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Dentons congratulates Speaker Newt Gingrich
"Dentons congratulates Speaker Newt Gingrich, senior advisor to our global public policy and regulation team, on his return to Fox News," said Mike McNamara, US managing partner at Dentons. .
Creditors will struggle in bankrupt individuals cases starting 1 October 2015
The new personal bankruptcy law enters into force on 1 October 2015. Individuals will now be allowed to go bankrupt while creditors are left to struggle.
1 October 2015 ushers in a number of legal changes which affect construction businesses operating in the UK. We have provided brief highlights of some of the changes below. If you need further information, please contact us using the details on the right.
Merger control for rail franchises
In March 2013, the Department for Transport announced its new procurement programme for rail franchises. Since then, seven franchises have been awarded, including two by subsidiaries of Transport for London (TfL).
The Trans Pacific Partnership (TPP) Agreement
At a news conference in Ottawa on October 5, 2015, Canadian Prime Minister Stephen Harper praised the TPP as "the largest economic partnership in the history of the world" and "the new gold standard for international trade agreements".
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Kyiv office supports 4th International Beach Volleyball Open Cup in Kiev
Interpreting Oklahoma law, the US Court of Appeals for the Tenth Circuit recently held that the duty of good faith and fair dealing does not require that an excess insurer, unlike a primary insurer, affirmatively investigate the claims against the insured and initiate settlement negotiations if the insured’s liability is clear and a judgment in excess of its policy limits is likely.
Dentons expands its Russian tax and customs practice
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
Montreal team advises Cofely Services on Michigan’s first P3 project
Ilan Dunsky, Lampros Stougiannos and Maria Kourelis in Montréal recently advised Cofely Services in respect of its participation in the Michigan Freeway Lighting P3 project - Michigan’s first public-private partnership (P3) and the first P3 in the U.S. dedicated to freeway lighting.
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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.
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
Dentons Poland has won the Book of Lists 2013 ranking in the Law Firm category. The honor was formally announced at a gala event on 18 June in Warsaw. Read more
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September was a busy month for federal contractors due to new regulatory requirements. Earlier last month, we told you about President Obama’s new executive order requiring covered government contractors to provide their employees with paid sick leave. Now, the US Department of Labor (DOL) has made it official that (1) government contractors may not discriminate against their employees for discussing their pay or the pay of co-workers; and (2) the minimum wage for employees of federal contractors will increase in 2016. Read more
On September 11, 2015, the US Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit handed down a landmark decision clarifying the circumstances under which unpaid interns are entitled to receive compensation under the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA). The Eleventh Circuit endorsed the Second Circuit’s “primary beneficiary” test, which was the subject of our client alert in July. Although these two decisions are not binding precedent throughout the United States, any business in this country with an internship program needs to be aware of them and should monitor this rapidly evolving area of the law. Read more
The US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has adopted a final rule, by a 3-2 vote, to implement the requirement of Section 953(b) of the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act of 2010 (Dodd-Frank) that public companies disclose the ratio of the median of the annual total compensation of all employees to the total compensation of the company's CEO (or principal executive officer). Read more
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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
Dentons announced today that Agnieszka Fedor has joined its Warsaw Employment Law Practice as a counsel from WKB Wierciński Kwieciński Baehr which Fedor founded. Read more
Dentons Kyiv has been ranked a leading law firm in five categories in the latest edition of Ukrainian Law Firms 2015: A Handbook for Foreign Clients (“ULF”). The five practices that were named among the top five in Ukraine were: Agribusiness, Corporate/M&A, Energy and Natural Resources, Labor and Employment and Restructuring and Insolvency. Read more
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