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Dentons Boosts Rankings in 2015 Edition of Legal 500 US
The 2015 edition of The Legal 500 US recognizes 24 Dentons practices and 75 lawyers, recommending six new Dentons groups, including the Firm's Government Relations, Energy, Environmental, Commercial Litigation and International Tax practices.
University of Alberta awards Dave Hancock, Q.C. with honorary doctor of laws
Dentons congratulates Dave Hancock, Q.C. who received an honorary doctor of laws from the University of Alberta in recognition of his service to the Province of Alberta. As Alberta’s 15th premier, Dave devoted the last 17 years in public service in several key ministerial portfolios, as well as serving as Government House Leader for 16 years.
Dentons Poland Startup Program
Dentons Poland Startup Program is targeted at young Polish entrepreneurs in the new technologies sector. The uniqueness of the program is demonstrated by the way it operates, in that the participants are offered support individually tailored to their requirements and capabilities, while at the same time having access to the resources of a major global law firm.
Dentons adds Health Care Policy Advisor in Washington DC
Dentons announced that Jenifer Healy joined its Public Policy and Regulation practice as a senior managing director. Healy has focused her robust Capitol Hill experience on national and global health care initiatives, most recently serving as Health Counsel to Senator Bob Corker.
Milestone Law amending Feed-In Tariff in Ukraine
On June 4, 2015, the Ukrainian parliament adopted Draft Law on Introduction of Changes to Certain Laws of Ukraine with respect to Securing Competitive Conditions for Production of Electricity from Alternative Energy Sources, No. 2010-d of 19.05.2015.
Students: Starting Your Career in Law
Interested in a world of opportunity? Then we invite you to consider beginning your career with Dentons, one of the largest law firms in the world with over 80 locations in 50-plus countries and with 3,000 lawyers and professionals with whom you might be working on any given day.
David Allgood joins Dentons as Counsel
Dentons is pleased to announce that David Allgood is joining our Firm as Counsel. Based in our Toronto office, David will be working closely with our clients and internal teams across Canada and around the world.
Constitutional Court of Azerbaijan Rules on Legality of Loans Denominated in Foreign Currency
One consequence of this move was that loans granted by local banks to local customers in foreign currency became more expensive, because the Azerbaijani Manat was weakened by 25 percent. This raised a question of whether foreign currency denominated loans between Azerbaijani residents were even constitutional.
The fairness test
The use of compulsory powers by acquiring authorities to secure regeneration of their towns and cities is on the increase, and for those whose interests are subject to CPO there is almost a tacit acceptance that for sensible proposals the confirmation of a CPO is an inevitability, met equally sometimes with an arrogance by the promoting authority and developer that that will be the case.
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 2014 edition of Chambers USA: America's Leading Lawyers for Business ranks 111 total Dentons practices and lawyers and marks the advancement of key Firm practices and individuals to national Band 1 recognition. Read more
Propelled by new technologies, policies and globalization, the US energy sector is changing like never before. Indeed, the global market for energy storage is likely to grow 33-fold over the next 10 years, and while state and federal policymakers continue to debate the future of distributed electricity generation, a liquidity crisis may emerge from the low oil and natural gas prices pushed by shale oil, deep water oil and oil sand production. Read more
In her first major policy announcement since taking office six weeks ago, Alberta’s Environment and Parks Minister Shannon Phillips announced on June 25, 2015 that Alberta’s primary GHG regulation will be renewed and updated. The Specified Gas Emitters Regulation (SGER), enacted in 2007 as North America’s first legislation to put a price on carbon, was set to expire on June 30, 2015. Read more
California Governor Jerry Brown has issued a new Executive Order establishing a suite of statewide climate change policies, including one of the most aggressive emission reduction targets ever enacted in North America—reducing GHG emissions 40 percent below 1990 levels by 2030. Read more
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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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