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In the second year following its combination, Dentons has placed in the Top 10 for both firm and lawyer rankings by Chambers Global and in the Top 20 for locations and practice areas rankings which reflect the prominence of a law firm’s practice area in a particular market.
Dentons once again named a leading legal brand in Canada by Acritas
Dentons is honoured to once again be recognized as a top 10 leading law firm brand in Canada, in Acritas’ Canadian Law Firm Brand Index 2015. It is also notable that Dentons made a substantial leap to a top five ranking for high-value inbound work to Canada, validating the Firm’s client-focused vision and global strategy.
Dentons further expands its corporate team in Berlin
Global law firm Dentons is pleased to announce that Matthias Santelmann has joined as a Corporate partner in its Berlin office. Santelmann will further strengthen the Corporate practice working with Christof Kautzsch and he will focus on transactions in regulated markets.
Dentons Announces Partner and Counsel Promotions in the US
Dentons US LLP announced today the elevation of 11 new partners and the appointment of three counsel in its US offices. The promotions are effective January 1, 2015, and include lawyers resident in seven of the Firm's US Offices.
Competition News April 2015
In an order dated February 26, 2015, the Paris Court of Appeal confirmed that a trade association cannot claim the cap of 10% of turnover applicable to fines imposed on companies, as a specific cap of €3 million is provided for associations and other offenders which are not companies.
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Six Dentons’ partners in Kyiv recognized in Best Lawyers 2015
Best Lawyers, the leading peer-review based directory of legal practitioners, has recognized six Dentons partners in Kyiv across ten practice areas in its 2015 edition.
Big Data: Is the GCC ready?
Joby Beretta, Head of TMT-Middle East, considers some of the key legal issues arising from the proliferation of Big Data and questions whether the current GCC legislative framework is ready for these challenges.
Dentons welcomes Partner Lee Federman to its Banking and Finance practice
Dentons is pleased to announce that Lee Federman has joined its London office as a partner in its Banking and Finance practice, joining from Linklaters where he was a Managing Associate in the banking team.
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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.
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
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
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The Privy Council's decision in Crédit Agricole Corporation and Investment Bank v. Papadimitriou  UKPC 13. This is a case in which the claimant alleged that a bank held money on constructive trust for her. The bank said that it was a bona fide purchaser for value, with no notice which would suggest the existence of a prior proprietary claim. The bank failed. However, the Privy Council's judgment acknowledges the difficulty of formulating the appropriate test for such cases, and may perhaps serve to make it rather easier to understand what that test is. Read more
In Corporate Disputes Magazine's April issue, Dan Bodle answers some key questions facing arbitration in the UK. The Q&A covers pressing topics such as the likely development of arbitration in the UK over the next five years, the speed of the arbitral process and the UK's status as a global centre for arbitration. Read more
Julien Grout was one of four individuals investigated by the FCA in connection with the London Whale affair, in respect of which JP Morgan was fined £137,610,000. The investigation into Mr Grout had not proceeded far, before the FCA decided to terminate it in December 2013. Read more
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Dentons Partner, Karen Martin will present in an Affinity Institute Inc. conference titled “Commercial Arbitration 2015: Taking Advantage of User Control”. Karen will be presenting in a session titled “The First Key to a Successful Arbitration – an Arbitration Agreement Consistent with User Priorities” where she will share the essential elements of an arbitration agreement, particularly in the construction and infrastructure context. Read more
Dentons is pleased to announce the arrival of István Réczicza, Rob Irving and Edward Keller, who join as partners in the Budapest office, along with approximately 50 local partners, associates and other professionals. Read more
The Kemerovo Oblast Arbitration Court has rejected a claim by Sibkonkord, shareholder of Siberian Cement OAO, against France’s Ciments Francais, a division of the Italcementi Group, seeking the annulment of a 2008 transaction in which Sibcem acquired its Turkish assets. Read more
A merger of Dentons US LLP (“Dentons US”) and McKenna Long & Aldridge LLP (“McKenna Long”) has been approved by the partners of both firms. The news builds on the momentum of the previously announced combination between Dentons and 大成, creating the world's largest law firm. Clients inside the US will gain unrivaled access to markets around the world, and international clients will enjoy increased strength and reach across the US. Read more
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