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17 of Dentons European Real Estate partners recognized as the best in the business
Best Lawyers International 2014-2015, the leading peer-review based directory of legal practitioners, ranked 17 Dentons partners as the “Best” in the Real Estate Law business across Europe.
Avoid a flood of uncertainty: draft to include costs that aren’t maintenance, repair, or replacement in a commercial lease
The flooding experienced by many parts of the country over the last year may be partly behind changes to the Ontario Building Code, changes designed to prevent the contamination of Ontario’s water supply system.
Dentons named among Ukraine’s top law firms by Ukrainian Law Firms 2014
Our Energy and Natural Resources practice was named among the Top Three in Ukraine, while our Banking and Finance and Restructuring practices were named among the Top Five in Ukraine, reflecting the firm’s legal support of significant industries transactions.
A blockbuster June jobs report and its meaning for business
The US economy recently added 288,000 jobs and the unemployment rate fell to 6.1 percent. With the revisions to April's and May's jobs reports, the net increase actually amounted to 317,000 jobs, with growth spread broadly across most industries.
Case Comment – Tsilhqot’in Nation v. British Columbia, 2014 SCC 44
On June 26, 2014 the Supreme Court of Canada released its much anticipated decision in Tsilhqot’in Nation v. British Columbia. The case is significant, in part, because it is the first SCC decision where the applicant, First Nation, successfully proved its claim to Aboriginal title.
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.
Dentons Boosts Hong Kong Finance Practice with Hire of Jeff Chen as Partner
Jeff has extensive experience in capital markets, structured finance and derivatives, with an emphasis in limited recourse and cross-border financing structures of all types, including asset-backed securities and asset backed loans.
Qatar Construction Update - Enforcement of arbitration awards in Qatar
Qatar has seen a positive step forward in the enforcement of arbitration awards recently with a decision by the Court of Cassation examining the application of the New York Convention, of which Qatar is a member, in respect of enforcement of arbitration awards in Qatar.
Think global but act local: Local content rules in the oil and gas sector
We all want things to be local. Whether its shops, banks (remember the HSBC advert about your local bank?), products etc. So it is only right that resource-rich countries should want to spread the wealth taken out of the ground locally.
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.
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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In this Insight, Stéphane Teasdale provides a comprehensive overview of franchising in Canada and the key issues for distributors, licensors, agents and franchisors to consider. Canada has long been an attractive market for franchising and Stéphane discusses the restrictions on market entry, tax, data protection and intellectual property and brand protection issues, including trade mark searches and enforcement. Read more
Members of the Dentons Global Franchise Group contributes chapter on 10 global economies to the new Franchise Law Review published by London based Law Business Research. Read more
The World Trade Organization (WTO) Appellate Body (AB) recently upheld a WTO panel decision to allow the European Union’s (EU) ban on trade in seal products. The justification for the ban is that the seal hunt is contrary to public morals. Read more
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Dentons is proud to sponsor Xplor 2014: Quebec Mining Exploration Convention. Read more
Dentons is pleased to announce that Jason A. Saltzman, partner in the Toronto office, has been selected to join the Small and Medium Enterprises Committee (SMEC) of the Ontario Securities Commission (OSC). Read more
Dentons and Navigant hosted the Energy Outlook event at the National Press Club in Washington, DC for the fourth consecutive year. The half-day of panel discussions drew approximately 200 industry leaders, members of the diplomatic corps, congressional staff and press. Read more
Congratulations to University of Ottawa law students Chris Kreutzner and Tanner Oscapella, who have placed 8th out of 18 teams at the International Negotiation Competition held in Pohang, South Korea. The competition simulates legal negotiations in which law students, acting as lawyers, negotiate a series of legal problems such as contract disputes, settlement offers and transactional issues. As the top ranked Canadian team, Chris and Tanner proudly represented Canada in the competition against other teams from around the world. Read more
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