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Dentons' Singapore CEO Philip Jeyaretnam, SC, named "Managing Partner of the Year"
Dentons Global Vice-Chair and Singapore Chief Executive Officer Philip Jeyaretnam, SC, was named "Managing Partner of the Year" at the Asian Legal Business Southeast Asia Awards on May 20, 2016.
Judge rules HHS can't pay cost-sharing subsidies to QHPs, but allows funding to continue
In a May 12, 2016, decision, a US district court judge granted summary judgment to the US House of Representatives on the question of whether funds had been appropriated to pay qualified health plans (QHPs) for reduced cost-sharing subsidies under Section 1402 of the ACA. The court answered in the negative and enjoined "any further reimbursements under Section 1402 until a valid appropriation is in place." However, it stayed the injunction pending any appeal, which the Obama Administration has already indicated it intends to file.
Mortgagees take note: the Law Commission thinks you might be special
The Law Commission recently published its consultation paper on updating the Land Registration Act 2002 (the Paper). Among the numerous proposals is one that will be of particular interest to mortgagees: views are invited on limiting the circumstances in which a mortgagee can claim against the Land Registry's indemnity. The effect would be to treat mortgagees as a special category of applicant but not necessarily to their advantage.
Businesses reap the benefits of Environmental Health and Safety improvements
A strong focus on Environmental Health and Safety (EHS) in the UAE is driving positive change on construction projects shaping the Emirates' evolving skyline. While risk is an inevitable part of any building project, effective management of EHS issues is delivering strong benefits for businesses across the industry.
Digital Single Market update – revised cross-border portability of online content services proposal leaked
A revision of the European Commission's proposal and draft Regulation on ensuring the cross-border portability of online content services in the EU has recently been leaked. The proposal provides a useful insight into where things are heading prior to the Regulation being finalised. This update looks at what has changed since the original draft Regulation was released in December 2015, and the implications for media companies.
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.
Dentons wins four Turnaround Atlas Awards for excellence in international restructuring
On May 17, 2016, at a celebratory gala held in association with the Restructuring and Distressed Intelligence Forum, the Global M&A Network honoured Dentons with four Turnaround Atlas Awards, honouring excellence in international restructuring, special situations M&A, judicial and out-of-court reorganizations.
Dentons to expand in Germany with new Munich office
Global law firm Dentons will open a new office in Munich on July 1, 2016, with the hire of three partners. This will be Dentons’ third office in Germany, adding to its significant presence in Berlin and Frankfurt. The team joins from Norton Rose Fulbright.
Dentons launches global shared services strategy with new EMEA business services center
Global law firm Dentons continues its momentum by today launching its shared services strategy with the announcement that it will be opening a new business services center in Poland later this year.
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 Alberta Government introduced Bill 20, the Climate Leadership Implementation Act, on May 24, 2016. The Bill proposes a carbon levy on fuel consumption and marks the Government’s first step towards executing Alberta’s Climate Leadership Plan. Additional legislation aimed at eliminating emissions from coal-fired electricity generation, capping oil sands emissions and reducing methane emissions is still pending. Currently, the Specified Gas Emitters Regulation remains in full force and effect. Read more
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
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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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