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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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Explosion of Representation & Warranty Insurance in the Lower Middle Market

With the increased commoditization of information as to what “is market” on M&A transactions, deal lawyers can focus quite a bit of energy on relatively small changes in deal terms.

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New Federal Rules Will Impact E-Discovery

The recent amendments to the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure are aimed at accelerating discovery and focusing on relevancy and proportionality. 

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You Think Your Product is “Made in the USA,” But Does the FTC?

The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) recently investigated Niall Luxury Goods over whether the firm overstated the extent to which its watches are made in the U.S. 

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Home Office Publishes Latest Statement of Changes to the Immigration Rules

The recent, relevant changes of the Immigration Rules are summarized with a focus on Tier 2 sponsors.

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Fines for Illegal Employment Have Decreased

Fines for illegal employment have decreased from 12,000 to 8,000 Euros. 

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Italy Announces Citizenship Reform, Updates to Specific Work and Residence Permits

Italy approved amendments to current Italian citizenship law and clarified the assessment procedure of the Integration Agreement. Italy also announced updates on the study to work permit conversion and new electronic residence permits with microchips. 

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France Announces State of Urgency

France restores land border controls until December 13. Also, businesses convicted of illegal labor may be blacklisted.

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Diplomatic Protection of Dual Nationals

This article provides an overview of recent developments in dual nationality and its effects on diplomatic protection.

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Fifth Circuit Upholds Injunction Against Obama Administration’s DACA/DAPA Programs

The court found, among other things, that the states have shown that the threatened injury if the injunction were denied outweighed any harm that would result if the injunction were granted.

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USCIS Updates Paper Version of G-28 Notice of Appearance

USCIS recently updated the paper version of Form G-28, Notice of Entry of Appearance as Attorney or Representative.

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