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Dentons hires new COO for Europe
Dentons announces the appointment of Richard Singer as its new European Chief Operating Officer. Richard Singer joined Dentons from White & Case and is based in the Prague office.
What's the cost? The Fee for Intervention (FFI) scheme
Since October 2012, the Fee for Intervention (FFI) scheme has given the Health and Safety Executive (HSE) a statutory power to recover its costs from those found to be in material breach of health and safety law.
Russian foreign trade: trends and potential opportunities for business. Customs aspects
Following the imposition of sanctions by a number of European countries and the United States, the Russian Government is looking to develop and implement alternative means of developing foreign trade.
Dentons contributes to "Asian Capital Into European Property" Special Report
The article was published in Property Investor Europe magazine’s July/August special supplement on "Asian Capital into European Property". It discusses recent trends in Asia-Europe cross-border capital flows and analyzes why, how and where these investments currently occur.
Major changes to Canada's trademark laws—what every business needs to know
The Canadian government recently introduced a Bill which contained the most significant changes to Canada's trademark laws in modern history. Due to the fact that the revisions were contained in an omnibus Budget Implementation Bill, they were introduced without consultation and passed despite serious concerns from intellectual property lawyers and businesses over their potential impact.
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 expands its restructuring team
As of August 1, 2014 the global law firm Dentons has strengthened its Berlin office with the addition of Michael Seppelt, Counsel. Michael will work in the field of restructuring and tax and will be a member of the team led by restructuring and reorganization expert Andreas Ziegenhagen.
Notice of Holding Foreign Citizenship or Foreign Residency Permit
On August 4, 2014, Federal Law No. 142-FZ dated June 4, 2014 on Amendments to Articles 6 and 30 of the Federal Law on Russian Federation Citizenship and Certain Legislative Acts of the Russian Federation entered force.
Dentons assembles energy leaders at 2014 Energy Outlook event
Dentons and Navigant hosted the Energy Outlook event at the National Press Club in Washington, DC for the fourth consecutive year. The half-day of panel discussions drew approximately 200 industry leaders, members of the diplomatic corps, congressional staff and press.
Africa presents some of the most dynamic markets in the world. At a time of growth, positive change and new opportunities on the continent, you need an innovative team with deep experience to help you achieve your goals. To meet the evolving needs of business, government and international institutions in Africa, Dentons delivers premier service and a disciplined focus.
Navigate the key legal, regulatory, political and economic factors that affect your Africa-related operations. Our lawyers leverage experience with business leaders, government officials and other key decision-makers in each jurisdiction within the continent—which is a distinctive aspect in helping you to succeed.
We have a longstanding commitment to developing business opportunities for clients already in Africa, as well as those with potential interests on the continent. We regularly advise African clients on outward investment and access to international financing, as well as global businesses regarding investment flows into Africa.
Whether you are currently in Africa or have potential interests on the continent, we are well positioned to fulfill a complete range of transactions and advisory work. Our presence spans the continent's Anglophone, Francophone and Lusophone regions, as well as the key commercial centers around the world that engage in business and investment in Africa.
Dentons is delighted to have won the 'Advisor of the Year - Single Deal Advisor' award at the Private Equity Africa Awards 2014. Dentons won the award for its role advising Indorama on its co-investment with Helios in the US$3bn Petrobras Oil & Gas JV, which was the largest private equity transaction in Africa in 2013.
The transaction was completed in four days and is testament to Dentons' ability to field experts in: private equity; oil and gas; African and international tax regimes; and bilateral investment treaties. Read more
On 12 February 2014, at an event held in Paris, Global Arbitration Review unveiled its GAR 30 list of the top 30 international arbitration law firms for 2014. Dentons was distinguished as part of that select group of firms, in 24th position this year. Read more
Dentons has been awarded 'Law Firm of the Year' at the TMT Middle East & North Africa Conference, held yesterday in Dubai. Dentons was chosen for the award by a 10-strong judging panel made up of telecom operator, finance and consultancy representatives. Read more
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In this Insight, Babette Märzheuser-Wood provides a comprehensive overview of the key issues for distributors, licensors, agents and franchisors to consider when entering into markets in Africa. She notes that Africa is a rapidly growing region with six of the world's ten fastest growing economies. Read more
In this Insight, John Syekei, Philip Coulson and Babette Märzheuser-Wood give a comprehensive overview of the key issues for distributors, licensors, agents and franchisors to consider in Kenya. The authors note that the Kenyan international franchising market has grown extensively in recent years and there are a considerable number of established franchises. Read more
In this Insight, Paul Asiimwe and Babette Märzheuser-Wood give a comprehensive overview of the key issues for distributors, licensors, agents and franchisors to consider in Uganda. Paul and Babette note that Uganda has recently seen a new wave of foreign franchisors enter the market. Read more
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Paris partners Jean-Luc Bédos, Ramin Hariri and Vincent Lacombe have published an article entitled “Un droit des sociétés rénové pour les 17 pays membres de l’OHADA” (A Renewed Company Law for the 17 OHADA Member States), in a special issue of Capital Finance devoted to African development. Read more
Dentons hosted the Corporate Council on Africa's 2014 Finance Forum, "Africa's Infrastructure: Maximizing Your ROI," in Washington, DC. More than 100 business leaders, finance ministers, central bank governors, ambassadors and other dignitaries from across the continent traveled to the Firm to attend the half-day conference, which examined the strategic role of US financial institutions in Africa and the investment opportunities presented by many nations' burgeoning infrastructure needs. Read more
Dentons announced today that it has joined with associate firm KapdiTwala to launch Dentons in South Africa, with an office in Cape Town and plans to open in Johannesburg later this year. The firm will also open an additional office in Francophone Africa in 2014, further strengthening Dentons' unrivalled position on the continent. Read more
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