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Dentons further expands its Russian tax and customs law practice
Kirill Roubalsky has joined the Moscow office of Dentons as a senior associate in the Tax and Customs practice. Kirill has over 10 years of experience in tax and previously worked with Russian law firms
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There has been a lot of talk about the Landlord and Tenant Covenants Act 1995 (LTCA 1995) following the decisions in Good Harvest v. Centaur and K/S Victoria v. House of Fraser. However, there have been no significant determinations in respect of the issues arising from those cases and in particular in respect of the important issue of repeat guarantees.
Overhaul of the PRC's foreign investment approval system
On May 17, 2014, the National Development and Reform Commission (NDRC) of the People's Republic of China (PRC), a primary regulatory authority for foreign investments in the PRC, issued the Measures for the Administration of Approval and Filing of Foreign Investment Projects (the New Measures).
Shoppingtour at Dentons - Roundtable on the 30th floor of the Messeturm Frankfurt
The increasing market share of online businesses and the aging of the German population put much pressure on shopping centers as a business model. What will be the consequences for shopping centers if more and more sales revenues move away from the cash desk towards the internet?
Government of Canada update on mandatory reporting standards for extractive industry
In April of this year, the Government of Canada issued a Consultation Paper regarding mandatory reporting standards for extractive industry companies, requiring disclosure of payments to foreign and domestic governments
Students: Starting Your Career in Law
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Best Lawyers Recognizes 86 Dentons US Lawyers in 2015
Best Lawyers, the leading peer-review-based directory of legal practitioners, has recognized 86 of Dentons' US lawyers in its 2015 edition.
Mining and Investment Latin America Summit
Dentons is proud to be a Silver Sponsor of Mining & Investment Latin America Summit, the largest mining and investment event in Latin America.
Wasting Opportunities on Shale
In May, the House of Lords Economic Affairs Committee asserted that the exploration, appraisal and development of UK shale resources should be an "urgent national priority".
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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