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Dentons welcomes three new lawyers in Vancouver office
Dentons Canada LLP is pleased to announce that three prominent lawyers have joined the Firm; Jillian Frank as Partner; and Claude Marchessault and Tejbir Sandhar, both as Counsel.
Dentons named one of Ukraine’s leading law firms by TOP 50 Law Firms in Ukraine 2014
Dentons Kyiv was acknowledged as one of the leading law firms in Ukraine by the TOP 50 Law Firms in Ukraine 2014 ranking published by Yuridicheskaya praktika weekly. Dentons Kyiv Energy and Natural Resources practice was named among the top three in Ukraine.
Better late than never: late service of notice of amount payable under section 6(d) of the ISDA Master Agreement
Goldman Sachs International (GSI) has recently succeeded on an application for summary judgment against Videocon Global Ltd (Videocon) on somewhat unusual facts. The short judgment of Mr Justice Teare (the Judge) reflects the continuing ability of the 1992 ISDA Master Agreement to generate previously undecided points of dispute in relation to its construction, notwithstanding more than 20 years' use.
Dentons adds banking regulatory partner Lloyd Winans in New York office
Dentons announced today that Lloyd Winans joined its Corporate Practice as a partner, adding significant international and domestic banking and finance regulatory experience to the Firm's already robust capabilities and increasing its ability to advise clients from Latin America and the Caribbean. He will be resident in the Firm's New York office.
Beyond the brown envelope
For over 150 years, it has been a principle of English law that if an agent takes a bribe or a secret commission, he is liable to account to his principal for the amount received. However, there has been conflicting authority and academic debate as to whether the principal merely has a personal claim against the agent or whether he can assert a proprietary claim to the monies received and any profits made therefrom.
Students: Starting Your Career in Law
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Dentons adds two new partners to its leading Global Life Sciences practice
Dentons announced that Olivia Guéguen and Anne-Laure Marcerou have joined as partners in its Global Life Sciences practice. Guéguen and Marcerou join from Dechert with a team of three associates and will be based in the Firm’s Paris office.
Dentons enhances German compliance offering with two new hires
Dentons is pleased to announce the arrival of Partner Rainer Markfort and Counsel Christian Schefold who joined the Firm’s Corporate practice in Berlin on 1 January 2015.
Kyiv Tax Newsletter
The Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine has urgently adopted several laws relating to taxation. However, significant changes to the draft laws were introduced in the voting process, and the final text of the laws passed by the Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine is not yet officially available.
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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.
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
The 2013 edition of The Legal 500 US recognizes 15 Dentons practices and 42 lawyers, representing a more than 50 percent increase in total rankings in the past year. Recognition for the Firm includes "seamless extensions of clients’ teams;" "exemplary strategic and tactical leadership;" and "far above other firms, both in technical strengths and business experience." Read more
The 2013 edition of Chambers USA: America's Leading Lawyers for Business recognizes 32 Dentons practices and 82 lawyers. Recognition for the Firm includes "excellent at representing their clients;" "top-notch firm, very good results with them;" and "always prepared, always accessible, and never fail to deliver." Read more
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Prejudicial attitudes based on gender, race, sexual orientation and numerous other factors remain pernicious in our society. At the same time, many organizations are combating bias and placing a greater emphasis on diverse and inclusive practices. Partner Sandra McCandless and managing associate Anna Shiran examine positive and negative cases involving bias claims and share lessons to help make institutional bias a thing of the past. Read more
Poland has enjoyed the highest economic growth in the region in recent years and it bucked the trend by being the only country in the European Union that did not go into recession during the last global economic crisis. Read more
Illinois has jumped ahead in the movement to increase employee retirement savings. The Illinois Secure Choice Savings Program Act, Public Law 098-1150, signed by outgoing governor Patrick Quinn on January 4, 2015, applies to employers with more than 25 employees in Illinois that do not already maintain a qualified retirement plan. It requires those employers to automatically enroll employees for payroll deduction contributions of three percent of pay to a state-sponsored Roth IRA program, unless the employee opts out or opts for a different contribution percentage. It does not require any contributions from the employers. Read more
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Global law firm Dentons has advised Gienanth GmbH on the sale to Deutsche Beteiligungs AG (DBAG) and the in-house DBAG Fund VI in the framework of a double-sided trusteeship. DBAG and DBAG Fund VI will hold 100 percent of Gienanth. Read more
Dentons Canada LLP is pleased to announce that three prominent lawyers have joined the Firm; Jillian Frank as Partner; and Claude Marchessault and Tejbir Sandhar, both as Counsel. Based in Vancouver, these lawyers bring expanded depth and expertise to Dentons in each of their respective areas of practice. 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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