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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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Unprecedented policy and regulatory issues confront today’s global marketplace across all industry sectors. Legislation, government policies and new and changing regulations in a global economy increase business planning risks for you every day, across every sector. The shifting tension between private sector commerce and government oversight of private enterprise is a real threat no matter your geography or your business, and in this high-stakes arena, you require a coordinated approach to anticipate, translate and influence legislative and regulatory developments.
Dentons navigates the critical intersection of business, law, regulation, policy and politics. Using a results-oriented approach, we deliver innovative solutions tailored to your specific goals. By working together, you tackle every political or regulatory obstacle with a powerful ally by your side.
Position your business to spot trends and respond to shifting regulatory and legislative landscapes. From analytical planning and risk management, through communications strategy, to administrative and judicial intervention, we guide you every step of the way.
Drive your company forward using strategic and focused advice from government relations professionals who understand the political process. Through deep experience in both government and a variety of regulated industries, we view the issues through a balanced perspective. Our relationships with government officials, regulators and legislators allow us to see beyond the horizon. Leverage this insight to achieve your vision.
The 2015 edition of The Legal 500 US recognizes 24 Dentons practices and 75 lawyers. Read more
Eight Dentons partners in key practice areas have been named to Law360's advisory editorial boards in 2015. In confirmation of Dentons' increasing influence in the legal marketplace, twice as many partners were appointed this year as last. Read more
San Francisco Insurance Regulatory partner Kara Baysinger was one of five recipients of the Mayre Rasmussen Award for the Advancement of Women in International Law, an annual accolade presented by the ABA's Section of International Law. Read more
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With Puerto Rico's debt and humanitarian crisis rapidly worsening, the White House, the Speaker of the House and Congressional leadership from both sides of the aisle have tentatively agreed to a compromise bill that, if enacted into law, would create an oversight board and other mechanisms to limit fiscal harm to the island territory and start Puerto Rico on the road toward stabilizing its finances. Read more
With the US presidential nominating conventions fast approaching, the US House and Senate Ethics Committees recently issued updated guidelines concerning application of the congressional gift rules to receptions and other VIP sponsored events. While legal liability for violating the gift rules runs to the member of Congress or congressional staff member who solicits or accepts the gift, individuals, companies, trade associations and even local governments that provide the gift in violation of the rules risk significant adverse publicity. Read more
On April 18, 2016, the Supreme People's Court and the Supreme People's Procuratorate issued Interpretations of the Supreme People's Court and the Supreme People's Procuratorate on Several Issues Concerning the Application of Law in Handling Cases of Bribery and Corruption (Interpretation), which clarifies ambiguities arising from 2015 amendments to China's Criminal Law. Read more
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Dentons, the global law firm, today announced an expansion of its California client service capabilities with the addition of Marc Burgat in Sacramento as a principal in the Firm's nationally ranked Public Policy and Regulation practice. Read more
Dentons is pleased to advise that Prime Minister Justin Trudeau has recommended the appointment of our colleague Peter Harder to Senate and as the Government Representative in the Senate, replacing the former role of Leader of the Government in the Senate. In this new position, Peter will facilitate the introduction and consideration of Government legislation, and will be sworn in as a Privy Councillor. Read more
Dentons, the global law firm, today named Jeffrey L. Bleich, former US Ambassador to Australia and Special Counsel to President Obama, as a Partner in the Firm's San Francisco office. Read more
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