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Julia Taylor Rejoins Dentons as Real Estate Partner in Kansas City
Dentons, the global law firm, today announced that Julia Taylor has rejoined the Firm as a partner in the Real Estate practice. In her role, Taylor will clients on a broad range of real estate matters including acquisitions, dispositions, leasing, development, multifamily, construction and financing of retail, office and industrial properties.
Bar Association President Laura Gibson joins Dentons to head Houston Labor and Employment team
The global law firm Dentons today named Houston Bar Association (HBA) president Laura Gibson as partner in the Firm's Litigation and Dispute Resolution practice.
Launch of the South African Marine Research and Exploration Forum
On 29 January 2016, the Department of Science and Technology and the Offshore Petroleum Association of South Africa signed a memorandum of understanding in terms of which the South African Marine Research and Exploration Forum (SAMREF) was established.
Policing Your Trademark — How Far Is Far Enough?
Trademark owners and practitioners must tread a fine line between overly aggressive “bullying” and lax enforcement efforts that may result in consumer confusion, lost profits and goodwill, and claims of abandonment.
TSX and TSXV join regulators in accommodating rights offerings
The rights offering exemption has historically been an underutilized means of raising capital for public issuers. This exemption from the requirement to file a prospectus allows issuers a method of financing whereby existing security holders of the issuer are given the opportunity to acquire additional securities at a discount from the market price.
Starting your career as a student at Dentons exposes you to a world of experience and opportunities
With 125+ locations in 50+ countries, Dentons is home to top-tier talent that is found at the intersection of geography, industry knowledge and substantive legal experience. Working with Dentons, you will have the opportunity to learn from the best lawyers in the industry at the largest law firm in the world.
Global franchising partners contribute to award-winning book
Dentons' global franchising team have contributed to 'The Franchise Book' (Aranzadi /Thomson Reuters), a newly published book providing a multidisciplinary study of franchising as a business model of the century, while offering the reader an account of the experiences of some of the most important franchises.
Dentons US Chief Innovation Officer joins the Economic Innovation Group's Policy Council
The global law firm Dentons announced today that John Fernandez, US Chief Innovation Officer and Global Chair of NextLaw Labs, joined the Economic Innovation Group’s (EIG) newly created Policy Council, an external advisory group comprised of leading experts and practitioners for the think tank based in Washington, DC.
Dentons ranked in the top 100 by Stonewall in their Top 100 Employers 2016
Dentons is pleased to announce that the Firm has been ranked 97 in the Stonewall Top 100 Employers 2016, which ranks employers that are the highest performing organisations in Stonewall's Workplace Equality Index 2016.
As part of the renowned global team, Dentons has an established history in all six of Canada’s key economic centers—Calgary, Edmonton, Montréal, Ottawa, Toronto and Vancouver. With roots reaching as far back as 1839 in Canada, we are truly “in and of the community,” providing our clients with our leading and seamless legal services in common and civil law, in English and French.
Dentons is proud to act for of a wide variety of clients in Canada, ranging from startups to industry icons in both the public and private realms, and is positioned to support the success of our domestic Canadian clients and the vast array of international players that are investing and developing their presence in the Canadian economy. More than 500 lawyers and professionals across our Canadian offices provide clients with on-the-ground legal talent and leading experience across many industries, including key sectors of the Canadian economy:
To complement our legal services, Dentons is committed to creating and nurturing an environment of diversity and inclusion where the diversity of our workforce contributes to the enrichment of our firm, our professional practice and our community. We strive to provide our clients with the highest standards of representation and service provided by a diverse team of experienced people. As a testament to our continued dedication, Dentons is proud to be named one of Canada’s Best Diversity Employers (2011-2015) and one of Canada’s Top LGBT-Inclusive Employers (2015).
Dentons is honoured to be recognized as one of Canada's Top Employers for Young People 2016 for a second time. Read more
Dentons ranked No. 4 overall in Law360’s 2015 Largest Practice Groups Report, the annual ranking of the largest 100 US firms by global partner head count. The Firm also ranked among the top 25 in 10 practice areas: bankruptcy, competition, environmental, insurance, intellectual property, labor and employment, mergers and acquisitions, product liability, real estate, and securities and white collar litigation. Read more
For the fourth consecutive year Dentons has earned a perfect score in the Human Rights Campaign Foundation’s (HRC) 2016 Corporate Equality Index. This annual survey is a national benchmarking tool on corporate policies and practices related to LGBT workplace equality. Read more
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On February 1, 2016, the Alberta government announced a new initiative to encourage the upgrading of methane and propane in the province, called the Petrochemicals Diversification Program (PDP). Details of the PDP were issued on February 4, 2016. The PDP closely follows the public release of the Alberta Royalty Review Panel’s Report of recommended changes to Alberta’s oil and gas royalty framework (the Report). Read more
The Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act, 2005 (AODA) has the goal of making the province of Ontario fully accessible by 2025. The first component required accessible customer service by 2012. Future requirements include accessible websites, service counters and parking at bricks and mortar retail establishments. Read more
Let’s get to the bottom line. Cybersecurity insurance is neither a fad, nor an issue for e-commerce platforms only. Instead, for most retail organizations, cybersecurity insurance will be an important part of the retail organization’s risk management program designed to protect the privacy of personal information and the confidentiality of the retail organization’s information. But that doesn’t mean that there is one size that fits all. Read more
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John Haythorne and Don Smith will present in an Affinity Institute Inc. conference titled “Construction Claims: Preventing and Addressing Claims at All Stages ”. Read more
Please join Dentons' Mining Group at the Terminal City Club on Wednesday, February 17, 2016. Read more
Only going to one mining investment show? Make it this one. PDAC International Convention, Trade Show & Investors Exchange is the world’s leading Convention for people, companies and organizations in, or connected with, mineral exploration. Read more
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Global law firm Dentons announced the promotion of 47 lawyers to partner across its Canada; Europe; UK, Middle East and Africa (UKMEA); and United States regions for 2016. Read more
At a pivotal growth point for the creative economy in BC, Creative BC—the non-profit society responsible for promoting the development of creative industries in British Columbia and administering the film and video tax credits—has announced changes and new additions to its Board of Directors. Among them was the appointment of long-time Board member and Dentons Partner Gordon Esau as the new Chair of the Board. Read more
Today, Dentons, one of Canada’s Top Diversity Employers for the past five years, held enlightened panel discussions across the country focusing on practical advice to enhance female representation on corporate boards of directors. Diversity in the boardroom is widely considered to be a positive contribution to corporate success in today’s regulatory and market environment. Read more
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