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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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Attorney Lora Friedemann Selected for Minnesota 500 Award

Lora Friedemann, Fredrikson & Byron Attorney Lora FriedemannFredrikson & Byron shareholder Lora Friedemann has been recognized as one of Minnesota’s most powerful business leaders in the 2020 edition of the Minnesota 500.

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Corporate Attorney Soobin Kim Joins Fredrikson & Byron

Attorney Soobin Kim has joined Fredrikson & Byron as an officer in the Mergers & Acquisitions, Private Equity and International Groups.

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Question of the Day: Social Media Policies

To what extent may a company regulate employees’ use of social media?

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Question of the Day: Health Care Providers Exempted from FFCRA Leave

What do health care employers need to know about the revised definition of health care providers who can be exempted from FFCRA leave?

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Fredrikson & Byron Earns Mansfield Certification and Certification Plus

Fredrikson & Byron has achieved Mansfield Certification and Certification Plus status from Diversity Lab for demonstrating a commitment to boosting representation of diverse lawyers in law firm leadership.

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Mergers & Acquisitions Attorney Roxanne Thorelli Joins Fredrikson & Byron

Roxanne Thorelli, Fredrikson & Byron Attorney Roxanne ThorelliAttorney Roxanne Thorelli has joined Fredrikson & Byron in the Mergers & Acquisitions, Private Equity and Public Companies Groups.

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Question of the Day: Mandatory COVID Vaccinations

Once there is a COVID-19 vaccine, can an employer mandate that its employees be vaccinated?

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How Long Does the “Crop Year” Last? The Importance of Specificity in Agricultural Leases

While many would define the “crop year” to be the time between harvests, that definition can cause confusion in long-term agricultural leases, especially where the tenant-farmer intends to raise different crops during the lease term.

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Fredrikson & Byron Represents Open Systems International, Inc. in Its Sale to Emerson Electric Co.

Fredrikson acted as legal counsel to OSI Inc. in connection with the execution of a purchase agreement to sell 100 percent of the company’s equity in a $1.6 billion transaction with Emerson Electric Co.

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Fredrikson & Byron Announces New Shareholders

Fredrikson & Byron has elected 15 new shareholders: Katherine A. Charipar, Michael R. Cummings, Tracy L. Deutmeyer, Jennifer L. Hodge Burkett, Mercedes McFarland Jackson, Lynn S. Linné, Kiel C. McElveen, Pari I. McGarraugh, Alissa N. Mitchell, Kendra D. Simmons, Ryan M. Spanheimer, Erik A. Splett, Anupama D. Sreekanth, Jeffrey J. Steinle and Kyle W. Ubl.

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