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Dentons welcomes three new lawyers in Vancouver office
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.
Dentons named one of Ukraine’s leading law firms by TOP 50 Law Firms in Ukraine 2014
Dentons Kyiv was acknowledged as one of the leading law firms in Ukraine by the TOP 50 Law Firms in Ukraine 2014 ranking published by Yuridicheskaya praktika weekly. Dentons Kyiv Energy and Natural Resources practice was named among the top three in Ukraine.
Better late than never: late service of notice of amount payable under section 6(d) of the ISDA Master Agreement
Goldman Sachs International (GSI) has recently succeeded on an application for summary judgment against Videocon Global Ltd (Videocon) on somewhat unusual facts. The short judgment of Mr Justice Teare (the Judge) reflects the continuing ability of the 1992 ISDA Master Agreement to generate previously undecided points of dispute in relation to its construction, notwithstanding more than 20 years' use.
Dentons adds banking regulatory partner Lloyd Winans in New York office
Dentons announced today that Lloyd Winans joined its Corporate Practice as a partner, adding significant international and domestic banking and finance regulatory experience to the Firm's already robust capabilities and increasing its ability to advise clients from Latin America and the Caribbean. He will be resident in the Firm's New York office.
Beyond the brown envelope
For over 150 years, it has been a principle of English law that if an agent takes a bribe or a secret commission, he is liable to account to his principal for the amount received. However, there has been conflicting authority and academic debate as to whether the principal merely has a personal claim against the agent or whether he can assert a proprietary claim to the monies received and any profits made therefrom.
Students: Starting Your Career in Law
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Dentons adds two new partners to its leading Global Life Sciences practice
Dentons announced that Olivia Guéguen and Anne-Laure Marcerou have joined as partners in its Global Life Sciences practice. Guéguen and Marcerou join from Dechert with a team of three associates and will be based in the Firm’s Paris office.
Dentons enhances German compliance offering with two new hires
Dentons is pleased to announce the arrival of Partner Rainer Markfort and Counsel Christian Schefold who joined the Firm’s Corporate practice in Berlin on 1 January 2015.
Kyiv Tax Newsletter
The Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine has urgently adopted several laws relating to taxation. However, significant changes to the draft laws were introduced in the voting process, and the final text of the laws passed by the Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine is not yet officially available.
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Business involves taking risks. Your choice of litigation and dispute resolution lawyers should not.
At Dentons, our lawyers draw upon their extensive experience, trusted judgment and insight to develop a customized strategy—always with your specific business objectives at top of mind. Together, we tackle challenges efficiently and effectively so that you can move ahead.
Our dispute resolution lawyers employ the most appropriate tools and strategies for each stage of the process and each unique situation. Whether through timely use of innovative alternative dispute resolution techniques or skillful and persuasive advocacy in the courtroom, you can count on our lawyers to maximize your prospects for a successful outcome. We also work with you to assess and manage your risks in relation to the legal costs of the dispute and to seek to minimize the likelihood of future litigation.
Whether your dispute has strategic, reputational or financial importance and whatever the subject matter, your success is our priority.
Dentons' Litigation and Dispute Resolution practice group was selected by Law360 as a "Practice Group of the Year" in its class action category and was featured in a recent article by the online news organization. This award comes after a string of high-profile victories secured by the group on behalf of numerous clients in both state and federal courts. Read more
Our award-winning team includes Stephen L. Hill, who recently won a spot in Law360's 2014 White Collar MVPs, in part for his work fully exonerating an executive from a 12-count SEC litigation--a resounding defeat for the SEC, prompting the agency to re-consider which cases it brings to trial--along with other outstanding achievements. Read here for more details on these and other high-stakes actions, and Stephen's advice to young lawyers thinking of a career in White Collar practice. Read more
Dentons is one of only 40 firms to make BTI Consulting Group's "Honor Roll of Most Feared Law Firms" in the legal consultancy's annual litigation report, BTI Litigation Outlook 2015. Read more
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A criminal trespasser can acquire title to land via adverse possession. Yes, you read that correctly - a trespasser trespassing on land where it is a criminal offence to do so can still acquire title to that land as a result of the criminal activity. Read more
On 13 January 2015, the Government announced that a new Electronic Communications Code has been inserted into the Infrastructure Bill, which is currently before the Public Bill Committee in the House of Commons. If the new Code is approved by Parliament, it will be included as a new Schedule to the Communications Act 2003. Read more
The case involving Adda Hotels really is the case that keeps on giving. The thrust of the litigation concerns whether a guarantee of an assignee by the same guarantor of the assignor is valid. To date the case has been fast-tracked through the Court of Appeal. Morgan J in the High Court has now determined further issues arising from that litigation. The decision highlights the inherent problems in giving effect to the Landlord and Tenant (Covenants) Act (the Act). Read more
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Pravo.ru has released the annual law firms ratings. As in previous years Dentons has received high rankings in overall rating TOP-50 legal firms as well as in key practices ratings. Read more
Dentons Canada LLP (Dentons) is pleased to announce that Canada’s Leading Litigation Lawyers, the latest Lexpert/Report on Business special edition, recommends and features three of the Firm’s lawyers.
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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