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In the second year following its combination, Dentons has placed in the Top 10 for both firm and lawyer rankings by Chambers Global and in the Top 20 for locations and practice areas rankings which reflect the prominence of a law firm’s practice area in a particular market.
Dentons once again named a leading legal brand in Canada by Acritas
Dentons is honoured to once again be recognized as a top 10 leading law firm brand in Canada, in Acritas’ Canadian Law Firm Brand Index 2015. It is also notable that Dentons made a substantial leap to a top five ranking for high-value inbound work to Canada, validating the Firm’s client-focused vision and global strategy.
Dentons further expands its corporate team in Berlin
Global law firm Dentons is pleased to announce that Matthias Santelmann has joined as a Corporate partner in its Berlin office. Santelmann will further strengthen the Corporate practice working with Christof Kautzsch and he will focus on transactions in regulated markets.
Dentons Announces Partner and Counsel Promotions in the US
Dentons US LLP announced today the elevation of 11 new partners and the appointment of three counsel in its US offices. The promotions are effective January 1, 2015, and include lawyers resident in seven of the Firm's US Offices.
Competition News April 2015
In an order dated February 26, 2015, the Paris Court of Appeal confirmed that a trade association cannot claim the cap of 10% of turnover applicable to fines imposed on companies, as a specific cap of €3 million is provided for associations and other offenders which are not companies.
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.
Six Dentons’ partners in Kyiv recognized in Best Lawyers 2015
Best Lawyers, the leading peer-review based directory of legal practitioners, has recognized six Dentons partners in Kyiv across ten practice areas in its 2015 edition.
Big Data: Is the GCC ready?
Joby Beretta, Head of TMT-Middle East, considers some of the key legal issues arising from the proliferation of Big Data and questions whether the current GCC legislative framework is ready for these challenges.
Dentons welcomes Partner Lee Federman to its Banking and Finance practice
Dentons is pleased to announce that Lee Federman has joined its London office as a partner in its Banking and Finance practice, joining from Linklaters where he was a Managing Associate in the banking team.
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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On February 24, 2015, the US Securities and Exchange Commission announced a settlement with The Goodyear Tire and Rubber Company (Goodyear) pursuant to which Goodyear will pay more than US$16 million in disgorgement and prejudgment interest to resolve alleged violations of the books and records and internal controls provisions Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA). Read more
The spate of major oil and gas discoveries in Kenya, Tanzania, Uganda and Mozambique in recent years has seen much talk of East Africa becoming a key player in this industry in the coming years. Uganda and Kenya have an estimated 4 billion barrels of crude oil while Tanzania and Mozambique have an estimated 200 trillion cubic feet of natural gas. As the oil and gas industry ramps up in these countries, their governments have striven to create local content policies to benefit local people and the local economy. Read more
On December 10, 2014, partners from the Dentons' Global Employment and Labor Practice gathered with clients in the firm's Rockefeller Center offices in New York City for a three-hour discussion of critical employment issues for multinational employers. Read more
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The 12th Annual AVCA Conference (27-29 April 2015, London) is set to provide the private equity and venture capital industry in Africa with an important platform to discuss the most pertinent opportunities and issues of the year. Following the Annual Conference, AVCA will run a two-day training programme to educate and share best practices. Read more
In the second year following its combination, Dentons has placed in the Top 10 for both firm and lawyer rankings by Chambers Global and in the Top 20 for locations and practice areas rankings which reflect the prominence of a law firm’s practice area in a particular market. Read more
Dentons announced today that London partner Jeremy Cohen has been appointed UKMEA CEO effective March 16, 2015, succeeding Matthew Jones whose fixed, four-year term concludes on March 15. Read more
Dentons, the global law firm with more than 50 years’ history in Africa, is expanding its presence in South Africa with the opening of its second South African office. The first global firm with Level 1 Broad-Based Black Economic Empowerment (B-BBEE) status, Dentons' new Johannesburg office joins its Cape Town locale, growing the Firm's unique offering in South Africa. Read more
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