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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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Question of the Day: School-Related FFCRA Leave Requests

How should employers handle requests for FFCRA leave related to schools starting with online, hybrid and optional online programs?

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Are You Ready to Pay Revenue on Production Under Lake Sakakawea?

Revenue held in suspense due to ambiguities related to the location of the ordinary high water mark below Lake Sakakawea will be required to be released from suspense by December 24, 2020, or June 24, 2022, depending upon location of the lands.

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106 Fredrikson & Byron Attorneys Recognized by Best Lawyers®

106 Fredrikson & Byron attorneys were named by Best Lawyers® in its 2021 ranking reports. 88 Fredrikson & Byron attorneys were recognized in The Best Lawyers in America.© 12 of these Fredrikson attorneys were also named a “Lawyer of the Year” by Best Lawyers.

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Question of the Day: Health Care Provider Definition of the FFCRA

I understand the health care provider definition of the FFCRA has been challenged. What do I need to know about this?

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Fredrikson & Byron Named Twin Cities Business Best of Business 2020 Readers’ Choice Law Firm

Fredrikson & Byron has been named law firm category winner of the Best of Business 2020 Readers’ Choice Award by Twin Cities Business (TCB).

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National Interest Exceptions to Presidential Proclamations Suspending Certain Immigrants and Nonimmigrants

On June 22, 2020, President Trump signed Presidential Proclamation 10052, which suspended the entry of certain immigrant visa applicants through December 31, 2020.

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Attorney Mercedes McFarland Jackson Elected Chair of EMERGE Board of Directors

Fredrikson & Byron attorney Mercedes McFarland Jackson

EMERGE Community Development elected Fredrikson & Byron attorney Mercedes McFarland Jackson to serve a two-year term as the chair of its board of directors.

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Fredrikson & Byron Wins Significant Nonconforming Use Rights Case at the Minnesota Supreme Court

In a significant victory for landowners throughout Minnesota, the Minnesota Supreme Court issued an important decision on July 15, 2020, defining the scope of property owners’ nonconforming use rights and what activities constitute a continuation of those rights.

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Attorney Lousene Hoppe Named President-Elect of the National LGBT Bar Association

Lousene Hoppe, Fredrikson & Byron Attorney Lousene HoppeFredrikson & Byron shareholder Lousene M. Hoppe has been named President-Elect of the National LGBT Bar Association Board of Directors, after serving two years as the Association’s treasurer.

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Public Charge Rule Blocked

The U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York enjoined the Department of Homeland Security from “enforcing, applying, implementing, or treating as effective” the February 24, 2020, Public Charge Grounds Final Rule during any period in which there is a national health emergency in response to the COVID-19 outbreak.

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