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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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New SEC Rule May Prove Useful to Bankers During Capital Raises

A recent Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) change to Rule 506 of Regulation D under the Securities Act of 1933 may provide an additional tool for bankers considering a capital raise.

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Attorneys Mercedes M. Jackson and Bradley J. Wallace Join Fredrikson & Byron

Fredrikson & Byron adds depth to its Private Equity practice with the addition of attorneys Mercedes M. Jackson and Bradley J. Wallace.

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Fredrikson & Byron Expands Iowa Office

Fredrikson & Byron P.A. has continued its growth in the Midwest by expanding its Des Moines, Iowa office with three attorneys. Joining the firm are J. Marc Ward, Bridget R. Penick and Brant M. Leonard.

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Three Fredrikson & Byron Attorneys Named to World Trademark Review 1000

Fredrikson & Byron is pleased to announce that Stephen Bergerson, Lora Mitchell Friedemann and John Pickerill were recognized in the 2014 edition of the World Trademark Review 1000 (WTR 1000).

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Grant Fairbairn Named Chair of the MN Intellectual Property Law Association’s Patent Litigation – ADR – CAFC Committee

Grant Fairbairn

Grant Fairbairn was appointed Chair of MIPLA’s Patent Litigation Committee.

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Health Care Reform Update: Anticipated Final Regulations Issued on Employer Mandate, Including New Phase-In Rules

The Affordable Care Act final regulations were recently published.

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SEC Publishes Its 2014 List of Examination Priorities

The National Examination Program (NEP) of the Securities and Exchange Commission’s Office of Compliance Inspections and Examinations published its 2014 examination priorities.

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Update: Filing Date Approaches for Fiscal Year 2015 H-1B Cap Cases

Employers may submit cap-subject H-1B petitions again on April 1, 2014, for the fiscal year (FY) 2015 H-1B program.

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“Donning and Doffing” Protective Gear Not Compensable Time for Union-Represented Employees

Supreme Court affirms time spent changing clothes is not compensable.

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Jeffrey Post Joins Gulf Coast National Institute of Trial Advocacy (NITA) Faculty

NITA selected Jeffrey to join the faculty of NITA Gulf Coast Regional Trial Advocacy Training Program.

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