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Former Civil Health Care Fraud Chief for US Attorney's Office joins Dentons as a partner in New York
Dentons announced that Paul Kaufman has joined its Health Care practice as a partner in the New York office. Kaufman joins from the United States Attorney's Office for the Eastern District of New York (EDNY), where he served Chief of the Civil Health Care Fraud Office.
A Renewed Company Law for the 17 OHADA Member States
The reform creates interesting new possibilities for the structuring of investments, in particular through the SAS, preferred shares and subordinated securities.
Dentons hosts global leaders focused on the African economy
Dentons hosted the Corporate Council on Africa's 2014 Finance Forum, "Africa's Infrastructure: Maximizing Your ROI," in Washington, DC.
Dentons to deepen presence in Africa with new offices in Cape Town, Johannesburg and Francophone Africa
Dentons announced that it has joined with associate firm KapdiTwala to launch Dentons in South Africa, with an office in Cape Town and plans to open in Johannesburg later this year.
Chinas energy revolution
Emerging economies, especially China, will have a particularly significant impact on world energy both in terms of scale and pace.
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.
CLE Seminar for In-House Counsel - Kansas City
We are once again pleased to offer a full day of Missouri and Kansas CLE-approved classes. Earn up to eight hours of CLE credit in Missouri and Kansas, including up to two hours of ethics/professionalism credits. Applications for CLE credit also will be submitted to California, Illinois, and Nebraska.
East West international arbitration specialist Dominic Pellew joins Dentons
Dentons announces that Dominic Pellew, formerly a partner with Baker Botts, joins the firm as a partner in the International Arbitration Group, sharing his time between the London and Moscow offices.
Canada enters into free trade agreement with South Korea
On March 11, 2014, Prime Minister Harper and President Park Geun Hye of the Republic of Korea (South Korea) announced the successful conclusion of negotiations on a new Canada-Korea Free Trade Agreement (FTA).
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.
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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
Three Dentons IPT&C teams and seven lawyers individually have been distinguished by WTR 2014. Read more
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The Government of Canada recently issued a Consultation Paper regarding proposed mandatory reporting standards (the proposed standards) for payments by extractive industry companies to governments, both domestic and foreign, and including Aboriginal entities. The proposed standards are Canada’s implementation of a commitment made at the 2013 G8 Summit and reflect similar initiatives in several other countries, including the US through the Dodd Frank Act and the European Union (EU) through its Transparency and Accounting Directives. Read more
Over the past few years, the BC legislature has overhauled British Columbia’s laws regarding estate planning. In September 2011, the heavily revised Power of Attorney Act and Representation Agreement Act became effective, providing the province with modernized legislation for incapacity planning. In the same vein, the Wills, Estates and Succession Act (“WESA”) will revise British Columbia’s wills and estates legislation to bring it into the 21st century and will consolidate it under a single statute. Read more
Following a lengthy consultation period and broad review, the Ontario Securities Commission (“OSC”) has unveiled a series of proposed prospectus exemptions aimed at growing small and medium-sized enterprises (“SMEs”). Among the exemptions that will facilitate new fundraising and innovation avenues for start-ups is a set of guidelines that would open the door to equity crowdfunding (the “Crowdfunding Exemption”). Read more
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As part of its 50th Anniversary Celebration, the Italian Chamber of Commerce in Canada is pleased to invite you to the official launch of the Young Italian Chamber of Commerce in Canada. Read more
Dentons' Spring Employment and Labour Law Update featuring presentations from our firm members, Mark Evans, Blair McCreadie, Saba Zia and Adrian Miedema. Read more
Dentons is a proud sponsor of the CVCA Annual Conference, the premier networking and professional development event for Canada's venture capital and private equity industry attracting over 600 industry professionals and influencers from across the country and around the world. Dentons’ David Little and Andrea Johnson will be in attendance. We look forward to connecting with you. Read more
Dentons has been ranked in Acritas’ Canadian Law Firm Brand Index 2014 as a top ten leading law firm brand in Canada. Dentons Canada increased its overall ranking position this year and is now a top five choice among Canadian clients for multi-jurisdictional deals and litigation, validating the client-focused vision and strategy behind the firm’s 2013 global combination. In the regional rankings break-out, Dentons Canada is listed as a top five leading legal brand in the important Alberta market. Read more
Dentons announced today that it advised MMG Limited (MMG), a subsidiary of State Owned Enterprise (SOE) Minmetals, on its role leading a consortium to enter into a Share Purchase Agreement (SPA) with GlencoreXstrata to acquire the Las Bambas copper project in Peru for US$5.85 billion. Read more
Dentons Canada LLP was honoured to open the market at Toronto Stock Exchange on Tuesday morning as part of its first anniversary celebrations.
“Dentons was delighted to be a part of yesterday’s market open at Toronto Stock Exchange as we celebrate our first anniversary as a global firm,” said Mike Kaplan, Managing Partner of Dentons’ Toronto office, who initiated the siren to open trading on behalf of the firm. “This event is a perfect fit as we have numerous issuer and investment dealer clients closely connected with TMX Group, many of which are global players as well.” Read more
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