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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 Omnis Pharma in Merger with Magnis Therapeutics to Become Vyriad

Fredrikson & Byron acted as legal counsel to Omnis International Co., d/b/a Omnis Pharma, in its merger with Magnis Therapeutics, LLC. 

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FTC Sues Volkswagen Over ‘Clean Diesel’ Advertising

The FTC is investigating the advertising practices of Volkswagen after uncovering it fitted its “clean diesel” automobiles with illegal emission defeat devices.

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Real Estate Attorney Nicholas Monson Joins Fredrikson & Byron

Nicholas Monson, Fredrikson & Byron Attorney Nicholas Monson

Attorney Nicholas J. Monson has joined Fredrikson & Byron as a senior associate in the Real Estate and Private Equity Groups.

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Mergers & Acquisitions Attorney Brett Roberts Joins Fredrikson & Byron

Brett Roberts, Fredrikson & Byron Attorney Brett Roberts

Roberts advises business clients on a variety of matters, including mergers and acquisitions, compliance and general corporate governance.

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Dear Debtor, Pay Up or Lose Your Domain Name

On March 23, 2016, the state’s high court clarified that domain names are property subject to garnishment under Minnesota law. 

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USCIS Will Accept H-1B petitions for FY 2017 Beginning April 1, 2016

On April 1, 2016, U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) will begin accepting H-1B petitions subject to the fiscal year (FY) 2017 cap.

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Tech, Business Executives Petition Congress to Undo New Restrictions on Visa-Free Travel

Almost three dozen technology and business executives petitioned the U.S. House of Representatives and Senate to repeal new visa provisions restricting visa-free travel to the United States for certain travelers under the Visa Waiver Program. 

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DHS Implements VWP Changes in Response to Terrorism Concerns, Announces Further VWP Travel Restrictions

In January, the United States began implementing changes to the Visa Waiver Program (VWP) under a new law. 

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ABIL Urges Cautious Implementation of New Proposed ‘Smart I-9’ Form

Among other things, ABIL members urged USCIS to delay implementing the “smart I-9” until it is fully functional in both English and Spanish.

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State Dept. Estimates Visa Number Availability in the Coming Months

The Department of State’s Visa Bulletin for March 2016 includes estimates of visa number availability (potential monthly movement) in the coming months.

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