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Significant Legal Issues in Bank M&A Deals: Case Studies

Tony Moch, Amber Kraemer, Tom Walker and Trina Sjoberg will be presenting at the Bank Holding Company Association (BHCA) Fall Seminar on October 2, 2023. They will be presenting, “Significant Legal Issues in Bank M&A Deals: Case Studies.” Banks spend significant time on employment, compensation, benefits and staffing matters that arise in any M&A transaction; ...

October 2, 2023


MNCPA Audits of Employee Benefit Plans Conference

Tom Walker will address the MNCPA’s Audits of Employee Benefit Plans Conference on May 17, 2021, to discuss “The Most Common Retirement Plan Mistakes and How to Fix Them.” With the complexity of plan terms, the multitude of legal requirements and the potential inexperience of personnel, retirement plan mistakes are bound to happen. Review the ...

May 17-18, 2021


Creative Compensation: A Discussion on Benefits & Compensation

Employee Benefits attorney Tom Walker will be serving as a panelist at the CFO Leadership Council session “Creative Compensation: A Discussion on Benefits & Compensation.” Tom and other panelists will discuss effective compensation and benefits strategies to keep business competitive and healthy, taking into account your company’s growth path, industry, and the talent you want ...


October 8, 2020

3:30 - 5:15

ESOP Re-Leveraging Transactions

Winthrop & Weinstine Employee Benefits attorney Thomas Walker will present at the Minnesota/Dakotas Chapter of the ESOP Association Chapter Meeting. His session will discuss re-leveraging as a sustainability strategy for ESOP companies, the pros and cons of re-leveraging, other potential alternatives, and the fiduciary issues and mechanics involved in re-leveraging transactions.  

June 13, 2019

Client Alert

EU Court Strikes Down U.S.-EU Safe Harbor for Trans-Atlantic Data Transfers

The Safe Harbor allowed the sharing of U.S.-EU personal data without violating the EU's privacy laws.

Client Alert

Minnesota Enacts New Estate and Gift Tax Laws

On March 21, 2013, Governor Dayton signed a tax bill that impacts Minnesota residents as well as those who reside out-of-state, but own real estate and other assets in Minnesota.

Client Alert

Supreme Court Overturns Defense of Marriage Act

The decision will impact businesses and individuals in the areas of estate planning, tax, employment practices and employee benefits.

Client Alert

Minnesota Gift and Estate Tax Law Changes

The Omnibus Tax Bill contains major changes to the Minnesota estate and gift tax laws, effective July 1, 2013.

Client Alert

Minnesota’s Marriage Equality Act: What You Need to Know

On May 14, 2013, Governor Dayton signed into law legislation revising the definition of "marriage" in Minnesota to include same-sex marriage. The law becomes effective August 1, 2013.

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