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Dentons adds Giorgio Bovenzi as global credit risk, insolvency and restructuring partner in New York
Dentons announced Giorgio Bovenzi has joined the Restructuring, Insolvency and Bankruptcy practice as a partner in its New York office, enhancing the Firm's capabilities in global credit risk management, and in cross-border and international restructurings and insolvencies.
The CASL regime(s)—Anti-spam and anti-malware
CASL is a new regime, with significant administrative monetary penalties (maximum CA$10 million), and is broader in scope than the anti-spam laws of the US and other countries. If you do business in Canada, you are likely aware that Canada’s Anti-Spam Law (CASL) targets unsolicited commercial electronic messages (CEMs).
New NBU “Anti-crisis” Measures
Resolution No. 685 of the Board of the National Bank of Ukraine dated 30 October 2014 (the “Resolution”), has introduced changes to Resolution No. 540 dated 29 August 2014 and No. 597 dated 30 December 2003.
Double agent: responsibility for payment of a bribe and conflict of interest
In this further article, we consider one of the key aspects of the Judge's findings as between UBS and KWL, namely that UBS was legally responsible for a bribe paid to one of KWL's directors despite having no actual knowledge of it. The case sheds light on the law in relation both to bribery and agency.
Financial Crime Controls - FCA loses patience
In November 2014, FCA published the results of two thematic reviews into how firms manage their financial crime risks, together with proposed guidance on financial crime systems and controls.
Students: Starting Your Career in Law
Interested in a world of opportunity? Then we invite you to consider beginning your career with Dentons, one of the largest law firms in the world with over 79 locations in 52 countries and more than 2,500 lawyers and professionals with whom you might be working on any given day.
Corporate INTL Awards recognizes Dentons Asia’s offices and lawyers in 2015 rankings
Dentons Asia has been recognized in five categories by the 2015 Corporate INTL Annual Awards. The Corporate INTL’s annual awards mark excellence for the world’s leading advisers and financiers, commemorating those who have been successful over the past 12 months and have shown excellence not only in expertise but also in service.
Competition News November 2014
The SNCF makes commitments to the French Competition Authority to allow travel agencies to better compete with its online sales site
Dentons Canada LLP is pleased to announce that Heather Barnhouse, Partner in the Firm’s Technology and Corporate Commercial Groups, has been named Tomorrow’s Leader at this year’s Women in Law Leadership (WILL) Awards.
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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.
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
Richard Nicolle (Partner, Employment London) commented in an article featured in Employee Benefits (October 2012) on the UK Government's proposed owner-employee contract 'share-to-rights scheme' and the implications of the scheme for workers and businesses. Read more
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Please find attached the latest edition of Kazakhstan Business Updates.
The issue covers a variety of legal topics: from the recent amendments to legislation to improve the investment climate, the draft concept of the Code on Subsoil and Subsoil Use to the Eurasian Economic Union Treaty. Read more
The amended Public Procurement Law (“Pzp”) takes effect on Oct. 19. The amendment concerns a range of important matters, e.g. it restricts the use of price as the only criterion for evaluation, clarifies issues related to grossly understated prices and makes third parties liable for possible failure to provide resources. Read more
It is common in the US for an employer to obtain from a terminating employee a waiver and release of all claims (with certain statutory exceptions) against the employer. The consideration for the release is typically the payment of severance. Read more
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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 Blair McCreadie has been named a winner of Lexpert’s 2014 "Rising Stars: Leading Lawyers Under 40” award for his expertise in employment and human rights law and management-side labour relations, coupled with his exemplary volunteer leadership in the community. Read more
Dentons announced today that Richard I. Scharlat has joined its global Employment and Labor practice as a partner in the New York office. He brings nearly two decades of experience in all aspects of employment litigation and counseling as well as commercial litigation. Read more
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