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Dentons Boosts Rankings in 2015 Edition of Legal 500 US
The 2015 edition of The Legal 500 US recognizes 24 Dentons practices and 75 lawyers, recommending six new Dentons groups, including the Firm's Government Relations, Energy, Environmental, Commercial Litigation and International Tax practices.
University of Alberta awards Dave Hancock, Q.C. with honorary doctor of laws
Dentons congratulates Dave Hancock, Q.C. who received an honorary doctor of laws from the University of Alberta in recognition of his service to the Province of Alberta. As Alberta’s 15th premier, Dave devoted the last 17 years in public service in several key ministerial portfolios, as well as serving as Government House Leader for 16 years.
Dentons Poland Startup Program
Dentons Poland Startup Program is targeted at young Polish entrepreneurs in the new technologies sector. The uniqueness of the program is demonstrated by the way it operates, in that the participants are offered support individually tailored to their requirements and capabilities, while at the same time having access to the resources of a major global law firm.
Dentons adds Health Care Policy Advisor in Washington DC
Dentons announced that Jenifer Healy joined its Public Policy and Regulation practice as a senior managing director. Healy has focused her robust Capitol Hill experience on national and global health care initiatives, most recently serving as Health Counsel to Senator Bob Corker.
Milestone Law amending Feed-In Tariff in Ukraine
On June 4, 2015, the Ukrainian parliament adopted Draft Law on Introduction of Changes to Certain Laws of Ukraine with respect to Securing Competitive Conditions for Production of Electricity from Alternative Energy Sources, No. 2010-d of 19.05.2015.
Students: Starting Your Career in Law
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David Allgood joins Dentons as Counsel
Dentons is pleased to announce that David Allgood is joining our Firm as Counsel. Based in our Toronto office, David will be working closely with our clients and internal teams across Canada and around the world.
Constitutional Court of Azerbaijan Rules on Legality of Loans Denominated in Foreign Currency
One consequence of this move was that loans granted by local banks to local customers in foreign currency became more expensive, because the Azerbaijani Manat was weakened by 25 percent. This raised a question of whether foreign currency denominated loans between Azerbaijani residents were even constitutional.
The fairness test
The use of compulsory powers by acquiring authorities to secure regeneration of their towns and cities is on the increase, and for those whose interests are subject to CPO there is almost a tacit acceptance that for sensible proposals the confirmation of a CPO is an inevitability, met equally sometimes with an arrogance by the promoting authority and developer that that will be the case.
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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Dentons’ Restructuring, Insolvency and Bankruptcy (RIB) practice was ranked No. 2 in The Deal's Top Bankruptcy Law Firms league table. Read more
Last night, at a gala dinner and presentation, the Canadian Advanced Technology Alliance (CATA) honoured Ottawa partner Tom Houston with an Advocacy Leadership Award. Read more
IJGlobal, publisher of Infrastructure Journal and Project Finance Magazine, recently honoured Dentons at its 2014 Americas Awards for advising the North American Project Bond Deal of the Year. The Americas Awards recognize excellence, achievement and innovation in energy and infrastructure finance. Read more
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Cloud computing is attractive to any organization holding personal information with limited means to secure it. Ensuring privacy and security is a particular challenge for organizations in the MUSH Sector: in order to provide essential services, they must collect and hold highly sensitive data, yet they have limited resources to protect it. Not surprisingly, these organizations appear to be increasingly vulnerable to information security breaches. Read more
In her first major policy announcement since taking office six weeks ago, Alberta’s Environment and Parks Minister Shannon Phillips announced on June 25, 2015 that Alberta’s primary GHG regulation will be renewed and updated. The Specified Gas Emitters Regulation (SGER), enacted in 2007 as North America’s first legislation to put a price on carbon, was set to expire on June 30, 2015. Read more
Welcome to the Dentons' Climate Change Newsletter. Combining our regional practices from around the world, we intend in upcoming newsletters to provide short articles from several of our offices to present an overview of current developments globally in the climate change space. Please do not hesitate to reach out to any of these authors, to any member of the Environment and Natural Resources practice or to our Energy group for information on these or other topics of interest. Read more
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Please join us for a cocktail reception during the International Fiscal Association 2015 Congress. Read more
Dentons is proud to congratulate two of our Tax Litigation and Dispute Resolution Group partners, Neil Bass and Yves St-Cyr, who have recently been ranked as Indirect Tax Leaders 2015 by International Tax Review, a leading international tax publication. Read more
It has been announced, that Flextronics has received approval from EU data protection authorities for its binding corporate rules (BCRs). The approval covers all of Flextronics EU's operations. BCRs represent the platinum standard for data protection compliance and Flextronics is one of a small number of companies that have obtained this recognition. Flextronics worked with Dentons to develop the BCR privacy programme. Read more
Dentons Canada LLP (Dentons) is pleased to announce that 112 of the Firm’s Canada-based lawyers are ranked as leading lawyers in The Canadian Legal Lexpert Directory 2015 (19th Edition). Dentons’ 2015 Lexpert rankings include lawyers from all six of the global firm’s Canadian offices in an impressive range of areas of expertise. Read more
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