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Dentons announces Global Vice Chairs
Dentons, the global law firm, announced that it has appointed five new Global Vice Chairs, representing each of its regions. These new positions will be key in advancing significant client-facing and strategic initiatives for the firm.
Common issues arising on construction projects in Qatar
Leading global law firm Dentons, in collaboration with the Association of Corporate Counsel Middle East (ACCME), hosted its second gathering of the year for construction sector practitioners in Doha recently. The latest topic under discussion was how best to handle common issues which arise during construction projects in Qatar.
Dentons lawyers shed light on Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement between Canada and the European Union
Two Dentons professionals, highly-experienced international trade lawyers - Xavier Van Overmeire from Montréal and Nadiya Nychay from Brussels - have co-authored a book entitled The Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement between Canada and the EU: An Overview; one of the only publications to examine the various aspects of the agreement and its impact.
Establishing a hospital's per resident amount: Be careful, as the result is permanent!
A teaching hospital's direct graduate medical education (DGME) payments are made on a per-resident basis and are based on each hospital’s unique per-resident amount (PRA). This PRA, once established, is permanent and cannot be modified or reset, other than by annual updates for inflation.
National Living Wage – bad news for business or a blessing in disguise?
When Chancellor George Osborne introduced the National Living Wage (NLW) last summer, he confidently asserted that this would help move the UK "to a higher wage, lower tax, lower welfare society". Despite his positive words and vision for the economy, the NLW has sharply divided businesses and spawned a flurry of negative headlines..
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 Arbitration Review and the American Lawyer rank Dentons among the top 15 international arbitration law firms globally
Global Arbitration Review (GAR) published its annual GAR100 ranking of specialist international arbitration law firms and its GAR30 ranking of elite arbitration law firms. Dentons was again ranked as part of the GAR30, in 14th position globally this year, the “highest riser” according to GAR.
Dentons Partner Publishes Guidebook on Superfund Litigation
Dentons partner Peter Gray, co-chair of the Firm's Environment and Natural Resources Practice Group, has authored The Superfund Manual: A Practitioner's Guide to CERCLA Litigation, an in-depth look at the cases and issues central to litigation brought under the Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation and Liability Act (CERCLA or Superfund).
Dentons leaps 25 spots in 2016 BTI Brand Elite index
BTI's analysis stems from in-depth interviews with more than 600 general counsel and legal decision makers at large organizations with revenues in excess of $1 billion. The BTI Brand Elite is a data-driven ranking and the research is independent and unbiased—no law firm or organization sponsors the study, and no law firm influences the results, submits nominations, or provides client names to BTI.
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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.
Rodyk has been named Singapore's Firm of the Year 2015 for Real Estate/Construction in Asia-mena Counsel's In-House Community Firms of the Year 2015 awards. Read more
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
The Legal 500 2016 – "Rodyk & Davidson LLP is 'terrific across the board', praised particularly for its response times, quality of substantive legal advice and advocacy." Read more
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Mistakes by employers in relation to an employee's entitlement to PHI can be very costly. In one leading High Court case, Aspden v. Webbs Poultry & Meat Group (Holdings) Limited  I.R.L.R. 521, an employee was awarded around three-quarters of their salary for each year up to their retirement age, in circumstances where the employer could not recover any of these payments from the insurer. Read more
On 24 March 2016, the government responded to the Migration Advisory Committee's (MAC) review of Tier 2 policy and has announced numerous changes to Tier 2 policy going forward. Read more
If your firm is a UK deposit-taker with assets greater than £250 million, a Prudential Regulation Authority (PRA) designated investment firm or a firm within the scope of Solvency II, you should have appointed a whistleblowers' champion in your business by 7 March 2016 (if you had not already done so).This is because on 7 March 2016, the first requirement of the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) and the PRA new whistleblowing regime came into force. The remaining rules come into effect on 7 September 2016. Read more
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Omnichannel strategies for retail are essential in today’s competitive marketplace. Consumers buying in bricks-and-mortar stores, may pre-shop online. Stores and shopping centers are increasingly tracking consumers and making location-based offers. Read more
The Legal 500 2016 has recognized 40 Dentons CIS practice lawyers for their outstanding expertise in Russia, Azerbaijan, Kazakhstan, Ukraine, and Uzbekistan. Read more
Following recent changes in Employment Law in Qatar, in particular developments in the regulation of salary payments and sponsorship law, senior legal and HR executives attended roundtables in Dentons Doha office to consider the impact of these changes. Read more
Global law firm Dentons was recognized for outstanding client service by BTI Consulting in its annual Client Service All-Stars report. BTI surveyed more than 300 legal decision-makers from the world’s leading organizations to identify lawyers who provide top-quality client service. Seven Dentons partners across North America were recognized on the 2016 list. Read more
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