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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
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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.
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
The Consumer Rights Bill is expected to enter into force on 1 October 2015, subject to Parliament's approval. The Bill overhauls consumer protection legislation in the UK, consolidating consumer law found in different pieces of legislation (including the Unfair Contract Terms Act 1977) and defining key terms, such as "trader" and "consumer", to ensure a consistent approach going forwards. 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
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