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Dentons recruits leading London corporate insurance partner to help build global practice
Dentons is pleased to announce that leading corporate insurance partner Martin Mankabady has joined the Firm in London.
Creditors will struggle in bankrupt individuals cases starting 1 October 2015
Climate change science is back in the headlines and social media. New York is attempting to use its powers under the Martin Act to investigate prior corporate disclosures on climate change.In early November, New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman issued a subpoena to Exxon and sources say New York is investigating Exxon’s disclosures to the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) in light of recent allegations that Exxon suppressed internal investigations on climate science over the last 40 years.
Constitutional Court provides clarity on rights of licensees to construct facilities on another person’s land under the Electronic Communications Act
In City of Tshwane Metropolitan Municipality v. Link Africa (Pty) Ltd and Others (CCT 184/14)  ZACC 29, the Constitutional Court confirmed the constitutionality of a provision in the Electronic Communications Act 36 of 2005 (ECA) that allows licensees to enter into and construct electronic communications networks on another person’s land without the landowner’s consent.
Recent provider-based legislative changes: Any GME implications?
On November 2, 2015, President Obama signed into law the Bipartisan Budget Act of 2015, among other things, making changes to Medicare reimbursement for outpatient services furnished in off-campus provider-based departments (Off-Campus PBDs).
Offering memorandum exemption introduced in Ontario and modified in five other provinces
On October 29, 2015, securities regulators in six provinces announced their intention to adopt or modify a prospectus exemption available to issuers that prepare and deliver an offering memorandum (OM) to investors.
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Dentons Hosts CHINCA Conference 2015: China Outbound Investment - "One Belt, One Road"
Dentons held the 5th in its series of "Geographic focused" China International Contractors Association (CHINCA)'s annual conferences for over 140 representatives from largest Chinese contracting companies at a one day event on November 3 in Xiamen.
Zofia Ulz, a former Main Pharmaceutical Inspector, joins the Dentons Pharmaceutical Law and Health Care team
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
Dentons included in list of Most Feared Law Firms by BT
Dentons is one of only 40 firms to make BTI Consulting Group's "Honor Roll of Most Feared Law Firms" in the legal consultancy's annual litigation report, BTI Litigation Outlook 2016.
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Dentons’ Global Employment and Labor Group includes over 200 lawyers, spread across our offices, who regularly represent management in connection with employment and benefits related litigation, corporate and governmental investigations, executive compensation and counseling projects. With our global presence and contacts, we are one of only a few firms that can provide multinational businesses with a coordinated solution to all their employment and benefits needs throughout the world.
Our employment and labor lawyers are known for their creative, business-savvy counseling skills and, when necessary, their results-driven, highly successful litigation practice. Dentons represents local and multinational businesses with respect to the full range of workforce-related issues and matters, including those listed and linked below.
In addition to concentration in certain industry sectors, we have collective, extensive experience representing employers in all industry sectors, including:
The global reach, consistent high quality, and efficiency of our Global Employment and Labor Group make Dentons uniquely qualified to provide both local and multi-national businesses with a comprehensive and effective employment and labor solution.
Dentons ranked No. 4 overall in Law360’s 2015 Largest Practice Groups Report, the annual ranking of the largest 100 US firms by global partner head count. The Firm also ranked among the top 25 in 10 practice areas: bankruptcy, competition, environmental, insurance, intellectual property, labor and employment, mergers and acquisitions, product liability, real estate, and securities and white collar litigation. Read more
Nine of our women lawyers were highlighted across multiple categories in the "Leading Women Lawyers" edition of Leading Lawyer Magazine, a monthly publication that highlights top legal practitioners in Illinois. Read more
Ten Firm practices were included among Law360's lists of the Top 100 largest global practices, with five earning top-five rankings. The Real Estate, M&A and Insurance practices were each ranked fourth in their respective categories, while the Restructuring, Insolvency and Bankruptcy practice and the Environmental and Natural Resources practice were ranked fifth in the Bankruptcy category and the Environmental category, respectively. Firm practices also earned spots among the top 25 in the Securities and White Collar, Competition, Employment, IP and Product Liability categories. Read more
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The original Regulation of Shanghai Municipality on Collective Contracts has been in force for almost eight years. By the end of 2014, collective contracts had been signed by 140,000 enterprises and more than 5.48 million employees in Shanghai. Most employees realized that they could resolve employment disputes through collective bargaining. However, some employers still refused collective consultation. Read more
According to a survey by Challenger, Gray & Christmas Inc., about 88 percent of companies in the US had holiday parties last year. That percentage has been hovering around 90 percent every year since 2011 when only about 68 percent of companies had holiday parties. Barring a major economic crisis in the next few weeks, it is likely that about 90 percent of US companies will again have some type of holiday party this year. Read more
Several jurisdictions around the world permit claims for what is known as “constructive dismissal” or “constructive discharge”. In some cases those claims arise from statute and in others they arise under common law. This article will discuss constructive dismissal from a Canadian law point of view as well as some of the current issues which relate to it. Read more
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In our last FReD Live briefing of 2015, we will give an update on recent developments in Remuneration, Regulatory References and Whistleblowing. Read more
On 1 December 2015, a select group of professionals from Dentons will gather for an extremely informative Seminar on Employment and Migration Issues. Read more
Dentons and ACC Chicago present a framework for creating a disposition plan that addresses legal, regulatory and business challenges of dealing with large volumes of business information. Read more
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Following recent changes in Qatar regulating the payment of salaries as well as planned changes in employment contracting procedures to come into effect in the UAE on January 1st, 2016, senior Legal and HR executives attended a gathering in Dubai last week to consider the impact of these changes. Read more
Dentons strengthens its practice areas in the fields of Corporate and M&A law Read more
Dentons advised Rio Tinto in the sale of its subsidiary ECL, specializing in design and installation of equipment for primary aluminum production, to Fives, a French industrial engineering leader in the aluminum sector. Read more
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