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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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Attention Board Members: Do You Understand Your Board’s Business Chemistry?

While conversations about boardroom diversity typically focus on gender and race/ethnicity, Deloitte argues that diversity in terms of Business Chemistry type is also important for board effectiveness.

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A Fiduciary Duty to Stay Alive?

A recent article in The Wall Street Journal considers whether corporate leaders have a fiduciary responsibility to stay alive and examines the daredevil tendencies of top executives.

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The Anticorruption Initiative Under the USMCA

What are the USMCA’s anti-corruption provisions and how can Mexico use them to fight pervasive corruption?

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Minnesota Employers Are Subject To New Record-Keeping And Notice Requirements

Minnesota employers are subject to several new record-keeping and notice requirements as a result of amendments made to several employment law statutes. The new requirements take effect July 1, 2019.

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Iowa Employment Law Update: One Minor Change Coming July 1, Others Brewing

During the 2019 Iowa Legislative Session, there were developments that may impact employment-related decisions, especially related to hiring.

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Attorneys Ken Levinson and Lynn Linné Honored by Minnesota State Bar Association

Fredrikson & Byron attorneys Kenneth S. Levinson and Lynn S. Linné were honored by the Minnesota State Bar Association (MSBA) Tax Law Section at the Annual Judges Conference on June 6, 2019, in Minneapolis.

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IAM Patent 1000 Names Seven Fredrikson & Byron Attorneys in its 2019 Edition

Attorneys Grant D. Fairbairn, Lora Friedemann, Thomas R. Hipkins, Ann M. Ladd, Kurt J. Niederluecke, Charles D. Segelbaum and David C. West were featured in the 2019 edition of the IAM Patent 1000: The World’s Leading Patent Professionals.

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Attorney Aubrey Zuger Named State Bar Association of North Dakota President

Aubrey Zuger, Fredrikson & Byron Attorney Aubrey Zuger

Fredrikson & Byron shareholder Aubrey J. Zuger was elected to serve as President of the State Bar Association of North Dakota. Zuger has been a member of the SBAND Board of Governors since 2011 and previously served as President-Elect and Secretary-Treasurer.

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Fredrikson & Byron Represents Bio-Techne Corporation in its Acquisition of B-MoGen Biotechnologies Inc.

Fredrikson & Byron acted as legal counsel to Bio-Techne Corporation (NASDAQ: TECH), a global life sciences company providing innovative tools and bioactive reagents for the research and clinical diagnostic communities, in its acquisition of B-MoGen Biotechnologies Inc.

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Brett Roberts Elected to the Board of Governors of the Greater Des Moines Leadership Institute

Brett Roberts, Fredrikson & Byron Attorney Brett Roberts

Fredrikson & Byron attorney Brett F. Roberts has been elected to a three-year term on the Greater Des Moines Leadership Institute Board of Governors.

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