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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
Interested in a world of opportunity? Then we invite you to consider beginning your career with Dentons, one of the largest law firms in the world with over 79 locations in 52 countries and more than 2,500 lawyers and professionals with whom you might be working on any given day.
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.
Disputes are a part of doing business; at Dentons, resolving them is our business. Alternative dispute resolution (ADR) is one of Dentons' core practices. Litigation may be a necessary component of a dispute resolution strategy, but it is only one of the problem-solving tools we apply to resolve disputes.
As the use of ADR has grown, so too has the sophistication of the processes we employ. Effective, successful use of ADR mechanisms requires counsel with specialized training and experience. Dentons has long been at the forefront of ADR development, investing significantly in training our lawyers. Experienced in the full range of arbitration, negotiation, mediation and settlement techniques, including settlement counsel, we are a globally recognized ADR leader.
As business — and dispute resolution — becomes more global and interconnected, it will become increasingly important to understand the complexities of cross border disputes and to juggle the different cultural approaches in the dispute resolution process. Staying current requires not only knowledge of the laws, but also the language and business customs in all the countries where you operate — or plan to expand.
In this report, lawyers from Dentons' global offices examine recent changes in litigation, arbitration and mediation across North America, UK, Continental Europe, Russia and Asia. Read more
Canada is a confederation of ten provinces and three territories, each with a separate and independent judicial system. While the province of Québec operates under a Civil Code, the legal system in every other province and territory is based on the British common law tradition. Read more
Any consideration of arbitral jurisdiction in Canada must proceed within the governing legislative framework. Legislation in each Canadian province and territory, as well as federal legislation, directs how and when the parties may seek the assistance of local courts on matters of arbitral jurisdiction in both domestic and international arbitrations. Read more
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David D. Tavender, Q.C., has been accepted on the Energy Arbitrators List by the International Centre for Dispute Resolution. Read more
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