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M&A Event

Ryan Schildkraut will be sharing insights and expertise during a panel discussion scheduled for January 11, 2024, at Copeland Buhl. This event promises to be an invaluable opportunity for attendees to delve into the intricate dynamics of M&A transactions, unraveling the complexities of planning a sale, navigating the terrain of collecting competing bids, and ultimately ...

January 11, 2024


Legal Eagles – M&A Attorneys Share Deal Stories All Can Learn From

The Midwest Business Brokers and Intermediaries (MBBI) will host an event showcasing M&A Attorneys’ perspective on getting deals to done on June 6, 2023.  Winthrop & Weinstine Shareholder Ryan Schildkraut will be on the panel of presenters.  Ryan helps clients realize business opportunities and solve legal challenges in ways that work for their particular business ...

June 6, 2023

5:00 - 7:00 PM
Client Alert

Minnesota’s Newest State Agency – the Office of Cannabis Management

This is the first post of many to analyze Minnesota’s recreational adult use cannabis legislation. Authors: David M. Aafedt, Gerald H. Fornwald, Peter G. Economou We are within days of adult recreational cannabis officially becoming a law here in the North Star State.[1] Competing bills have woven their way through dozens of committees in both ...

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5 Things to Consider as the Minnesota Legislature Decides the Future of Cannabis

With the Minnesota House passing its version of an adult-use cannabis bill this week, and the Minnesota Senate scheduled to debate—and potentially vote on—its own bill, here are 5 things to keep your eye on. 1. Differences are Narrowing.  In their original forms, the House and Senate bills were dramatically different, with some describing the ...


Breaking the Ice: Investment Bank Work Improved Practice

Sometimes you don’t find your calling; your calling finds you. Ryan Schildkraut was recently interviewed by Minnesota Lawyer about his career journey, including a detour as an investment banker before returning to Winthrop. Get to know Ryan and learn more about his drive for helping clients by reading the full article here (subscription required).

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Restaurant Revitalization Fund Grant Program

Congress has authorized a promising grant program for restaurants, bars, breweries, food trucks and caterers, with grants awarded based on the recipient’s decline in revenues during 2020. The Restaurant Revitalization Fund Grant program is part of the American Rescue Plan Act of 2021, which was signed into law on March 11, 2021. Continue reading for a ...

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Approved Federal Stimulus Package Offers Help for Small Businesses

By: Ryan J. Schildkraut

Following intense negotiations in Washington, Congress approved the latest federal stimulus package as part of the Consolidated Appropriations Act, 2021, and the President has signed the bill into law.  Included in the omnibus spending bill are modifications to the Paycheck Protection Program (“PPP”) under the title the Economic Aid to Hard-Hit Small Businesses, Nonprofits and ...

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More Relief on the Way for Small Businesses

By: Ryan J. Schildkraut

The Winthrop & Weinstine corporate law team lays out the key updates and takeaways from the second round of PPP funds.


Franchisees in Focus: Preparing for the Year Ahead

A Post-Election Conversation with Franchisee Industry Experts

Tuesday, November 17, 2020

11:00 AM - 12:00 PM CT

Exit Strategies

Shareholder Ryan Schildkraut will speak on a panel about finding buyers for a small business, and avoiding the mistakes that sellers often make.

Minneapolis Club
729 Second Avenue South
Minneapolis, MN 55402

Wednesday, September 23, 2020

11:00AM - 1:00PM
Client Alert

SBA Moves Goalposts on Eligibility Requirements, Causing Anxiety for PPP Borrowers

By: Ryan J. Schildkraut

If you were one of the thousands of small businesses who received a PPP loan in the initial wave of funding – or if you are still considering applying as part of the second wave – one of the key eligibility requirements for the loan substantively changed last week, at least according to the latest ...

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SBA Provides Underwhelming Guidance on PPP as Small Businesses Rush to Apply

By: Ryan J. Schildkraut and Joel C. Johnson

Late Thursday, April 2, the Small Business Administration (“SBA”) released a highly anticipated Interim Final Rule and a new form of borrower application for the Paycheck Protection Program which was established as part of the CARES Act.  Small businesses and banks were hopeful that the SBA would provide additional guidance on how to interpret several ...

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