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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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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.
Asialaw Profiles has named Rodyk's Intellectual Property practice "outstanding" in their 2016 edition. Read more
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
The Legal 500 2016 – "Rodyk & Davidson LLP is 'terrific across the board', praised particularly for its response times, quality of substantive legal advice and advocacy." 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
The Alberta Court of Queen’s Bench decision in Redwater Energy Corporation Re, 2016 ABQB 278, written by Chief Justice Neil Wittmann, clarifies that the provisions of the Bankruptcy and Insolvency Act (BIA) addressing the environmental liability of trustees render certain provisions of provincial regulatory legislation addressing wells and pipelines inoperative to the extent they conflict with the BIA. This is a significant decision that will directly impact the conduct of oil and gas receiverships and bankruptcies in Alberta, and affect the position of secured creditors in those proceedings. Read more
On March 8, 2016, Judge Shelly Chapman, presiding over the Chapter 11 cases of Sabine Oil & Gas Corporation and its affiliates ("Sabine"), granted Sabine's motion to reject certain midstream agreements between Sabine and Nordheim Eagle Ford Gathering and between Sabine and HPIP Gonzales Holdings, LLC. Although the ruling as a procedural matter determined only whether rejection of the agreements was justified under section 365 of the Bankruptcy Code, the Court's analysis of the agreements under Texas law presaged a subsequent ruling on the nature of the agreements. Read more
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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. Read more
Global law firm Dentons, Colombia's Cardenas & Cardenas, and Mexico’s López Velarde today formalized their combinations. The launches follow the initial announcement last December that partners of each firm approved the combinations.
With these combinations, Colombia and Mexico are now home to the world's largest law firm. With more than 7,300 lawyers serving more than 55 countries, the Firm offers clients the benefit of quality experience in and of the communities in which they want to do business or resolve a dispute—now including the Firm's first physical presence in Latin America. Read more
Dentons was honoured to receive the International M&A Advisor Award in the category of Cross Border Regional Deal of the Year for US-North America in a presentation last night at a black tie gala held at the New York Athletic Club in conjunction with the 2016 International Financial Forum. Read more
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