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Dentons recruits leading London corporate insurance partner to help build global practice
Dentons is pleased to announce that leading corporate insurance partner Martin Mankabady has joined the Firm in London.
Creditors will struggle in bankrupt individuals cases starting 1 October 2015
Climate change science is back in the headlines and social media. New York is attempting to use its powers under the Martin Act to investigate prior corporate disclosures on climate change.In early November, New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman issued a subpoena to Exxon and sources say New York is investigating Exxon’s disclosures to the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) in light of recent allegations that Exxon suppressed internal investigations on climate science over the last 40 years.
Constitutional Court provides clarity on rights of licensees to construct facilities on another person’s land under the Electronic Communications Act
In City of Tshwane Metropolitan Municipality v. Link Africa (Pty) Ltd and Others (CCT 184/14)  ZACC 29, the Constitutional Court confirmed the constitutionality of a provision in the Electronic Communications Act 36 of 2005 (ECA) that allows licensees to enter into and construct electronic communications networks on another person’s land without the landowner’s consent.
Recent provider-based legislative changes: Any GME implications?
On November 2, 2015, President Obama signed into law the Bipartisan Budget Act of 2015, among other things, making changes to Medicare reimbursement for outpatient services furnished in off-campus provider-based departments (Off-Campus PBDs).
Offering memorandum exemption introduced in Ontario and modified in five other provinces
On October 29, 2015, securities regulators in six provinces announced their intention to adopt or modify a prospectus exemption available to issuers that prepare and deliver an offering memorandum (OM) to investors.
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Dentons Hosts CHINCA Conference 2015: China Outbound Investment - "One Belt, One Road"
Dentons held the 5th in its series of "Geographic focused" China International Contractors Association (CHINCA)'s annual conferences for over 140 representatives from largest Chinese contracting companies at a one day event on November 3 in Xiamen.
Zofia Ulz, a former Main Pharmaceutical Inspector, joins the Dentons Pharmaceutical Law and Health Care team
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
Dentons included in list of Most Feared Law Firms by BT
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 2016.
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When bankruptcy, restructuring, or insolvency appears and financial distress threatens a business, all parties desire a rapid resolution. Whether the challenge appears at headquarters or in a foreign jurisdiction, today’s global marketplace presents the decision-maker with a complex web of possible outcomes and legal strategies. Protecting your interests can be a daunting task when faced with conflicting economic interests, emotions and sometimes multiple legal systems and cultural norms. And it has never been more critical to be adroitly advised and flexibly responsive when considering which jurisdictions, laws and industry practices will result in the most ideal outcome.
Whether you’re managing a real estate portfolio, a distressed manufacturer or health care service provider; purchasing a weakened retail operation or struggling transportation business; or simply a trader of heavily discounted sovereign and institutional debt and other securities, you can rely on us to take the edge off your anxiety. Dentons’ lawyers in offices around the world possess a deep understanding of your markets, wherever you trade and invest.
We grasp the complexities of your industry, whether natural resources or technology-based; dependent upon the value of real estate or branded retail goods; manufacturing, transportation or service dependent; or a regulated monopoly. Side by side, we navigate intricate legal challenges and discover the best possible opportunities. Whether you need creative litigation or arbitration strategies, innovative negotiating tactics born from real-world experience or practical guidance in cross-border restructuring, we deliver the latest insights and known solutions so you can act with speed and confidence.
With a passion for identifying effective advocacy and representation, we become a dynamic force on your side. Together, we discover the best course of action in a high-stakes situation.
Dentons ranked No. 4 overall in Law360’s 2015 Largest Practice Groups Report, the annual ranking of the largest 100 US firms by global partner head count. The Firm also ranked among the top 25 in 10 practice areas: bankruptcy, competition, environmental, insurance, intellectual property, labor and employment, mergers and acquisitions, product liability, real estate, and securities and white collar litigation. Read more
Dentons’ Restructuring, Insolvency and Bankruptcy (RIB) practice was ranked No. 1 in The Deal Pipeline’s Top Bankruptcy Law Firms league table for the third quarter of 2015. This is first time Dentons has secured the top position in this league table, which ranks nearly 200 law firms based on their US and Canadian bankruptcy matter activity. In addition, Sam Alberts (Washington, DC), Gregg Kleiner (San Francisco), Kenneth Kraft (Toronto), Michael Isaacs (San Francisco), Charles Maher (San Francisco) and Roger Simard (Montreal) were ranked in The Deal Pipeline's Top Bankruptcy Lawyers league table. Read more
Dentons’ Restructuring, Insolvency and Bankruptcy (RIB) practice was ranked No. 2 in The Deal's Top Bankruptcy Law Firms league table. Read more
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More important changes to the Insolvency Act 1986 (IA86) come into force this week (1 October 2015) as a result of the Small Business, Enterprise and Employment Act 2015 (SBEEA 2015). Read more
Following Parliamentary approval in March 2015, this Implementation Timetable sets out the key dates and changes which have been published to date on the insolvency provisions of the Small Business, Enterprise and Employment Act. This timetable was updated in October 2015 Read more
The Czech Supreme Court recently issued two decisions having significant impact on the position of secured creditors (i.e. generally financial institutions) within insolvency proceedings. Both decisions stem from one of the first major insolvencies conducted under the (then new) Czech Insolvency Act effective from 2008 in respect of the group of companies in a glass-making business. This article briefly reviews those decisions and points out their practical effects on the rights of secured creditors. Read more
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Dentons is honoured to receive the M&A Advisor Award in the category of Real Estate Deal of the Year. The Vancouver-based Dentons team that worked diligently on the mining and restructuring deal includes John Sandrelli, Tevia Jeffries, Cindy Cheuk, Jordan Schultz and Gary Sollis. Read more
Partner Anna Maria Pukszto, head of Warsaw’s restructuring, insolvency and bankruptcy practice, together with Maciej Geromin, associate in the litigation practice, were involved in the work of the Jury of the Call for papers INSO 2015 competition, which accompanied this year’s edition of the Insolvency and Restructuring Congress INSO 2015, organized by the Polish Ministry of Economy and Allerhand Institute in Cracow. Dentons funded awards for laureates and the grand prize for the winner. Read more
Karina Furga-Dąbrowska, Anna Maria Pukszto and Agnieszka Stefanowicz-Barańska from Dentons’ Warsaw office were once again recommended in the 5th edition of Expert Guides “Women in Business Law”, issued by the Euromoney publishing house. Read more
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