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Dentons again boosts banking and financial services sector with addition of Jeffrey Dunetz
Continuing the momentum of recent prominent partner hires in the banking and finance sector, Dentons announced that Jeffrey Dunetz joined the Firm's Corporate practice in New York, bolstering the Firm's capabilities in representing financial institutions in commercial lending and cross-border debt financings.
Dentons Canada welcomes 17 new partners
Dentons Canada LLP is pleased to announce the admission of 17 lawyers to its partnership across the Firm’s six Canadian offices, effective February 1, 2015. Our new partners exemplify a wealth of experience and insights across key industry sectors.
Dentons bolsters Private Equity Practice in Spain with hire of new partner Jesus Duran
Durán has more than 15 years of experience in advising national and international private equity clients on mergers and acquisitions, private equity and fund structuring. He will be based in the Firm’s Madrid office.
Dentons Ranked as Top 10 Bankruptcy Law Firm by The Deal Pipeline
Dentons’ Restructuring, Insolvency and Bankruptcy (RIB) practice was ranked Number 7 in The Deal Pipeline’s Top Bankruptcy Law Firms league table. The Deal Pipeline ranked nearly 200 law firms based on their US and Canadian bankruptcy matter activity during the fourth quarter of 2014.
Post-financial crisis, many small businesses, unable to get bank financing in the wake of the tightening of bank capital rules, turned to crowdfunding. At that time, crowdfunding was largely unregulated. In the last three years or so, several regulators implemented rules to regulate the rapidly expanding crowdfunding market.
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.
Alex Stolarsky appointed of counsel with Dentons Moscow office
Alex advises clients on a broad range of corporate and commercial matters, as well as transactions, especially M&A, creation of joint ventures, and compliance. He represents clients at all phases of domestic and foreign investment in Russia, from market entry to expansion, restructuring, and exiting the market, as well as advising Russian investors in Germany and Austria.
Congratulations to Craig Dennis on his appointment as Queen's Counsel (Q.C.)
Dentons is pleased to announce that on December 22, 2014, our Vancouver partner, Craig Dennis, was awarded the honourable distinction of Queen’s Counsel (Q.C.), by the Attorney General and Minister of Justice Suzanne Anton.
Dentons awarded Best Law Firm of the Year 2014
Dentons was awarded the Pan-Middle East Best Law Firm of the Year by EMEA Finance, whose Middle East Banking Awards winners for 2014 were announced recently. This is the fifth occasion on which Dentons has won this prestigious industry award in the past six years.
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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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
At a signing ceremony today, in an historic first, 大成 (pronounced "da CHUNG"), a leading law firm in China, and Dentons, a top 10 global law firm, announced a combination that will be unique in the marketplace. The result will be the only firm to offer seamless service across Africa; Asia Pacific; Canada; Central Asia; Europe; the Middle East; Russia, CIS and the Caucasus; the United Kingdom (UK); the United States (US); and all 34 of China's regional administrative divisions. Read more
Dentons today released its second Global Social Impact Report, an annual collection of the Firm's work in communities around the world. All of the stories featured in the report – pro bono legal service, community volunteerism, environmental sustainability – serve as outstanding examples of how a law firm can harness its talent and resources to promote positive social change. Read more
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