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Dentons congratulates Speaker Newt Gingrich
"Dentons congratulates Speaker Newt Gingrich, senior advisor to our global public policy and regulation team, on his return to Fox News," said Mike McNamara, US managing partner at Dentons. .
Creditors will struggle in bankrupt individuals cases starting 1 October 2015
The new personal bankruptcy law enters into force on 1 October 2015. Individuals will now be allowed to go bankrupt while creditors are left to struggle.
1 October 2015 ushers in a number of legal changes which affect construction businesses operating in the UK. We have provided brief highlights of some of the changes below. If you need further information, please contact us using the details on the right.
Merger control for rail franchises
In March 2013, the Department for Transport announced its new procurement programme for rail franchises. Since then, seven franchises have been awarded, including two by subsidiaries of Transport for London (TfL).
The Trans Pacific Partnership (TPP) Agreement
At a news conference in Ottawa on October 5, 2015, Canadian Prime Minister Stephen Harper praised the TPP as "the largest economic partnership in the history of the world" and "the new gold standard for international trade agreements".
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Kyiv office supports 4th International Beach Volleyball Open Cup in Kiev
Interpreting Oklahoma law, the US Court of Appeals for the Tenth Circuit recently held that the duty of good faith and fair dealing does not require that an excess insurer, unlike a primary insurer, affirmatively investigate the claims against the insured and initiate settlement negotiations if the insured’s liability is clear and a judgment in excess of its policy limits is likely.
Dentons expands its Russian tax and customs practice
Best Lawyers, an annual directory highlighting top legal practitioners in the US, recognized 131 individual lawyers from Dentons in its 2016 edition. This extraordinary figure includes 12 Dentons lawyers being added to the list for the first time
Montreal team advises Cofely Services on Michigan’s first P3 project
Ilan Dunsky, Lampros Stougiannos and Maria Kourelis in Montréal recently advised Cofely Services in respect of its participation in the Michigan Freeway Lighting P3 project - Michigan’s first public-private partnership (P3) and the first P3 in the U.S. dedicated to freeway lighting.
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 Act 2015 (the Act) is the keystone of the changing consumer protection landscape. Its scope signifies the growing weight that consumer protection law commands in the UK and the EU more generally. This update continues our coverage of the current reform of UK consumer rights law (see "Implementing the Consumer Rights Bill"). 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
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