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Dentons climbs up the Q1 League Tables in Europe
Dentons' European region has made major improvements in the Q1 2016 corporate League Tables and for the first time has entered the Mergermarket Top 10 in Europe. The other most noteworthy improvements throughout various key publications include moving up 10 places to the #2 position in CEE, moving up 16 places to #1 in the UK (mid-market), and climbing 25 places to the #11 position in Germany.
To waive or not to waive future claims in settlement agreements?
The decision of the Commercial Court in Khanty-Mansiysk Recoveries Limited v. Forsters LLP  EWHC 522 (Comm) may not, at first sight, be of obvious importance to HR practitioners. However, this decision highlights important considerations for the drafting of settlement agreements in the employment sphere.
Construction Essentials - keeping construction projects on track
Leading global law firm Dentons, in collaboration with international construction consulting firm Hill International and the Association of Corporate Counsel Middle East (ACCME), assembled industry practitioners in Dubai this month to discuss key challenges facing construction projects in the Middle East.
Give your dough to the baker even if he will eat half of your bread!
A teaching hospital's direct graduate medical education (DGME) payments are made on a per-resident basis and are based on each hospital’s unique per-resident amount (PRA). This PRA, once established, is permanent and cannot be modified or reset, other than by annual updates for inflation.
Professional negligence: conveyancers on both sides of a property purchase found liable to a defrauded buyer
In Purrunsing v. A'Court & Co (a firm) and House Owners Conveyancers Limited (2016) EWHC 789 (Ch) Judge Pelling QC in the Chancery Division of the High Court held that both the buyer's and seller's conveyancing solicitors were jointly liable to the Claimant buyer for a breach of trust arising out of a property fraud, for which they were not entitled to relief under Section 61 Trustee Act 1925 (a statutory provision that enables the Court to relieve a trustee of liability in certain circumstances).
Starting your career as a student at Dentons exposes you to a world of experience and opportunities
With 125+ locations in 50+ countries, Dentons is home to top-tier talent that is found at the intersection of geography, industry knowledge and substantive legal experience. Working with Dentons, you will have the opportunity to learn from the best lawyers in the industry at the largest law firm in the world.
Six in a row: Dentons wins Legal and Financial Consulting Firm of the Year in CEE
For the sixth year in a row, Dentons has been recognized as “Legal & Financial Consulting Firm of the Year” at the CEE Real Estate Quality Awards.
Dentons Partner Publishes Guidebook on Superfund Litigation
Dentons partner Peter Gray, co-chair of the Firm's Environment and Natural Resources Practice Group, has authored The Superfund Manual: A Practitioner's Guide to CERCLA Litigation, an in-depth look at the cases and issues central to litigation brought under the Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation and Liability Act (CERCLA or Superfund).
Dentons leaps 25 spots in 2016 BTI Brand Elite index
BTI's analysis stems from in-depth interviews with more than 600 general counsel and legal decision makers at large organizations with revenues in excess of $1 billion. The BTI Brand Elite is a data-driven ranking and the research is independent and unbiased—no law firm or organization sponsors the study, and no law firm influences the results, submits nominations, or provides client names to BTI.
Climate change. The phrase itself reflects challenges and their implications. With challenges come opportunities. A strategy is essential, and Dentons is uniquely situated to help you find a smarter way of doing things.
Dentons' lawyers are architects of emissions trading and strategists behind greenhouse gas regulation, emission reduction solutions and monetization. Regulatory requirements, emission reduction project protocols and environmental commodity transactions can be complex. We advise emitters, exchanges and clean-tech project developers. We help governments deliver world-class, world-first carbon strategies, such as carbon capture and storage programs. Our depth and breadth of experience means we can provide the insight and practical advice that makes these challenges manageable.
Whether you are developing an emissions compliance strategy, integrating or deploying next-generation clean technologies, or making investments in emerging clean-tech companies or projects, Dentons provides the experience and expertise that is key to your success.
The 2015 edition of Chambers USA: America's Leading Lawyers for Business ranks 101 total Dentons practices and lawyers and marks the advancement of key Firm practices and individuals. Read more
The American Lawyer recently honored Dentons with one of two Global Pro Bono Deals of the Year (Environmental) in its 2014 Global Legal Awards, recognizing the Firm's exceptional cross-border legal work to help the nation of Cambodia monetize sustainable environmental practices. The Firm's pro bono involvement in the matter helped open the gates for Cambodia's first Reduced Emissions for Deforestation and Degradation (REDD) project after years of development, allowing for the verification of carbon credits and access to private capital. Read more
Dentons earned first prize in two major categories of The American Lawyer's 2014 Global Legal Awards, which recognize and honor the best cross-border legal work across a wide range of practice areas and disciplines. The Firm won the Global M&A Deal of the Year: Latin America/Peru and Global Pro Bono Deal of the Year (Environmental) awards, acknowledging the quality and strength of the Firm's global platform, as well as its commitment to global social responsibility. Read more
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The global energy sector is undergoing a dramatic transformation. Advanced technologies, distributed networks and new regulations in nearly every subsector have strangled yesterday's business models. Foundational elements throughout the industry, including energy transfer and storage, have seen massive disruption. At the same time, price fluctuations, volatile consumer demand and cyber and physical security concerns continue to add to an unpredictable future. Read more
In December 2015, 195 countries adopted the Paris agreement on climate change — a landmark deal hailed as a diplomatic triumph and a real game changer in the world's response to climate change. Read more
Aviation and shipping account for around 5 per cent of global greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions. So it is surprising there is no global system to oversee or limit greenhouse gas emissions from these sectors. However, during 2016, that may change – leading to new environmental controls on airlines. Read more
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Dentons invites you to join us for a timely panel discussion about the financial implications of North America’s developing carbon markets and the impact of carbon pricing. World leaders, from heads of state to international financial institutions, increasingly recognize the importance of carbon pricing as a tool to reduce carbon emissions in the most efficient way possible. Read more
On 26 January 2016, Dentons' European Renewables Workshop 2016 took place in our London office. The event was co-hosted by Dentons and Bloomberg New Energy Finance. It addressed challenges and opportunities for investing in renewable energy projects in Europe, with a focus on nine specific jurisdictions: France, Germany, Italy, Poland, Russia, Spain, Turkey, Ukraine and the UK. Read more
Dentons’ global Energy team had a strong presence at the European Wind Energy Association (EWEA) 2015 Annual Event, which took place in Paris on 17–20 November 2015. The EWEA actively promotes the business interests of more than 600 wind energy companies across 50 countries. The 2015 Annual Event brought together more than 4000 participants to discuss cutting-edge technological knowledge, European policy, markets and financial issues. Read more
Gil Rémillard and Serge Lalonde from our Montréal office are attending the COP 21 in Paris this week. Among others, they will be meeting with the Honorable Catherine McKenna, Minister of the Environment and Climate Change of Canada, the International Office for Water, the Muller Group, Techniwood, and private sector players in the area of sustainable development. Read more
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