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Dentons' Singapore CEO Philip Jeyaretnam, SC, named "Managing Partner of the Year"
Dentons Global Vice-Chair and Singapore Chief Executive Officer Philip Jeyaretnam, SC, was named "Managing Partner of the Year" at the Asian Legal Business Southeast Asia Awards on May 20, 2016.
Judge rules HHS can't pay cost-sharing subsidies to QHPs, but allows funding to continue
In a May 12, 2016, decision, a US district court judge granted summary judgment to the US House of Representatives on the question of whether funds had been appropriated to pay qualified health plans (QHPs) for reduced cost-sharing subsidies under Section 1402 of the ACA. The court answered in the negative and enjoined "any further reimbursements under Section 1402 until a valid appropriation is in place." However, it stayed the injunction pending any appeal, which the Obama Administration has already indicated it intends to file.
Mortgagees take note: the Law Commission thinks you might be special
The Law Commission recently published its consultation paper on updating the Land Registration Act 2002 (the Paper). Among the numerous proposals is one that will be of particular interest to mortgagees: views are invited on limiting the circumstances in which a mortgagee can claim against the Land Registry's indemnity. The effect would be to treat mortgagees as a special category of applicant but not necessarily to their advantage.
Businesses reap the benefits of Environmental Health and Safety improvements
A strong focus on Environmental Health and Safety (EHS) in the UAE is driving positive change on construction projects shaping the Emirates' evolving skyline. While risk is an inevitable part of any building project, effective management of EHS issues is delivering strong benefits for businesses across the industry.
Digital Single Market update – revised cross-border portability of online content services proposal leaked
A revision of the European Commission's proposal and draft Regulation on ensuring the cross-border portability of online content services in the EU has recently been leaked. The proposal provides a useful insight into where things are heading prior to the Regulation being finalised. This update looks at what has changed since the original draft Regulation was released in December 2015, and the implications for media companies.
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Dentons wins four Turnaround Atlas Awards for excellence in international restructuring
On May 17, 2016, at a celebratory gala held in association with the Restructuring and Distressed Intelligence Forum, the Global M&A Network honoured Dentons with four Turnaround Atlas Awards, honouring excellence in international restructuring, special situations M&A, judicial and out-of-court reorganizations.
Dentons to expand in Germany with new Munich office
Global law firm Dentons will open a new office in Munich on July 1, 2016, with the hire of three partners. This will be Dentons’ third office in Germany, adding to its significant presence in Berlin and Frankfurt. The team joins from Norton Rose Fulbright.
Dentons launches global shared services strategy with new EMEA business services center
Global law firm Dentons continues its momentum by today launching its shared services strategy with the announcement that it will be opening a new business services center in Poland later this year.
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Environmental and related natural resource issues are truly global in nature, transcending borders and requiring multinational responses. Environmental regimes are constantly evolving, as both developed and developing countries seek to meet the impacts of a global economy on their air, land, water and public health. Companies operating in multiple jurisdictions need the help of lawyers with broad experience across regions and continents to navigate this changing landscape.
Dentons’ lawyers have broad experience with environmental laws across the globe.
Companies face increasing regulatory and public pressure to address the environmental impact of their business operations, often in multiple jurisdictions. We deal with environmental issues, including project development, impact assessment, permitting, climate change, product life cycle analysis, due diligence and risk management. Dentons is ready to listen and respond to all your environmental needs wherever and whatever they may be.
Our lawyers will work with you to plan for compliance with changing regulations and standards around the world. Dentons will guide you in seeking resolution of enforcement actions, defending permits and pursuing legal remedies where necessary. Rely on our help and advice to take a proactive stance in assessing and managing liability from production to disposal, for products you manufacture, or assets you acquire or sell. When major incidents do occur, look to our lawyers for strategic management counsel and representation.
With over eight months passed since the July 1, 2015 merger of McKenna Long & Aldridge LLP into Dentons US LLP, we are writing to let you know that we are thriving and growing in our new firm. 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 strength and expertise of Dentons' Kazakhstan practice has once again been recognized by the authoritative directories, Chambers Global/Chambers Asia Pacific, The Legal 500 EMEA and IFLR1000. Read more
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How does a possible Brexit impact foreign investment from China? The impending referendum has created uncertainty in Chinese investors. Learn more about how they plan to alter business plans should the UK withdraw from the EU. Read more
German businesses are concerned about Brexit as it would be the loss of an important ally on EU policy. Industry leaders are predicting an impact not only from the result of the vote but also from the precedent the referendum will set across the Europe. Read more
Is the referendum a wake up call for Brussels bureaucracy? How are economic ties expected to be impacted if the UK votes to leave the EU? Read more
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Dentons invites you to join us for a timely panel discussion about the financial implications of North America’s developing carbon markets and the impact of carbon pricing. World leaders, from heads of state to international financial institutions, increasingly recognize the importance of carbon pricing as a tool to reduce carbon emissions in the most efficient way possible. Read more
A strong focus on Environmental Health and Safety (EHS) in the UAE is driving positive change on construction projects shaping the Emirates' evolving skyline. While risk is an inevitable part of any building project, effective management of EHS issues is delivering strong benefits for businesses across the industry. Read more
Global law firm Dentons, Colombia's Cardenas & Cardenas, and Mexico’s López Velarde today formalized their combinations. The launches follow the initial announcement last December that partners of each firm approved the combinations.
With these combinations, Colombia and Mexico are now home to the world's largest law firm. With more than 7,300 lawyers serving more than 55 countries, the Firm offers clients the benefit of quality experience in and of the communities in which they want to do business or resolve a dispute—now including the Firm's first physical presence in Latin America. Read more
Dentons' third annual Global Energy Summit will bring together key industry leaders to discuss current challenges facing the energy sector and the opportunities arising from them. The Summit's core focus will be on the outcomes of the 2015 United Nations Climate Change Conference, known as COP21, and their impact on the energy industry, from the perspectives of both traditional energy businesses and "new energy". Read more
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