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Sayyidaat Dentons - Women in Business, a Middle East perspective
Dentons launched Sayyidaat Dentons, a new network for business women in the Middle East, with a unique event on 20 October at the Dubai International Financial Centre.
Trends and opportunities in the global health care industry
In this video interview, Life Sciences and Health Care partner Katie Ashton discusses the trends that are forcing change in how health care services will be delivered in the decades ahead.
Oil and Gas: troubled times
The slump in the oil price means oil & gas companies are no longer insulated from the impacts of the economic downturn. We now find ourselves dealing with situations which seemed unthinkable just a few months ago – the special sensitivities of oil & gas companies in financial distress.
Chantal Bernier, former Interim Privacy Commissioner of Canada, joins Dentons
Dentons Canada LLP is pleased to announce that Chantal Bernier, former Interim Privacy Commissioner of Canada, has joined the firm's Privacy and Security practice as Counsel.
Adoption of a number of anticorruption and anti-money laundering laws in Ukraine
On October 14, 2014 the Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine adopted a set of laws designed to create a legislative framework to fight corruption and money laundering effectively in Ukraine.
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.
Franchise News: Algeria
Algeria has for some time been debating a franchise law. The Algerian Commercial Code does not currently regulate the "franchise agreement" as a recognised form of doing business in Algeria. There have been rumours over the last five years or so regarding plans by the Algerian Government to address this problem through the creation of a franchise law.
Fourteen Dentons Canada lawyers featured among "Canada's Leading Infrastructure Lawyers"
Dentons Canada LLP congratulates our 14 lawyers named “Canada’s Leading Infrastructure Lawyers” by Lexpert, in its recent special edition on infrastructure appearing in The Globe and Mail's Report on Business magazine.
Dentons announced that Robert A. Hammeke has joined its highly-regarded Litigation and Dispute Resolution practice as a partner in its Kansas City, Mo., office. Hammeke brings nearly 15 years of experience to the Firm, primarily in the financial services sector, across all aspects of commercial loan enforcement and creditor/debtor relationships.
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 our emerging markets series, we look at new franchise markets in Africa and Central Asia and discuss key issues faced by franchisors and franchisees in those markets. Read more
Noor Kapdi, leader of the Dentons team in South Africa and Founding Partner of KapdiTwala (now Dentons), discusses Dentons' unique position in South Africa and the Firm's collaborative efforts to build on its 50-year legacy on the continent. Read more
Discrimination can broadly be defined as the biased or unjust treatment of an individual or a group of people that results in that person or group being denied opportunity or rights. Discrimination is often informed by prejudice of some sort, be it class, gender, sexual orientation or race. Read more
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Dentons’ Russian Energy and Natural Resources practice, together with colleagues from the UK and France, conducted a seminar for Russian clients dedicated to legal issues concerning African natural resources (including oil and gas). Read more
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
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