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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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We are dedicated to understanding our clients, their business goals and the industry-specific legal issues they face.

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Fredrikson & Byron Stands in Solidarity with the Black Community

As a Firm, we are committed to identifying and confronting bias, systemic racism, and social and economic injustice, both in our communities and at the Firm.

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Question of the Day: Anti-Discrimination Training in the Remote Workplace

Is it okay to postpone anti-discrimination training while employees work remotely?

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Executive Order Suspends Work Visas Through 2020; Those Lawfully in the US are Exempt

President Donald Trump signed a proclamation suspending foreign worker visas, effective on June 24, 2020, until December 31, 2020.

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Question of the Day: Identity Theft and Unemployment

As an employer, should I be concerned about identify theft in connection with unemployment benefits?

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Advertising, Marketing & Trademark COVID-19 Update

The United States Patent and Trademark Office is accepting petitions to prioritize review of certain COVID-19 related trademarks.

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Question of the Day: COVID-Related Lawsuit Protection

Do businesses have any protection from COVID-related lawsuits?

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Question of the Day: Diversity and Inclusion Efforts in the Workplace

In light of recent events in Minneapolis and around the country, what are employers doing to support impacted employees and enhance diversity and inclusion efforts in the workplace?

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Question of the Day: Face Coverings in the Workplace

What is the latest OSHA guidance on face coverings in the workplace?

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Question of the Day: Form I-9 Physical Presence Requirements Update

Must employers begin physically inspecting I-9 documents for workplaces continuing to operate remotely due to COVID-19 concerns, even if states are permitting workplaces to reopen?

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Notice of Changes in the Ownership of Mexican Companies – June 30 Deadline

Mexico’s 2020 tax reform introduced a new obligation for Mexican companies to file a notice with Mexico’s Tax Administration Service, reporting the name and Federal Taxpayer Registry of their equity-holders every time there is a change in their ownership structure.

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