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Former Civil Health Care Fraud Chief for US Attorney's Office joins Dentons as a partner in New York
Dentons announced that Paul Kaufman has joined its Health Care practice as a partner in the New York office. Kaufman joins from the United States Attorney's Office for the Eastern District of New York (EDNY), where he served Chief of the Civil Health Care Fraud Office.
A Renewed Company Law for the 17 OHADA Member States
The reform creates interesting new possibilities for the structuring of investments, in particular through the SAS, preferred shares and subordinated securities.
Dentons hosts global leaders focused on the African economy
Dentons hosted the Corporate Council on Africa's 2014 Finance Forum, "Africa's Infrastructure: Maximizing Your ROI," in Washington, DC.
Dentons to deepen presence in Africa with new offices in Cape Town, Johannesburg and Francophone Africa
Dentons announced that it has joined with associate firm KapdiTwala to launch Dentons in South Africa, with an office in Cape Town and plans to open in Johannesburg later this year.
Chinas energy revolution
Emerging economies, especially China, will have a particularly significant impact on world energy both in terms of scale and pace.
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 79 locations in 52 countries and more than 2,500 lawyers and professionals with whom you might be working on any given day.
CLE Seminar for In-House Counsel - Kansas City
We are once again pleased to offer a full day of Missouri and Kansas CLE-approved classes. Earn up to eight hours of CLE credit in Missouri and Kansas, including up to two hours of ethics/professionalism credits. Applications for CLE credit also will be submitted to California, Illinois, and Nebraska.
East West international arbitration specialist Dominic Pellew joins Dentons
Dentons announces that Dominic Pellew, formerly a partner with Baker Botts, joins the firm as a partner in the International Arbitration Group, sharing his time between the London and Moscow offices.
Canada enters into free trade agreement with South Korea
On March 11, 2014, Prime Minister Harper and President Park Geun Hye of the Republic of Korea (South Korea) announced the successful conclusion of negotiations on a new Canada-Korea Free Trade Agreement (FTA).
From sensitive non-disclosure to complex cooperation agreements, contracts need to be tailored to reflect the position of the parties with a sufficient level of precision so that risk is contained and commercial interests are secured. In particular, when agreements touch upon regulated markets, specific industries or have cross-border or foreign law elements, Dentons’ resources, sector expertise and global reach add value.
Our lawyers have the know-how and instincts required to provide for and ensure your rights—in the most sophisticated industries, in new and emerging legal environments and in highly mature markets. The breadth of our experience means we know what to expect and we know what is likely to be an issue. We forewarn you and we know the optimal solutions.
We also routinely bring together experts from different practices and jurisdictions to provide expert-level input on a matter. This may be at the negotiation, contract management or dispute stage.
Dentons Poland has won the Book of Lists 2013 ranking in the Law Firm category. The honor was formally announced at a gala event on 18 June in Warsaw. Read more
Parties on both sides of a loan have specific goals, interests and resources—and the better each side understands the other, the smoother your deal is likely to be. Partner Don Weaver and Associate Ike Chidi discuss common loan structures, guarantees and collateral, pricing, interest rates, waivers and other critical considerations of any debt transaction. Read more
Currently, profits for oil and gas companies are subject to corporation tax (at 30%) and a supplemental charge (currently 32%). Certain older fields are also subject to Petroleum Revenue Tax (PRT) at 50% (PRT was replaced with the supplemental charge for fields that were given development consent on or after 16 March 1993). Any company currently subject to PRT is allowed to deduct any PRT paid from its profits when calculating its income for corporation tax purposes.
The effect of the allowance is to reduce the amount of profits subject to tax for the supplemental charge and PRT (it will not affect the amount of profits subject to corporation tax). Read more
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