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Dentons hires new COO for Europe
Dentons announces the appointment of Richard Singer as its new European Chief Operating Officer. Richard Singer joined Dentons from White & Case and is based in the Prague office.
What's the cost? The Fee for Intervention (FFI) scheme
Since October 2012, the Fee for Intervention (FFI) scheme has given the Health and Safety Executive (HSE) a statutory power to recover its costs from those found to be in material breach of health and safety law.
Russian foreign trade: trends and potential opportunities for business. Customs aspects
Following the imposition of sanctions by a number of European countries and the United States, the Russian Government is looking to develop and implement alternative means of developing foreign trade.
Dentons contributes to "Asian Capital Into European Property" Special Report
The article was published in Property Investor Europe magazine’s July/August special supplement on "Asian Capital into European Property". It discusses recent trends in Asia-Europe cross-border capital flows and analyzes why, how and where these investments currently occur.
Major changes to Canada's trademark laws—what every business needs to know
The Canadian government recently introduced a Bill which contained the most significant changes to Canada's trademark laws in modern history. Due to the fact that the revisions were contained in an omnibus Budget Implementation Bill, they were introduced without consultation and passed despite serious concerns from intellectual property lawyers and businesses over their potential impact.
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.
Dentons expands its restructuring team
As of August 1, 2014 the global law firm Dentons has strengthened its Berlin office with the addition of Michael Seppelt, Counsel. Michael will work in the field of restructuring and tax and will be a member of the team led by restructuring and reorganization expert Andreas Ziegenhagen.
Notice of Holding Foreign Citizenship or Foreign Residency Permit
On August 4, 2014, Federal Law No. 142-FZ dated June 4, 2014 on Amendments to Articles 6 and 30 of the Federal Law on Russian Federation Citizenship and Certain Legislative Acts of the Russian Federation entered force.
Dentons assembles energy leaders at 2014 Energy Outlook event
Dentons and Navigant hosted the Energy Outlook event at the National Press Club in Washington, DC for the fourth consecutive year. The half-day of panel discussions drew approximately 200 industry leaders, members of the diplomatic corps, congressional staff and press.
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
Partner Scott Toban presents a refresher course and in-depth analysis of each of the contract's sections: Recitals - blackletter and case law interpretation of binding effect; Consideration - discussion of meaningful consideration and lack thereof; Representations and Warranties - recent case-law examples affecting corporate counsel; Covenants and Conditions Precedent - conflicts between conditions and covenants and recent case-law examples affecting corporate counsel; Remedies - discussion of mismatched defaults and failure to provide enforceable remedies; Boilerplate - the real-life costs of draftsperson and reviewer fatigue. Read more
The recent case of Briggs and others v. Gleeds (Head Office) and others  EWHC 1178(Ch) serves as a reminder of the potential dangers of failing to comply with the statutory rules on how parties to a deed should execute (i.e. sign) it. 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
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