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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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OMB Concludes Review of EB-5 Immigrant Investor Program ‘Modernization’ Regulation

It is unclear when the regulation will be published or what, if any, changes have been made since the proposed rule was released in January 2017.

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Senator Paul Blocks Bill to Eliminate Per-Country Cap on Employment-Based Green Cards

The “Fairness for High-Skilled Immigrants Act of 2019” , a bill that would eliminate the 7 percent per-country cap (numerical limitation) on employment-based immigrants, among other things, was blocked in the Senate by Rand Paul.

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Fredrikson & Byron Attorneys Named 2019 Great Plains Super Lawyers and Rising Stars

Super Lawyers named five Fredrikson & Byron attorneys to the list of 2019 Great Plains Super Lawyers and included five Fredrikson attorneys on the list of 2019 Great Plains Rising Stars.

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Minnesota Passes Law Requiring Monthly Checks of the State’s Health Care Exclusion List

Effective August 1, 2019, a new law requires vendors to check the exclusion list “on a monthly basis and document the date and time the exclusion list was checked and the name and title of person who checked the exclusion list.”

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Fredrikson & Byron Attorneys Named 2019 Minnesota Super Lawyers and Rising Stars

Super Lawyers recognized 34 Fredrikson & Byron attorneys as 2019 Minnesota Super Lawyers and 22 attorneys as Minnesota Rising Stars.

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Fredrikson & Byron Represents Crate and Barrel in its Acquisition of Hudson Grace

Fredrikson & Byron acted as legal counsel to Crate and Barrel, industry-leading home furnishings specialty retailer in its acquisition of Hudson Grace, San Francisco-based boutique home decor, entertaining and gift brand.

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Immigration Attorney Loan Huynh Named to Lawyers of Color Inaugural Nation’s Best List

Fredrikson & Byron shareholder Loan T. Huynh was named to the Lawyers of Color Inaugural Nation’s Best List, recognizing her tenure in the legal profession and commitment to diversity and inclusion as a minority attorney.

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Study of Say-on-Pay Data Shows Your “Against” Vote Is Coming

In any given year, the vast majority of companies receive overwhelming shareholder support for their say-on-pay proposals; however, most companies should expect to receive an “against” vote recommendation from a proxy advisory firm at least once.

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Characteristics of 2019’s Newly-Appointed Directors

A recent publication by ISS Analytics examines the characteristics of directors who were newly-appointed at Russell 3000 companies and notes five major trends in new director appointments for 2019.

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Assessing First-Time Director Candidates

A recent publication by Spencer Stuart offers advice to boards seeking to expand their pool of director candidates and identify potential new, first-time directors and assess their suitability for the role.

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