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Dentons adds Giorgio Bovenzi as global credit risk, insolvency and restructuring partner in New York
Dentons announced Giorgio Bovenzi has joined the Restructuring, Insolvency and Bankruptcy practice as a partner in its New York office, enhancing the Firm's capabilities in global credit risk management, and in cross-border and international restructurings and insolvencies.
The CASL regime(s)—Anti-spam and anti-malware
CASL is a new regime, with significant administrative monetary penalties (maximum CA$10 million), and is broader in scope than the anti-spam laws of the US and other countries. If you do business in Canada, you are likely aware that Canada’s Anti-Spam Law (CASL) targets unsolicited commercial electronic messages (CEMs).
New NBU “Anti-crisis” Measures
Resolution No. 685 of the Board of the National Bank of Ukraine dated 30 October 2014 (the “Resolution”), has introduced changes to Resolution No. 540 dated 29 August 2014 and No. 597 dated 30 December 2003.
Double agent: responsibility for payment of a bribe and conflict of interest
In this further article, we consider one of the key aspects of the Judge's findings as between UBS and KWL, namely that UBS was legally responsible for a bribe paid to one of KWL's directors despite having no actual knowledge of it. The case sheds light on the law in relation both to bribery and agency.
Financial Crime Controls - FCA loses patience
In November 2014, FCA published the results of two thematic reviews into how firms manage their financial crime risks, together with proposed guidance on financial crime systems and controls.
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.
Corporate INTL Awards recognizes Dentons Asia’s offices and lawyers in 2015 rankings
Dentons Asia has been recognized in five categories by the 2015 Corporate INTL Annual Awards. The Corporate INTL’s annual awards mark excellence for the world’s leading advisers and financiers, commemorating those who have been successful over the past 12 months and have shown excellence not only in expertise but also in service.
Competition News November 2014
The SNCF makes commitments to the French Competition Authority to allow travel agencies to better compete with its online sales site
Dentons Canada LLP is pleased to announce that Heather Barnhouse, Partner in the Firm’s Technology and Corporate Commercial Groups, has been named Tomorrow’s Leader at this year’s Women in Law Leadership (WILL) Awards.
With Canada being recognized as one of the world’s strongest and most stable markets, Dentons is well positioned to support the success of both our domestic Canadian clients and the vast array of international players that are investing and developing their presence in the Canadian economy. We are proud to act for a wide variety of clients, ranging from startups to industry icons in both the public and private realms. We provide our clients with unprecedented legal strength across many industries, including those which are key sectors of the Canadian economy:
Offering value to clients is the cornerstone of our approach to the practice of law. By focusing on your business goals and needs, we ensure that we are both strategic and proactive in providing advice.
Our commitment to continuing to build upon the diversity of our talent remains one of our core strengths. This focus on diversity and inclusion translates into better, more innovative solutions for our clients, increasing our ability to leverage broader perspectives, deeper understanding and more creative approaches to solving problems.
As part of the global Dentons team, with offices in each of Canada’s key economic centers—Montréal, Ottawa, Toronto, Edmonton, Calgary and Vancouver—we provide fully integrated service wherever you do business, whether it be in your local market, across Canada or around the world.
Who’s Who Legal ranks Dentons as number #1 in Energy, with more than 30 lawyer listings from 13 of our offices across North America, Europe and Asia. We are proud to lead this ranking given Who’s Who Legal singled out 635 practitioners from 283 firms who are considered leading experts in energy law. Nominees are selected based upon comprehensive, independent survey work with both general counsel and private practice lawyers worldwide. Read more
Lexology has announced that six Dentons partners, from the firm’s Canada, Europe, UKMEA and US regions, are recipients of 2014 Client Choice Awards. Read more
Marc Lemieux, Counsel, is extensively quoted in Profit magazine Read more
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The global Restructuring, Insolvency and Bankruptcy group will host a program and cocktail reception entitled, "Global Investment Opportunities from a Global Law Firm," on Thursday, November 20, 2014 at Dentons Canada LLP Toronto. The program will cover topics pertaining to trends and opportunities in distressed real estate. Read more
As the interest in equity based crowdfunding grows and securities regulators in Canada make moves to allow investors and issuers to take advantage of crowdfunding opportunities, TMX Group held a market open ceremony in Toronto to celebrate the launch of TSX Private Markets, a new business designed to support efficient capital raising and secondary trading within Canada's exempt market. This new service is designed to provide (1) enhanced access to capital for private and public issuers, and (2) exempt market liquidity for approved dealers and their accredited investors. Read more
Canada’s Anti-Spam Law (CASL) is a new regime, with significant administrative monetary penalties (maximum CA$10 million), and is broader in scope than the anti-spam laws of the US and other countries. In addition to prohibiting “spam”, CASL generally prohibits installing an app, widget, software or other executable data on a computer system (including a computer or device) in the course of a commercial activity unless the program is installed with consent and complies with disclosure requirements. These CASL provisions will come into force on January 15, 2015. Read more
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Dentons is a proud sponsor of the FounderFuel Demo Day, being held on Tuesday, December 2 at the Théâtre Rialto. Read more
We would be delighted if you would join us for cocktails and canapés at Stratus Restaurant on Wednesday, December 3, day one of the Toronto Real Estate Forum. Read more
Dentons Partners Karen Martin and Ryan Chalmers will present in a Lorman seminar titled “Fundamentals of Construction Contracts in British Columbia: Understanding the Issues”. They will share best practices for construction contracts in British Columbia and how to avoid the pitfalls of construction documents. Read more
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Dentons Canada LLP is pleased to announce that Gregory Kane, Q.C., has been inducted into the Order of Ottawa in recognition of his ongoing contributions and dedication to Ottawa and its communities. Read more
Dentons Canada LLP is pleased to announce that Blair McCreadie has been named a winner of Lexpert’s 2014 "Rising Stars: Leading Lawyers Under 40” award for his expertise in employment and human rights law and management-side labour relations, coupled with his exemplary volunteer leadership in the community. Read more
Dentons Canada LLP is pleased to announce that Heather Barnhouse, Partner in the Firm’s Technology and Corporate Commercial Groups, has been named Tomorrow’s Leader at this year’s Women in Law Leadership (WILL) Awards. The Tomorrow’s Leader Award encourages and recognizes the achievements of a lawyer who has been practising for no more than 10 years, and demonstrates significant growth, development and initiative throughout her first years of practice. Read more
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