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for: ‘October, 2017’

New D&I strategic plan approved

The MSBA is excited to announce approval of our new 2017-2020 Diversity and Inclusion Strategic Plan. (The plan can be viewed at To assist in the implementation of the plan, we have expanded the Diversity and Inclusion Leadership Council. The council will welcome several new members, including Ann Anaya of 3M, Joan Bibelhausen of […]

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Notes & Trends – October 2017

BANKRUPTCY JUDICIAL LAW • Stay preferred to dismissal in abstention cases. This appeal arises out of the collapse of Thomas Petters’s massive Ponzi scheme and subsequent bankruptcy cases. PCI filed bankruptcy in 2008 after the collapse of the scheme. Ritchie was a major investor. Petters Company, Inc. (PCI) had a banking relationship with M&I Bank […]

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Rules of Professional Conduct update

MSBA members Eric Cooperstein and Fred Finch represented the viewpoint of the MSBA’s Rules of Professional Conduct (RPC) Committee at the September meeting of the Lawyers Professional Responsibility Board (LPRB). The LPRB agenda included the RPC Committee’s proposed amendments to Rule 5.5 of the Minnesota Rules of Professional Conduct. The draft amendments were spurred by the Court’s decision in In re Panel File […]

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