’s BTI Litigation Outlook 2020.

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Fredrikson & Byron Represents Brightstar Capital Partners in its Acquisition of Capstone Nutrition

Fredrikson & Byron acted as legal counsel to Brightstar Capital Partners, a private investment firm, in its acquisition of Capstone Nutrition, a leading developer and manufacturer of nutrition products.

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The 2020 Overtime Pay Rule: What Employers Need to Know

The DOL’s new overtime rule is likely to survive the legal challenges that stopped the 2016 rule from going into effect. In the meantime, what should employers do to prepare for the rule’s effective date?

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REITs After TCJA –Time for a Second Look?

Real estate fund sponsors that typically choose limited partnership or limited liability company structures for their fund entities might want to give REITs another look.

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Fredrikson & Byron Hires Two Associates in Des Moines

Attorneys Cara S. Donels and Austin L. Goodnight have joined Fredrikson & Byron’s Des Moines office.

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