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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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A Case to Watch: The Extraterritorial Application of United States Bankruptcy Law

In a case that may end up before the Supreme Court, the Second Circuit recently analyzed the extraterritorial application of the fraudulent transfer laws found in the Bankruptcy Code on transfers made outside the U.S. between transferors and transferees both located outside of the U.S.

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Continuing Risks for Businesses Connected to the Marijuana Industry

In a recent decision, a gardening supply store was denied bankruptcy protection due to its business model, which targeted marijuana growers in states that have legalized its use.

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Business Litigation Attorney Rhiannon Baker Joins Fredrikson & Byron

Fredrikson & Byron Attorney Rhiannon Baker

Attorney Rhiannon K. Baker has joined Fredrikson & Byron’s Des Moines office as a senior associate in the firm’s Litigation, Employment & Labor Litigation and Construction Groups.

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Fredrikson & Byron Captures Two Iowa Supreme Court Wins in Favor of Wind Energy Development

Fredrikson & Byron attorneys Bret A. Dublinske and Brant M. Leonard captured victories in two separate cases before the Iowa Supreme Court on May 3, 2019.

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Fredrikson & Byron Attorney Sean Kearney Named 2019 BTI Client Service All-Star

Mergers & Acquisitions Group Co-Chair Sean P. Kearney was named a 2019 BTI Client Service All-Star.

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(Don’t) Do It for the Insta – Fair Use May Not Save Hashtags That Identify a Competitor’s Products

Instagram and other social media platforms have become fertile ground for all manner of intellectual property disputes.

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Legal Consultant Xin Liu Joins Fredrikson & Byron

Fredrikson & Byron Legal Consultant Xin Liu

Xin Liu has joined Fredrikson & Byron’s Shanghai office as a legal consultant in the China Practice and International Groups.

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Immigration Attorney Loan Huynh Receives Hennepin County Bar Association’s Excellence Award for Advancing Diversity and Inclusion

Loan T. Huynh receives the 2019 Excellence Award for Advancing Diversity and Inclusion.

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Fredrikson & Byron Recognized by 2019 Chambers USA

Chambers USA: America’s Leading Lawyers for Business ranked nine Fredrikson & Byron practice areas and 24 individual attorneys in its 2019 edition.

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Corporate Attorney Benjamin Neitzel Joins Fredrikson & Byron

Fredrikson & Byron attorney Ben Neitzel

Attorney Benjamin C. Neitzel has joined Fredrikson & Byron as an associate in the firm’s Mergers & Acquisitions and Corporate Governance Groups.

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