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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.
Dentons’ lawyers understand how to get deals done across borders and involving multiple jurisdictions. Our deal teams cross borders to navigate and coordinate competing legal requirements and over- lapping regulatory issues in multiple jurisdictions to give you a seamless transaction and an effective result.
Tax structuring, including the effective use of international tax treaties, can be critical in making these deals work over the long run, and our tax experts are adept and highly experienced in advising on the best solutions for you.
Dentons’ geographic reach means you don’t need to coordinate and manage counsel in multiple jurisdictions. At Dentons, we do this every day for our clients, and we can do it for you. We provide the local and international advice that bridges borders so they aren't obstacles to your deal.
We’re committed to making your cross-border transactions work.
Dentons Canada LLP has prepared this publication to provide a general overview of the principal corporate, tax and other legal considerations that would be of interest to foreign businesses wishing to establish or acquire a business in Canada. The material contained in this publication focuses on federal, British Columbia, Alberta, Ontario and Québec legislation. Read more
In Chief Counsel Advice 201501013 (CCA), issued on January 5, 2015, the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) considered whether a fund manager (US Manager) that made loans and acted as a stock underwriter through its US office and as an independent agent on behalf of a foreign fund (Fund) caused the Fund and its foreign feeder (Foreign Feeder) to have a US trade or business under the Internal Revenue Code of 1986, as amended (Code). Read more
China's State Council issued a new edition of The Catalogue of Investment Projects Subject to Governmental Approvals on October 31, 2014, less than a year after the prior edition. Read more
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On December 10, 2012, Peter Harder, Senior Policy Advisor at Fraser Milner Casgrain LLP (FMC) and Former Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs, Industry and International Trade, spoke to BNN on Canada-China relations following the CNOOC/Nexen decision. Read more
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