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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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Fredrikson & Byron Sponsors Fashion Week Minnesota

Fredrikson & Byron is once again pleased to sponsor Fashion Week Minnesota #FWMN. This multi-day event showcases the incredible talent in Minnesota’s fashion and design community.

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Mergers & Acquisitions Attorney Roxanne Thorelli Earns Volunteer Lawyers Network Volunteer of the Year Award

Roxanne Thorelli, Fredrikson & Byron Attorney Roxanne ThorelliFredrikson & Byron attorney Roxanne N. Thorelli will be awarded the Volunteer of the Year Award by Volunteer Lawyers Network, Ltd. at its Riverfront Celebration event on September 9.

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Changing the Rules of the Game: Is a Development Agreement Trumped by a Local Ordinance Amendment?

One of the main purposes for “development agreements” is to provide the owner and developer with certainty to justify the significant sums they are investing in their developments. However, a change in control of a municipality can often result in the desire to avoid the terms of a development agreement signed by a previous administration.

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MTC “Cookie Monster” Seeks to Take a Huge Bite Out of Pub. L. 86-272

Since 1959, taxpayers have been relying on a federal law—Public Law 86-272—to protect them from having to file state income tax returns in states where the taxpayers’ in-state activities are limited to just soliciting sales of tangible personal property. On August 4, 2021, the Multistate Tax Commission (MTC) member states voted 20-0 to revise the MTC’s “Statement of Information” regarding Public Law 86-272 in an attempt to eviscerate the federal law’s protections.

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Fredrikson & Byron Named Twin Cities Business Best of Business 2021 Readers’ Choice Law Firm

Fredrikson & Byron has been named law firm category winner of the Best of Business 2021 Readers’ Choice Award by Twin Cities Business (TCB).

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Masha Yevzelman Honored with Minnesota Society of CPAs Friend of the Profession Award

Masha Yevzelman, Fredrikson & Byron Attorney Masha YevzelmanFredrikson & Byron tax attorney Masha Yevzelman has been awarded the Friend of the Profession Award by the Minnesota Society of CPAs.

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Mergers & Acquisitions Attorney Veronica Salsbury Joins Fredrikson & Byron

Veronica Salsbury, Fredrikson & Byron Attorney Veronica SalsburyAttorney Veronica B. Salsbury has joined Fredrikson & Byron as an officer in the Mergers & Acquisitions and Private Equity Groups.

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Mergers & Acquisitions Attorney Joseph Bottrell Joins Fredrikson & Byron

Joseph Bottrell, Fredrikson & Byron Attorney Joseph Bottrell Attorney Joseph P. Bottrell has joined Fredrikson & Byron as an associate in the Mergers & Acquisitions Group.

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Patent Attorney Sean Solberg Joins Fredrikson & Byron

Sean Solberg, Fredrikson & Byron Attorney Sean SolbergFredrikson & Byron continues growth in the Des Moines market with the addition of patent attorney Sean D. Solberg.

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IRS Blesses Small Business Stock Treatment for Insurance Brokerages

When is a brokerage not a brokerage? According to a recent Private Letter Ruling released by the IRS, the answer might surprise you.

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