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Julia Taylor Rejoins Dentons as Real Estate Partner in Kansas City
Dentons, the global law firm, today announced that Julia Taylor has rejoined the Firm as a partner in the Real Estate practice. In her role, Taylor will clients on a broad range of real estate matters including acquisitions, dispositions, leasing, development, multifamily, construction and financing of retail, office and industrial properties.
Bar Association President Laura Gibson joins Dentons to head Houston Labor and Employment team
The global law firm Dentons today named Houston Bar Association (HBA) president Laura Gibson as partner in the Firm's Litigation and Dispute Resolution practice.
Launch of the South African Marine Research and Exploration Forum
On 29 January 2016, the Department of Science and Technology and the Offshore Petroleum Association of South Africa signed a memorandum of understanding in terms of which the South African Marine Research and Exploration Forum (SAMREF) was established.
Policing Your Trademark — How Far Is Far Enough?
Trademark owners and practitioners must tread a fine line between overly aggressive “bullying” and lax enforcement efforts that may result in consumer confusion, lost profits and goodwill, and claims of abandonment.
TSX and TSXV join regulators in accommodating rights offerings
The rights offering exemption has historically been an underutilized means of raising capital for public issuers. This exemption from the requirement to file a prospectus allows issuers a method of financing whereby existing security holders of the issuer are given the opportunity to acquire additional securities at a discount from the market price.
Starting your career as a student at Dentons exposes you to a world of experience and opportunities
With 125+ locations in 50+ countries, Dentons is home to top-tier talent that is found at the intersection of geography, industry knowledge and substantive legal experience. Working with Dentons, you will have the opportunity to learn from the best lawyers in the industry at the largest law firm in the world.
Global franchising partners contribute to award-winning book
Dentons' global franchising team have contributed to 'The Franchise Book' (Aranzadi /Thomson Reuters), a newly published book providing a multidisciplinary study of franchising as a business model of the century, while offering the reader an account of the experiences of some of the most important franchises.
Dentons US Chief Innovation Officer joins the Economic Innovation Group's Policy Council
The global law firm Dentons announced today that John Fernandez, US Chief Innovation Officer and Global Chair of NextLaw Labs, joined the Economic Innovation Group’s (EIG) newly created Policy Council, an external advisory group comprised of leading experts and practitioners for the think tank based in Washington, DC.
Dentons ranked in the top 100 by Stonewall in their Top 100 Employers 2016
Dentons is pleased to announce that the Firm has been ranked 97 in the Stonewall Top 100 Employers 2016, which ranks employers that are the highest performing organisations in Stonewall's Workplace Equality Index 2016.
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Dentons’ Global Employment and Labor Group includes over 400 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
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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At the end of last year, the Court of Justice of the European Union ruled that the EU Safe Harbour Decision (permitting the transfer of personal data to the US) was invalid as the US did not provide an adequate level of protection of personal data within the meaning of Article 25 of Directive 95/46. Read more
According to a forecast by the World Economic Forum, if the current rate of change continues, the economic gap between men and women globally will not close before 2133. However, recent statistics published by the BBC show that the UK is the 18th most gender-equal country in the world. Is gender therefore still a live issue in the workplace in the UK? Or should the Government be focussing its policy initiatives on other protected characteristics? Read more
The Minister of Labour recently issued three Ministerial Decisions. Read more
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Frank Lenzen will join Dentons’ Frankfurt office on 1 January 2016. His mandate will be to develop the Employment practice in close cooperation with the existing German team led by Partners, Utz Andelewski and Markus Diepold. Read more
Following planned changes in employment contracting procedures to come into effect in the UAE on January 1st, 2016 as well as recent changes in Qatar regulating the payment of salaries, senior Legal and HR executives attended a gathering in Abu Dhabi yesterday to consider the impact of these changes. The gathering built on a recent successful employment event in Dubai hosted by Dentons in collaboration with the Association of Corporate Counsel Middle East (ACCME). Read more
Dentons has received Tier 1 ratings in nine practice areas from Pravo.ru-300 2015 – Pravo.ru’s annual ranking of law firms in Russia. Dentons has also been ranked as the number one international law firm by the number of lawyers in Russia. Read more
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