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Dentons' Singapore CEO Philip Jeyaretnam, SC, named "Managing Partner of the Year"
Dentons Global Vice-Chair and Singapore Chief Executive Officer Philip Jeyaretnam, SC, was named "Managing Partner of the Year" at the Asian Legal Business Southeast Asia Awards on May 20, 2016.
Judge rules HHS can't pay cost-sharing subsidies to QHPs, but allows funding to continue
In a May 12, 2016, decision, a US district court judge granted summary judgment to the US House of Representatives on the question of whether funds had been appropriated to pay qualified health plans (QHPs) for reduced cost-sharing subsidies under Section 1402 of the ACA. The court answered in the negative and enjoined "any further reimbursements under Section 1402 until a valid appropriation is in place." However, it stayed the injunction pending any appeal, which the Obama Administration has already indicated it intends to file.
Mortgagees take note: the Law Commission thinks you might be special
The Law Commission recently published its consultation paper on updating the Land Registration Act 2002 (the Paper). Among the numerous proposals is one that will be of particular interest to mortgagees: views are invited on limiting the circumstances in which a mortgagee can claim against the Land Registry's indemnity. The effect would be to treat mortgagees as a special category of applicant but not necessarily to their advantage.
Businesses reap the benefits of Environmental Health and Safety improvements
A strong focus on Environmental Health and Safety (EHS) in the UAE is driving positive change on construction projects shaping the Emirates' evolving skyline. While risk is an inevitable part of any building project, effective management of EHS issues is delivering strong benefits for businesses across the industry.
Digital Single Market update – revised cross-border portability of online content services proposal leaked
A revision of the European Commission's proposal and draft Regulation on ensuring the cross-border portability of online content services in the EU has recently been leaked. The proposal provides a useful insight into where things are heading prior to the Regulation being finalised. This update looks at what has changed since the original draft Regulation was released in December 2015, and the implications for media companies.
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Dentons wins four Turnaround Atlas Awards for excellence in international restructuring
On May 17, 2016, at a celebratory gala held in association with the Restructuring and Distressed Intelligence Forum, the Global M&A Network honoured Dentons with four Turnaround Atlas Awards, honouring excellence in international restructuring, special situations M&A, judicial and out-of-court reorganizations.
Dentons to expand in Germany with new Munich office
Global law firm Dentons will open a new office in Munich on July 1, 2016, with the hire of three partners. This will be Dentons’ third office in Germany, adding to its significant presence in Berlin and Frankfurt. The team joins from Norton Rose Fulbright.
Dentons launches global shared services strategy with new EMEA business services center
Global law firm Dentons continues its momentum by today launching its shared services strategy with the announcement that it will be opening a new business services center in Poland later this year.
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Dentons’ Corporate Group in Canada is recognized for its consistent ability to structure, negotiate and close complex or routine transactions efficiently and effectively. We advise on a wide range of issues and transactions including mergers and acquisitions (public and private), private equity/venture capital, cross-border expansion, securities, corporate finance, joint ventures and partnerships, franchising, outsourcing, corporate governance and compliance and corporate reorganizations and restructurings.
On transactions involving specialized areas such as competition law, public policy, tax structuring or cross-border financing, our team of experienced lawyers provide practical, sound, sophisticated and innovative advice. Responsive and accessible, we get the job done for our clients and complete transactions on time and on budget.
Benefit from our local presence and expertise as well as our global reach. Dentons' multi-disciplined lawyers work together seamlessly across our national and global network to provide advice on transactions with multi-jurisdictional dimensions.
Dentons takes the time to learn about our clients' businesses and the challenges and opportunities they face in the industries in which they operate. With this knowledge, our group has had a long history of successes in helping our clients manage change and growth.
Dentons is honored to be recognized once again as a top 10 leading law firm brand in Canada in Acritas’ recently released Canadian Law Firm Brand Index 2016. Acritas measures the feedback and preferences of our clients and other key consumers of legal services in Canada and around the world. Read more
Dentons is pleased to announce that Lori Mathison, Managing Partner of the Firm’s Vancouver office, was elected to Fellowship by British Columbia’s Chartered Professional Accountants (CPABC). Read more
Dentons Canada LLP is pleased to announce that The Legal 500 Canada 2015 has ranked 66 Dentons lawyers in an impressive range of areas of expertise, earning a total of 77 rankings. Read more
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The Alberta Court of Queen’s Bench decision in Redwater Energy Corporation Re, 2016 ABQB 278, written by Chief Justice Neil Wittmann, clarifies that the provisions of the Bankruptcy and Insolvency Act (BIA) addressing the environmental liability of trustees render certain provisions of provincial regulatory legislation addressing wells and pipelines inoperative to the extent they conflict with the BIA. This is a significant decision that will directly impact the conduct of oil and gas receiverships and bankruptcies in Alberta, and affect the position of secured creditors in those proceedings. Read more
On January 29, 2016, Alberta’s Royalty Review Panel issued its report (the Report) recommending a new modernized oil and gas royalty framework (the New Framework) which will apply to all new wells spud on or after January 1, 2017. Further discussion of the Report and the New Framework can be found in our February 1, 2016 article. At the time of writing our previous article, certain questions remained to be answered. Read more
The OHADA laws have simplified the various vehicles available to persons doing business in West and Central Africa. The article provides a basic overview of the business structures available to investors, as well as the benefits of each structure, as contained in the revised Uniform Act relating to commercial companies and economic interest groups. Read more
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Join Dentons’ Corporate group for our breakfast seminar as we discuss recent changes relating to raising capital. Learn about current developments such as crowd funding and the expanded availability of offering memoranda. Read more
Dentons is pleased to announce that Andrea Johnson, partner in the Ottawa office, has been selected to join Ontario’s newly-established Business Law Advisory Council. This esteemed council will make recommendations to reform laws that are responsive to changing business priorities and supportive of a prosperous economy. Read more
On December 16, 2015, Shaw Communications Inc. (Shaw) (TSX:SJR.B) (NYSE:SJR) announced its agreement to acquire a 100% interest in Mid-Bowline Group Corp. and its wholly-owned subsidiary, WIND Mobile Corp. (WIND) by way of plan of arrangement for an enterprise value of approximately CA$1.6 billion. Read more
Global law firm Dentons, Colombia’s Cárdenas & Cárdenas, and Mexico’s López Velarde, today announced that the partners of each firm have approved the combination of the three firms, bringing the world’s largest law firm to two of Latin America’s top four economies. Read more
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