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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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Belgium Sets New 2016 Salary Thresholds

Belgium sets new 2016 salary thresholds for some fast track work permits B and the Blue Card.

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Security Measures: An Overview

This article provides an overview of recent immigration developments in security measures in several countries implemented in response to terror attacks and related concerns.

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DOL Issues Final Conflict of Interest Rule

On April 6, 2016, the Department of Labor issued its much-anticipated conflicts of interest final rule.

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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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