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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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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.
The 2015 edition of Chambers USA: America's Leading Lawyers for Business ranks 101 total Dentons practices and lawyers and marks the advancement of key Firm practices and individuals. Read more
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
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
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The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics projects that by the year 2020, 25.6 percent of the United States' work force will be age 55 and older. Because of the nature of the practice of law and the progression of one's career, law has traditionally been one of the fields with a higher concentration of what are considered "older" workers. Read more
On October 5, 2015, the Supreme Court declined to hear the federal government’s appeal in U.S. v. Newman, 773 F.3d 438 (2nd Cir. 2014), an insider trading case in which the US Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit reversed the convictions in the district court of Todd Newman and Anthony Chiasson for trading on confidential earnings information. The Second Circuit had held on appeal that, to convict on a charge of insider trading, the government must prove beyond a reasonable doubt that the recipient of insider information knew not only that the insider had disclosed confidential information, but also that the insider did so in exchange for personal benefit. The Supreme Court's refusal to hear the case leaves in place the Second Circuit's landmark ruling. Read more
Joint defense and common interest agreements can be effective tools to advance the interests of clients and reduce expense. This is especially beneficial when law practices and lawyers deal with matters that involve multiple clients and different attorneys. This week’s article explains the commonly accepted distinction between the two. As always, please reach out to us with any questions. Read more
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With the expansive scope of work that services contractors are performing both domestically and internationally on behalf of DOD and other federal agencies, the number of personal injury and property damage suits being filed against contractors is rising. What steps can a company take, in advance, to be best positioned to win such suits? And when a suit is filed, what strategies and tactics should a company pursue, and what defenses can it raise, prior to trial? Read more
Dentons is pleased to announce that Dr. Bernd Geier has joined as partner in the Frankfurt office from Allen & Overy, further expanding the Firm's Banking and Finance, Litigation and Dispute Resolution, and Capital Markets practices in Germany. Read more
The global law firm Dentons announced today the addition of Laura Jennings as Counsel in the Firm’s Litigation and Dispute Resolution practice. Jennings’ extensive experience working with federal agencies in civil and administrative matters further strengthens Dentons’ Aviation and Transportation sector teams. Read more
Dentons filed an amicus brief with the Supreme Court of the United States today on behalf of its clients, DRI – The Voice of the Defense Bar & the Professional Services Council (PSC), in Campbell-Ewald Company v. Gomez, No 14-857. To be decided are issues of class-action mootness and derivative sovereign immunity. Read more
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